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Info: Mary Ellen Grant, executive director of Share the Care, at 407-423-5311 or email her at Char Lt expelrl: seek s 'healilag of tla00, spirit' By Johanna Ginsberg Some had chanted be- one little bit at a time," a New Jersey Jewish News fore, while others were directive that led her on a having their first experi- search for rituals capable, In three-part harmony, ence. as she writes elsewhere, of a group of more than Among the group were "transforming the words 50 people--mostly wom- at least two rabbis, a can- of liturgy int5 doorways." en, mostly middle-aged tor, a Cantorial soloist, Among these was at- and older--began chant- and a rabbinical student, tachingaspecificpurpose ing a verse from Leviti- as well as a handful of to each chant. Leading cus: Aish tamid tukad al graduates fromKolZimra, a chant based on Psalm hamizbei'ach; lo tichbeh the 18-month program for 10.1:2 ("I will walk within ("Fire always shall be kept chant leaders run by Gold, my house in the integ- burning on the altar; it now in its sixth year. Her rity of my heart"), Gold shall not go out"), lessons draw on the history explained that she was They were led by Rabbi of Jewish chant, from the working through an expe- Shefa Gold, who added an cantillation used in the rience of feeling wronged overlayofharmony, drum- public recitation of the by someone who insisted ming, and the droning Torah to the nigunim, or on being right. soundofanaccordion-like wordless melodies, sung When a chant is success, "shruti box." by hasidim, to her own ful, she said, the practi- As the chant continued, compositions, tioner moves from a self- it grew more intensely Gold, who is originally conscious place to another spiritual, less self-con- from Paramus but now place altogether, whichshe I scious, louder and more lives in New Mexico, writes described as, 'Tm chanting, I harmonious, that her interest in chant I'm chanting, I'm chanting, For three hours on May was spurred by a meet- I'm chanting ..... Who'stbat I 19, Gold led participants ing with .Rabbi Lawrence chanting?" I at Bnai Keshet in Mont- Kushner, a proponent of During a break, partici- | clair, N.J., in what she Jewish mysticism, while pant Rabbi Rebecca Sirbu called a"circumcision of she was in rabbinical of Teaneck spoke about her I the heart"--or healing of school, own worship practice. I the spirit based on rituals "I felt inundated by ' "Sometimes I just want I drawn from the "esoteric the sheer volume of texts to focus on a few words; boundaries of Jewish tra- and teachings, codes and I just want to chant for I dition. Gold, a leader of midrash, Talmud, Mishna, a while," said Sirbu, di- I Aleph: Alliance for Jewish Gemara, commentaries, rector of Rabbis Without | Renew'al, is the author of and then commentaries on Borders at CLAL-The Na- I a new book, "The Magic those commentaries," she tional Jewish Center for of Hebrew Chant" (Jewish writes in her new book. "I Learning and Leadership. I Lights, 2013). am drawn toward simplic- "Sometimes on Shabbat, I SponsoredbyBnaiKeshet. ity in my spiritual practice, chanting is all I want or I with nearby Temple Ner Ta- and I was struggling each need, but sometimes, afull midin Bloomfield, N.J.,the day against what seemed worshipserviceisjustwhat I event attracted members of like endless Jewish ram- I want or need." I other area synagogues, rep- blings, thousands of years Johanna Ginsberg is a I resenting each ofthe liberal of accumulated clutter. I staff writer for the New streams, and a handful of was drowning." Jersey Jewish News, from I people not affiliated with a Responded Kushner: which this article was I congregation. "Youonly have to dealwith reprinted by permission. i ll Im l iil Illllll Across 1. Mayhem 6. Musical based on "Exodus" that ran for two weeks 9. Bird warble 14. "Don't be ___!" 15. Martini part 16. "Deal or No Deal" host Mandel 17. Bits 18. Where Cain settled 19. "The Main " (Streisand movie) 20. Marxist exiled by Stalin 23. Abbr. after a general's name, maybe 24. Capital .... 25. Cantankerous 27. Director Woody and politico George 30. Alan Dershowitz might counsel his client to enter one 31. Letters after old dates 32. Israeli politician assassinated in 2001 35. Bit of news 39. Author, "Badenheim 1939" 43. Silent film star Theda 44 .... Rene (Yiddish women's text) .45. She co-starred with Bea on "Golden Girls" 46. Eisenstein and Gershwin 49. Prodded 51. Fridge Hebrew letter, perhaps 54. The Passover seder has ]5 56. "What'lt ?"(Irving Berlin song) 57. Parsha that includes instructions about the Menorah 62. Tu B'Shvat fruit 64. Street shader 65. Be straight 66. A&M student 67. Abbr. that applies to Eric Cantor in two ways 68. Dentist's tool 69. Pumps have them 70. Half a Gabor sister's name 71. Contemptuous Down 1. "...and the Lord sent thunder and "(Ex. 9:23) 2. Gardner's need 3. Power the United States uses visa vis Israel on the UN Security Council 4. Symbol of opponents of disengagement 5. Actor Paulo ("Royal Pains") 6. He's on the 50-shekel bill 7. Arab .... 8. Sen. Bernie Sanders and others 9. ", here" (classic line from "Poltergeist") 10. The Brisker___ 11."If_a Rich Man" 12. One- (Don Rickles specialty) 13. Cottin Pogrebin (Noted Jewish feminist) 21. Already up 22. Nidre 26. Childlike person 27. Four-line rhyme scheme 28. Dodi 29. "The Yiddish King " 30. Kind of terrorist bomb 33. Makes a fast stop? 34. Seconds in command 36. Louis Skolnick, in a 1984 movie 37. Chimney conduit 38. "The Mummy" actor Fehr 40. It's prayed for in the winter 41. Eliot who's a Congressman from New York 42. Bloom and Zunz 47. Satmar and Lubavitcher 48. Had some hamin 50. Away from a bow 51. Prophet during the reign of King Ahaz 52. "Love thy neighbor" is One 53. Essenfress 54. "Glengarry Glen Ross" profession 55. Western Florida city 58. Salon hostess Henrietta 59. Early second-century year 60. Decided, as a jury 61. Everything, in Germany :*" 63. Latke ingredient 17 ! 2O 24 27 28 29 31 39 40 43 51 52 53 56 62 63 66 69 6 :7 8 15 18 11112 33 :!4 44 ||| 54 55 58 64 67 70 10 12 13 16 19 26 --|/| 35 36 37 38 42 45 5O --||| 59 60 61 65 I 71  The Jerusalem Post Crossword Puzzle By David Benkof See answers in the June 14 issue of the Heritage.