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Join The Layers Project to prepare for the Yamim Noraim with clarity and self-compassion.

We are offering two 90-minute collaborative writing workshops. Together, we will write our way into our new year,

prepare to dialogue with God,

and meet ourselves with self-forgiveness.


Join us on Zoom for one session, or sign up for both workshops to receive a discounted rate.

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Join Shira Lankin Sheps, MSW as she facilitates this writing workshop to explore the prayers, dialogues, and conversations that you want to be having both in and out of your machzor this season.

We will be using writing exercises and prompts to uncover and discover what we desire in the New Year.

Sunday, September 18th 8pm IT/ 1pm EST

Zoom Link Provided upon registration.


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During the Yamim Noraim, we evaluate and examine the dynamics in our lives: Our relationship with God and others. Yet, we know that one of the most important relationship is with ourselves.

Join Shira again for a workshop on self-dialogue. This workshop includes writing prompts allowing us to develop the tools for self-compassion in the New Year.

Sunday, October 2nd, 8pm IT/ 1pm EST

Zoom Link Provided upon registration.


$50 / ₪165 for each 90-minute workshop.


Save and pay only $85 / ₪275 for two

when you register for both writing workshops.


About Shira Lankin Sheps, MSW

Shira is a writer, photographer, and clinically trained therapist.

She is the creator and publisher of The Layers Project Magazine, an online magazine that explores in-depth insights into the challenges and triumphs of the lives of Jewish women, and is passionate about creating spaces for stories that need to be told and changing the dialogue around stigmatized topics.

Shira is the author of "Layers: Personal Narratives of Struggle, Resilience, and Growth From Jewish Women" published by Toby Press in 2021. (click here to purchase)

She has written with hundreds of women over the years; helping them explore their personal narratives, discover meaning in their struggles, and share their stories in a safe and healthy way.

Shira is the facilitator of The Layers Writing Workshops.