Elul: A Month to Prepare

“Tools for Elul” Email

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Text Exploration & Discussion

Tuesdays, August 22 & 29, September 5 & 12
7:00 p.m. in Cohen Chapel

“THIS IS REAL AND YOU ARE COMPLETELY UNPREPARED;  The Days of Awe as a Journey of Transformation” by Rabbi Alan Lew (Order the book online.) Join us as we explore together Rabbi Lew's book as a way to open the rituals and traditions to each of us so we may embrace them fully. This activity is sponsored by the Prayer and Practice Committee of Rodef Shalom. It is open to all congregants. RSVP here.

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Aleph-Bet Bootcamp

Sunday, August 27– Thursday, August 31
7:00–9:00 p.m. in Lippman Library

This 5-days-in-a-row intensive with Karen Brean will have you knowing the Hebrew alphabet in under one week and will enhance your participation in prayers. RSVP here.


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