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Limmud Vancouver takes place at the King David High School, 41st and Willow.
Please Note:  Registration for Limmud is for the day’s activities.
There is no prior selection of individual sessions.  
All sessions are open to all registered participants until all seats are filled.
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Sunday, February 9 • 9:45am - 10:45am
The Shema, Her Secrets, and Her Blessings
The Shema is one of the best known Jewish prayers and verses of Torah, but hidden in her blessings and words are countless spiritual, psychological, and mystical teachings. Please join us to study, discuss, and see deeply into this well-known text. The Shema and Her Blessings are filled with ageless teachings that will inspire all. Sources are drawn from Rabbinic midrash, Jewish mystical sources, and more. No Hebrew is required. Just an open mind and heart.

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Shmuel Birnham

Born in NY to a secular and even anti-religious Jewish family, Rabbi Shmuel  Birnham found spirituality in the wilds of Yellowstone when 19. His spiritual journey led to Israel in his mid-20's, Kibbutz life, learning about our religion in Safed, and returning to the States entering rabbinical at The Jewish Theological Seminary in NYC. Having served two congregations over the past 25 yrs (the last 13 in West Vancouver), Rabbi Shmuel is well... Read More →

Sunday February 9, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Upstairs Room #6 King David High School