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Classes - Fall 2017

torah-study

  • Wednesdays | 10-11:30am
    October 23, 2017 - November 27, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    - October 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29

FALL SEMESTER 2017     This course will take you on a whirlwind tour of the Torah, exploring key themes in our sacred texts and how these ideas apply to our lives today. Each session will look at our understanding (more…)

face-to-face

  • Wednesdays | 12:30-2pm
    October 23, 2017 - November 27, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    - October 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29

FALL SEMESTER 2017     If hipness is possible among philosophers, then Emmanuel Levinas is the Jewish world’s current “it” guy, famed for his philosophical works and modern Talmudic commentaries in which he attempts to “translate Hebrew into Greek.” This (more…)

reform-jewish-spirituality

  • Wednesdays | 6:30-8pm
    October 23, 2017 - November 27, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    - POSTPONED TO SPRING

This class has been postponed until Spring 2017.  In today’s world of the “spiritual” (and not always “religious”), what does a Reform Jewish “spirituality” look like? While many Reform Jews have rediscovered traditional Jewish mysticism and storytelling, the unique heritage of Reform Judaism has its own legacy (more…)

jews-in-american-politics

  • Wednesdays | 6:30-8pm
    October 23, 2017 - November 27, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    - October 18, November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 13

FALL SEMESTER 2017     In this course, through five case studies, we will examine the evolution of Jews in American politics, from our outsider status of the early 20th century, to mainstream—even influential—status of the 1970s and 80s, to (more…)

introduction-to-judaism

  • Thursdays | 6:30-8:45pm
    November 30, 2017 - April 16, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    - November 30 December 7, 14, 21 January 4, 11, 18, 25 February 1, 8, 15, 22 March 1, 8, 15, 22 April 12, 19, 26

FALL SEMESTER 2017 Have you ever asked, “What’s in Judaism for me?” Then our Introduction to Judaism is for you! This course is designed for anyone interested in exploring Judaism: interfaith couples, those considering conversion and Jews looking for adult-level basics. Join us as we examine the fundamentals of Jewish thought and practices, including holidays (more…)