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Imam Chris Caras of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh and Rabbi Jonathan Perlman of New Light Congregation will lead a five week virtual class in the discussion of Ramadan, Eid al-Fatr, Hajj, Passover, Shavuot and The Counting of the Omer. Classes will be conducted with Zoom.

They are free but you must register at newlightcongregation.org/events/the-omer-and-ramadan by April 24.

The five topics to be addressed are:

  • April 28 – The Origins of the Passover in the Torah
  • May 5 – The History and Practices of Ramadan
  • May 12 – Counting to Sinai: The Meaning of the Omer
  • May 19 – Ending Ramadan: Eid al-Fitr and the Haj
  • May 26 – Shavuot (Weeks) and the Purpose of Sacred Seasons
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Ramadan and The Omer

Tuesday, April 28 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, happening 5 times

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New Light Congregation
(412) 421-1017