Congregational Learning: 2019-2020 Registration & Brochure c 2019-2020 TBA Congregational Learning Brochure PDF Registration 2020 Congregational Learning Congregational Learning at Temple B’nai Abraham provides opportunities for learners of all ages to explore their identities as Jews. Through spiritual, academic and social programs and courses, opportunities for learning bring people together, helping to create a special sense of family and community. Dates and times are subject to change. All classes will now be conducted over Zoom. If you cannot join us on Zoom, our classes will stream on Facebook Live on the Temple B'nai Abraham Facebook page. If applicable, please use this form to register for TBA congregational learning programs. Name* First Last Address* Street Address City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code Phone*Email* Temple Membership*MemberNon-memberCoursesThe community is welcome to attend. All courses and programs are free, unless otherwise indicated. Parashat HaShavua via ZoomJoin the lively discussion of legend and lore, the ancient world and the modern one, the Jewish people’s feelings about its God, and God’s feelings about His people. Through our reading of the weekly portion, with the support of traditional and contemporary commentaries, we seek not only to understand the profundities of Torah, but also to understand the world and ourselves a little better. Parallel English/Hebrew texts will be used. Now via Zoom! Every Saturday, 9:00 AM before services, all year, (free) Monthly Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Dantowitz via ZoomEthics of our Ancestors (Pirkei Avot) All are welcome for a lively discussion and exploration of Pirkei Avot. Through a close study of Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz's Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary, each month we will explore life's wisdom through ancient texts and modern interpretations. Each session is independent so come to one, many or all. Thursdays, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM May 21 ReIntro to Judaism with Rabbi Vaisberg via ZoomThis class is for all those seeking to rediscover their Judaism. It may be that you find yourself in a new chapter of life; it may be that you simply seek to learn more. Participants will help choose class topics as we explore what paths toward meaning Judaism can offer us. Topics may include Shabbat and holiday practices, life cycle events, mysticism, health, approaches to eating, teenagers, caring for aging parents, etc. This class will be taught via Zoom (a video conferencing tool, meaning that you can participate from wherever you are on your phone, tablet, or desktop!) Register here and then instructions to attend will be sent to you via email! Mondays, 8:00 to 9:00 PM. *Meet-up at Temple is planned for May 18. April 27 May 11 May 18 Twelve Tremendous Talmudic Texts: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Vaisberg via ZoomWe will dive into twelve fantastic Talmudic texts that deal with key issues confronting Judaism today, including such topics as pluralism, disagreement, revelation, and balances of power. No background in Talmud is necessary, and this course is taught using English translations. Steinsaltz Talmud set donated by Susan and Richard Kogan.Mondays, 12:30 to 1:30 PM via Zoom May 11 Rosh Hodesh with Rabbi Dantowitz, sponsored by Sisterhood-The Women's ConnectionRosh Hodesh is the celebration of the new Hebrew month and is a special time for women. Sisterhood—The Women’s Connection welcomes all women to join in an evening of learning, warmth, and spiritual growth. The Spring Rosh Hodesh event features a Women’s Seder before Passover. Join us each or any month and feel the sisterhood connection. The Women's Seder is canceled! Tuesday, May 12-33rd Day of the Omer TBA Book Group with Rabbi Vaisberg via ZoomThe B’nai Abraham Book Group will have engaging, meaningful, and edifying conversations about different books each month. Wednesdays 7:30 to 8:30 PM via Zoom May 13 Thank You. Important: Please review all of your information before clicking Submit below. Please only submit the form once. Thank you. PhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.