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  • East Bank Havurah

     I really enjoyed participating in this Yom Kippur retreat. It was inspiring and enlightening. There were a few activities I found "too much" but that is just my personal preference. I found the Yizkor service somewhat too intense. I don't think it was helpful to listen to each person's losses. When you get to middle age everyone has losses. Listening to so many people that elaborated about their relatives was too much for me. It would have been better for each person to come up and put stones in the water naming the people or the category ie parents. Dwelling on individual loss is not particularly healing in my opinion. In terms of neilah I enjoyed some of the alternate "activities" for dealing with the neilah service but I missed some of the traditional prayers. I did not think that dance activities and musical performances were appropriate unless the tone was more related to teshuva. Lightening it up seemed inappropriate. I thought the bridge was an appropriate venue for sharing. 

    on Oct 5, 2014.

  • East Bank Havurah

     Wonderful group. 

    on Nov 25, 2013.

  • East Bank Havurah

     EBH is a wonderful group and I'm happy to be a part of it. 

    on Oct 12, 2013.

  • East Bank Havurah

     What a gift to the Smalltimore community...particularly for those of us who were not born here! What a delight to meet each and every one of you. Where do I sign up for real? 

    on Sep 14, 2013.

  • East Bank Havurah

     A very moving and wonderful community doing transformational spiritual practice together 

    on Sep 14, 2013.

  • East Bank Havurah

     The Havurah is an interesting collective, welcoming us into their home, Marcia and Steve, were gracious. The study time was enhanced by individuals allowing the process to work and be a part of it. Thank you for hosting that important session. 

    on Apr 8, 2013.

  • East Bank Havurah

     Warm and friendly and beautiful service 

    on Feb 9, 2013.

  • East Bank Havurah

     The most diverse group I know. 

    on Jan 26, 2013.

  • East Bank Havurah

     A treasured spiritual home. 

    on Sep 27, 2012.

  • East Bank Havurah

     The best. I am grateful to belong <3 

    on Sep 26, 2012.

Pikesville, MD

Founded Aug 27, 2012

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Stephen Siegel, Dan Richman, Marcia Glass-Siegel, richard swerling
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