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Yom Kippur Afternoon Reflection & Renewal

Yom Kippur Afternoon Reflection & Renewal
Yom Kippur Afternoon Reflection & Renewal

Time & Location:

Oct 05, 2022, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Rodef Shalom Congregation & Online, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA


12:30 pm - Traditional Lecture by Dr. Walter Jacob

Sanctuary & Live-Streamed

1:30 pm - Reflective Walk with Rabbi Sharyn Henry

Meet in the Commons

This is an opportunity to get outside and reflect on the themes of Yom Kippur. The entire walk is about an hour, split roughly in half between walking and sitting/reflecting. Wear comfortable shoes and meet in the Commons Area.

1:30 pm - "I haven’t heard this before!" Jewish Music in the United Kingdom with Rabbi Cantor Gershon Silins

Lippman Library & Zoom

Jewish music in the progressive synagogues in the UK is completely different from what we know in the United States. Cantor Gershon will demonstrate with recordings of this music, which you have never heard before.

2:30 pm - "What Does Judaism Say About…?" with Rabbi Jessica Locketz

Lippman Library & Zoom

Join in a discussion about the intersection between contemporary issues and Jewish thought.

3:30 pm - How can the stories of our martyrs help us with our own teshuvah?

Sanctuary & Live-Streamed

We will explore the “Eileh Ezk’ra--Martyrology” section of the Yom Kippur liturgy.

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