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November 9, 2013

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Events at Congregation Ahavas Achim

Upcoming events at Congregation Ahavas Achim, corner of Washington and Olive streets, Newburyport:

Shabbat Services every Saturday morning at 9 a.m.

Today, 8:15 a.m., Torah Study; 4:30 p.m., Hebrew School Havdallah.

Tuesday, 9:15 a.m., Talmud Study Group.

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Adult Ed: The Movements of Judaism.

Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m., Jewish Film Series, showing “The Debt.”

Nov. 17, 4 p.m., Israeli Folk Dancing with Fran Kaplan.

Nov. 19, 9:15 a.m., Talmud Study Group.

Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., Adult Ed: The Movements of Judaism.

Nov. 23, 8:15 a.m., Torah Study; 4:30 p.m., Hebrew School Havdallah.

Nov. 26, 9:15 a.m., Talmud Study Group.

Nov. 27, First night of Chanukah and Public Menorah Lighting at Market Square.

Tune in Sundays at 7 a.m. to Radio Rabbi, featuring Avi Poupko, on local WNBP (1450 AM and 106.1 FM) or visit www.radioabbi.podbean.com

Visit www.caanewburyport.org for more information on upcoming services and events.

Introduction to meditation events

The Insight Meditation Center of Newburyport will offer two events for beginning meditators: a drop-in class on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m., and an Introduction to Insight Meditation retreat on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The events are designed for anyone interested in Insight Meditation (Vipassana). Vipassana is a simple practice that steadies the mind by grounding attention in the present moment; it originated in the Buddhist tradition more than 2,500 years ago. For registration and details, visit www.imcnewburyport.org.

Prayer is topic at Salvation Army

“Praying through the Bible” will be offered weekly at The Salvation Army.

Every Wednesday, participants will explore various forms of prayer as found in the scriptures. What is prayer? Is there a right or wrong way to pray? Share your own experiences with prayer in this open learning environment. All are welcome. Group will meet from noon to 12:45 p.m. in the chapel at The Salvation Army, 40 Water St., Newburyport. For more details, contact Mary Schmidt at 978-465-0883.

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