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Sunday, April 15 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Shots of Holiness: The Changing Role of Hebrew in Contemporary Judaism

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Since ancient rabbis were adamant that prayer can be in any language you understand, why do we still feel the push to use Hebrew in our services? By looking at some of the ancient sources along with looking at more contemporary reflections on Hebrew and prayer, we will discuss the role that Hebrew plays in our cultural and spiritual lives.

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Philip Gibbs

Philip Gibbs began as the rabbi of Congregation Har El in West Vancouver this past August after his ordination from the rabbinical school at the Jewish Theological Seminary in May 2017. He has led backpacking trips for Ramah in the Rockies, and as a student at JTS served as the secretary... Read More →

Sunday April 15, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Room B