THEMATIC COURSES

The Mussar Institute offers a variety of experiences to meet the desires and needs of Mussar students at all levels. Check here to see which courses are open for registration and which are coming soon.

Many thematic courses involve studying in a va'ad or small group, an essential Mussar practice. Advanced TMI-trained facilitators facilitate each va'ad.

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PART IV: A LECTURE-BASED COURSE FROM AVI FERTIG

Level: Advanced

Prerequisites: Alei Shur Parts 1, 2, and 3. Exceptions require approval from the instructor.

Format: Text Study and Lectures

Starts: Fall 2022

Registration: Part IV: Registration Opens soon

Tuition: Part IV: Chaverim: $200; Non-Chaverim: $260

 

WRITTEN AND DELIVERED BY HELAINE SHEIAS AND NANCY WEISS

Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Prerequisites: Season of Mussar I or II or Pathway to the Inner Life I-III 

Format: Va’ad, Chevruta, and personal study

Starts: Fall 2022.

Registration: Waiting List Open

Tuition: Chaverim: $150; Non-Chaverim: $180

INDEPENDENT STUDY

FROM ALAN MORINIS

Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: None

Format: Recorded lectures, readings, practices

Starts: The first Sunday of every month

Registration: Open

Tuition: Chaverim: $136; Non-Chaverim: $156

 

FROM ALAN MORINIS

Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: None

Format: Recorded lectures, readings, practices

Starts: The first Sunday of every month

Registration: Open

Tuition: Chaverim: $136; Non-Chaverim: $180

 

A COURSE FROM AVI FERTIG

Note: This course is offered to independent learners and to groups as a va'ad-based course.

Level: Advanced

Prerequisites: One year of va'ad-based Mussar experience.

Format: Recorded lectures, readings, practices

Starts: The first Sunday of every month. (Scheduled groups will be announced soon)

Registration: Open

Tuition: Chaverim: $200; Non-Chaverim: $240

 

FOR ALL LEVELS OF MUSSAR EXPERIENCE - REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON

A COURSE FROM ALAN MORINIS

Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Pre-requisites: None

Format: Recorded lectures, readings, optional  chevruta study

Starts: Fall 2022

Registration: Opens soon for independent learning

Tuition: Chaverim: $175; Non-Chaverim: $219

A COURSE FROM RAV NUSSBAUM: Note R. Nussbaum offers an Orthodox point of view.

Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites:  Some Mussar va'ad-based learning and practice.

Format: Six one-hour live lectures with some Q&A. In English. Recordings are available.

Starts: Fall 2022

Registration: Opens soon

Tuition: Chaverim: $118; Non-Chaverim: $180

Led by Rabbi Judith Edelstein based on the teachings of Rebbetzin Dina Schoonmaker

Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: Some Mussar va'ad-based learning experience

Format: Va’adChevruta and Recordings

Starts: Fall 2022

Registration: Opens soon

Tuition: Chaverim: $300; Non-Chaverim: $360