Mussar Class Offerings

Mussar 1

Facilitated by Jay Gainsboro

10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/20, 1/3, 1/17 from 7:00-8:45 PM on Zoom

Mussar is a Jewish path of spiritual development that leads to awareness, wisdom, and transformation. This course will explore 6 different character traits/middot. As we explore these middot, we will begin to evolve a better understanding of our true nature and acquire tools that can help us break through barriers that have prevented us from becoming our best selves.

Class size limited to 10 students; Cost: $180/$216

Register here for Mussar 1

Mussar 5

Facilitated by Caryl Shaw

10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/29, 12/13, 12/27, 1/10 from 9:45-11:30 AM on Zoom

Continuing va’ad with new middot. Cost: $180/$216

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Advanced Mussar

The TST Center for Jewish Spirituality is excited to announce two new advanced Mussar courses for students that have completed at least 4 semesters of TST Mussar.

Engaging Your Better Self in Difficult Conversations

Facilitated by Caryl Shaw and Jay Gainsboro

10/13, 10/27, 11/10, 12/1, 12/15, 1/5, 1/19 from 7:00-8:45 PM on Zoom

The course identifies middot/traits that are active when engaging in difficult conversations. Using the wisdom of Mussar combined with the guidelines outlined in Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication, we will discover new ways of approaching difficult conversations. Class size limited to 12; Cost: $180/$216

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Keeping Your Teshuvah Commitments Alive throughout the New Year

Facilitated by Nancy Weiss

11/17, 12/1, 12/15, 1/5, 1/19, 2/2, 2/9 from 7:00-8:45 PM on Zoom

During the High Holiday season, we reflect on those areas in our lives where we would like to enhance. Many of us make commitments at Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur that we find difficult to sustain during the New Year. In this Mussar course we will focus on 6 middot that will guide us in maintaining our steadiness as we encounter challenges to our intentions. Class size limited to 8; Cost: $180/$216

Register here for Keeping Your Teshuvah