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Sunday, February 17 • 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Beyond Obligation: Designing Your Own Siddur with Intention

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Jewish prayer offers daily opportunities for personal maintenance and creative and emotional development. The only ingredients needed are time, commitment, openness, structure, and intention. The siddur (prayer book) was invented as a tool providing individual access to an arrangement of liturgies, a lattice for the expression of our ancestors' wisdom and worldview. How can we design siddurim to better express and share the insights that we have derived through our own practice of Judaism?


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Aharon Varady

Founding Director, the Open Siddur Project
Founding director of the Open Siddur Project, the open-source digital humanities project sharing the texts and art of Jewish spiritual practice, Aharon Varady is an environmental planner and Jewish educator working to improve stewardship of the Public Domain, be it the physical and natural commons of urban park systems or the creative and cultural commons of Torah study. He currently studies the intersection of theurgy, experiential education... Read More →


Sunday February 17, 2013 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Hopatcong 15th floor conference center