Bernie’s Schedule

2014   

August 2014

Aug 12, 2014 Travel to Greyston, Yonkers, NY Aug 12-13, 2014, Friends of Bernie, Journey to the Field, Greyston, Yonkers, NY Aug 13, 2014 Travel HomeAug 21, 2014 Travel to Upaya Aug 22-24, 2014, Making Peace: The World As One Body, Upaya Zen Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico With talks that are equal parts touching and humorous, Bernie Glassman’s workshops will inspire you to live a life that matters by bearing witness to the wholeness of human experience. Bernie communicates decades of experience in down-to-earth language that connects with people of all backgrounds. As he teaches us to “make the best meal using the ingredients available,” he often includes the ingredients of each workshop: the participants. Starting with the questions of each particular crowd, he crafts a presentation unique to each group. Bernie will ruffle your feathers and send you off ready to take action to create a more compassionate world. Bernie’s shares insights from: Studying and teaching Zen for over 50 years, Leading Bearing Witness Retreats on the streets and Auschwitz, Initiating social enterprises and non-profits, Clowning in refuge camps, Peace work in the Middle East Aug 24-25, 2013 Travel Home

September 2014

Sep 11, 2014 Travel to Greyston, Yonkers, NY Sep 11-12, 2014, Friends of Bernie, Journey to the Field, Greyston, Yonkers, NY Sep 12-14, 2014, Workshop on Social Engagement, Garrison, NY Sep 14, 2014 Travel Home

October 2014

Oct 1, 2014 Travel to Amsterdam

Oct 2-5, Dude Book Tour in Netherlands and Belguim

Oct 6, 2014 Travel to Warsaw

Oct 6-9, Converse with Andrzej

Oct 9, 2014 Travel Home

Oct 15, 2014 Travel to Denver Oct 16-19, Teach at Naropa Oct 20, 2014 Travel Home Oct 28, 2014 Travel to Greyston, Yonkers, NY Oct 28-29, 2014, Friends of Bernie, Journey to the Field, Greyston, Yonkers, NY Oct 29, 2014 Travel Home

November 2014

Oct 31, 2014 Travel to Paris Nov 1, Evening Talk in Paris Nov 2, 1-Day Workshop in Paris, Making Peace: The World As One Body, Paris, France With talks that are equal parts touching and humorous, Bernie Glassman’s workshops will inspire you to live a life that matters by bearing witness to the wholeness of human experience. Bernie communicates decades of experience in down-to-earth language that connects with people of all backgrounds. As he teaches us to “make the best meal using the ingredients available,” he often includes the ingredients of each workshop: the participants. Starting with the questions of each particular crowd, he crafts a presentation unique to each group. Bernie will ruffle your feathers and send you off ready to take action to create a more compassionate world. Bernie’s shares insights from: Studying and teaching Zen for over 50 years, Leading Bearing Witness Retreats on the streets and Auschwitz, Initiating social enterprises and non-profits, Clowning in refuge camps, Peace work in the Middle East Nov 5, 2014 Travel to Frankfurt, Germany Nov 6, 2014, 1-Day Workshop in Baden-Baden, Germany Nov 7, 2014 Travel to Krakow, Poland Nov 8-9, 2014, Staff Training Nov 10-14, 2014, Auschwitz Bearing Witness Retreat, Auschwitz/Birkenau, Oświęcim, Poland Most of each day is spent sitting by the train tracks at Birkenau, both in silence and in chanting the names of the dead. There is time to walk through the vast camps, do vigils inside womens and childrens barracks, and memorial services. Prayer Services from various religious traditions are offered daily. Participants meet daily in small Council groups designed to create a safe place for people to share their inner experiences. The whole group meets in the evenings to bear witness to oneness in diversity. Although Auschwitz, the Place, is the main Teacher for this retreat, experienced Spirit Holders meet each day to reflect on the retreat flow, schedule, events and make appropriate modifications if necessary. The Spirit Holders for this retreat will include: Ohad Ezrahi, from Israel, Bernie Glassman, from USA, (co-founder of Auschwitz/Birkenau Bearing Witness Retreats), Andrzej Krajewski, from Poland, Eve Marko, from USA, (co-founder of Auschwitz/Birkenau Bearing Witness Retreats), Fleet Maull, from USA, Ginni Stern, from USA, and Barbara Wegmüller, from Switzerland……read more Nov 15, 2014 Staff Training Nov 16, 2014 Travel Home Nov 20, 2014 Travel to Greyston, Yonkers, NY Nov 20-21, 2014, Friends of Bernie, Journey to the Field, Greyston, Yonkers, NY Nov 21, 2014 Travel Home

December 2014

Dec 9, 2014 Travel to Greyston, Yonkers, NY Dec 9=10, 2014, Friends of Bernie, Journey to the Field, Greyston, Yonkers, NY Dec 10, 2014 Travel Home Dec 15, 2014 Travel to Paradise Island, Nassau Dec 15-18, 2014, Teach in Paradise Dec 19- 20, 2014 Vacation in Paradise Dec 20, 2014 Travel Home

2015 

January 2015

Jan 7, 2015 Travel to Riverdale, NY Jan 8-11 Teach “Serve the One” at Greyston, Yonkers, NY Jan 12 Travel Home

February 2015

Jan 29, 2015 Travel to Tel Aviv

Feb 1-5, 2015 Personal Retreat at Tent for All Nations

Feb 6, 2015 Travel Home

March 2015

Mar 12, 2015 Travel to Paradise Island, Nassau Mar 12-15, 2015, Teach and ZPS Gathering in Paradise Mar 16-17 , 2015 Vacation in Paradise Mar 18, 2015 Travel Home

June 2015

Jun 10, 2015 Travel to Yonkers, NY Jun 11-12, 2015, 2-Day Workshop: Council Jun 13-14, 2015, 2-Day Workshop: ZPO 3 Tenets Jun 15, 2015 Travel Home

Jun 18-21, 2015,4-Day Training, Serving the One

Jun 22, 2015 Travel Home

November 2015

Nov 5-6, 2015 Travel to Krakow, Poland Nov 8-9, 2015, 2-Day Workshop: ZPO 3 Tenets applied to Retreat Nov 10-13, 2015, Auschwitz Bearing Witness Retreat, Auschwitz/Birkenau, Oświęcim, Poland 

Most of each day is spent sitting by the train tracks at Birkenau, both in silence and in chanting the names of the dead. There is time to walk through the vast camps, do vigils inside womens and childrens barracks, and memorial services. Prayer Services from various religious traditions are offered daily. Participants meet daily in small Council groups designed to create a safe place for people to share their inner experiences. The whole group meets in the evenings to bear witness to oneness in diversity. Although Auschwitz, the Place, is the main Teacher for this retreat, experienced Spirit Holders meet each day to reflect on the retreat flow, schedule, events and make appropriate modifications if necessary. The Spirit Holders for this retreat will include: Ohad Ezrahi, from Israel, Bernie Glassman, from USA, (co-founder of Auschwitz/Birkenau Bearing Witness Retreats), Andrzej Krajewski, from Poland, Eve Marko, from USA, (co-founder of Auschwitz/Birkenau Bearing Witness Retreats), Fleet Maull, from USA, Ginni Stern, from USA, and Barbara Wegmüller, from Switzerland……read more Nov 14, 2015 1-Day Workshop: How ZPO Tenets Manifested at Retreat Nov 15, 2015 Travel Home Nov 18, 2015 Travel to Greyston, Yonkers, NY Nov 18-19, 2015, Friends of Bernie, Journey to the Field, Greyston, Yonkers, NY Nov 19, 2015 Travel Home