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Turn, Turn, Turn: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

To everything there is a season, proclaims the book of Kohelet and the late Pete Seeger. A two part series to explore the essence of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur through the lens of big questions. R

Rosh Hashanah: Learning to Listen, Learning To Cry

Monday, Sept. 14th @ 7:30pm ET
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The Torah describes Rosh Hashanah as a “day when the shofar is sounded.” What can we learn from a day that asks us to listen? What are the qualities of listening that we might learn from this holiday? What does listening require of us?

Yom Kippur: Teshuva and Reinventing Ourselves

Monday, Sept. 21st @ 7:30pm ET 
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How do we change ourselves or make change within ourselves? Does it come from the inside? The outside? What conditions enable change?

 

Thanks a Bajillion

Sunday September 20th at 2 pm

Gratitude is the ultimate Jewish value. During this alternative service option, we'll watch a clip from author A.J. Jacobs on his quest to thank 1,000 people who had even the smallest role in making his cup of morning coffee. Then we'll discuss: How can radical gratitude keep us sane during stressful times? Please register in advance in order to receive the link.

MIT Hillel

Phone: 617-253-2982
Email: hillel@mit.edu

MIT Hillel
Muriel and Norman B. Leventhal
Center for Jewish Life

40 Massachusetts Ave, Building W11
Cambridge, MA 02139

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