Classes

Pathways: An Introduction to Judaism

July 2, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Tuesdays | Begins March 12 | 6:30–8:30 pm | 18 sessions | Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center
Rabbi Neil Zuckerman and Shayna Golkow, Rabbinical Intern

Students will be introduced to Jewish thought, history, and practice; engaging the mind, heart, and soul. This enriching curriculum is for anyone who seeks deeper knowledge of Jewish life and wisdom, whether you are Jewish, are sharing your life with a Jew and/or raising Jewish children, or are considering conversion to Judaism.

Shulhan Ivrit (Conversational Hebrew)

July 9, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Shulhan Ivrit (Conversational Hebrew)
Tue | Jul 9, 16, 23, 30; Aug 6 | 7:00 pm | Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center
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 to Israel and the Jewish people by speaking Hebrew.
No registration necessary.

Russian Writers: Revolution, Repression, and Renaissance

July 10, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Russian Writers: Revolution, Repression, and Renaissance
Wed | Jun 12, 19; Jul 10, 17 | 7:00 pm | Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center
Dr. Wendy Zierler

Midtown Lunch & Learn: A Change in Perspective – Looking at Sacred Texts Through Interfaith Interpretations

July 17, 2019 - 12:30 pm

Midtown Lunch & Learn: A Change in Perspective – Looking at Sacred Texts Through Interfaith Interpretations
Wed | Jun 12, Jul 17 | 12:30 pm | RSVP for location
Rabbi Savenor and Reverend Rebekah Hutto of Brick Church will lead an exploration of biblical texts and how Jewish and Christian traditions interpret them today.
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Melton School: Year 1

October 16, 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: Bereshit II

October 16, 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: Shir HaShirim I

October 16, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Shir HaShirim I
Wednesday | Begins Oct 16 | 7:00–8:30 pm | 10 sessions
Rabbi Shmuel Afek

Melton Graduate: Jewish Medical Ethics

October 17, 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

Melton Graduate: History of Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

October 17, 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

October 17, 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.