5 2022

The Mussar Path Beckons with Rabbi Eric Gurvis

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Hevreh of Southern Berkshire 270 State Rd
Great Barrington, MA 01230

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$ Cost $ 360.00

Many of us are seeking to ground ourselves in core virtues which can guide us, uplift us, and inspire us to become the best persons we can be. For Jews, seeking such a focus is hardly new. In large part inspired by the work of The Mussar Institute and other contemporary efforts at reclaiming mussar for our day, an ever-expanding number of communities and individuals are bringing the study of Mussar teachings and their accompanying practices into their lives.
In recent years a growing number of Hevreh community members and neighbors have been exploring the Mussar path. This year we offer both a continuation and an on-ramp for new folks.
All texts will be presented in English translation. Registration is limited, and participants are asked to commit to participating throughout the year.
The dates for this series are: 12/5, 12/12, 1/9, 1/23, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6, 3/20, 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5, and 6/19.
Rabbi Eric Gurvis has served congregations in New York City; Jackson, Mississippi; Teaneck, New Jersey and Newton, Massachusetts. He currently serves as rabbi of Sha’arei Shalom in Ashland, Massachusetts.
Rabbi Gurvis has studied and practiced Mussar for a decade and has trained with The Mussar Institute as a facilitator of Mussar groups. He is Director of Chaverim and Engagement for The Mussar Institute and leads Mussar Va’adim (groups) across the Boston area, as well as here at Hevreh. Rabbi Gurvis is a Senior Rabbi Fellow of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. He and his wife, Laura, live in MetroWest Boston and Otis.