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5 Steps to a Better You – Center for Loving Kindness

November 8, 2022 to December 6, 2022

Become your best self through Mussar!
In our LIVE Five Steps course you’ll experience:

The transformative power of ancient Jewish practices involving the mind, heart, body, and soul.
Guidance for living with greater humility, patience, and equanimity and practical wisdom
for becoming a better version of yourself.
The opportunity to develop your own personal spiritual curriculum and uncover your path
Authentic Mussar learning with readings, teachings, and connections with others in your
community as a member of your own small group, or va’ad.

Learn with Alan Morinis, Rabbi Ron Symons, Rabbi Eric Gurvis, and Leslie Anne Copes-Finke

This course is offered in partnership between The Mussar Institute and the JCC of Greater
Pittsburgh’s Agewell, Virtual Senior Academy and Center for Loving Kindness. Registration is
through the Virtual Senior Academy at

Please contact Maddie Barnes [email protected] for assistance in registering (for VSA and/or the course) or Rabbi Ron Symons [email protected] for questions about the course.

We will also be joined by neighbors from The Temple, Congregation B’nai Jehudah of Kansas City and Congregation
Gates of Prayer in New Orleans.
Dates and Times: Tuesdays from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm ET
on November 8, 15, 22, 29 & December 6.

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