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Month of Elul

What Happens During the Month of Elul? (Sundown August 8 – Sundown September 6, 2021)

Excerpts on Elul (The Rabbinical Assembly)

The Month of Elul (Chabad)

What is Elul? | How to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah | Tashlich, the Symbolic Casting Off of Sins (My Jewish Learning)

Workshops, Courses, & Events

Return To Self: Elul (At the Well) 11 a.m. Thursday, July 22. $5-18

The Conversation: Prepare for New Moon Elul (At the Well) 6 p.m. Monday, July 26. $5-18

POC Elul Well Circle (At The Well) 6:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, August 5. $0-18

Project Zug Elul Cycle: Windows On Teshuvah (Hadar) August 8 – September 5. $18 discounted rate

The Shofar Project: An Elul Intensive (Institute for Jewish Spirituality) August 8 – September 6

Elul Zman: Reflect. Recommit. Re-engage. (Beth Jacob Congregation) 7:30 p.m. Mondays, August 9, 16, 23, & 30. Outdoors on the Beth Jacob lawn

Mishnah Collective: Days of AWE-some (SVARA) 12:30 p.m. Sundays – Fridays, August 8 – September 3; September 12-14; September 23-26. Drop-in OK

Elul Weekly Bet Midrash (SVARA)

Section 1: Invention of Teshuva (Yoma 85b) 7-9 p.m. Mondays, August 9, 16, 23. $85-300

Section 2: Imagining Reparations (Gittin 55a) 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesdays August 10, 17, 24. $85-300

Shofar In the Park (Shir Tikvah) 4 p.m. Sundays August 15 – September 24.

August 15: Folwell Park

August 22: Lake Nokomis Park

August 29: Linden Hills Park

September 5: Painter Park

Teshuva Workshop (The IOWA Project) 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesdays, August 31 & September 7

Further Resources & Reading

Confessions of the Heart: 30-Day Racial Equity Challenge (Jewish Emergent Network)

Elul journal prompts, home practices, & more (Rebekah Lowin)

How to Make Amends to Another Person (TC Jewfolk)

Preparing Our Souls for the High Holy Days video archive (Center for Contemporary Mussar)

Reflections for Elul (My Jewish Learning)

Return: 30 Days of Reflection workbook (Rabbi Jill Zimmerman)

The Shofar and the Snake (TC Jewfolk)

Teshuvah and True Connection (TC Jewfolk)

Waking Up (TC Jewfolk)

The Shmita Year

About This Holiday

Shemitah (Chabad)

What is Shmita? (Hazon)

What Is Shmita, the Sabbatical Year? (My Jewish Learning)

Workshops, Courses, & Events

Submit an event here or email [email protected]

Submit Art for The Shmita Prizes (Hazon) Ritual Object, Fine Art, Film/Video, Performance Art/Liturgy/Music, and Written World categories. Due by Hanukkah 2021

Further Resources & Reading

Does Torah Call For Rent Holiday? (TC Jewfolk)

High Holiday Sermons: The Environment Re-visited (TC Jewfolk)

Weekly Parsha Essays | Shmita Sourcebook (Hazon)

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