• June 29, 2022
  • 30 5782, Sivan
  • פרשת חקת

Teshuva and Self-Reflection in Pirkei Avot

Teshuva and Self-Reflection in Pirkei Avot

Ideas for self-reflection and inspiration for Elul from Pirkei Avot. A textual analysis of a selection for mishnayot from Pirkei Avot especially chosen for the themes of teshuva and renewal of our relationship with God.

August 31, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Teshuva and Self-Reflection in Pirkei Avot: Lesson 1
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Ahavat Hashem – Pirkei Avot style: Through mishnayot 3 and 10 of the first perek of Pirkei Avot, we will discover what the Tanaiim had to say about what Rambam labeled, at the end of Hilkhot Teshuva, as the ideal relationship with God.

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September 7, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Teshuva and Self-Reflection in Pirkei Avot: Lesson 2
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Chapter 2, Mishna 1: Four messages from Rabbi Yehudah Hanasi which will allow us a clearer understanding of mitzvot and what they are really here to accomplish for us!

September 14, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Teshuva and Self-Reflection in Pirkei Avot: Lesson 3
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Shakespeare and the Tanaiim: All the World’s a Stage, no matter where and when that stage may be! Is it really 18 years old for marriage?!

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September 21, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Teshuva and Self-Reflection in Pirkei Avot: Lesson 4
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And how’s He going to help us along on this Divine mission? Also, why can’t we separate from the group? Is it SO wrong to be an individual?

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