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Greenbelt Festival, England


  • Boughton House, Kettering NN14 1BJ United Kingdom (map)

Celebrating artistry and nurturing activism, Greenbelt Festival is energised by a progressive Christian worldview. It is inclusive, open-minded, participatory and generous in spirit, and always features multi-faith presenters to share their culture and perspective. 
This year Kohenet RuachEl is a featured guest on the line up.  
For full details of the schedule, see: http://www.greenbelt.org.uk/artists/rachel-rose-reid/

SATURDAY
10:30 AM - Faces of Shekhinah: The Feminine Divine in Judaism

If God is beyond gender and definition, why can it cause so much kerfuffle when we speak of Her as She? Has it always been so? Come explore the Jewish Goddess hidden in plain sight, through text study, discussion and song. 

6:00 PM - Ma’ariva Aravim
Join us for a twilight circle of accessible, prayerful chant, song and silence, leading us towards relaxation and a night of peaceful sleep
Rachel Rose Reid is a storyteller and the first European woman to be ordained by the Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute.

SUNDAY
6:00 PM - Ma’ariva Aravim

see above

MONDAY
10:30 AM - Saltwater, Circles, Spices: Sephardic Women’s Ritual Lore

Well into the 20th century, the Sephardic Jews of Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria and Romania had a living spirituality extending beyond the bounds of many modern understandings of Judaism. We shall learn a little of this ritual work through the eyes of sacred texts, early rabbis, and the women themselves, who sought to sweeten the darkness and heal troubled times. 

1:00 PM - Scriptural Reasoning Remixed
Join Rachel Rose Reid, Abdalhamid Evans and Simon Jones as they discuss the songs that move them spiritually and the special meanings why.

6:00 PM - Ma’ariva Aravim
see Sunday

Earlier Event: August 16
In the Weaver's Hand
Later Event: September 26
SoulCandle Making & Contemplation