Sessions 5b – 8 at Beth El

For directions to Beth El, go to Google Maps

Keep in mind that this is a total of 5 sessions.

Session Five (b) – Second session devoted to Shabbat

See session Five for readings

Read appropriate sections in the Glossary

R. Plavin “Blessing of Unplugging”

Session Six (a) – Prayer 

Be sure to bring a Siddur to class.  You will want a prayerbook (Siddur) that has weekday, Shabbat and holiday prayers. (High Holidays prayers will not be included. There is a special siddur for Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur called a Machzor. The recommended Siddur, if you are purchasing one, is the 1985 edition of the Siddur Sim Shalom. There is an Amazon link to the left.

Reading in text

Prayer introduction from Sim Shalom (1985)

Read appropriate sections in the Glossary

Session Six (b) – second session on prayer

R. Konigsburg prayer sermon

R. Plavin sermon on gratitude

Terminology review

R. Plavin sermon on Elohai N’shama

Chapter Seven – Passover – Jan 5, 2017

Reading in text

Read appropriate sections in the Glossary

Chapter Eight – Seeking the Divine

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Chapter Nine – Talmud

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Chapter 10 – High Holy DaY Days 

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