Life Long Learning -- New Session! Navigating the Siddur

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Sun, 03/10/2019 - 10:00am

Navigating the Siddur with Elsie Stern: Final Series Continuing for its THIRD iteration, Dr. Elsie Stern, PhD, a professor of Bible at the Reconstructionist seminary, is continuing her popular class. If you have not attended any of her prior courses, it isn’t too late to join. During these Sunday morning sessions, the classes have been learning the matbeah, or order, of a Shabbat morning prayer service. For the remaining three classes, the students will learn the inside story behind the creation of the final three sections of a traditional Shabbat service. You will also explore the kavannot, or intentions, behind the words. Specifically, the classes will cover: Amidah, Torah service, and Aleynu/Kaddish. 

Class will be held 10 – 11:30 am March 10 Library (Central prayers: Amidah) April 28 Rabbi Yael's office (Torah service) May 5 Library (Concluding prayers: Aleynu and Kaddish) Advance registration is required.

The cost is $54 ($108 non-members).

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