Lifelong Learning

Melton Graduate: Bible Stories as You’ve Never Heard Them

November 13, 2019 - 7:00 pm

 New offering!

Bible Stories as You’ve Never Heard Them
Wed | Oct 16 – Dec 11 | 7:00 pm | PAS@89th
Dr. Ed Silver

Melton School: Year 1

November 13, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning: Year 1
Wed | Begins Oct 16 | 7:00–9:15 pm |
 Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center
Rabbi Ethan Witkovsky and Faculty TBA

Learn what we believe as Jews and why in Purposes of Jewish Living. Examine the ideas, beliefs, life cycle, and holiday practices involved in living Jewishly in Rhythms of Jewish Living.
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Melton Graduate: History of Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

November 14, 2019 - 9:15 am

History of Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust
Thu | Begins Oct 17 | 9:15–10:30 am | 10 sessions
Dr. David Kaufman

Melton School: Year 2

November 14, 2019 - 9:15 am

The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning: Year 2
Thursday | Begins Oct 17 | 9:15–11:30 am
Rabbi Neil Zuckerman and Rabbi Steven Philp

In Ethics of Jewish Living, students learn how Jewish teachings shed light on contemporary issues such as the environment, interpersonal relationships, end-of-life decisions and stem-cell research. Crossroads explores the lessons of Jewish history and investigates how the Jewish past gives meaning to the Jewish present.
Prerequisite: completion of Melton Year 1.

Shulhan Ivrit (Conversational Hebrew)

November 14, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Shulhan Ivrit (Conversational Hebrew)
Thu | Sep 12; Oct 17; Nov 14; Dec 12 | 7:00 pm

Intermediate and advanced level Hebrew speakers are invited to spend an hour practicing conversational Hebrew. Come to one session or come to all to deepen your connection to Israel and the Jewish people by speaking Hebrew.
No registration necessary.

Shabbat Speaker Series and Dinner: Jonathan Greenblatt

November 15, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Shabbat Speaker Series and Dinner 
360° View of Anti-Semitism with Jonathan Greenblatt
Fri | Nov 15 | 7:30 pm | PAS@87th

From Sinai to Auschwitz: Lessons Learned?

November 16, 2019 - 1:00 pm

From Sinai to Auschwitz: Lessons Learned?
with Dr. Rachel Korazim

Sat | Nov 16 | 1:00 pm | 87th Street

The eternal lessons of Torah and ongoing echoes of the Shoah continue to shape modern Israeli identity and culture. Master teacher Dr. Rachel Korazim will take us on an emotional literary journey through ancient and contemporary texts, focusing on how the past is prologue in Israeli society and why we need to study these topics again and again.

Registration requested, but all are welcome!

Lift Every Voice: Welcoming Diverse Traditions

November 19, 2019 - 7:30 pm

PAS Music Center Presents:
Lift Every Voice: Welcoming Diverse Traditions
Tue | Nov 19 | 7:30 pm | PAS@87th
Ray Chew and Cantor Schwartz

Melton Graduate: Bereshit II

November 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The Rachel Wasserman Scholars Curriculum
Bereshit (Genesis) II - The Story of the First Jewish Family
Wednesday | Begins Oct 16 | 7:00–8:15 pm | 10 sessions
Rabbi Charlie Savenor

Melton Graduate: Jewish Medical Ethics

November 21, 2019 - 9:15 am

The Rachel Wasserman Scholars Curriculum
Jewish Medical Ethics: A 21st-Century Discussion
Thursday | Begins Oct 17 | 9:15–10:30 am | 10 sessions
Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove