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Tefillot of Kippur, a 2-Part Series

taught by Rabbi David Silber

Wednesday, September 11, 11:30AM
Wednesday, September 18, 11:30AM

Tuition is $100, but Shearith Israel members are eligible for a 25% discount

A study of the core themes of Kippur as reflected in the classical texts of the Kippur service. A careful study of the basic components of a complicated service should allow for a more meaningful and reflective experience.

Rabbi David Silber is the Founder and Dean of Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. He received ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He received the Covenant Award in 2000. He is the author of A Passover Haggadah: Go Forth and Learn, published by JPS in 2011, and For Such a Time as This: Biblical Reflections in the Book of Esther, published by Koren Publishing in 2017 (Hebrew).   

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