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Sunday, March 18 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Expansive Prayer: Queering Our Concept of Blessings and Prayer

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Taking a lesson from the beautiful Sha'ar Zahav prayer book, which features many "new" blessings for modern Jewish life, we will be looking in this session at the role of prayer and blessing in Jewish history. We will talk about what it means to queer a Jewish prayer experience and where there is permission to adapt our ritual experience. And finally, we will spend time reading, sharing, and even writing the blessings we have been missing in our Jewish lives.

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Dani Levine

Dani Levine is the New Orleans Director for Avodah. Avodah strengthens the Jewish community’s fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the United States. It does so by engaging participants in service and community building that inspire them to become lifelong leaders... Read More →

Sunday March 18, 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
Room 208, JCC