Date(s) - 05/07/2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
We are living during challenging times and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and hopeless. How can Judaism provide us with nourishment to support us during so much uncertainty? Join Rabbi Amy Grossblatt Pessah as she guides us in an exploration of hope and resilience found in Jewish texts. Together, we will discuss ideas and practices that can help us move forward after disappointment, crises, or loss.
ABOUT RABBI AMY PESAH
Amy Grossblatt Pessah graduated magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis with a double B.A. in History and Jewish Near-Eastern Studies. She continued her education by attending Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion where she graduated with honors and received a Master’s degree in Jewish Education. In January 2019, Amy was ordained as a rabbi by ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal.
A spiritual seeker since childhood, Amy has sought both experiential and intellectual paths on her quest for a deeper understanding to life’s most pressing questions such as “Why are we here?” and “What is our purpose?”
Throughout the years Amy has studied a variety of religions, participated in interfaith work, and has been a student of mindfulness and Jewish mysticism. As well, she has been trained in Spiritual Direction, Jewish energy healing, Reiki, Integrated Energy Therapy, and has completed 400 hours of chaplaincy hospice training. Whether in a classroom setting, a Spiritual Direction session, or in a hospital room, Amy strives to help individuals connect more deeply to their own inner wisdom and to the Source of All.