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Wilderness Torah reconnects Jewish traditions to the land

B’naiture Enrolling Now

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Sunday, Oct. 5, 7–8 pm
Private home in Palo Alto
Monday, Oct. 6, 7:30–8:30 pm
JCC East Bay
1414 Walnut St., Berkeley

We’ve Added a Palo Alto Cohort!

We are opening up a Palo Alto boys cohort from November–May that would meet in Palo Alto for the six weekday gatherings, join us in the Oakland hills for our six Sunday gatherings, and in the Santa Cruz mountains for the three camping trips.

B’naiture, for grades 6 and 7, is a two-year, experiential program for girls and boys that uses nature as a vehicle to explore the transition from childhood to adolescence.

Learn more about our innovative outdoor education programs

girls hugging 2Wilderness Torah is Hiring
Three Part-Time Jewish Youth Educators

Positions available for
October 2014 – May 2015 season

Applications due
Wednesday, October 1 at 6 pm PST

Wilderness Torah is seeking three Jewish youth educators to join our inspired, collaborative crew of dynamic youth educators for the 2014–2015 season and possibly beyond. These positions will report to the Youth Programs Director.

Find out more here.

Ticket sales end Friday, Oct. 3!

Sukkot on the Farm 2014

Shmita: Elements in Balance

October 9 – October 12

Green Oaks Creek Farm, Pescadero, CA



Wilderness Torah Featured
on KALW’s Spiritual Edge

Wilderness Torah - Passover in the Desert 2014A wonderful 10-minute radio story on Passover in the Desert aired July 22 on NPR-affiliate KALW.

The story is part of their Spiritual Edge series on spiritual innovation in the Bay Area.

Listen here.


Seeds of Opportunity

A National Study of Immersive Jewish Outdoor,
Food & Environmental Education (JOFEE)

Hazon and six Jewish funders collaborated to produce the first-ever national survey on Jewish Outdoor, Food, and Environmental Education (JOFEE) programs and experiences. The findings of the report, “Seeds of Opportunity,” are extraordinary! Wilderness Torah is proud to be a part of the JOFEE community.

For the third year in a row, Wilderness Torah has been named one of the nation’s 50 most innovative Jewish nonprofits in SLINGSHOT 13|14, the 9th annual resource guide for Jewish innovation.