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Spiritual Journaling & Poetry Workshop

Spiritual Journaling & Poetry Workshop

September 4 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The rabbis teach “Prayer without kavanah (intention) is like a body without a soul.”

Prepare your spirit for the High Holiday season and enrich its rituals with personal meaning through this intention-setting writing workshop. Over two sessions, writing instructor Janet Ruth Falon — author of In the Spirit of the Holidays and The Jewish Journaling Book — will help you examine your own connection to the holidays and open your heart. No writing experience or expertise is necessary!

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Janet Ruth Falon is an award-winning poet and journalist, and a writing teacher.  A former newspaper reporter and magazine editor, she is the author of The Jewish Journaling Book and two books about gender respect. She has also written for The New York Times, The Philadelphia Zoo, WHYY television, etc.

Janet has taught a variety of writing classes at The University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Gratz College, synagogues, businesses, churches, and art museums, and teaches expressive writing and journaling to people with cancer.  She also leads a non-fiction writing group and works with people on an individual basis.

Her latest book, “In the Spirit of the Holidays: Readings to Enrich Every Jewish Holiday,” recently was honored as a finalist in the 2019 International Book Awards Contest as well as the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.”

She lives in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, with her husband, Cary Mazer, daughter Hope Falon-Mazer, and their two cats, Mendel and Rifka.

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