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Sunday, February 22 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Food and Holiness: From Farm to Table

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Every day we sit down for one of the most human, and potentially most holy, activities of our lives—eating. Our Sages, from the rabbis of the Talmud to the Hasidic masters, understood the potential of that moment and surrounded the mundane act of eating with lessons and rituals that give us the choice of elevating the act of eating to holy heights. During the course of this discussion we will consider some key teachings designed to help us experience the simple act of approaching a meal in a fresh way.

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Louis Rieser

Rabbi, Teacher, Retired
Writer and teacher, Rabbi Louis Rieser, is the author of The Hillel Narratives. He runs an on-going Jewish Meditation practice in W. Boca Raton and teaches regularly at area synagogues and in the Palm Beach CJE's Melton Program.  His writings are found in a variety of journals, as well as online in his blog, NuViewTalmud, and on the website, Jewish Values Online.  He is the Rabbi Emeritus of Etz Hayim Synagogue in Derry, NH, and is... Read More →

Sunday February 22, 2015 9:00am - 9:45am
Room 115