NuRoots and Reboot brings you Death Over Dinner: Jewish Edition. The High Holy Days are an annual reminder of our mortality. As we recite its central poem Unetaneh Tokef and question “who will live and who will die,” we are forced to confront both the miracle of life and the inevitability of death. And yet, the way we die—end of life decisions, death rituals, what happens after we die—is probably the most important conversation many of us are not having. We believe that talking about death not only better prepares us to approach life’s most challenging moments, but also helps us articulate and affirm who we are and what we ultimately care about.
Thursday, September 3 at 6:00 pm
Zoom link provided with RSVP
This virtual gathering will be a safe, healing space to address the loss in our lives, process the collective grief and experience of living through a pandemic, and explore how we can embrace life moving forward.
This event is part of In Awe, seven weeks of virtual gatherings and D.I.Y. experiences from NuRoots, in collaboration with OneTable and Here For, their new collaborative High Holidays website. Spanning eight holiday milestones—including the month of Elul, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, and Simchat Torah—this season calls us to reencounter our natural surroundings, bodies, and traditions with intention, reverence, and wonder….
See the full lineup at nuroots.org/awe and herefor.com.