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Joy Serves G*d in Joy as a passionate performing percussionist, poet, publisher, photographer, publicist, sound healer, spiritual guide, artist, gardener and Gemini. "Ivdu Et Hashem B'Simcha" -Psalm 100:2 ....... Joy Krauthammer, active in the Jewish Renewal, Feminist, and neo-Chasidic worlds for over three decades, kabbalistically leads Jewish women's life-cycle rituals. ... Workshops, and Bands are available for all Shuls, Sisterhoods, Rosh Chodeshes, Retreats, Concerts, Conferences & Festivals. ... My kavanah/intention is that my creative expressive gifts are inspirational, uplifting and joyous. In gratitude, I love doing mitzvot/good deeds, and connecting people in joy. In the zechut/merit of Reb Shlomo Carlebach, zt'l, I mamash love to help make our universe a smaller world, one REVEALING more spiritual consciousness, connection, compassion, and chesed/lovingkindness; to make visible the Face of the Divine... VIEW MY COMPLETE PROFILE and enjoy all offerings.... For BOOKINGS write: joyofwisdom1 at gmail.com, leave a COMMENT below, or call me. ... "Don't Postpone Joy" bear photo montage by Joy. Click to enlarge. BlesSings, Joy

Lev Eisha Women's Retreat 2017

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Lev Eisha Women's Retreat 2017
Brandeis-Bardin, Simi Valley, CA
January 20-22, 2017



Havdalah with Rabbi Toba August


Purim Bibliodrama with Rabbi Toba August


Singins with Cindy and Robin and Sharon, Motzei Shabbat



Havdalah with Cindy, Chaplain Ruth, Robin and Rabbi Toba August







Linda Zweig and Barbara Brown, retreat organizers near left side.







Robin leads dancing


Getting ready for Shabbat with Rabbi Toba, Cindy and Ruth







Suzanne Gallant, beading workshop leader and Joy Krauthammer with Joy's necklace
Beaded as if a percussion symphony


Joy's beaded necklace in process 36 inches

Art Box by Joy Krauthammer



Joy Krauthammer partial percussion



Fig Tree scions donated by Joy for Tu B'Shvat


Havdalah


Bonfire


Pink Roses, Brandeis-Bardin
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White Rose and Bug, Brandeis-Bardin
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Brandeis-Bardin
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Brandeis-Bardin
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Brandeis-Bardin
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Brandeis-Bardin
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Tree


Peppertree Lane, Brandeis-Bardin entry


Creek no longer dry  


Creek no longer dry


Creek no longer dry

Brandeis-Bardin
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Brandeis-Bardin
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Lev Eisha Women's Retreat 2016

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Lev Eisha Women's Retreat 2016


Joy's Percussion 
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Joy's Percussion 
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After Shabbos
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Mezuzah
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Shadow Selfie
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Doors
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Bracelets from India
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Joyous Nature Photo Walk
7:45AM


Joyous Nature Photo Walk Shadows
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Joyous Nature Photo Walk
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Joyous Nature Photo Walk
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Lev Eisha Closing Circle
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Lev Eisha Closing Circle
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Lev Eisha Closing Circle
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Lev Eisha Closing Circle
Center: Robin Winston
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Lev Eisha Closing Circle
R. Toba August, Cindy Paley, Robin Winston
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Lev Eisha Closing Circle
Center:  Cantor Melanie Fine, Sharon Alexander
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BiblioDrama Workshop
R. Toba August
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BiblioDrama Workshop
R. Toba August
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