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Jewish Teachings on Dying, Mourning and Comforting

Jewish Teachings on Dying, Mourning and Comforting

New York, NY
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM April 25  May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30Judaism, in its accumulated wisdom, preserves an extraordinary system for confronting life’s most challenging moments: the death of loved ones, mourning their loss and comforting the mourners. In this class, we’ll explore the correspondi...
Wed, Apr 25 2018 6:30 PM Wed, May 30 2018 8:00 PM

Reform Jewish Spirituality

Reform Jewish Spirituality

New York, NY
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM April 25  May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30In 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 Ju...
Wed, Apr 25 2018 6:30 PM Wed, May 30 2018 8:00 PM

Rembrandt: Painting the Bible (EVENING SESSION)

Rembrandt: Painting the Bible (EVENING SESSION)

New York, NY
EVENING SESSION Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM  April 25  May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30In numerous paintings, etchings and drawings, Rembrandt, the 17th-century Dutch master, rendered a broad range of biblical scenes. Beyond being intimate and inspiring, his depictions of Abraham, Moses, Jacob, Joseph, Sam...
Wed, Apr 25 2018 6:30 PM Wed, May 30 2018 8:00 PM

A Tough Neighborhood: How Israel Survives in the Middle East

A Tough Neighborhood: How Israel Survives in the Middle East

New York, NY
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM April 25  May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30Since its birth, the State of Israel has encountered hostility from its neighbors. Despite landmark peace treaties with Egypt and Jordan, multiple threats persist. The resulting debates among Israeli politicians, security experts and acad...
Wed, Apr 25 2018 6:30 PM Wed, May 30 2018 8:00 PM

Encounter and Confrontation: Cultural Interactions that Shaped the Jewish Soul

Encounter and Confrontation: Cultural Interactions that Shaped the Jewish Soul

New York, NY
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM April 25  May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30No other people has been more exposed to alien ideologies. No other people has so successfully resisted effacement by dominant majorities. And no other people has been more adept at maintaining its own distinctive spiritual identity while...
Wed, Apr 25 2018 6:30 PM Wed, May 30 2018 8:00 PM

Rembrandt: Painting the Bible (AFTERNOON SESSION)

Rembrandt: Painting the Bible (AFTERNOON SESSION)

New York, NY
DAY SESSION Wednesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 PM  April 25  May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30In numerous paintings, etchings and drawings, Rembrandt, the 17th-century Dutch master, rendered a broad range of biblical scenes. Beyond being intimate and inspiring, his depictions of Abraham, Moses, Jacob, Joseph, Samson,...
Wed, Apr 25 2018 1:00 PM Wed, May 30 2018 2:30 PM

All of Medieval Philosophy in Six Sessions

All of Medieval Philosophy in Six Sessions

New York, NY
Wednesdays, 12:30 – 2:00 PM April 25  May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30To understand why the Medieval period is often heralded as the Golden Age of Jewish Philosophy, we’ll explore both the chief philosophical questions of the day and the chief figures who pondered them, from Saadia Gaon to Judah Halevi and...
Wed, Apr 25 2018 12:30 PM Wed, May 30 2018 2:00 PM

Big Ideas in Judaism

Big Ideas in Judaism

New York, NY
Wednesdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM April 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 How do I express gratitude? What happens when we die (and how do we prepare for it)? What does it mean to be a part of the Jewish community? What role can Israel play in my life? Why do bad things happen to good people? And that’s just ...
Wed, Apr 25 2018 10:00 AM Wed, May 30 2018 11:30 AM

Bridge - The Class (Intermediate Level)

Bridge - The Class (Intermediate Level)

New York, NY
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30 AM April 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24 What do Ike, Warren and Deng have in common? On November 7, 1942, General Dwight Eisenhower waited anxiously as Allied forces headed for the North African coast. To pass the time, Ike and three associates played…bri...
Thu, Apr 19 2018 9:30 AM Thu, May 24 2018 11:30 AM

Humor, Healing, & Hope: What Folktales Can Teach

Humor, Healing, & Hope: What Folktales Can Teach

New York, NY
Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:00 PM April 17, 24 May 1, 8, 15, 22 Folktales told from generation to generation paint a rich portrait of the Jewish People: Absent a place to call home for much of our history, our landscape became the human heart—where a particular humor, healing, hope and wisdom reside. In...
Tue, Apr 17 2018 6:30 PM Tue, May 22 2018 8:00 PM

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