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Classes - Wednesdays

who-authored-bible

  • Wednesdays | 1-2:30pm or 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 When we’re studying the Bible, one question that invariably arises is who wrote the Five Books and how were they compiled? Rabbinic commentators affirm that Moses was the author and explain the many repetitions, (more…)

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…)