Wednesday, October 11, 2017


8 am
1 event

Bible & Bagels

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays | 8:15-9:00am

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Taught by Rabbi David Kalb

Bible & Bagels was born more than 25 years ago when a small group of Central congregants got together with the goal of studying the Torah verse by verse.  Each week the class convenes to take another small step forward in understanding our most important text. This fall will mark the completion of our very first line-by-line review of the Torah!

Join anytime! No registration required.

 

10 am
1 event

The Book of Genesis: The Poetry of Life Begins

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays, Oct 11, 2017-Jan 17, 2018 at 10:30am

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Taught by Jessica Greenbaum

Join award winning poet for a unique experience of studying the weekly Torah portions of Genesis. In this special series, you will look closely at those themes in each parsha which reflect the human condition as we experience it here and now, and you will have the opportunity to read related poems and write your own. No prior poetry or Judaic knowledge required. This class is free and open to both members and nonmembers of Central Synagogue.

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12 pm
1 event

Weekly Torah Study

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays | 12-1:15pm

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Taught by Rabbi Mo Salth

This class explores the Torah portion that is read on Shabbat for that week.  Students are encouraged to share their insight and opinion during each class as we mine our tradition and investigate life’s deepest questions. The class uses the Plaut Modern Commentary on the Torah and many other texts and commentaries to understand the weekly portion from an ancient and modern perspective.

Join anytime! No registration required.

 

1 pm
1 event

Kings, Prophets, & Rebellions: Schism & Unity in the Bible

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays | 1:30-2:30pm

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Taught by Cantor Suzanne Skloot

Journey through one of the earliest Jewish dramas – a divided people and a community searching for a common purpose – and uncover the contemporary wisdom in these epic tales. Cantor Suzanne Skloot will be your guide through this fascinating era of Jewish history.

Join anytime! No registration required.

 

5 pm
1 event

Simchat Torah Central

Location: Pavilion

From: 5:15 pm - 6:00pm

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Families with Children ages 0-5 • Open to All • RSVP Required
Join us as we decorate flags, celebrate with the Torah, and eat dinner together in honor of Simchat Torah. Afterward, you may wish to attend the Simchat Torah service in the Sanctuary where the Torah will be opened from end to end so we can read the last few verses and start the Torah again, reading the first few verses.
Registration is currently full for this event. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Bourchard

 

6 pm
1 event

Erev Simchat Torah

Location: Main Sanctuary

From: 6:00 pm - 8:00pm

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We will read the last and first passages of the Torah, unfurl the entire Torah scroll in the sanctuary, and then join together in the Pavilion for Israeli dancing and a festive kiddush.

Open to the public.

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