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Bonfire of Reflection® Explained

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  The Yeashore Community 

This is our 21st year of Bonfires!!


We also host Winter Activities!




Yeashore
very proudly presents the FREE

   Bonfires  of  Reflection!®   

in San Francisco and the East Bay!


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We look forward to you joining us
at the Oakland hills Bonfire of Reflection
® on
Saturday evening, October 1, 2016,
from 7:00 p.m. into the evening,
at a secret location! (Details below)


and


at the San Francisco Bonfire of Reflection® on
October 3, 2016
 at Ocean Beach near Fulton (across from Beach Chalet),
right after we co-sponsor the free "Ctrl + Alt + Del: Tashlique" event. 
We will start gathering at 5 p.m. (Details below)
The Bonfire of Reflection will begin at 7:00 pm, right after Tashlique concludes. 


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The fall brings change to the world.

Leaves turn,
days are shorter,
the Jewish High Holy Days
and Celtic New Year are near,
the world becomes introspective.

We will have our own evenings of Reflection around the Bonfire.

We will share our stories of change and miracles;
sing of seasons, remembering and change;
and meditate on our place in the world.

We will share our voices
around the fire into the night, or just listen,
as we watch the flames dance!


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Please bring food and drinks for yourself and some to share.
Also bring friends, your miracle stories, and musical instruments.

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Yeashore will provide chocolate, Kosher marshmallows and crackers for S'mores!!


You are invited to bring something to burn
as a way of letting go of it.


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To join us at the Oakland Bonfire,
you
must RSVP by September 30, 2016 at 6:00 pm to
Yeashore-at-yahoo.com.
(Replace "-at-" with "@")
and we will provide you with the location.

Please only RSVP once, even if you do not get a reply confirmation right away.
(E-mail will not be checked after 6:15 pm, September 30th)

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Please look for a Fish Windsock,
and a Yeashore Banner
at the locations!

             


The San Francisco Bonfire of Reflection is proudly co-sponsored by Congregation B'nai Emunah.

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Join us at the free "Ctrl + Alt + Del: Tashlique" prior to our San Francisco Bonfire of Reflection!

Reset your system with our modern spin on a 600-year-old Rosh Hashanah ritual called tashlich. This custom of ridding ourselves of all our bad vuggum (karma) from the previous year and getting a fresh start for the new one is traditionally enacted by tossing bread into the ocean. Join us by the shore at Ocean Beach for a brief, engaging ritual and joyful noise accompaniment from shofar blowers, bag pipers, members of the Jazz Mafia and the Ministers of Sound of the Saint John Will-I-Am Coltrane African Orthodox Church. Bring stale bread to share and a shofar, if you have one, to blow along with some of San Francisco's finest players. Enjoy our twist on the traditional sweet with s'mores roasted over a bonfire.

Tashlique presented by the JCCSF and Reboot with community partners Big Tent Judaism Concierge for Solo Moms, Birthright of the Jewish Federation, The Brandeis School of San Francisco, Congregation Beth Sholom, Congregation B'nai Emunah, Hebrew Free Loan, InterfaithFamily Bay Area, JIMENA, Keshet, The Kitchen, Moishe House San Francisco, San Francisco Hillel, the Young Adult Division (YAD) of the Jewish Federation, and the Yeashore Community. With media sponsor Funcheap SF.

To RSVP on Facebook for Tashlique: https://www.facebook.com/events/747403938734584/


We look forward to your joining us for
a reflective evening at a Bonfire and Tashlique!



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To join the E-list, VOLUNTEER, questions, requests,
more info, or comments E-mail to: Yeashore-at-yahoo.com.
(Replace "-at-" with "@") Write soon and often!



...Be Seeing You...Maggid Raja Anderson...

    A Maggid is a Jewish Spiritual Leader,
   Storyteller, Teacher, Preacher, Shaman.