Program

(Subject to change)

Sunday Feb. 9th

15:00-16:30 Hotel Check in 
17:00-17:30 Opening Circle
17:30-19:30 Dinner

Monday Feb. 10th

7:30-8:55 Breakfast
9:00-9:45 Talk: Sarah Chana Silverstein Herbs for Emotional Health and Balance
9:45-10:30 Talk: Rebbetzen Chana Bracha Siegelbaum The Mystical and Medicinal Properties of the 7 Fruits of Israel
10:30-10:45 Tea Break

10:45-11:45 Workshops (choose one)
A. Nissim Krispil Your Backyard Green Grocer (cooking/plant walk *2hrs.)
B. Nicole Cohen Yechezkel Herbal First Aid for Home and Travel
C. Sarah Chana Silverstein Herbs for kids

11:45-12:45 Herb Walks (choose one)
A. Peretz Gan
B. Nir Avraham

13:00-15:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 (optional) Mini mystical Tu Bishvat Seder with Rebbetzen Chana Bracha Siegelbaum 

15:30-16:15 Talk: Nissim Krispil Medicinal plants of the holy land, legends, folklore and uses
16:15-17:00 Talk: Peretz Gan Eilam, the Israeli Medicinal Plant Association and Al-Alim, medicinal herb supplier
17:00-17:30 Tea Break
17:30-18:30 Workshops (choose one)
A. Gilla Weiss Herbs for labor and post partum
B. Nir Avraham Herbal menstruum selection for clinical and home use
C. Yehudis Garin Fermenting for health

18:30-19:30 Dinner
19:30-21:00 Heart of the Harp Musical Community Evening

Tuesday Feb. 11th

7:30-8:55 Breakfast and Room Key Return
9:00-9:45 Talk: Nir Avraham The intersection of medicinal mushrooms and herbs

9:45-10:45 Workshops (choose one)
A. Sara-Chana Silverstein Herbs for kids
B. Nicole Cohen Yechezkel Herbal first aid for home and travel
C. Gilla Weiss Herbs for labor and post partum
10:45-11:15 Tea Break and Room Key Return

11:15-12:15 Workshops (choose one)
A. Nissim Krispil Your backyard green grocer (cooking/plant walk *2hrs.)
B. Nir Avraham Herbal menstruum selection for clinical and home use
C. Yehudis Garin Fermenting for health

12:15-13:15 Herb Walks (choose one)
A. Nir Avraham
B. TBA

13:15-14:15 Lunch
14:15-15:15 Mini Lectures
Orit Baruch (Olive Medicine Woman) Traditional healers based on ethnobotanical research around the world
J. Rivkah Asoulin Symptothermal FAM/FABM and herbal fertility and birth control
Betina Thorball Coltsfoot: Clinical research and the folly of blacklisting plants

15:15-16:45 Round Table Discussion with Q&A from the audience
16:45-17:15 Closing Circle