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Kabbalah theme of Beth Emeth Lunch and Learn

Heather Mendel

ALBANY–Kabbalah will be the focus of Congregation Beth Emeth’s Lunch and Learn series on the Wednesdays of May 16 and 23 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Albany synagogue on 100 Academy Rd.

Mystic, author and artist Heather Mendel will discuss and offer her insights regarding the ‘what, how and why’ of Jewish mysticism. In addition, Mendel will address the topic of Kabbalah and Exodus: Exodus from the Garden and Exodus from constriction. The program is free and open to the public.

Mendel was born and educated in South Africa. Her books include Towards Freedom, Dancing in The Footsteps Eve, The Syzygy Oracle and The Sacred Mandala Oracle. From her studio, A Word of Art, she creates word paintings of a spiritual nature, including ketubot, and has designed four Oracle decks of cards.

Those planning to attend are invited to bring their own lunch. Drinks and dessert will be provided. Deb Sokoler at for more information.


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