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January 2020

“Alter”natives: Divergent Paths to Ethical Perfection in the Evolution of the Mussar Movement w/Raizy Lichtenstein @ 7:30 pm

January 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 4, 2020

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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“Alter”natives: Divergent Paths to Ethical Perfection in the Evolution of the Mussar Movement: Rabbi Israel Salanter (1809-1883 innovated the Lithuanian Mussar Movement, an immersive and controversial approach to character development which applied ethical teachings and psychology to Torah study and meditative practice. Rabbi Israel’s three primary disciples, the “Alters” (Elders of Kelm, Slabodka, and Novhardok, approached the monumental task of character development from different angles. In exploring a selection of their texts, we will focus on the creative and startlingly divergent ways…

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“Alter”natives: Divergent Paths to Ethical Perfection in the Evolution of the Mussar Movement w/Raizy Lichtenstein @ 7:30 pm

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 4, 2020

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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“Alter”natives: Divergent Paths to Ethical Perfection in the Evolution of the Mussar Movement: Rabbi Israel Salanter (1809-1883 innovated the Lithuanian Mussar Movement, an immersive and controversial approach to character development which applied ethical teachings and psychology to Torah study and meditative practice. Rabbi Israel’s three primary disciples, the “Alters” (Elders of Kelm, Slabodka, and Novhardok, approached the monumental task of character development from different angles. In exploring a selection of their texts, we will focus on the creative and startlingly divergent ways…

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February 2020

“Alter”natives: Divergent Paths to Ethical Perfection in the Evolution of the Mussar Movement w/Raizy Lichtenstein @ 7:30 pm

February 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 4, 2020

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
+ Google Map

“Alter”natives: Divergent Paths to Ethical Perfection in the Evolution of the Mussar Movement: Rabbi Israel Salanter (1809-1883 innovated the Lithuanian Mussar Movement, an immersive and controversial approach to character development which applied ethical teachings and psychology to Torah study and meditative practice. Rabbi Israel’s three primary disciples, the “Alters” (Elders of Kelm, Slabodka, and Novhardok, approached the monumental task of character development from different angles. In exploring a selection of their texts, we will focus on the creative and startlingly divergent ways…

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