Adult Ed

Contemporary Jewish Thought

June 19, 2018 - 11:30 am

Tuesdays | 11:30 am–12:30 pm | Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center, Room 5A
Rabbi Neil Zuckerman

Each week, explore a reading about contemporary Jewish experience and thought. Currently the class is reading Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn by Rabbi Daniel Gordis.

There will be no class on February 20. On March 6, instead of the Gordis book, the group will discuss the Jewish Lives biography Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman by Itamar Rabinovich.

 

Music Salon - Tsvey Brider presents: Convergence

June 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Cosponsored by Adult Learning and the Music Department
Tsvey Brider presents: Convergence
Tue | Jun 19 | 7:00 pm | Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center

Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell, vocals
Dmitri Gaskin, accordion/piano
The PAS Salon Series is delighted to welcome Tsvey Brider (Two Brothers), a duo dedicated to creating new music in the Yiddish language and unique interpretations of repertoire from the world of Yiddish song.

The Secular Israeli Religious Renaissance: Israeli Poetry and Prayer

June 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm

The Secular Israeli Religious Renaissance: Israeli Poetry and Prayer
Wed | Jun 20, 27; Jul 18, 25 | 7:00-8:45 pm | Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center
Dr. Wendy Zierler
Cost: $110/members; $160/general

The Power of Protest: Saving Soviet Jews (and Us)

June 26, 2018 - 7:00 pm

The Power of Protest: Saving Soviet Jews (and Us)
Tue | Jun 26 | 7:00 pm | 90th Street
Jerry Goodman
Jerry Goodman was the founding Executive Director of the National Conference on Soviet Jewry (NCSJ) and the founder of the Archive of the American Soviet Jewry Movement at the American Jewish Historical Society.
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Film Screening: The Women’s Balcony

July 10, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Film Screening: The Women’s Balcony
Tue | Jul 10 | 7:00 pm | 90th Street

An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gender rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power.
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Midtown Lunch & Learn

July 11, 2018 - 12:30 pm

Midtown Lunch and Learn: Getting Into the Spirit of the High Holidays
Wed | Jul 11, 18, 25 ; Aug 1 | 12:30 pm | PAS Clergy
| Location TBA
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Shulhan Ivrit

July 12, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Shulhan Ivrit
Thu | Jul 12, 19, 26; Aug 2, 9, 16 | 7:00-8:30 pm | Facilitator: Brian Lustbader

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 with Israel and the Jewish people by speaking Hebrew.
Cost: Free
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Listening Today to Women's Voices in Torah

July 17, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Listening Today to Women's Voices in Torah 
Tue | Jul 17 | 7:00 pm 
Amy Kalmanofsky

Amy Kalmanofsky is associate vice chancellor of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS). She serves as an ambassador for JTS, teaching in communities across North America, building relationships with supporters, and sharing the impact of JTS on the Jewish world. As associate professor of Bible, Dr. Kalmanofsky teaches courses on biblical literature, religion, and feminist interpretation of the Bible.