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May 2019

‘Tefillah – History and Meaning’: A new series of study sessions with Stephen Cotsen

May 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 5th June 2019

It is not enough just to translate our prayers. They have layers of meaning; there is politics, social history and more to discover. I have chosen three wonderful texts. The opening blessings of the Amidah have a fascinating history, Anim Z'mirot is a mystical song created in the aftermath of the devastation caused to the Jews of Germany by the Crusaders. The Kaddish did not start off being said by mourners, but that too is a most interesting story. Do…

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‘Tefillah – History and Meaning’: A new series of study sessions with Stephen Cotsen

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 5th June 2019

It is not enough just to translate our prayers. They have layers of meaning; there is politics, social history and more to discover. I have chosen three wonderful texts. The opening blessings of the Amidah have a fascinating history, Anim Z'mirot is a mystical song created in the aftermath of the devastation caused to the Jews of Germany by the Crusaders. The Kaddish did not start off being said by mourners, but that too is a most interesting story. Do…

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June 2019

‘Tefillah – History and Meaning’: A new series of study sessions with Stephen Cotsen

June 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 5th June 2019

It is not enough just to translate our prayers. They have layers of meaning; there is politics, social history and more to discover. I have chosen three wonderful texts. The opening blessings of the Amidah have a fascinating history, Anim Z'mirot is a mystical song created in the aftermath of the devastation caused to the Jews of Germany by the Crusaders. The Kaddish did not start off being said by mourners, but that too is a most interesting story. Do…

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