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— Audrey Brooks

Yom Iyyun 2013 Materials

Materials from the 2013 NYC Yom Iyyun

Photo album

Two-minute video of the spirit of Yom Iyyun [Download]

(Videos produced in partnership with HUC-JIR’s New York School Spirituality Initiative.)

Opening Session

Rabbi Lisa Goldstein –  IJS Executive Director

Welcome – Rabbi Marcelo Bronstein, B’nai Jeshurun

Opening Reflection – Larry Schwartz, IJS Board President & Romemu Member

Framing the Issue: “Prayer as Practice” – Rabbi Nancy Flam

Mp3

   Rabbi Lisa Goldstein and Rabbi Marcelo Bronstein

   Larry Schwartz

   Rabbi Nancy Flam

Video

   Rabbi Lisa Goldstein and Rabbi Marcelo Bronstein [Download]

   Larry Schwartz [Download]

   Rabbi Nancy Flam [Download]

Transcripts

   Transcript of Opening Reflection

   Transcript of Framing the Issue

Plenary Presentation: Shifting the Paradigm from “Attending Services” to “Engaging in Practice”

Rabbi David Ingber & Rabbi Ebn Leader

Rabbi Nancy Flam, Moderator

Mp3

   Part 1 Rabbi Nancy Flam (Opening)

   Part 2 Rabbi Ebn Leader

   Part 3 Rabbi David Ingber

   Part 4 Rabbi Nancy Flam (Closing)

Video

    Full Length [Download]

Text Study: Or HaMe’ir – Rosh HaShanah

Hebrew and English Text with Commentary

Text Study Introduction Video [Download]

Workshops

Teaching Prayer as a Practice: A Report from the Field, Rabbi Mike Comins

   Mp3

The Magic of Hebrew Chant:  Healing the Spirit, Transforming the Mind, Deepening Love, Rabbi Shefa Gold

   Mp3

   Handout

Prayer Practice: From God-Sensitivity to World-Responsiveness, Beth Huppin 

   Mp3

   Handout

Bakashot (Petitionary Prayer) as Emotional Education, Rabbi James Jacobson- Maisels 

   Mp3

   Handout

Reconstructing Prayer –Cultivating and Reflecting on Our Inner Qualities, Rabbi Michael Strassfeld 

   Mp3

   Handout

Nigunim and Building Singing Communities, Joey Weisenberg 

   Mp3

After Workshop Re-Gathering Niggun (Bina’s Niggun, by Joey Weisenberg)

   Video [Download]

Avodah B’Tzibbur:  Communal Prayer Practice

Praise Practice,  Cantors Angela Buchdahl and Richard Cohn

   Mp3

   Video [Download]

   Handout

   Response Cards

Contemplative Prayer Practice, Rabbi Jonathan Slater

   Mp3

   Video [Download]

   Handout

   Response Cards

Ma’ariv Practice, Rabbi Marcia Prager & Hazzan Jack Kessler 

   Mp3

   Video [Download]

Next Steps

   Video [Download]