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Joy Serves G*d in Joy as a passionate performing percussionist, poet, publisher, photographer, publicist, sound healer, spiritual guide, artist, gardener and Gemini. "Ivdu Et Hashem B'Simcha" -Psalm 100:2 ....... Joy Krauthammer, active in the Jewish Renewal, Feminist, and neo-Chasidic worlds for over three decades, kabbalistically leads Jewish women's life-cycle rituals. ... Workshops, and Bands are available for all Shuls, Sisterhoods, Rosh Chodeshes, Retreats, Concerts, Conferences & Festivals. ... My kavanah/intention is that my creative expressive gifts are inspirational, uplifting and joyous. In gratitude, I love doing mitzvot/good deeds, and connecting people in joy. In the zechut/merit of Reb Shlomo Carlebach, zt'l, I mamash love to help make our universe a smaller world, one REVEALING more spiritual consciousness, connection, compassion, and chesed/lovingkindness; to make visible the Face of the Divine... VIEW MY COMPLETE PROFILE and enjoy all offerings.... For BOOKINGS write: joyofwisdom1 at gmail.com, leave a COMMENT below, or call me. ... "Don't Postpone Joy" bear photo montage by Joy. Click to enlarge. BlesSings, Joy

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Fog on Wilshre with Red and Green 
© Joy Krauthammer 




Foggy Sunrise
© Joy Krauthammer  12.11.2016

Foggy Sunrise
© Joy Krauthammer  12.11.2016

Foggy Sunrise
© Joy Krauthammer  12.11.2016


Foggy Sunrise
© Joy Krauthammer  12.11.2016


DC
© Joy Krauthammer  10.9.2016



Garden of Joy
© Joy Krauthammer  11.27.2016




Santa Susana Mountain
© Joy Krauthammer  11.26.2016


Santa Susana Mountain Tree
© Joy Krauthammer  11.26.2016



Path to destruction
Sand Fire, Calabasas
© Joy Krauthammer   


Sunrise
© Joy Krauthammer 



Tu B'Av Full Moon 
Garden of Joy
© Joy Krauthammer  2016


Umbrellas and Palms
Garden of Joy
© Joy Krauthammer  2016




Water LA River 
© Joy Krauthammer 

Water LA River 
© Joy Krauthammer 


Stream, Japanese Garden
© Joy Krauthammer  3.20.2016


Venice
© Joy Krauthammer  2.13.2016


Venice
© Joy Krauthammer  2.13.2016


Venice
© Joy Krauthammer  2.13.2016


Venice
© Joy Krauthammer  2.13.2016


Venice
© Joy Krauthammer  2.13.2016


Venice
© Joy Krauthammer  2.13.2016


Venice
© Joy Krauthammer  2.13.2016


Venice
© Joy Krauthammer  2.13.2016


Venice
© Joy Krauthammer  2.13.2016


Grateful for Water
© Joy Krauthammer  9.21.2015


Grateful for Water
© Joy Krauthammer  9.19.2015


Sunset, Succulents and Sprinklers
Garden of Joy
© Joy Krauthammer  7.30.2015


Sunset, Horsetail and Sprinklers
Garden of Joy
© Joy Krauthammer  8.4.2015


Levitation
with Cherie Weldon, Balinese Dancers, Parasol & Mute Swans
Lake Balboa, SF Valley, LA, CA first day of Spring
Composite created for 52Frames
© Joy Krauthammer  3.22.2015


Levitation
with Double-Crested Cormorant and Wisteria
Lake Balboa, SFV, LA, CA first day of Spring
Composite created for 52Frames
© Joy Krauthammer  3.22.2015


Turtle and Koi in Lily Ponds
composite
© Joy Krauthammer 


Catch the sunset in Santa Monica
© Joy Krauthammer 

Barukh atta Adonai (Yah) eloheinu melekh (Ruach) ha-olam, she-asa et ha-yam ha- gadol.
'Praised are you, G*d, ruler of the world, who has made the great sea.'  
Express our wonder for the expansiveness of God's creation with Hebrew Prayer.

Meditate on the sunset in Boston
Charles River
© Joy Krauthammer 


Sunset on Santa Monica Mountains looking West across the Valley from Joy's Garden
© Joy Krauthammer


Snow, Porter Ranch, CA
Once in a while we get snow!
© Joy Krauthammer 


Dear G*d, Ribono Shel Olam, 
Please give us more of those raindrops; we really need them, 
especially in this 110* weather. Love, Joy
© Joy Krauthammer 


High Key Purple Scape
Garden of Joy
© Joy Krauthammer  5.12.2016


Morning Mist
Garden of Joy
© Joy Krauthammer 


Morning Mist
Garden of Joy  10.13.2014
© Joy Krauthammer 


Morning Mist
Garden of Joy  10.14.2014
© Joy Krauthammer 


Golden Hour Tractor
Brandeis-Bardin 
© Joy Krauthammer  10.30.2015


Brandeis-Bardin Peacock
© Joy Krauthammer

Brandeis-Bardin Gate to Path
© Joy Krauthammer

Brandeis-Bardin Path to Mountain
© Joy Krauthammer

Brandeis-Bardin Shadows
© Joy Krauthammer

Brandeis-Bardin Pepper Tree Lane
© Joy Krauthammer


Sending Love
© Joy Krauthammer 



Roses Against Clouds
Garden of Joy
© Joy Krauthammer 


Roses Garden
© Joy Krauthammer 


Venice Window
© Joy Krauthammer


Grasses
© Joy Krauthammer 


Joy Kayak self-portrait Lake Balboa
© Joy Krauthammer


Joy Kayak self-portrait San Juan Islands
© Joy Krauthammer



Kayak Hawaii
© Joy Krauthammer


Joy Kayak self-portrait Malibu, wavy Pacific Ocean
© Joy Krauthammer


Joy Kayak self-portrait Malibu, wavy Pacific Ocean
© Joy Krauthammer

Not easy to take photos in a rocking kayak!
Yup, I went into ocean without ocean lessons...
Don't even ask how I got back to shore...
I'm LA City certified for a lake...
and love kayaking all over the world: 
Hawaii, San Juan Islands, Big Bear, Alaska, Tahiti...


Beach, Costa Rica
© Joy Krauthammer

Sisters, Oregon
© Joy Krauthammer 


Sisters, Oregon
© Joy Krauthammer 


Bell Rock, Sedona, Arizona
Vorex energy aura field
© Joy Krauthammer 


Bell Rock, Sedona, Arizona
Vorex energy aura field
© Joy Krauthammer 


Santa Susana Mountains
© Joy Krauthammer   11.29.2015


Cityscape Airplane
© Joy Krauthammer

Cityscape Airplane
LA Downtown
© Joy Krauthammer


Peace. Mt. Hood, Oregon 
© Joy Krauthammer 7.6.2014 
"A song of Ascents. I lift my eyes to the mountains— from where does my help come? 
My help comes from G*d, Maker of heaven and earth." Psalm 121


Santa Catalina Island, CA
© Joy Krauthammer  7.1.2014

Santa Catalina, Island CA
© Joy Krauthammer  7.1.2014

Santa Catalina, CA
© Joy Krauthammer  7.1.2014

Santa Catalina, CA
© Joy Krauthammer  7.1.2014



Cityscape, Sepulveda Pass 405 Freeway heading North, LA, CA
while driving my car
© Joy Krauthammer



While I traveled to visit my grandbaby in rainy Maryland from sunny California, I shot CITYSCAPES. As a member of 52 Frames photo group, this was our week's theme. 
Turned several photos into a slide show. 1:34  
Likes and Comments are always appreciated.

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