ACC CCPD-Mussar Institute Program: MUSSAR FACILITATION:A TRAINING SERIES FOR RABBIS, CANTORS & EDUCATORS
Are you looking for a way to bring more spirituality to your community? The Mussar Facilitation Series for Rabbis, Cantors & Educators is an opportunity to experience the nuances of Mussar facilitation and prepare to lead TMI courses and programs in your congregation.
You'll receive a practical introduction to the transformative teachings and practices of Mussar. Through contemplative practices, small group discussions, chants, and readings, you will find greater balance and wholeness in all areas of life. Mussar, an authentic Jewish spiritual path, is suitable for all at any level of Jewish or Hebrew knowledge. The source text is Everyday Holiness, by Alan Morinis. Click here to download the flyer.
You'll be prepared to facilitate Challenges and Choices, our Teen Program and Seeking Everyday Holiness, our program for beginning adult students:
- Seeking Everyday Holiness
- Challenges and Choices
Rabbi Eric Gurvis is Director of Chaverim and Engagement at The Mussar Institute. He is a graduate of SUNY-Albany and was ordained at the Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of religion in New Yori. Eric has served congregations in New York City; Jackson, MS; Teaneck, NJ; Newton, MA; and is currently the rabbi of Sha'arei Shalom in Ashland, MA. Eric facilitates Mussar groups throughout the Greater Boston area and in Western MA. He and his wife, Laura Kizner Gurvis are blessed with four children and two young grandsons.
With her humor and insight, Rabbi Jen Gubitz builds communities and content that elevate Jewish wisdom’s capacity to speak to our human condition. She is a graduate of Indiana University and was ordained in 2012 by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (NY) where she was a Tisch Rabbinical Fellow. She trained in chaplaincy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and wrote her thesis on Jewish death education for children. She served Temple Shir Tikva in Wayland, MA, and Temple Israel of Boston. Jen lives in Boston with her husband and rescue dog, Joey.
Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
October 19, 26
November 9, 16
This series is free to you. What we ask in return is that you commit to bringing at least one of these programs to your congregation or organization
Please visit our website to learn more about Mussar and The Mussar Institute. www.mussarinstitute.org