Tefilah Lab is an experimental, experiential worship group, open to the public at Monmouth Reform Temple in Tinton Falls. In our next session we will try chanting as a form of meditation.
You may associate chanting in religious ceremonies with Native American traditions or perhaps Hindu or Buddhist practices, but this technique is also widely practiced in many Jewish communities. Chanting is simply the repetition of a sacred phrase in a melodic and rhythmic way. Chanting quiets the mind and uplifts the soul. It facilitates the internalization of the teachings of the Tanakh.
Chanting does not require knowledge of Hebrew or confidence in one’s singing voice. Only a desire to engage with an open heart. This session will be led by two experienced chanters, David Malchman, and Eliezer Sobel, as well as by MRT’s own Cantor Clissold.
For more information, please contact Elliott Familant at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsor: Monmouth Reform Temple