Get to Know: Rabbi Sarah Bracha Gershuny

We sat down with Rabbi Sarah Bracha Gershuny to see what makes her tick.

What do people call you? Rav Bracha

Organization (Denomination): Congregation Nevei Kodesh (Jewish Renewal)

Programs/Services you run/offer:RavSarahBracha

  • K-7 Religious School and B’nai Mitzvah Program
  • Monthly family-style Shabbat (vegetarian potluck with all of the Shabbat trimmings – open to all ages and lifestyles, children not required but always welcome)
  • Two musical, spiritual, egalitarian, user-friendly Friday night services; one of which is a Kabbalat Kirtan
  • Monthly Shabbat morning Yoga Nidra services
  • Monthly Shabbat morning Dance-a-gogue – Pray with your body – services
  • Monthly 0-5 Shabbat morning ShabbatTots program
  • Holiday programming
  • Weekly Shabbat afternoon Torah study (in English; open to all)
  • Ongoing high quality adult Jewish education with a focus in Jewish mysticism/kabbalah/personal spirituality
  • Rosh Chodesh/New Moon programming
  • Pastoral Counseling and Life cycle Officiation

 
Specialty within Judaism: Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism; music and spirituality; transformative worship

One Jewish event in Boulder you recommend: Ignite Chanukah

One secular event in Boulder you recommend:
Fringe Festival

Hobbies: music, travel/adventure, playing dress up

Who is your favorite Jew? Jesus

What is your favorite Jewish holiday? Purim

What is your favorite Jewish food? Chopped Liver

Fun fact about you: In high school and college I had bright pink hair.

Contact: ravbracha@neveikodesh.org 303.443.4567

Ordained from: Hebrew College Rabbinical School (Transdenominational in Boston)