Editor’s Note: Rabbi Address is the Dean of the Gamliel Institute of Kavod v’Nichum, which provides training to members of the Jewish community around the rituals of death and dying. Here are two upcoming opportunities to learn with the Gamliel Institute.
Our next short courses are as follows:
March 25, April 1, 2020 Alden Solovy Prayer as Deepest Desire: Writing Contemporary Liturgy Wednesdays, 8:00pm Eastern / 5:00pm Pacific (two 90-minute classes) Course fee is $72 – Click here to register.
Join liturgist Alden Solovy on a spiritual journey into to prayer, as you to expand your skills and techniques for creating new Jewish liturgy. This workshop –blending source study, discussion and writing exercises to explore the deepest desire of prayer – will be mystical, playful and practical. The sessions will encourage experimentation, challenging participants to find their own authentic voice(s) of prayer. Participants will practice tools for creating or expanding a spiritual writing practice.
April 22, 2020, Rabbi Dayle Friedman Grit and Grace: Meeting the Spiritual Challenges of Aging Wednesday, 8:00pm Eastern / 5:00pm Pacific (one session) Course fee is $36 – Click here to register.
The path beyond midlife presents both spiritual challenges and opportunities. We will explore a Jewish spiritual framework for mapping this journey. We will investigate practices and habits that can maximize resiliency and wisdom, as well as implications for spiritual caregivers