Classes

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

June 12, 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 | Location provided upon registration
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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Russian Writers: Revolution, Repression, and Renaissance

June 12, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Russian Writers: Revolution, Repression, and Renaissance
Wed | Jun 12, 19, 26; Jul 10 | 7:00 pm | PAS@89th
Dr. Wendy Zierler

Insights from Israel

June 13, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Thu | beginning Sep 13 | 12:00–1:00 pm | Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center
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.

Shulhan Ivrit (Conversational Hebrew)

June 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Shulhan Ivrit (Conversational Hebrew)
Tue | Jun 18; Jul 9, 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.

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 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.

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: 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.