From: 10:00 am - 11:30am
Thursdays, 10:00–11:30 am
October 8–December 3, 2020
Taught by Rabbi Hilly Haber
Dive into more than 100 years of Jewish philosophy and theology, spanning Enlightenment thinkers to post-Holocaust theologies and pioneering feminist and queer theologians. Together, we will consider the political, historical, and traditional aspects of Jewish theology while taking in account our personal ideas about God.
From: Thursday, November 19, 1:00–2:15 pm
Take a virtual trip to Israel with guide Mike Hollander and learn about Israel’s ongoing challenges with limited natural water resources, from the Biblical period to present day.
Zoom Link information will be sent to registrants 24 hours before each lecture.
OTHER CURRENT PROGRAMS WITH MIKE HOLLANDER:
December 3, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
“Machaneh Yehuda” - since physical travel to Israel is limited these days, we will go on a virtual tasting tour to see the sights, smell the smells, hear the sounds, and meet some of the people in Jerusalem’s Shuk Machaneh Yehudah, one of the world’s most popular markets and a Mecca for foodies.
December 17, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
“Dilemmas of Majority - Minority Relations in Judea and their Impact on Israel Today” - Our national anthem, Hatikva, refers to our “Two Thousand Year Hope” to return to the Land of Israel from exile. Now that we have, how do we look at our past - and in particular, the Hellenistic and Roman Periods, when we were last independent - to mold our present reality. This virtual tour will explore sites in Israel, including Masada, Tzippori, and others to learn how relations with the larger superpower affected Judaism, and will see how that same question challenges contemporary Israel.
From: 6:00 pm - 7:15pm
Thursdays, 6:00–7:15 pm
October 1–December 17, 2020
Taught by Educator Joe Septimus
Together we will explore stories from the Talmud that confront the strengths and frailties of human nature, universal experiences, and the very nature of godliness. Designed to enhance and deepen our appreciation of life’s wisdom, our discussions will focus on our amazing and complex universe, and Jewish values.
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