Dr. Richard S. Sarason will be scholar-in-residence at Beth Tikva Congregation in Hoffman Estates, IL (a Chicago suburb) on March 12-13, where he will be speaking and teaching on "Whoever Sings Prays Twice: Music as a Vehicle for Prayer," sharing musical examples along the way.
In early May, Dr. William Cutter, Steinberg Emeritus Professor of Human Relations at HUC-JIR/LA, will be the speaker at the celebration of Sheldon Marder's Tenth Anniversary as chaplain to the SFO Home for the Aging. His subject will be Looking Faith in the Face--a Jewish way of being. Later in May, he will be scholar in Residence for "Havurah", a group of 15 young rabbis who gather annually in Arizona for study. This year's theme will be "Renewing The Art of Hebrew"--Three modern poets who have re-created the Hebrew: Dahlia Ravikovitch; Yehuda Amichai; Natan Zach. The first two weeks in June, Dr. Cutter will be working in Jerusalem with Sugiyot Chaim, HUC-JIR/Jerusalem's public education program there on health and healing.