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Psychedelics & The Future of Judaism

Thursday, December 1 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm

Osher Marin JCC
200 North San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA 94903 United States
Join us for a lecture and discussion about Psychedelics and the Future of Judaism with Shefa’s Rabbi Zac Kamenetz at the Marin JCC

As psychedelics re-enter the mainstream through potential therapeutic applications and shifting legal frameworks, there is growing enthusiasm amongst Jewish individuals and communities to wonder about their integration into Jewish spiritual and religious settings. What could a “psychedelic Judaism” look and feel like? How might the treatment of intergenerational and personal traumas shift Jewish narratives of peoplehood and shared destiny? What wisdom traditions and spiritual practices of our own might we look toward to help support Jewish consciousness expansion? Join us at the Marin JCC in conversation with Rabbi Zac Kamenetz, founder and CEO of Shefa: Jewish Psychedelic Support.

Zac is a rabbi, community leader, and aspiring psychedelic-assisted chaplain based in Berkeley, CA. He holds an MA in Biblical literature and languages from UC Berkeley and the Graduate Theological Union and received rabbinic ordination in 2012. As the founder and CEO of Shefa, Zac is pioneering a movement to integrate safe and supported psychedelic use into the Jewish spiritual tradition, advocate for individuals and communities to heal individual and inherited trauma and inspire a Jewish religious and creative renaissance in the 21st century.

No one will be turned away for lack of funds, for cost-free registration, email jrosenberg@marinjcc.org.

Image Credit: Kate Dehler via Tabletmag.com article Judaism’s Psychedelic Renaissance: https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/psychedelic-summit-madison-margolin

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