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Saturday, August 31 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Watch Your Mouth! Lessons from the Chofetz Chaim

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"Sticks and stones may break bones but words can never harm me!" We've repeated this phrase many a time; however the truth may really be quite far from this. We all know how powerful words can be and how their sting can last far longer than any bruise from the proverbial stick or stone. Jewish law has much to say about how we can be more careful with what and how we speak so as not to inflict harm on others and do irreparable damage. We will be studying from the writings of Rabbi Yisrael Meir Kagan, otherwise known as The Chofetz Chaim.

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Elisheva Ingber

Elisheva Ingber is married to Rabbi Karmi, and lived in Jerusalem for 18 years raising their seven children. She has been teaching marital preparation courses for women for 15 years and in 1999, developed and directed the Ner LeElef women’s leadership training program. The Ingbers  founded The Montreal Jewish Experience in 2005, and upon arrival in Atlanta in 2009, they started a new adventure, opening The Kehilla, an eclectic, yet... Read More →


Saturday August 31, 2013 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Multi-purpose Room