Lifelong Jewish Learning: Fall Opportunities
1. Thursday, October 19, 11 AM
Book Review: Abraham: The World’s First (but Certainly not Last) Jewish Lawyer/
By Alan Dershowitz
An exploration of Abraham by renowned and controversial Harvard lawyer in which he argues that Abraham was our first and most famous Jewish lawyer.
2. Tuesday, October 24, 7:45 PM a six week minicourse
Davening Boot Camp: Torah reading master class
A class for those who want to learn how to chant Torah – and those who wish to improve their skills.
3. Thursday October 26, 11 AM weekly
Jewish Values in an Age of Choice:
How does Judaism address the challenging ethical questions of our day? What wisdom can we draw from our tradition
4. Wednesday, November 1, 7:45 PM
From Jerusalem to Prague: A summer of Discovery
How Rabbi Greenspan finally found the Golem of Prague, or A slide presentation exploring the rich history and traditions of Jewish Prague.
5. Saturday, November 4th 11:30 Bagels and Berachahs
Steven Gaines, author of One of These Things First
One of These Things First is a wry and poignant reminiscence of a 15 year old Jewish boy in Brooklyn in the early sixties, and his unexpected trajectory
6. Saturday November 11th, 12:30 following Services
Mesilat Yesharim: The Pathway to Spiritual Wholeness
One of the great classics of Jewish literature, Mesilat Yesharim is a handbook for Jewish spirituality and personal growth.
7. Sunday, November 12 –
OJC Trip to the Center for Jewish History
Rachel Lithgow, director of the Center of Jewish History, will take us on a journey back to 1917, a crucial year in Jewish and world history
8. Tuesday, November 14 – monthly
Second Tuesday Cinema – Norman
Norman Oppenheimer's life dramatically changes after the young politician he befriended three years ago becomes Prime Minister of Israel.