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Voice, Water, Place: New/Old Ways of Understanding God

Rabbi Toba Spitzer, moderated by Rabbi Jacob Staub.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 8:00-9:15pm EST.

New developments in neuroscience show us the power of metaphor in shaping our experience. How can an understanding of the theory of metaphors, and an exploration of the wealth of metaphors for the divine in Jewish tradition, help us to address God in prayer authentically and with a full heart?

Read the essay here.

 

Rabbi Toba Spitzer has served Congregation Dorshei Tzedek since she was ordained in 1997 at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. She is a popular teacher of courses on Judaism and economic justice, Reconstructionist Judaism, new approaches to thinking about God, and the practice of integrating Jewish spiritual and ethical teachings into daily life.