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Sunday, March 19 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Beyond the Music: Chanting the Torah

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In this session we’ll explore stories of preserving and interpreting our most sacred texts, ultimately leading to the invention of ta’amei hamikra — the cantillation marks in the Bible. From their origin as a creation of the Masoretes more than one thousand years ago, this complex system has served as a powerful tool for understanding these sacred texts and communicating them in a way that reflects the meaning of each phrase.

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Kevin Margolius

Kevin Margolius is the Cantor at Touro Synagogue. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, he graduated with a BS in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University and received an MA in Jewish Studies and cantorial ordination from Hebrew College, where he serves on faculty as a cantorial coach... Read More →

Sunday March 19, 2023 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
JCC Dance Room

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