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Words of Power: Writing from the Language of Torah

January 31, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 14, 2023

$250

Tapping into the layers of meaning in key words of Torah will be our gateway into writing poetic midrash and interpretive Torah. Building on his forthcoming book from CCAR Press, These Words: Poetic Midrash on the Language of Torah, poet and liturgist Alden Solovy will open the well of Torah wisdom in words ranging from God’s names to the mysteries of creation.

Alden Solovy spreads joy and excitement for prayer. An American Israeli liturgist, lyricist, poet, author, and educator, Alden is the Liturgist-in-Residence for the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. Alden teaches prayer and spirituality throughout the world. Based in Jerusalem, his five solo books include This Grateful Heart: Psalms and Prayers for a New Day, This Joyous Soul: A New Voice for Ancient Yearnings, and the newly released This Precious Life: Encountering the Divine with Poetry and Prayer, all published by CCAR Press. A regular contributor to Ritualwell and a member of the Ritualwell Immersion faculty, his work is anthologized in more than 20 other volumes across the religious spectrum. Alden also contributes regularly to RavBlog, ReformJudaism.org, and the Times of Israel. He’s a three-time winner of the Peter Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism. Alden made aliyah to Jerusalem in 2012. See his work at www.tobendlight.com. Alden can be reached at alden@tobendlight.com.

All sessions will be recorded and sent to participants. We encourage live attendance for you to get the most out of the experience.

Details

Date:
January 31, 2023
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
EST
Cost:
$250
Event Category:
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Venue

Zoom

Organizer

Alden Solovy

The Reconstructionist Network

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