“Whether you take a multi-session course or a single class, there is always a seat for you at the table.”Mara Bernstein, Director of Synagogue Programming and Adult Education
Summer Learning Highlights
This Israeli Life
Mon / Aug 10 / 12:30 pm
Mehereta Baruch-Ron in Conversation with Karin Lagziel
Mehereta came to Israel as a child from Ethiopia without knowing how to read or write. She became a contestant on the reality show The Ambassador, went on to serve as deputy mayor of Tel Aviv, and ran for Knesset under the Meretz party.
Houdini: The Elusive American
Wed / Aug 12 / 12:00 pm
Rabbi Savenor and author Adam Begley
Location: Zoom (Register for link)
Break away from your everyday with the world’s greatest escape artist. Unlock the Master Mystifier’s rise to fame and his legendary death-defying feats to uncover why he risked his life again and again.
Looking to the Past and Confronting Our Future
Wed / Aug 19 / 12:00 pm
Rabbi Ethan Witkovsky
The Park Avenue Synagogue archives – which contain more than 100 years of historical records – have been catalogued by the archivists at the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary and are now housed permanently at JTS. This collaboration between our institutions allows the history of PAS to