Rhythms of Jewish Living,
What's meant by the phrase "living a Jewish life?" What's the point of living Jewishly? What ideas, beliefe, and practicecs are involved? This course explains how Judaism takes ordinary "stuff" of daily life and transforms it into the extraordinary.
Purposes of Jewish Living,
Why do Jewish believe and behave as they do? What are the big questions of life and how do Jewish thinkers answer these questions? This course clarifies what's distinctively "Jewish" about Judaism".
Year One classes will be offerend on Thursday mornings from 9:15-11:30 AM in the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Thursday evenings from 7 to 9:15 PM. Spring classes are : January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21; April 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 23, 30.
Faculty: Thursday morning Rhythms with Rabbi Murray Ezring and Barbara Ezring and Thursday morning Purposes with Malka Me-Zahav.
Thursday evening Rythms with Tammy Siegel and Thursday evening Purposes with Rabbi David Powers.
Full year tuttion: $600 + $100 materials for a total of $700.
Scholarships and payment plans are available.
In addition, you may chose to purchase the Tanach (Bible) through the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library. The fee is $30.
You may come with your own Tanach, however, we strongly recommend the JPS student edition.
Dramas of Jewish Living,
What are the lessons of Jewish history - from the earliest wanderings of Abraham to today's turmoil in Israel? How do the turning points in Jewish history influence our lives today? This course explains how the Jewish past gives meaning to the Jewish present.
Ethics of Jewish Living,
Can Judaism shed light on contemporary problems such as the environment, gender rights and stem cell research? What do Jewish thinkers - from our ancient sages to today's commentators - tell us about conducting ourselves in both private and public?
Year Two classes will be offerend on Friday mornings from 9:15-11:30 AM in the Levine-Sklut Judaic Library. Spring classes are : January 4, 11, 18, 25; February 1, 8, 14, 22, 28; March 8, 13, 22; April 12, 18, 26; May 3, 17.
Faculty: Dramas with Rabbi Noam Raucher and Ethics with Rabbi Yossi Groner.
Thursday evenings 7:30- 9 PM.
Spring classes are : March 21, April 11, 18, 25, May 2,9,23,30, June 6
Faculty: Rabbi Groner