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The Torah of Leonard Cohen (3-part class)

This 3-part class will take place at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center on:

Tuesday, October 3rd 11am-12:30 pm
Tuesday, October 17th 11am-12:30 pm
Tuesday, October 31st 11am-12:30 pm

Did you know Leonard Cohen was the grandson of two of Canada’s prominent rabbis? Join musician, poet, Torah scholar and Leonard Cohen devotee, Alicia Jo Rabins on a deep, joyfully thought-provoking Jewish journey through Cohen’s songs and poems. We will explore mystical themes of love, ecstatic worship and ritual in Cohen’s work, as well as the interplay of Jewish and Buddhist themes. All are welcome.


Alicia Jo Rabins is a writer, musician, composer, performer and Torah teacher. Her work explores the intersection of ancient wisdom texts with everyday life. She is the creator and performer of Girls in Trouble, an indie-folk song cycle about the com- plicated lives of Biblical women and A Kaddish for Bernie Mado , a chamber-rock opera about the intersection of dance and spirituality.

Cost: $15 per class or $40 for all three sessions.

Earlier Event: July 26
Lecture: Robert Kahn
Later Event: October 3
2017 Israeli Film Series