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Psalms: From Joy to Sorrow, Singing Hallelujah

Wednesdays March 27 - April 17
12:00pm Pacific Time | 3:00pm Eastern Time
Event Details
Draw new meaning from the ancient words of Psalms.

We are delighted to offer this class for free. But to ensure we can keep making Jewish education accessible at no charge, will you make the suggested donation of $36 (or more, if you are so moved)? Thank you for your generosity!

Psalms serve as the playlist of the Jewish people, offering deeply personal and honest poem-songs that resonate universally and spiritually. Join us in studying a curated selection of Psalms to explore their artistry and discover phrases and compositions that hold
enduring meaning for you.

This class meets the following Wednesdays from 12-1pm PT:

March 27, Introduction and Happiness: Psalm 1

April 3, Life as a Journey: Psalm 23

April 10, When Life is Hard: Psalm 44 and 121

April 17, Hallelujah: Psalm 145-150

Cost: Free
Series: 4 Sessions
Instructor: Rabbi Elie Spitz

Elie Spitz is rabbi emeritus of Congregation B’nai Israel of Tustin, CA, where he served for over 33 years as its senior rabbi. He is the author of three books and many articles dealing with spirituality and Jewish law. He has taught the philosophy of Jewish law at American Jewish University and has taught at Chapman University.