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Thursday, May 6th and 13th, 2021: -

How To Lead A Shiva Minyan - Online Course

Thursday, May 6th and 13th, 2021, at 7:00 to 8:30pm UK time (adjust to your time zone).

Course Cost: £25

For those familiar with the nusach for ma’ariv l’chol, over two evenings, this course will explore who should lead the Shiva, discuss the general halacha surrounding the mourning process, and introduce the liturgical additions to the service including the memorial prayer and tehilim.

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Teacher Biography: -

Simon Gordon graduated from EAJL's Baal Tefillah Diploma programme in 2019. He is a member of Kol Nefesh Masorti in Edgware, where he chairs the Tefillah Pelach (Services Committee). Professionally, he is a UK civil servant at the Home Office.

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Why Nusach?

Click on the picture to hear Chazan Jaclyn Chernett explain.

Chazan, Hazzan, Cantor, Sh’liach Tsibbur (Messenger of the Congregation), Ba’al Tefillah (Master of Prayer), are all words that mean leader of Jewish prayer.

A Chazan / Hazzan / Cantor is the title of a person who is qualified to do so.