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Saturday, March 19 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Addressing Fear: The Hidden Hope in "Adon Olam"

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Nearly every day we hear news detailing frightening events. Can a Jewish poem provide us a vocabulary for a faith posture in the face of a personal crisis or a terrible event? Join us for a brief study of "Adon Olam." This little  poem does not merely end a prayer service. Discover a few little-known secrets concerning its author and a Sephardic alternative that may enhance your understanding of the "Adon Olam" as a new byword for daily life. An uplifting mantra of confidence and hope is hidden within its rhyme, and a new appreciation of this poem may come with discovery of its various uses that have developed over the centuries. Add your voice and perspective to our discussion.

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Steven Silberman

Rabbi Steven Silberman, having lived with his wife and their four children in Mobile, Alabama, for the past 25 years, values family time and the opportunity of learning and spiritual growth and appreciates the significance of sharing special life moments and ordinary time with his... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Gates of Prayer -- Room 3 4000 West Esplanade Avenue South, Metairie, LA 70002