Congregation Agudat Achim

Scholar-in-YOUR-Residence: Dr. Rachel Anisfeld

Scholar-in-YOUR-Residence: Dr. Rachel Anisfeld


November 4, 2021    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Type

Scholar in Your Residence
Fall 2021 Series

SPONSORED BY Congregation Agudat Achim’s Adult Education Committee and by the Sadie Schneider Rosh Hodesh Learning Group

Resting in the Words of the Psalms
taught by Dr. Rachel Anisfeld

Zoom Link – Free and open to all!

Thursday 4 November 2021 @ 7:30p following Maariv @ 7:15p

Rachel Anisfeld holds a PhD in Rabbinic Literature from the University of Pennsylvania. A writer and Torah educator for thirty years, she has a special interest in the intersection of Torah and the inner work of psycho-spiritual mental health. She is a former resident and continuing fan of the Capital District, and now lives in Atlanta, GA. Check out her new website: Torah and Inner Work.

This session will be a demonstration of a method of reading the Psalms that I think of as resting in its words — taking a very small section of Psalms, usually a single verse or two, and exploring deeply its meaning through meditation, journaling, discussion, and sometimes song. We will work together to explore the depths of one such section, create meaning and connection, and rest together in its words. I look forward to learning and being with you!

Zoom Link – Free and open to all!