To Pray as One

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In this class we'll explore and talk about the role of the individual in Tefillah. How is prayer on my own fundamentally different than prayer in community? Is there room for me to pray as an individual when I'm in community? How do I build a personal relationship with God through prayer?  How can I express myself most fully in prayer?

This class will bring together different teachers to teach about different aspects of how we can tailor the experience of Tefillah to our individual selves and bring more meaning, focus and connection to our prayer lives. 

Class Schedule:
Tuesday 10/17 - Dena Weiss
Tuesday 10/24 - Rabbi Avi Strausberg
Tuesday 10/31 - Rabbi Avi Strausberg
Tuesday 11/7 - Dena Weiss
Tuesday 11/14 - Dena Weiss
Tuesday 11/21 - No Class
Tuesday 11/28 - Rabbi Aviva Richman
Tuesday 12/5 - Rabbi Aviva Richman

Faculty Bio

Dena Weiss

Dena Weiss is Rosh Beit Midrash and Senior Faculty at Hadar, where she teaches Talmud, Midrash, and Hasidut. Dena earned an MA in Theology from Harvard Divinity School. She has studied and taught in a variety of Jewish educational settings including Drisha, Midreshet Lindenbaum, and Pardes.

Rabbi Aviva Richman

Rabbi Aviva Richman is Rosh Yeshiva at Hadar. She was ordained by R. Daniel Landes and has a doctorate from New York University in Talmud. R. Richman also studied in the Pardes Kollel and the Drisha Scholars’ Circle.

Rabbi Avi Strausberg

Rabbi Avi Strausberg is Senior Director of National Learning Initiatives at Hadar, and is based in Washington, D.C. She received her rabbinic ordination from Hebrew College in Boston, and was a Wexner Graduate Fellow.

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To Pray as One

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