• June 23, 2021
  • 13 5781, Tamuz
  • פרשת בלק

Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer

Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer

What is the place of prayer today in the modern, cynical world? Is it possible to be a religious person and not pray or a secular person who prays? What is the phenomenon of prayer and how can it be logically understood? Who is it for? Is it the outpouring of the soul, or a function of the mind? Is it a conscious or unconscious action? Is it communication with God or with the self within? Join Rabbanit Yafit Clymer as she explores these questions through the writings of some of the great Jewish spiritual thinkers of the modern age including the Baal Shem Tov, Rebbe Nachman, Rav Kook, Reb Hillel Zeitlin, Rabbi Soloveitchik, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, and more.

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June 27, 2021
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Sun 3:00 pm
April 18, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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In todays class we will go over the development of the idea of prayer from the biblical period till the Mishnaic time.

April 25, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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  1. Introduction
  2. In The Talmud
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May 2, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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In today’s class we will dive into the complex perspective of the sages of the Talmud on the idea of Prayer

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May 9, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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In today’s class we will wrap up the complexed view of the Talmudic sages on the idea of prayer and move on in History towards the Rambam(Maimonides)

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May 23, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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In today’s class as we will continue our journey on prayer with the approach of Maimonides.

 

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May 30, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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In today’s class we will delve into the Existential approach to Prayer of Rabbi Soloveichik z”l

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June 6, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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Today we will continue our learning on Rabbi Soloveitchik thoughts on Prayer

June 13, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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June 20, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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In today’s class we will continue looking into the Chasidic approach to prayer.

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June 27, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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July 4, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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July 11, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer: Modern Jewish Thought on Prayer
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Rabbanit Yafit Clymer has been a senior lecturer in Jewish Studies for many years at the Matan Institute and the Yaakov Hertzog Center (by the religious Kibbutz Movement). Rabbanit Clymer is a doctoral student in Jewish Thought at Ben Gurion University. She lives in Modiin with her family.