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Lehrhaus Judaica – Jewish Learning

Registration is now closed for Lehrhaus Judaica Adult Education Fall 5780.

If you have any questions please contact jkatz@cbst.org

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Lehrhaus Judaica Adult Education Fall 5780 Course Listing

 

Introduction to Mishna   6:30 - 7:45 pm

  • Instructor: Atara M. Cohen, Cooperberg-Rittmaster Pastoral & Educational Intern
  • Intended Audience: Open to all. Required for Adult B'nai Mitzvah students.
  • Description: In this interactive course, we will study the Mishna, an early Jewish code of law, to learn what this crucial text is and get a taste of the breadth of its content. We will explore the relevance and importance of the Mishna throughout Jewish textual history through today using primary sources and group discussion. Participants will learn how to approach Mishna on their own and strengthen their journey through Rabbinic texts.

 

To Every Season: Traveling the Jewish Calendar   6:30 - 7:45 pm

  • Instructor: Miya Rotstein
  • Intended Audience: Open to all.
  • Description: Join us for this 8 week class as we explore and delve deep into the Jewish Festival cycle. Each week, we will travel through the year learning about the origins, customs, and evolution of our Jewish holidays and traditions, beginning with the Jewish calendar itself. Reading excerpts from the Torah, Talmud and commentaries, as well as examining the rituals, arts and foods of Jewish communities around the globe will illuminate this exploration of time and space. Registration for this class includes a copy of The First Jewish Catalogue.

 

Adult B'nai Mitzvah: D'var Torah Beit Midrash   7:45 - 8:45 pm

  • Instructor: Atara M. Cohen, Cooperberg-Rittmaster Pastoral & Educational Intern
  • Intended Audience: Exclusively for Adult B'nai Mitzvah students.
  • Description: This collaborative, guided, Torah study time will empower students in our adult B'nai Mitzvah program to produce their own Torah content. We will work together as a class and in small groups to explore their Torah portions from a variety of angles and interpretations, learning how to find meaning relevance in these ancient texts. By the end of the course, the participants will have the skills and confidence to produce their own divrei torah.

 

Intro to Hebrew I   7:45 - 8:45 pm

  • Instructor: Miya Rotstein
  • Intended Audience: Open to all.
  • Description: CBST's Lehrhaus Judaica Adult Education programs offer exploration of Jewish text, prayer, Hebrew, holidays & festivals, lifecycles, and more. Whatever your level of Jewish knowledge, you will be enriched by participation. Registration for this class includes a copy of a Hebrew language study textbook.

With thanks to our wonderful Lehrhaus Adult Education Committee Members
Hanna Gafni
Judy Hollander
Nora Isacoff
Joanne Jacobson
Marty Perl
Stuart Stern
Elizabeth Unruh
Marc Waldor