The final session of our Spring Term weekly series of morning classes will take place on Wednesday morning May 29th. Please join our amazing faculty – Rabbi David Aaron, Rabbi Sam Shor and Rabbi Gili Houpt - for our upcoming Spring session!
All Academy classes will be held at Bet Knesset HaNasi, 24 Rechov Ussishkin in Rechavia.
The regular weekly classes for this term will include:
10:00-10:50am Pirkei Avot-With Rabbi Gili Houpt, Former Program Coordinator, Isralight, New York
In this class, we will explore the ancient moral teachings of our early Sages and apply these ethical lessons to enrich our lives today…
11:00-11:50 am Parsha Perspectives- With Rabbi Sam Shor, Director of Leadership Development and Adult Jewish Learning, Isralight
Explore the meaning and depth contained within Parshat HaShavua, the weekly Torah portion, thru the lens of many of the great masters of Jewish Thought including Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, the Rebbe of Piascenzna, the Shem Mishmuel, the Rebbes of Slonim, the Rebbes of Koznitz,the Sefat Emet, and Rebbe Elimelech of Lizjensk. Together we will explore essential teachings of Emuna gleaned from the weekly Torah portion.
12:00-12:50 PM The Siddur and Its Soul with Rabbi David Aaron, Founder and Dean of Isralight, Rosh Yeshivat Orayta
The Siddur and it’s Soul
• Why pray at all?
• How can prayer bring resolve to our very real problems, inspire us daily to greater heights and give us spiritual fulfillment?
• What are we actually saying? What is the personal meaning and modern relevance of the age-old formal liturgy recorded in our Siddur?
This course probes the depths of prayer and reveals its transformational power.
* address the misconceptions associated with prayer
* offer techniques to enhance prayer
* clarify the soul-meaning of select texts from the Siddur
Acquire the essential tools for radically transforming your prayer into a joyful, uplifting and soulful experience.
For more information regarding any of these Isralight learning opportunities, please contact Rav Sam via email email@example.com .
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Looking forward to learning together and seeing you soon!!!!