9:30 am - 10:45 am
Fireside Room

We begin the semester with Rabbi Tsvi Bar-David, founder and director of Beit Simchah…the House of Joy, whose mission is to provide workshops in Jewish Mysticism and Sacred Song. He has been teaching Jewish text and practice for many years, is a hospital chaplain, a methadone counselor and a spiritual counselor. He’s done counseling work in the prison system. Rabbi Tsvi will speak on “Dveikut in Jewish Mysticism: The Direct Experience of the Beloved”.