Rabbi Elie Kaunfer, Director, Mechon Hadar
17
Nov

Rabbi Elie Kaunfer: Creativity and Prayer Interpretation

New York, NY, USA / Teaching in English
This video was broadcast from Mechon Hadar
About Rabbi Kaunfer

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Watch the video: How Can I Pray what I Don’t Believe? Creativity and Prayer Interpretation


Rabbi Elie KaunferRabbi Elie Kaunfer is Executive Director of Mechon Hadar. A  Dorot Fellow and Wexner Graduate Fellow, Elie is also co-founder of Kehilat Hadar, one of the first “independent minyanim.” He graduated from Harvard College and received ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary, where he is pursuing a doctorate in liturgy. He was selected as an inaugural AVI CHAI Fellow and is the author of Empowered Judaism: What Independent Minyanim Can Teach Us About Building Vibrant Jewish Communities (Jewish Lights, 2010). Newsweek named him one of 50 Top Rabbis in America in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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