JUDAISM 1.1 ( formerly LEARNERS MINYAN)
LED BY MIKIE GOLDSTEIN, T & V’S RABBINIC INTERN
All Welcome!! No background, Hebrew, or prior knowledge necessary.
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the complexity of the Siddur (prayer book)?
Do you want to feel more comfortable at services?
Join us, on Shabbat, at 9:30 (meet in the front vestibule) on:
October 6, 13 and 20
December 1, 8 and 15
March 2, 9 and 16
April 20 and 27 and May 4
Topics will include: Introduction to Prayer, the Shema and the Amidah
In Judaism 1.1, the concepts of prayer and ritual will be explored, the structure and flow of the Shabbat services will be broken down, you will learn the meaning and importance of some of the Hebrew words, and become familiar with the music and tunes. Learners Minyan will emphasize the spiritual impact of prayer for the individual and the community.
Mikie Goldstein is a fourth-year rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, where he is also studying toward an MA in Talmud. Since making aliya from the UK in 1989, he has worked and volunteered in the non-profit sector, including at the Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Isreal and the Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance. During his studies, Mikie has interned as a hospital chaplain and at the New Israel Fund; was responsible for implementing a new synagogue innovation and skills program at JTS; and participated in the University of Cambridge’s Inter-faith Summer School.