The Good Life is Rooted in Goodness: Practical Paths to Ethical and Spiritual Character

Date: May 06, 2021 - May 06, 2021

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Online Learning

Location: Online

Category: Online Learning

An Online Course with Rabbi Eliezer Diamond

Thursdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27, at 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

It is hard to feel truly contented. In this class we will follow the approach of the Mussar tradition, which posits that to achieve a state of contentment we need to do the work of acquiring dispositions and habits that can give our life meaning and balance. To make progress towards this goal in our own lives, we will learn ways to develop four middot, character traits: compassion (rahmanut), gratitude (hakarat hatovov), equanimity (yishuv hada’at), and mindfulness (kavvanah). 



$80 for four sessions.

Rabbi Eliezer Diamond is the Rabbi Judah Nadich Associate Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics at JTS.