The Alan Papernick Educational Institute Endowment Fund presents: Jewish Law Today Like any legal system, Jewish law is dynamic.  It responds to new societal issues as they arise.  In “Jewish Law Today”, Rabbi Schiff will address five twenty first century legal debates from the perspective of Jewish legal sources.  Exploring relevant texts, Rabbi Schiff will…

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Tikkun Leil Shavuot traditionally brings the entire Jewish community together for all-night Jewish learning. This year it we’ll gather the night before Shavuot, so everyone can participate online. SESSION TIME SLOTS 9:00 – 9:50 PM 10:00 – 10:50 PM 11:00 PM – 11:50 AM Learn more at jewispgh.org/tikkun »

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Jewish Prayer

Do you find prayer meaningless and opaque, or significant and powerful? This course will explore the challenging nature of prayer. It will delve into the fundamental features of how and why we pray.  Rabbi Schiff will describe the origins and the structure of Jewish services and will engage in a close study of a number of central prayers within the liturgy.  This…

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Jewish Prayer

Do you find prayer meaningless and opaque, or significant and powerful? This course will explore the challenging nature of prayer. It will delve into the fundamental features of how and why we pray.  Rabbi Schiff will describe the origins and the structure of Jewish services and will engage in a close study of a number of central prayers within the liturgy.  This…

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Jewish Prayer

Do you find prayer meaningless and opaque, or significant and powerful? This course will explore the challenging nature of prayer. It will delve into the fundamental features of how and why we pray.  Rabbi Schiff will describe the origins and the structure of Jewish services and will engage in a close study of a number of central prayers within the liturgy.  This…

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Jewish Texts

In this 4-part course, Rabbi Schiff will put the pieces of the “text puzzle” into one coherent picture, so that the place of Torah, Tanakh, Talmud, Midrash, Responsa, Kabbalah, as well as many other sources, can be easily understood.

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Jewish Prayer

Do you find prayer meaningless and opaque, or significant and powerful? This course will explore the challenging nature of prayer. It will delve into the fundamental features of how and why we pray.  Rabbi Schiff will describe the origins and the structure of Jewish services and will engage in a close study of a number of central prayers within the liturgy.  This…

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