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Journey through the Wilderness: A Pre-Lag b'Omer Celebration

  • Ocean Song Farm & Wilderness Ctr 19100 Coleman Valley Road Occidental, CA, 95465 (map)

Day-long gathering at Ocean Song Farm & Wilderness Center 

Rabbis Daria & Josh Jacobs-Velde, Yael Raff Peskin

& Iyyar Guest Leader - Wilderness Torah Founding Director

 Maggid Zelig Golden

Advance Registration required! Go to


9:45 - 10:00 am             Sign In (Pre-registration is mandatory)

10:00 - 10:20 am           Warm Up:  Nature Games w/Zelig Golden

10:20 am - 12:30 pm     Opening Circle & Hike/ "Journey Through the Wilderness"

12:30 - 1:30 pm               Lunch & Dancing the Omer Counting Pole! (Like a May Pole dance) - Bring your own lunch       

2:00 - 3:00 pm              Bonfire, Lag b'Omer Stories & Closing Circle  -  After the Closing Circle, participants are welcome to stay at Ocean Song for the rest of the afternoon.


  -  Lunch, snacks & water bottle

-   Camping chair or picnic blanket (optional- to be carried on hike)

-   Water bottle, and thermos for tea (optional)

-   Warm clothes and walking shoes - Bring layers and prepare to bundle up!

-   Appropriate rain gear -  We will have access to the barn for basic shelter, but prepare to   be outside regardless of weather!

NOTE:   Due to environmental concerns, dogs are NOT allowed at Ocean Song.


For more information, email or call Rabbi Josh at 508.494.1631.


Earlier Event: April 27
Women Crafting the Omer 5775
Later Event: May 4
Women Crafting the Omer 5775