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LimmudFest New Orleans is a weekend festival of Jewish learning, arts, culture and spirituality featuring 70+ sessions from local, regional and national presenters. It is part of a global movement inspired by the idea that when Jews from diverse backgrounds come together to celebrate and learn about everything and anything Jewish, the entire community is enriched.

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Saturday, March 18 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Power of the Niggun, a Wordless Melody

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A Hasidic tradition, niggunim are meant as mystical prayers, sacred practices, and a path to deepen the soul, expand the spirit, and embrace the divine. In this session, we will explore emotional and spiritual differences between categories of niggunim---fast and slow; those with and without words; those with origins in Jewish traditions and those from a non-Jewish source. We will also learn some new niggunim and even compose some of our own!

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Raina Siroty

Rabbi Raina Siroty was ordained as a rabbi and cantor from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York and Los Angeles. Since 2017, Rabbi Siroty has served Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim in Alexandria, LA, and every summer has been a faculty member at Henry... Read More →

Saturday March 18, 2023 6:00pm - 7:00pm CDT
Congregation Gates of Prayer Sanctuary