Praying, Not Simply Reciting the Prayer Service

PRAYING, NOT SIMPLY RECITING THE JEWISH PRAYER SERVICE with Rabbi Avi Winokur We will analyze the key Jewish Prayers leading up to the Amidah”(Amidah? What is that rabbi? “ I promise I’ll explain!). We will spend some time on the prayers as literature. What are the themes? How do you know? Why these particular themes? Why this order? Then your next question: “Fine but how … Read more

Theology and Mechanics of Prayer

This class is an in-depth exploration of prayer, one of Judaism’s core spiritual practices. We will be asking what, how, and why pray? Class will include theological discussion, close reading, choreography, and practice. The goal is to make prayer more accessible and meaningful.

Learn to Leyn /Chant the Torah

LEARN TO LEYN/CHANT WITH CANTOR DAVID Sundays, 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Feb. 24; March 10, 24, 31; April 14, 28 If you have ever wanted to chant (or “leyn”) the passages for the Torah portion of a Shabbat service, now is your chance! Cantor David is offering a class, open to both adults and self-selected kids, … Read more

Basic Prayerbook Hebrew

Basic Prayerbook Hebrew Ongoing class on Monday evenings until April 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Learning to read and understand basic Hebrew opens a world of opportunities for worship. Would you like to be able to comfortably follow along in the prayer book? Are you planning to read Torah for the congregation someday? Do you … Read more

Lunch & Learn: The Language of the Heart

Lunch & Learn: The Language of the Heart This class runs weekly on Thursdays from 12:30 to 1:30 until March 7. Join Rabbi Goldman for an study and reflection on how to deepen prayer practice for personal growth and transformation. Cost: free  Registration is required.