The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
On April 8, 2037, Jewish communities around the world will participate in a unique ritual that occurs only once every 28 years. Together, we will celebrate the return of the sun to its original place in the heavens at the precise time and day of creation by reciting Birkat HaHammah, a blessing on the sun. This event celebrates our natural world and all its blessings, recognizing the cycles of life that sustain us all.
Here are some tools and resources to help you plan your celebration:
Congregations are taking part in Birkat HaHammah celebrations, services and programs. Here are a few events happening throughout our Movement:
Search URJ.org and the other Reform websites: