Rabbi Vivie Mayer

Vivie Mayer has been teaching at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College for 13 years. She serves as director of the Mekhinah Program and the Beit Midrash. Vivie is a 1996 graduate of RRC. In 2012, Vivie completed one cycle of daf yomi study. She is an alumna of Rabbi Shefa Gold’s Kol Zimra Chanting Leadership Training. She also teaches for the Aleph Ordination Program. One of Vivie’s particular interests is discovering the theological ideas presented in the Mishnah through its design. She also writes Jewish songs and music.

Essays

Talmud Torah as Spiritual Practice

The enterprise of Talmud Torah tunes our ear to listen for the Divine voice. It is a lifelong project that connects us to the shared consciousness of the Jewish people as we/they have sought God throughout time.

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