Upcoming Dates

Hawaii and worldwide JEWISH STUDIES, Spiritual Counsel, Events, by appointment
Private Lessons in Jewish Studies & B'nei Mitzvot
near and far
Big Island of Hawaii; and all islands requesting, HAWAII Summer -NY MASSACHUSETTS
USA
(808)960-5447
Price: a series of sessions at affordable rates

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Rita Leonard: Robert Louis Stevenson in Hawaii~History, Rare Photographs & Verse
Rabbi Rita Leonard: Merry Purim Song!

Rabbi welcomes children with learning disabilities and she is quite skilled in creating unique Barand Bat Mitzvah experiences! Creative teaching has been the hallmark of her work over years of loving it... having K-8 certification and a stellar background in education Rabbi is a most successful homeschool teacher and advocate of freedom in the teaching arts and respect for the individual tikkun of each soul in the learning with her. Rabbi Leonard is a graduate of The New England Conservatory of Music & Simmons College and has run programs in the Massachusetts Jewish Community Center of Brighton, Brookline and Newton, The Harvard Radcliff Childcare Center, Bet Sefer HaKeshet in Honolulu, The School of Jewish Studies in Hawaii, Gan Yerushalayim of Temple EmanuEL, Pali Hwy., Aloha Jewish Chapel, Pearl Harbor, and others.  Rabbi has taught students at her table as well as long distance via phone and the internet.  But the truth of her joy and wherein her success abides is in the comfort she shares in the quest and in the learning and where all this and Jewish light unite and give without end...running seamlessly through all her work. and services, weddings and workshops. Her students consider themselves ever a part of her spiritual family as she feels for them.  So imagine this, a . . . . . . . . . . yes YOUR . . . . . .

BAR MITZVAH IN HAWAII; BAT MITZVAH ON A BEACH; WEDDING ATOP THE VOLCANO;

RENEWAL OF VOWS AT CITY OF REFUGE; AN ADIRONDACK LAKE WEDDING SERVICE;

DREAM THE DREAM AND LET  A TRULY 

MYSTICAL JEWISH EXPERIENCE SHED

ITS INFLUENCE WITH LIGHT

UPON YOUR SPECIAL EVENT OF A LIFETIME.!!!

Past Dates

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Hawaii-Erecting the Sukkah with cheder at Private Location
Erecting The Cheder Sukkah with friends and family of Hawaii! - 11am-3pm
Kauai, Hawaii
Price: no cost, donation to the cheder suggested

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Hawaii-Kol Nidre through Yom Kippur (10am; return 4pm, Yizkor 5pm, Neilah and Havdollah, concluding with break the fast
Hawaii Jewish High Holy Day Services-The Days of Awe in Hawaii - beginning at sunset
Rabbi Rita Leonard
Lihue, KAUAI, HAWAII
USA
Price: donation to the Kauai Jewish Community

   Erev Rosh HaShanah-Rosh HaShanah-Kol Nidre-Yom Kippur

    Rabbi Leonard leading the Yamim Noraim

    Jewish High Holy Day Services 2014 

Hawai'i

Friday, November 30th, 2012

New York-Historic Beth Joseph Synagogue
Kol Nidre; Yom Kippur
Adirondack State Park
USA

Todah Rabbah to the congregants (beyond the forty six) of devotion for the spiritual heights we reached in minyan on 5774 Sabbath of Sabbaths in the mountains of the north country! 

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

New York-Kol Nidre, Yom Kippur
Sunset
NY
USA

 Rabbi is chanting Kol Nidre  at sunset of September 25th

                                         at Historic Beth Joseph Synagogue, NY

           Couples she has brought together in marriage, students & friends,

           with those who have found her music and teachings of help to them

                                  -her spiritual family from around the world-

                         are warmly invited to attend Yom Kippur 5773 Services.

        September 26th~Shacharis at 10am, YIZKOR at 4:30pm, Havdollah at sunset

                                       K'tivah v'Chatimah Tovah Dear Ones!