Category Archives: Daily Schedules

What We’re Up to Today

BIMA Schedule

Monday, August 1

8AM She’arim (You are required to choose one)

School Year Resolutions –  Join us to reflect on your experience at BIMA/Genesis and brainstorm ways to apply how you’ve grown this summer to your life this year

Mechitzah Minyan

Free Writing/Scriptwriting – An open space to write openly and freely. Sharing optional but encourage.

Kugel for the Soul - Join us to bake traditional Jewish food for our community and a local food bank

Body and Soul – Movement, dance and stretching for those who want to dance but don’t know how

Massage and Chills Circle - Learn new massage and chills technique and help your friends relax and learn tools to de-stress

Musical Morning Minyan – Explore the morning liturgy with musical accompaniment

Torah Study – Come study the weekly Torah portion!

Shared Silence

8:30AM Breakfast

9:30AM Majors

1PM Lunch

1:30-2:30PM Focus Group for BGI Participants

2:30-5:30PM ArtsME Projects – Worktime and Prep

5:30-7PM Dinner

6:45PM Optional delet: Tri-chitzah Egalitarian Minchah

7-10PM ArtsME Showcase

11PM Check-in

 

What We’re Up to Today

Genesis Schedule

Monday, August 1

7:45/8AM She’arim (Choose one)

School Year Resolutions –  Join us to reflect on your experience at BIMA/Genesis and brainstorm ways to apply how you’ve grown this summer to your life this year

Mechitzah Minyan

Free Writing/Scriptwriting – An open space to write openly and freely. Sharing optional but encourage.

Kugel for the Soul - Join us to bake traditional Jewish food for our community and a local food bank

Body and Soul – Movement, dance and stretching for those who want to dance but don’t know how

Massage and Chills Circle - Learn new massage and chills technique and help your friends relax and learn tools to de-stress

Musical Morning Minyan – Explore the morning liturgy with musical accompaniment

Torah Study – Come study the weekly Torah portion!

Shared Silence

 

8:45PM Breakfast

9:30AM Courses

12:30PM Lunch

12:30PM

Genesis FSU BGI Focus Group

Genesis NA BGI Focus Group

2PM Community Service Wrap-up

4PM Magic Box – Putting Our Beliefs Together

6PM Dinner

6:45PM Optional Delet: Tre-chitzah Minyan Mincha (afternoon prayers)

7:30PM Meet at Pond – Wear comfortable clothing/shoes

11PM Check-in

 

Our Fourth Shabbat

BIMA and Genesis Schedule

Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30

5:30PM Batim Meet – Each Bayit will light candles together, however, each person has the option to light candles after – even after the She’arim end

6:30PM Friday night She’arim (choose from one of the following)

Creation Kabbalat Shabbat – In this Sha’ar, we will look at the Psalms of Kabbalat Shabbat with an eye towards actual creation. Between Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv, we will light Shabbat candles using our creations. Ma’ariv will be a traditional egalitarian service.

Shira Chadashah Style Minyan – A traditional melodious service with gender separate seating yet emphasized leadership roles for women. Kabbalat Shabbat will be led by women; Minchah and Arvit will be led by men.

Mechitza Minyan – Spirit and Song - We’ll have lots of singing and ruach (energy). Services will be led by a man. Women and men will sit separately in this service. Come join us!

Reform Minyan – These services will include musical instruments, spirited singing, participant reflections, words of Torah, and more…

Welcome Shabbat with Music, Meditation and a Creative Service – Come sing with guitar and cello for a unique way to start your day of rest. Join in this celebration to welcome Shabbat with nigunim (wordless melodies), meditations and selections from Friday night liturgy. Transliterations will be provided.

In Soviet Russia – Stereotypes, jokes, and truth. We’ll discuss whether society in the Soviet Union affects today’s Jewish culture.

8PM Shabbat Dinner

After Dinner - Oneg Shabbat: Singing with guitar, Improv games, singing traditional Shabbat songs

11PM Check-in

Shabbat Morning

9AM Breakfast (this is the only meal on Shabbat we eat in the cafeteria)

Shabbat Morning She’arim (choose from one of the following)

9:30AM

Mechitza Minyan – Singing, praying, connecting – traditional services led by a man

Egalitarian Minyan – Join us for a spirited, traditional service where men and women count and lead equally. We will be reading the full Torah portion of the week.

10:30AM

Memory Lane - Come share stories of your childhood

Reading Circle – A chance to read and share a little with each other about what we are reading

Shabbat in Your Life – Come explore and explain different ways to incorporate the day of rest into your life. Bring your questions and experience.

Yoga and Meditation - Come take an hour to reconnect with your own body, mind and soul – for people who are practiced yogis as well as those who have never done yoga before.

12PM Shabbat Lunch

After Lunch Batim Time

3PM Options

Conversation about Religious Observance – Do you observe some or many Jewish rituals or practices? Why or why not? Come ask questions and share experiences!

Discussion on Judaism, Sex, and Sexuality

Open Beit Midrash – Feel free to read and learn something new by yourself, with a friend, or with someone you’ve never met before. A Beit Midrash is a House of Study where talk is welcome and the two most important resources are the wisdom in the books and the wisdom with which you enter

3:45PM

Shabbat Shnack – Get together and nosh not Sherman food.

Israeli Military Ethics and Krav Magah – Come learn about Israel’s military code of ethics and a very special form of self defense

4:30PM

Talk About God – What, or who is God? Freely discuss the basic questions we have been wondering among ourselves for so long. Discuss whether God can apply to science, art and the soul itself.

Meditation - Silent meditation and reflection based on Buddhist philosophy but not limited to it. Newcomers and veterans welcome!

Mashiach – A conversation about the Jewish messiah

6PM Seudah Shlishit (Dinner)

After Dinner Sichot

8PM Mincha (the afternoon prayer service, optional)

9PM Maariv (the evening prayer service, optional)

9:20PM Batim Time

9:45PM Havdallah (9:00)

10PM Screening of the film, Hineini

11:00PM Check-in

 

What We’re Up to Today

BIMA Schedule

Thursday, July 28

8AM She’arim (choose one from below)

Free Writing

Friendship Bracelets

Mechitzah Minyan

Where is G-d?

Morning News

Kugel for the Soul

8:45AM Breakfast

9:30AM Majors

1PM Lunch

3-4:30PM Workshops

5-6PM Community Involvement

6PM Dinner

6:45PM Tri-chitzah Minchah (Optional Afternoon Prayers)

7:30-9PM Majors

9PM Performance by Liars & Believers Theater Company Directed by Jason Slavick

11PM Check-in


What We’re Up to Today

Genesis Schedule

Wednesday, July 27

7:45AM Mechitzah Minyan (optional)

8AM Breakfast

9:15AM World Religions Field Trip Leaves

9:30AM Courses

12:30PM Flextime/Lunch

1:30PM Workshops

3:30PM The Magic Box

5:15PM Flextime (Dinner opens at 5:30PM)

6:45PM Optional Delet: Tre-chitzah Minyan Mincha (afternoon prayers)

7:15PM Bayit Time

8PM In Between Activity

11PM Check-in