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Natural Awakenings Richmond

Rabbi and Scholar Presents The Innerwork Center’s Winter Keynote

The Innerwork Center  Winter Keynote with Rabbi Rami Shapiro, Becoming a Hidden Saint, will be presented via Zoom from 7 to 9 p.m., January 14. “Sixteen hundred years ago, the rabbinic sage Abaye revealed a teaching kept secret for centuries: at any given moment there are 36 people acting as a blessing to all the families of the Earth (Gen. 12:3) and it is because of them that humanity survives. You can become one of them,” Shapiro advises.

In 2020, we asked ourselves hard questions and were spurred to action in the streets and voting booths to influence society around us. Shapiro will examine this theme of continuing our inner work so we can show up for our communities and the world when we need to the most.

Shapiro earned rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion and a Ph.D. in religion from Union Graduate School. A university professor, podcast host and author of three dozen books on religion and spirituality, Shapiro co-directs the One River Foundation (

Cost is $25 members/$50 non-members. Register at