Wednesday, October 18, 2017


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.

 

6 pm
1 event

The Voices of Women in Jewish Tradition

Location: Pavilion

From: Every Other Wednesday, Oct. 18-Dec 13, 2017 at 6:30pm

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Taught by Shani Ben Or, Cantorial Intern

This class will explore narratives featuring Jewish women protagonists. We will explore the challenges these narratives have posed over time and the dynamic impact they continue to have on Jewish identity.

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