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Ingredients of Prayer: Writing Contemporary Liturgy

Led by Alden Solovy

Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 29 and Aug. 5, 12:00–1:00pm ET

$180 for five sessions

All sessions will be recorded and available to participants. You may join the session live or watch recordings at your own convenience.

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Join acclaimed liturgist Alden Solovy on a spiritual journey to deepen your core understanding of prayer and to hone your writing skills for creating new Jewish liturgy. This workshop — blending source study, discussion and in-class writing exercises — will be mystical, playful and practical. The course is accessible for individuals of all levels of knowledge about Jewish prayer and the siddur. This workshop will encourage experimentation, challenging participants to find their own authentic voice(s) of prayer.  

 

Alden Solovy spreads the joy of prayer. A poet and liturgist, his work challenges the boundaries between poetry, meditation, personal growth and prayer. His work is widely anthologized. His fourth solo book —  This Joyous Soul: A New Voice for Ancient Yearnings — was recently published by the Central Conference of American Rabbis. He also teaches prayer, writing as a spiritual practice and personal connection with t’fillah, and was a recent ELItalk fellow where he spoke about “Falling in Love with Prayer.” Explore Alden’s work here.