DLTI has been named a semi-finalist for the inaugural Applied Jewish Wisdom Prize of the Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah. The Lippman Kanfer Foundation aims to shed light on the inspiring variety of ways that the philosophy of applied Jewish wisdom can be carried out successfully.
The portfolio of semi-finalists is available on the Lippman Kanfer website. Now beginning its ninth two-year learning cohort, DLTI has trained over 500 rabbis, cantors, educators, students and lay leaders from across the world and touching all Jewish denominations.
"In a program that meets for four weeklong retreats during a two-year period, the institute seeks to strengthen the ability of rabbis, cantors and other members of the Jewish community to lead people in meaningful group prayer. Despite the institute’s emphasis on leadership, everyone is welcome, even individuals simply looking to deepen their own experience of prayer. [T]he program received the Mintz Family Foundation’s annual award [...] for creative Jewish education.
DLTI in the Forward: http://forward.com/culture/111994/at-davennen-leadership-institute-a-chance-to-de/