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February 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
One event on December 28, 2019 at 10:00am
One event on March 14, 2019 at 10:00am
One event on March 28, 2019 at 10:00am
One event on April 11, 2019 at 10:00am
One event on May 2, 2019 at 10:00am
One event on May 16, 2019 at 10:00am
One event on May 30, 2019 at 10:00am
with Rabbi Eric Gurvis
Mussar is a Jewish spiritual discipline that helps us to nurture depth of soul and spirit. Through the exploration of Jewish wisdom and insight, we develop a way of living that reflects inner-peace, ethical living, and deepened appreciation for life’s blessings.
Thursday mornings, 10:00 am – noon
8 Sessions: Feb 14, 28, Mar 14, 28, Apr 11, May 2, 16 and 30
Class size is limited. Interested? Register Today
Register/Pay online or register by sending your check to the Synagogue’s Blum Executive office.
Questions? Please contact Terri Swartz Russell
Rabbi Eric Gurvis is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, with a BA in Sociology and Judaic Studies, and was ordained at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York. Eric has served congregations in New York City; Jackson, Mississippi; Teaneck, New Jersey; and most recently completed 18 years as Senior Rabbi of Temple Shalom of Newton in Newton, Massachusetts, where he is now Rabbi Emeritus. For the past year Eric served as East Coast Manager for Shalom Hartman Institute of North America.
Eric completed training with The Mussar Institute and is a certified Mussar Va’ad leader. He has long been deeply involved in youth activities and Jewish camps, interfaith work, and Israel programming and education. Eric is a Senior Rabbinic Fellow of the Hartman Institute in 2013, where he serves on the Rabbinic Advisory Council. He is a blogger and regular contributor to Fresh Day, an online interfaith e-zine. Eric lives in Newton, Massachusetts with his wife, Laura Kizner Gurvis. Eric and Laura have four children, and most recently, a 15-month old grandson in whom they take great delight.