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Friday, February 12 • 8:45pm - 10:00pm
Surfing the Waves: A Talmudic Story - Turning Chaos into Normal

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Rabbi Akiva survives a shipwreck.  Not through a miracle, divine intervention or randomness, but by implementing core values that influenced his choreography & posture while riding the waves, & thereafter. We will explore, analyze & delight in this literarily rich & ever revealing story in Tractate Yevamoth 121A, & highlight the life enhancing values, character traits & postures that will enable us to turn our own turbulence into normal, as we surf the waves of life. 


David Ingber

David Ingber was named by Newsweek as one of the top 50 most influential rabbis in the US and by the Forward as one of the 50 most notable US Jews. He promotes a renewed Jewish mysticism that integrates meditative mindfulness and physical awareness into mainstream, post-modern Judaism. His rich perspective and full-bodied approach to Jewish learning have brought him to speak worldwide. David is the founder and spiritual director of Romemu, a... Read More →
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Joe Septimus

Joe Septimus is CFO of a NYC based mortgage bank, teaches Torah at various adult education venues including Darkhei Noam, Central Synagogue, the JCC Tikkun, & Limmud NY. Joe has an MBA from NYU, a BA in Philosophy, studied at Yeshiva Chaim Berlin & Kerem B’Yavneh, is a Wexner Heritage alum, & loves analyzing Rabbinic & Biblical texts. Joe is married to Renee. They are blessed with four pairs of amazing children & in-law children, & ten... Read More →

Friday February 12, 2016 8:45pm - 10:00pm

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