Adult Ed

High Holiday Learning

September 5, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Entering the Days of Awe: Pursuing a Path of Righteousness
Wed | Sep 5 | 7:00 pm
Rabbi Charlie Savenor

Joseph is the only Biblical personality to be called "righteous." Examining the reasons behind this lofty sobriquet, we will discover a path we can follow to enhance our lives.
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Lunchtime Learning

September 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm

 

First Thursday of the Month | 12:00–12:45 pm | PAS clergy and staff | PAS@89th
Third Thursday of the Month | 12:00–12:45 pm | DOROT facilitators | PAS@89th

Our Sages said, make Torah study a regular practice. Do as they said, and learn about a wide range of ancient and contemporary topics that can all be considered “Torah.” Come once month, twice a month, or whenever you can.
No registration necessary.

Insights from Israel

September 13, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Thu | beginning Sep 13 | 12:00–1:00 pm | PAS@89th 
Rabbi Michael Graetz (via Skype from Israel)

On second Thursday of the month, we explore the most pressing issues affecting Israel, meeting with Rabbi Graetz and his guests via video conferencing at PAS@89th. A co-founder of the Masorti (Conservative) movement in Israel, Rabbi Graetz is and was guest scholar and interim rabbi at PAS in 2008-09.
No registration necessary.

Lulav & Etrog Order Deadline

September 14, 2018 - 9:00 am

On the first day you shall take the fruit of hadar trees, branches of palm trees, boughs of leafy trees, and willows of the brook, and you shall rejoice before Adonai your God seven days.   [Va-yikra (Leviticus) 23:40]

Sukkot begins on Sunday evening, September 27.
We  wave the lulav every day during the week of Sukkot, except on Shabbat.

Talmud Torah

October 5, 2018 - 8:00 am

Fri | beginning Oct 5 | approx. 8:00 am, immediately after morning minyan | PAS@89th 
Rabbi Witkovsky

We will read through passages of the Talmud page by page to explore the world of the Rabbis, their methodology, and how they shape us today.
No registration necessary.

Essential Essays

October 9, 2018 - 8:00 am


Tue | Weekly from Oct 9 through May 28 | approx. 8:00 am, immediately after morning minyan |
 PAS@89th
Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove

Join in a discussion of Jewish philosophy, theology and thought. The essay is distributed via a weekly email; if you wish to be added to the distribution list, please contact gfier@pasyn.org or 212-369-2600, x120.
No registration necessary.

Contemporary Jewish Thought

October 9, 2018 - 11:30 am

Tue | Weekly from Oct 9 through May 28 | 11:30 am – 12:30 pm | PAS@89th
Rabbi Neil Zuckerman

Each week, explore a reading about contemporary Jewish experience and thought.
No registration necessary.

Melton Graduate: Rambam II

October 10, 2018 - 6:45 pm

Rambam II: The Letter on T’hiyat Ha-meitim (Resurrection)


Wednesdays | beginning October 10 | 6:45–8:00 pm | 11 sessions
Rabbi Shmuel Afek

Hebrew Aleph

October 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm

 

Mon | Oct 15, 22, 29; Nov 5, 12, 19, 26; Dec 3, 10, 17; Jan 7 | 6:00 - 7:30 pm

This class is for students who want to learn to speak, understand, read, and write modern Hebrew. You'll converse from the first lesson. Knowledge of the Hebrew alphabet is not required.

Classes are contingent on registration. Each class has a minimum registration of 6 students.

Cost: $400/members; $450/general, plus materials as needed
Registration coming soon.

Hebrew Aleph Plus

October 15, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Mon | Oct 15, 22, 29; Nov 5, 12, 19, 26; Dec 3, 10, 17; Jan 7 | 7:30 - 9:00 pm

This class is for students who can read Hebrew print and cursive letters, but can’t understand what they are reading.

Classes are contingent on registration. Each class has a minimum registration of 6 students.

Cost: $400/members; $450/general, plus materials as needed
Registration coming soon.