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Sunday, February 16 • 9:15pm - 10:30pm
No Bars: When Jewish Prayer Is Like a Dropped Call: Poems, Songs, and Texts on Prayer That Connects

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Drawing on poetry, Israeli songs, and insightful texts from Tanakh, Talmud, and the Siddur, this interactive session will look at prayer from the perspective of what we seek when we pray, recognizing how hard it can be to feel connected. We'll pay attention to the emotional postures that can set us up for connected prayer.

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Joel Alter

Joel Alter is Director of Admissions for JTS's Rabbinical and Cantorial schools, where he shepherds new leaders of the Jewish people. During his 16 years in Jewish day schools as a teacher, rabbi, and administrator, Joel helped articulate pluralistic school culture. A commitment to mission-driven institutions informs his work. Joel also serves on the board of Nehirim, a community of LGBT Jews. He loves Shabbat, Torah, Hebrew, hiking, good friends... Read More →


Sunday February 16, 2014 9:15pm - 10:30pm
Glen II

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