SPARK – Mussar
2 Lake Street, San Francisco, CA
Things They Never Taught You In Hebrew School: The Practice of Mussar with Rabbi Beth Singer
Rabbi Beth Singer will offer an introduction to the concept of Mussar, an old and evolving Jewish practice that involves working on specific soul traits in order to be a better person in the world. This course will cover a brief history of Mussar and we will learn how to practice a few traits such as developing humility, generosity and equanimity. The third session will be taught by special guest teacher:
Rabbi Beth Singer is the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Senior Rabbi at Congregation Emanu-El. Ordained at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, she also earned her undergraduate degree from Pomona College. Before coming to Emanu-El in August 2013, Rabbi Singer served as Temple Beth Am’s Co-Senior rabbi in Seattle for sixteen years.