Prayer and the Prayerbook: The Siddur as a Guide to Prayerful Reflection

Day: Tuesdays

Date: October 5 - November 16, 2021

Time: 8:00 - 9:00 PM

Cost: $0.00

Suggested Contribution: $25/session ($175 for 7 sessions)

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The Siddur contains sections drawn from both the Bible and rabbinic compositions based upon biblical narratives and verse. Our initial focus will be on the Psalms, which are the introduction to prayer, and are intended to broaden our thinking about this religious activity.

Rabbi David Silber

David Silber is the founder and dean of Drisha Institute for Jewish Education in New York and Israel. Rabbi Silber received ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He is a recipient of the Covenant Award, for excellence in innovative Jewish education, and is the author of A Passover Haggadah: Go Forth and Learn (Jewish Publication Society 2011) and For Such a Time as This: Biblical Reflections in the Book of Esther (Koren Publishers 2017). He is also a nationally acclaimed lecturer on the Bible. Rabbi Silber is married to Dr. Devora Steinmetz. They have eight children and live in New York City. Click here to access other recorded classes by David Silber.

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