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Adult Education

Selichot Movie - Menashe

Selichot Movie Featuring Menashe

Saturday, September 1 at 8:30 p.m. 

 

Let's prepare for the High Holidays with our annual Selichot movie and service.

In a Hasidic community in Brooklyn's Borough Park, a widower battles for custody of his son. A tender drama performed entirely in Yiddish, the film intimately explores the nature of faith, parenthood, and forgiveness.  Note: This movie is subtitled.

 

Coping with Adversity with Rabbi Gordon Fuller

Coping with Adversity: Judaism’s Response to Illness and other Life Struggles

by Rabbi Gordon Fuller

Sunday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Coping with Adversity draws on the practical wisdom of ancient Jewish teachings and scripture to help people of all faiths. The advice, inspiration, and comfort from the vast stores of Judaic heritage uplift the spirit and give encouragement to those facing illness, mental anguish, and uncertainty.

Freedom of Expression from Quill Pens to Twitter and Snapchat

Dicuss the creation of an American understanding of freedom of speech, the importance of freedom of speech in a democracy, the dangers and harms that can result from speech, and how technology and the internet does (or deos not) change our view of free speech. Michael Meyerson is the DLA Piper Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law. His most recent book is Endowed By Our CreatorL The Birth of Religious Freedom in America (Yale University Press 2012). Fee: $15 members, $30 non-members

Freedom of Expression from Quill Pens to Twitter and Snapchat

Dicuss the creation of an American understanding of freedom of speech, the importance of freedom of speech in a democracy, the dangers and harms that can result from speech, and how technology and the internet does (or deos not) change our view of free speech. Michael Meyerson is the DLA Piper Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law. His most recent book is Endowed By Our CreatorL The Birth of Religious Freedom in America (Yale University Press 2012). Fee: $15 members, $30 non-members

Freedom of Expression from Quill Pens to Twitter and Snapchat

Dicuss the creation of an American understanding of freedom of speech, the importance of freedom of speech in a democracy, the dangers and harms that can result from speech, and how technology and the internet does (or deos not) change our view of free speech. Michael Meyerson is the DLA Piper Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law. His most recent book is Endowed By Our CreatorL The Birth of Religious Freedom in America (Yale University Press 2012). Fee: $15 members, $30 non-members

Prayer Hebrew I

Prayer Hebrew Level 1 with Michael Osheroff

Beginning March 16 at 7:45 p.m.

 

   This beginner class builds prayer Hebrew reading fluency and some basic vocabulary focusing on Friday evening services.  Fee includes the text book: Shalom Aleichem

 

Fee: $45 members; $75 non-members   

 

 

Conversational Hebrew

Conversational Hebrew with Ora Fisch

Wednedays beginning January 18 at 7:45 p.m.

 

     This is an intermediate level class, with emphasis on grammar, conversational Hebrew, and vocabulary acquisition led by Master Teacher and native Israeli, Ora Fisch. This class is a continuation of the class held this past fall, but newcomers are welcome.

 

The Future of Israel

The Future of Israel

   

This three-part Sabbath evening series explores the challenges Israel faces internally, on the world stage, and in its relationship with its greatest friend, the United States. The speakers represent different perspectives on the sometimes controversial subject of internal Jewish debate on how Israel can best fulfill its historic mission as a just democratic Jewish State while ensuring its physical security and political future, and what we can do to help. 

 

Dor L’ Dor Family Shabbat

Dor L’ Dor* Family Shabbat

(*Generation to Generation)

Friday, May 5

The end of the school year is almost here
Let’s do something fun to bring us near!
We’ll get our families together and share a meal
And as a bonus, you’ll get an awesome deal.

As always there will be lots of food -

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