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Sara Lynn Newberger Sara Lynn Newberger, Director of Hineni (Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois; Master of Arts, Brandeis University, Hornstein Program in Jewish Communal Service and Education; Jerusalem Fellow) is the Director of Hineni. She believes passionately in the importance of Jewish learning and the impact it can have on people’s lives. Sara Lynn has recently begun to explore, both in her own learning and teaching, areas of Jewish mindfulness and spirituality. In addition to planning programs for Hineni, she is facilitating groups in Jewish Meditation, Torah and Mindfulness, Mussar/Middot, and Contemplative Chanting. Sara Lynn is starting her 5th year as a Melton director and is our school’s Rhythms teacher.

Sponsoring Agency

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Hineni: Talmud Torah of St. Paul
768 Hamline Avenue South
St. Paul, MN 55116

Advisory Board

Audrey Abrams, Julie Dean. Mari Forbush, Beth Friend, Harriet Glick, Richard Heinrich, Jon Minsberg, Meryll Page, Rachel Spilker, Roxanne Portnoy, Nina Samuels, Danny Zelle

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Year 1: Rhythms of Jewish Living & Purposes of Jewish Living

Day: Wednesdays beginning on October 10, 2018, for 26 weeks

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Faculty: Rhythms: Sara Lynn Newberger   /   Purposes: Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein

Location: Talmud Torah of St. Paul, 768 Hamline Ave. South, St. Paul

The Star and the Crescent: The Long Relationship of Judaism and Islam

Day: Tuesdays beginning on October 9, 2018, for 10 weeks

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Faculty: Meryll Page

Location: Beth El Synagogue, 5225 Barry Street W., St. Louis Park, MN


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