Beginning in January 2021, we invite you to join us in a special learning project for the whole community. Chavruta is a classical form of Jewish study, in which two people grapple with a text together. The Talmud declares, “Two students learning together sharpen one another”. Throughout January and February 2021, in the lead-up to Purim, the Alyth Chavruta Project will set-up and support study in pairs of Tractate Megillah of the Mishnah.
Chavruta is the perfect study for our complicated times as it can be done flexibly at a convenient time, in-person or online, and keeping to the rule of six. It is also a great introduction to text study as it can be done in partnership with someone with similar experience and at your own pace.
How will it work?
Every Friday, starting on 1 January, participants will be sent a study pack containing texts, questions and supporting material to study in chavruta.
Every following Thursday from 19:00-20:00, a member of the clergy team will host a review session looking at the material, and answering questions coming out of the week of study.
Click here to join this Thursday session (Meeting ID: 886 5917 6259, Passcode: 138638).
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