CONTINUING VA’ADS

  • Please note that, unless otherwise indicated, these continuing va’ads are NOT accepting new students.
  • Continuing va’ads in Los Angeles, New York City and Ashland OR, are accepting registration directly. Please contact the madrich/a for information about and registration for those classes.

Mondays

Madricha: Hazzan Naomi Hirsch
Year 2:  Neshamah: Taking Your Practice to the Next Level
(accepting a limited number of year 1 with instructor approval)
In person – Beth Tikvah B’nai Jeshurun (BTBJ) • 1001 Paper Mill Road • Erdenheim, PA
Open to BTBJ members and non-members for new students of Mussar
Meets 7:00 – 9:00 pm •  February 10 to June 15
COURSE S20-Y2-M-MO-NH • Fee: $125 for members of BTBJ
COURSE S20-Y2-NM-MO-NH • Fee: $325 for non-members of BTBJ
(Please contact Cantor Hirsch at nhirsch613@verizon.net before registering.)
Click here to register.
Click here to register as a member of BTBJ.

Madricha: Linda Kriger
Year 2:  Neshamah: Taking Your Practice to the Next Level 

In person – Beth Sholom, Elkins Park, PA
(accepting a limited number of new students)
11:00 am – 1:00 pm • February 24 to June 1
COURSE S20-Y2-MO-LK • Fee: $325 
(Please contact Linda at linwitz1012@gmail.com before registering.)
Click here to register for this class.

Madricha: Linda Kriger
Year 4 • Kedushah: Making a Life of Holiness Your Goal
In person – Philadelphia area; Madricha will inform you of place of meeting
Meets at 7:00 – 9:00 pm • January 27 to May 18
COURSE S20-Y4-TU-LK • Fee: $325
Click here to register for this class.

Madrichim: Rabbi Rachel Bovitz & Rabbi Ira Stone
Va’ad for Rabbis & Cantors

Online – Zoom
Meets 11:45 am – 1:30 pm EST • Meets every other week September 9, 2019 through May 2020
COURSE F19-AC-MO-RB/IS • Fee: $1,000
Contact Treasurer Marty Jacobs to apply for clergy scholarships are available for this course. 
Click here to register for this class.

Tuesdays

Madricha: Nancy Axelrod
Post-Grad: Mussar for the Third Chapter of Life
In person – Southern New Jersey
10:30 am – 12:30 pm • January 7 to May 19
This class, continuing an ongoing va’ad, will explore how Mussar can help us be present to both ourselves and to others as we face the opportunities and challenges of aging.
COURSE S20-PG-TU-NA • Fee: $275
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Madrichim: Carol Daniels & Linda Kriger
Learning Mussar
Year 2:  Neshamah:  Taking Your Practice to the Next Level
(accepting a limited number of new students)
Online – via Zoom
Meets 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, EST • February 18 to May 19
COURSE S20-Y2-TU-CD/LK • Fee: $325
(Please contact Linda at linwitz1012@gmail.com and Carol at caldanls@gmail.com before registering)
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Wednesdays

Madrich: Herb Levine
Vaad Ha-maggidot
Year 3 • Ruach: Taking Your Practice to the Next Level
Online – Zoom
JSE Alumni
Meets 1:30 – 3:30 pm ET • February 26 to June 3
COURSE S20-Y3-WE-HL • Fee $325
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Fridays

Madricha: Sonia Voynow
Year 3 Ruach: Immersing Yourself in Goodness

In-person: Main Line Reform Temple, Ardmore, PA
Meets 10:00 am – 12:00 pm • February 7 to May 15
COURSE S20-Y3-FR-SV • Fee: $325; plus suggested voluntary contribution to CCM of $50.
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IMPORTANT: MAKE CAREFUL NOTE of the COURSE NUMBER and information before registering.