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Sunday, June 26 • 9:30am - 10:40am
The Alphabet That Changed the World

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Learn how the letters of the rabbinic Hebrew alphabet are generated by hand gestures, whose natural meanings are the meaning of each letter. The Hebrew letter-gestures engage all of us with Hebrew, our lashon kodesh/holy language, by teaching and embodying it in a way that is both experiential and meaningful. When children learn the Hebrew alphabet while expressing the gestures, they also get that Hebrew learning as a whole is not just intellectual; it has a spiritual component which embodies the golden rule and how we treat each other.

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Daniel Gil

Daniel Gil is a composer, musicologist, folk musician, producer, arranger, teacher and performer living in the Boston area. He earned his degree in Composition from Berklee College of Music and has composed and performed music across many genres including classical and folk. Daniel has lectured on the history and nature of Jewish Music at the New England Conservatory, Dartmouth College, Tufts University and various synagogues. He has taught music... Read More →


Sunday June 26, 2016 9:30am - 10:40am
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