Women's In-Depth Talmud
Mondays at 8:30 am
Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz
Study the Talmud, while using the text as a springboard for in-depth learning about Jewish Law and Jewish Philosophy.
Tuesdays at 8:15 am
Rabbi Elie Weinstock
Explore contemporary Jewish topics that emerge from the weekly portion. Please come with tough questions and an open mind.
Exploring the Guide
Tuesdays at 8:00 pm
Maimonides’ Guide of the Perplexed is arguably the most influential and controversial work produced in the entire field of Jewish thought since the close of the Talmud 15 centuries ago. In this text-based course, we will specifically examine the Maimonidean approach to studying and understanding the literary methodology of the Prophets beginning with
Torah and employed throughout the entire canon of the prophetic literature.
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Women's Parshat Hashavua
Wednesdays, Starting November 16 at 8:30 am
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein
Weekly investigation into the portion of the week drawn especially from insights of the Netziv.
Crash Course in Hebrew Reading
Fall: Wednesdays, Starting November 2 at 6:30 pm
Spring: Wednesdays, Starting February 22 at 6:30 pm
This popular series of classes enables those with no previous background in
Hebrew to learn to read Hebrew in just a short time.
Wednesdays at 7:00 pm
Rabbi Hayyim Angel
The best of traditional and contemporary scholarship will be employed as we survey the 12 prophets and the books of Ketuvim. The course will be taught at a high scholarly level but is accessible to people of all levels of Jewish learning.
Fall session: Starting November 2
Winter session: Starting February 1
Spring session: Starting April 26
Fall: Wednesdays, Starting November 2 at 7:30 pm
Spring: Wednesdays, Starting February 22 at 7:30 pm
Designed for those with some ability to read Hebrew, students practice reading skills using the siddur and other Jewish texts. Special emphasis is placed on becoming fluent in the daily prayers and traditional tunes of Jewish liturgy.
Prophetic Women - The Book of Samuel: Woman’s Complex Relationships with Men, Children and God
Shera Aranoff Tuchman
Thursdays at 8:30 am
Studies in the Weekly Portion
Thursdays at 7:00 pm
Rabbi Yossi Weiser
Explore the profound insights and relevance of our tradition derived from the weekly Torah reading as it is filtered through the prism of classical Jewish commentaries of the last 2,500 years.
Jews in High Places: Historical Case Studies
Thursdays at 8:00 pm
Rabbi Yossi Weiser
Explore how Jews have handled being close to power. How did these individuals handle challenges to halakhic observance or accusations of dual loyalty? What might we expect from Jews in positions of power and influence today? Figures such as Daniel, Ezra, Queen Esther, Don Isaac Abarbanel, Haym Salomon, Judah P. Benjamin, Louis Brandeis, and Henry Kissinger will provide real-life examples to guide the examination.
Dr. William Major Memorial Advanced Shiur in Talmud
Sunday mornings following 8:30 am services and breakfast
Taught by Rabbi Dr. Jeremy Weider
Continuing our study of Masekhet Avodah Zarah with its classical commentaries.