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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

The Path of the Prophets

The Path of the Prophets

New York, NY
Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM April 17, 24 May 1, 8, 15, 22 Based on the instructor’s new book, Path of the Prophets: The Ethics-Driven Life, this course will offer an intimate look at six biblical prophets: Shiprah, Miriam and Tirzah; Caleb, Nathan and Elisha. Although they are lesser known, their...
Tue, Apr 17 2018 6:30 PM Tue, May 22 2018 8:00 PM

Beginning Hebrew

Beginning Hebrew

New York, NY
Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM April 17, 24 May 1, 8, 15, 22 Have you always wanted to pick up some conversational Hebrew for social situations or an upcoming trip to Israel? Through fun exercises, this course will teach you how to introduce yourself, ask for directions, order your favorite foods, d...
Tue, Apr 17 2018 6:30 PM Tue, May 22 2018 8:00 PM

Bridge - The Class (Introductory Level)

Bridge - The Class (Introductory Level)

New York, NY
INTRODUCTORY LEVEL Tuesdays, 9:30 – 11:30 AM April 17, 24 May 1, 8, 15, 22 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…bridg...
Tue, Apr 17 2018 9:30 AM Tue, May 22 2018 11:30 AM

An Introduction to Gershom Scholem

An Introduction to Gershom Scholem

New York, NY
Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14 A self-described “religious anarchist,” the groundbreaking German-Israeli philosopher and historian Gershom Scholem considered the Kabbalah an energetic source that offered visions of the future, explanations of the painful past and a persiste...
Mon, Apr 16 2018 6:30 PM Mon, May 14 2018 8:00 PM

Hollywood Zion: American Films and the Story of Israel

Hollywood Zion: American Films and the Story of Israel

New York, NY
Mondays, 6:15 – 9:00 PM April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14 With the birth of Israel in 1948, one might have expected a flurry of films on the Jewish state by American filmmakers. In this course, we’ll examine why Hollywood had almost the opposite reaction, and we’ll study the few Israel-related films ...
Mon, Apr 16 2018 6:15 PM Mon, May 14 2018 9:00 PM

The Ten Commandments: Ambiguities and Misconceptions (EVENING SESSION)

The Ten Commandments: Ambiguities and Misconceptions (EVENING SESSION)

New York, NY
Evening Session Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:00 PM March 7, 14, 21, 28 The Ten Commandments, the Decalogue, or the “Ten Sayings” are widely viewed among Jewsand Christians as the iconic symbol of God’s relationship with humanity, the concrete emblem of Israel’s covenant with God and a universal creed o...
Wed, Mar 7 2018 6:30 PM Wed, Mar 28 2018 8:00 PM

The Ten Commandments: Ambiguities and Misconceptions (AFTERNOON SESSION)

The Ten Commandments: Ambiguities and Misconceptions (AFTERNOON SESSION)

New York, NY
Day Session Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:30 PM  March 7, 14, 21, 28 The Ten Commandments, the Decalogue, or the “Ten Sayings” are widely viewed among Jewsand Christians as the iconic symbol of God’s relationship with humanity, the concrete emblem of Israel’s covenant with God and a universal creed of e...
Wed, Mar 7 2018 1:00 PM Wed, Mar 28 2018 2:30 PM

Spinoza's Critique of Maimonides

Spinoza's Critique of Maimonides

New York, NY
Mondays 6:30 – 8:00 PM March 5, 12, 19, 26 Modern scholarship has come to view Benedict (Baruch) Spinoza as the Father of the Enlightenment and an incredibly powerful influence on the development of subsequent Western philosophy. But religious leaders of his own day viewed him much less charita...
Mon, Mar 5 2018 6:30 PM Mon, Mar 26 2018 8:00 PM

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