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Rekindle: A Shabbat Studio is a forum of learning, sharing, community building and radical amazement. The Studio included a range of formal and informal activities (including peer-led happenings and sessions, open space discussions and workshops) all designed to facilitate connections between Shabbat innovators – the movers and shakers of creative Shabbat programming around the world – and catalyze a community of practice.
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Wednesday, January 13 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Session 2: Why does an All Powerful G-d Need a Day to Rest Anyway?

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Learn the deep secrets and chasidic insights to Shabbat through a text-based study of classical works. Explore the dual tensions of the mundane and the spiritual, and how to bring transcendence through uniting them. No experience required.

Guest Speakers

Rabbi Mordechai Lightstone

Social Media Editor, Chabad.org
Rabbi Mordechai Lightstone is the social media editor for Chabad.org. He is the founder of Tech Tribe, where he curates exceptional experiences and events for Jews in tech and digital media, including #openShabbat, a series of unplugged networking events and Shabbat meals at SXSW in Austin and in New York City. Mordechai is a fan of craft beer, good coffee, quality haberdashery and fine writing utensils. He lives in the last remnants of... Read More →

Wednesday January 13, 2016 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Makers Space