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April 08, 2022 Preparing Our Hearts for Passover and Easter

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  • Date
  • time Eastern Time
  • location Temple Beth Zion
    1566 Beacon St.
    Brookline, MA 02446
  • cost Free
  • organizer Hebrew College Miller Center for Interreligious Leadership & Learning
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Join us IN-PERSON and ONLINE for an exploration of theological, ritual, and vocational commonalities, & differences. Prepare personally for the upcoming holy days and make meaningful connections with your theological colleagues.

Date: Friday, April 8, 2022
Time: 8:30 am-12:00 p.m.
Location: Temple Beth Zion, 1566 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02446 OR Online

Vaccination required for in-person attendance.

Event Co-SPonsors

Hebrew College, Boston University, Boston College, Harvard Divinity School, and BTI (Boston Theological Interreligious Consortium)


8:30 a.m. — Schacharit (Jewish Morning Service, open to all)
Led by: Joshua Greenberg & Batya Ellinoy, Hebrew College

9 a.m. – Breakfast

9:15 – 9:30 a.m. — Welcome & opening Meditation(s)
Welcome: Dr. Andrew Davis, Boston College STM
Liturgical Dance: Gabriella Makuc (Boston University STH)

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. — Plenary Session: “Embodying Hope”
Moderated by: Dr. Stephanie Edwards, BTI

Dr. Dominic Doyle, Boston College STM
Dr. Filipe Maia, Boston University STH
Rev. Dr. Theodore Hickman Maynard, Harvard Divinity School
Rabbi Gita Karasov, Hebrew College

10:30 – 10:40 a.m. — PAUSE

10:40 – 11:30 a.m.  – Small Group Discussions
Moderated by Students from Harvard Divinity School, Hebrew College, Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, and Boston University School of Theology

11:30-11:40 a.m. — PAUSE

11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. — Musical reflection & Closing Ritual
Stephanie Hollenberg, Harvard Divinity School
Dr. Judith Oleson, Boston University STH



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