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jewish communities at burning man

Yes, there are lots of Jews at Burning Man! And yes, every year, there are Shabbat services and other cool yid programming on the playa. Bruchim ha'ba'im!

The best way to find out about what's going on this year is click here to subscribe to the jewishburners Yahoo group. Read up, get in touch, and find out.

In 2008, one of the coolest Jewish camps on the playa looks to be Sukkat Shalom. Check their website to find out what they're up to -- there's a calendar and everything.

For many years, the Black Rock JCC (founded in 2004) was the home of all things Jewish: Congregation B'Nai Hamidbar, kosher food, and more. The JCC is on a bit of a reprieve right now, but a lot of the old timers are still coming back. Our old website is here.

Remember, Burning Man is all about participation, self-reliance, and radical self-expression. There is no "they" -- only "we". If you've got Jewwy stuff you want to do on the playa, do it! Join the Yahoo group and connect with others, and make it happen. See you at the Burn!

Here's some Press about us:

Next Year in Black Rock City, Jewish News Weekly of Northern California, Sept. 2005.

Burning Bush Meets Burning Man, Jewish Journal, Oct. 2005.



Image: David Friedman

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