Adult Ed

Kabbalah: Exploring Life’s Challenging Questions

September 23, 2019 - 10:00 am

Kabbalah: Exploring Life’s Challenging Questions
Mon | Sept 23, Oct 28, Nov 18, Dec 9 | 10:00 am | Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center
Ruth Rosenberg

Contemporary Jewish Thought CANCELLED

September 24, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Tue | Weekly from Sep 3 through May 19 | 12:00–1:00 pm | Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center
Rabbi Zuckerman

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

Essential Essays CANCELLED

October 1, 2019 - 8:00 am


Tue | Weekly; Begins Sept 17 | approx. 8:00 am, immediately after morning minyan  | Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center
Rabbi 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 IIsaac@pasyn.org or 212-369-2600, x120.
No registration necessary.

Contemporary Jewish Thought CANCELLED

October 1, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Tue | Weekly from Sep 3 through May 19 | 12:00–1:00 pm | Eli M. Black Lifelong Learning Center
Rabbi Zuckerman

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

Study Circle: Torah Talks with PAS Clergy

October 3, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Study Circle: Torah Talks with PAS Clergy
First Thursday of the Month | 12:00–12:45 pm | Location TBA
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, twice, or whenever you can!
No registration necessary!

The State of Our World: Dr. Richard Haass in conversation with Rabbi Cosgrove

October 9, 2019 - 2:45 pm

Yom Kippur Learning
The State of Our World: Dr. Richard Haass in conversation with Rabbi Cosgrove
Wed | Oct 9 | approx. 2:45 pm | PAS@87th

Dr. Richard Haass will share his insights on current global issues, and how we can better understand and relate to them. Dr. Haass, a member of PAS, is president of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the author or editor of thirteen books on American foreign policy and one book on management. His latest book is A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order.

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.
REGISTER

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 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.