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CANCELED! Shretelech Expedition

Sunday, June 11 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am

Join Maggid David Arfa, experienced Shretelech guide (Yiddish for magical elves), on this mini-expedition in search of the kindly Shretelech. We’ll search for them at Griswold Conservation Area in Greenfield and build shelters of rest for them. After all, they are very busy gathering food. Along the way, we’ll fine-tune our senses, enjoy the quiet pleasures of field and forest, introduce traditional Jewish nature blessings and hear a few good Shretelech stories.

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Maggid David is dedicated to celebrating Judaism’s storytelling heritage and ancient environmental wisdom. He has produced two award winning storytelling CD’s, ‘The Birth of Love’ and ‘The Tales of Herschel of Ostropol’, and created a full-length storytelling performance, “The Jar of Tears: A Memorial for the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto”. This performance won the Charles Hildebrandt Holocaust Studies Award in honor of its artistic excellence, depth of vision and technical mastery.  For the past 10 years, he has led Shabbat-inspired contemplative services at the High Ledges Audubon Sanctuary near his home in the Berkshire Foothills. In the past years, David has retrained as a spiritual care counselor and has worked at several community hospitals where he developed specialties in trauma informed care, addiction and spirituality, and listening to grief. David currently oversees bereavement services for Baystate Health Hospice. To view other writing and programs, please visit www.maggiddavid.net

This Roots & Branches program is free and open to kids of all ages. We will provide snacks following the walk.

Shretelech Expedition

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27 Pierce Street
Greenfield, MA 01301 United States
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