Community members and those in town for the Women’s March on Washington are invited to join Sixth & I, JWI, JUFJ, T’ruah, Lilith magazine, Jewish Women’s Archive, and others for a Shabbat afternoon of engagement, spiritual uplifting, and solidarity. Teachers, thought-leaders, activists, and facilitators will lead a wide array of activities, from meditation and yoga to text-study sessions and salon-style conversations. A place to hang out and rest will also be available.
1:00 – 3:00 pm – Lunch
Lunch is a certified Kosher vegetarian meal and gluten-free options are available.
2:00 – 3:00 pm – Power and Powerlessness
Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Executive Director of T’ruah, leads a textual exploration of anti-Semitism, intersectionality, and where Jews fit in liberation movements.
2:00 – 3:00 pm – A Gathering of Women
Jewish Women’s Archive and Not Your Bubbe’s Sisterhood host an informal, multi-generational conversation about Jewish women’s responses to the inauguration, the Women’s March, and the new administration. What scares us, what gives us hope, what sparks our passion as we face this uncertain time as Jews and as women?
2:00 – 3:00 pm – Rejuvenate through Song
Relax and enjoy an hour of joyous and rejuvenating singing led by Jews United For Justice. RSVP here.
3:15 – 4:15 pm – Restorative yoga
3:15 – 4:15 pm – Discussion group to process experiences at the March
4:30 – 5:30 pm – Restorative meditation
4:30 – 5:30 pm – “What happens tomorrow?”
Let’s talk next steps. Lori Weinstein, CEO of Jewish Women International, leads a conversation on bringing it home. How will we ensure that rights and issues critical to women are legislatively prioritized in the years ahead?
5:30 – 6:00 pm – Healing & Solidarity Through the Arts
Celebrate the power of diversity in a performance by artists from The Sanctuaries, the first interfaith arts community in the country. Through music, spoken word, and storytelling, find renewed strength and inspiration for the road ahead.
6:00 – 6:30 pm – Havdallah