Raise your hand if you think that you are nailing prayer? Good...now keep it raised if you feel like you are praying from a position of happiness, contentment, and joy? This is the goal, or one of the goals, of prayer. How do we do this? Rabbi Evan Moffic and I discuss.
Rabbi Evan Moffic joined Congregation Solel in July 2009 at age 31, after serving three years at Chicago Sinai Congregation. He graduated with high honors from Stanford University in 2000 with a major in history and a senior thesis on Louis Brandeis and the American Zionist movement. He is one of the country’s youngest senior rabbis in the Reform Movement.He has been a guest lecturer at numerous Jewish centers and synagogues around the country and invited to speak to a variety of interfaith groups. His scholarly works have been published in a wide range of journals, newspapers and magazines.Rabbi Moffic is married to Rabbi Arielle Poster Moffic, who is the Director of CoHere Chicago. They are the proud parents of two children, Hannah (2007) and Allie (2009).
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