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Why Do We Say That? Prayer Primer With Clergy

Begins Friday, April 1–July 29, 2022, 5:00–5:30 pm (Some Fridays Excluded)

In Person (Pavilion) & Virtual

This program is open to Central members, Center for Exploring Judaism students, and our 20s and 30s community.

This series kicks off with an in-person introduction to prayer practice led by Rabbi Ari Lorge on Friday, April 1, from 5:00–5:30 pm in our Pavilion. After launch, the class will be both in-person and virtual each week, with the virtual option serving as a recap of the in-person class that occurred the week before. Central members, CEJ, and our 20s and 30s community should check their inbox for the Zoom link. Please note, we will not be meeting on certain Fridays. Please see the complete schedule below:


In-Person Session

Virtual Session


Introduction to Prayer Practice Friday, April 1, 2022 Friday, April 8, 2022 Rabbi Angela Buchdahl
Opening Psalms Friday, April 8, 2022 Friday, April 22 Rabbi Ari Lorge
Lecha Dodi Friday, April 22, 2022 Friday, April 29, 2022 Rabbinical Student Andrew Mandel
Barchu/Maariv Aravim Friday, April 29, 2022 Friday, May 6, 2022 Rabbi Nicole Auerbach
Ahavat Olam Friday, May 6, 2022 Friday, May 13, 2022 Rabbi Mo Salth
Shema Friday, May 13, 2022 Friday, May 20, 2022 Rabbinical Student Andrew Mandel
Hashkiveinu Friday, May 20, 2022 Friday, June 3, 2022 Rabbi Nicole Auerbach
Mi Chamocha Friday, June 3, 2022 Friday, June 10, 2022 Rabbi Dan Ross
Aleinu Friday, June 10, 2022 Friday, June 17, 2022 Rabbi Sarah Berman
Mishebeirach / Shehecheyanu Friday, June 17, 2022 Friday, June 24, 2022 Rabbi Dan Ross
Amidah Friday, July 1, 2022 Friday, July 8, 2022 Rabbi Ari Lorge
Kaddish Friday, July 22, 2022 Friday, July 29, 2022 Rabbi Mo Salth

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