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The period of the between Passover and Shavuot is called The Omer. For forty-nine days, or seven weeks, we take on a discipline, an obligation to mindfully enter the day, to be aware of its potential power to matter, to make a difference, to count for something. Awaken your routine with intention, with attention.

Rabbi Kedar will teach seven spiritual principles for the seven weeks of the Omer: decide, discern, choose, hope, imagine, courage, pray. These principles can offer path from enslavement to freedom, darkness to light, constriction to expanse.

About Rabbi Kedar
Rabbi Karyn D. Kedar made aliyah to Israel in 1985, and had the distinction of being the first female rabbi in Jerusalem’s history. She has a distinguished career holding many positions of leadership and is the accomplished author of five books, God WhispersStories of the Soul, Lessons of the Heart, The Dance of the Dolphin (Our Dance with God)The Bridge to Forgiveness: Stories and Prayers for Finding God and Restoring Wholeness, Omer: A Counting, and Amen: Seeking Presence with Prayer, Poetry and Mindfulness Practice. She appears in numerous anthologies, including the Reform Movement’s Siddur, Mishkan T’filah and the Women’s Commentary, and is a noteworthy speaker and a spiritual guide.

Making Our Days Count with Rabbi Karyn Kedar (via Zoom)

Monday, Apr. 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Temple Sinai
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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