Adult Learning

Menschlichkeit 101

by Lynn Crocker on August 25, 2020

Menschlichkeit 101 with Rabbi Pressman (Zoom) Thursday, August 27 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

In a world that seems increasingly callous, cruel and crude, Judaism’s teachings of compassion and respect seem even more relevant and necessary.

The topic this month is nedivut, generosity, which is not just about money, but about an open-hearted response to other people. View Study Sheet ... Read more »

ELI Talks

by Lynn Crocker on August 2, 2020

ELI Talks – Video Screening and Moderated Discussion

Sunday, August 16, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Screening of two videotaped ELI mini-lectures:

Rabbi Charlie Schwartz:

Hearing God’s Voice: Searching For Truth and Irony in the Universe
How can Jewish ritual help us be more mindful? Reflecting on his experience at a Holocaust memorial service, Rabbi Charles Schwartz examines how ... Read more »

From The Ten Commandments to The Ten Amendments:

by Lynn Crocker on July 28, 2020

From The Ten Commandments to The Ten Amendments: A Jewish re-reading of the U.S. Bill of Rights

Thursday, August 6, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Jewish Educator Aviv Matzkin will lead us on a close reading of the Ten Commandments, revealing a deep structural pattern, which gives these commandments new meaning and helps us understand why these specific ten were chosen ... Read more »