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Elul/High Holiday Preparation/Learning

 
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Zoom & Learn Series

Rabbi Noah Arnow
Sundays, August 23 & August 30 at 11:30am
The Torah of Cancel Culture: Jewish Approaches to Excommunication and Repentance
“Cancelling” is when an individual who has acted or spoken in a problematic way is boycotted.  What do Jewish sources have to say about “Cancel Culture,” and what could repentance look like in these situations?  
 
Rabbi Scott Shafrin 
Sunday, September 6 at 11:30am
Perspectives and Change: Looking at Ourselves in Elul 
Together, we will use the wisdom of our tradition to develop new frames of reference for our own lives as we move into the month of Elul.
 
Joanie Terrizzi 
Sunday, September 13 at 4pm
“Right Here, Right Now: Getting Out of Our Heads at the Head of the Year.” Join Joanie for embodied  mindfulness practice as we approach Rosh Hashanah.” 
 
Karen Kern
Mondays: August 24 at 7:30pm, August 31 at 12pm, September 7 at 7:30pm, September 14 at 12pm
“Elulminate” Your Heart and Soul Through Song
It’s said that music is the native language of the neshama (soul).  Join Karen to use the beauty and power of music to shine light into our hearts, to give voice to our souls and to help us elevate ourselves upwards during this month of Elul, as we reflect and draw closer to God to prepare for the special days ahead.
 
Torah Talk with Rabbis Noah Arnow & Scott Shafrin
Fridays at 12pm: August 21, August 28, September 4, 
September 11, September 25
The Gates of Repentance by Rabbi Yonah Girondi
Join us to study sections of this primer on repentance from the 13th century.  Times may have changed, but as we’ll see, the human heart has not.  
 

Blasts from our Past: Special Elul Learning with Former Kol Rinah Clergy

Rabbi Mordecai Miller
Wednesday, August 26, 7pm
Maimonides on Repentance
 
Rabbi Mark Fasman
Wednesday, September 2, 7pm
The Sounds of the Shofar in the Time of Covid
 
Hazzan Joanna Dulkin
Wednesday, 9/9 at 12pm
Music and Meditation for Elul
 

Other Opportunities

The Jewish Theological Seminary of America
Monday classes at 12pm Central.  
 
Hadar has an amazing array of classes this month.
 
Limmud North America – Sunday, August 30
Offering an e-festival of Jewish learning with tons of options and
teachers.
 
The Institute for Jewish Spirituality Shofar Project
A four-week Elul intensive on Jewish mindfulness and meditation,
with a combination of recorded and live videos daily and weekly.  
 
Tue, September 22 2020 4 Tishrei 5781