Lehrhaus Judaica 5781 Spring Courses ZOOM INFO

As we near the end of this semester, we wanted to thank you for participating in CBST Lehrhaus Adult Education, and offer you the opportunity to provide your thoughts and feedback about the class(es) you took this semester. Your feedback is important to us! It helps us to shape our programming for future learning. Click here for the brief Lehrhaus 5781 Spring Semester - Survey

We hope you'll join us again when classes resume in the Fall after High Holy Days. We will be sure to let you know as soon as registration becomes available. Thanks so much for participating and helping to make learning at CBST the rich experience that it is! 


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Scroll down to view the Zoom info for your class. Zoom info is listed below each class description. There are multiple classes listed here, make sure you are selecting the class that you registered for. 

Click here for class recordings or scroll to the bottom of the page. All classes will be recorded and available for viewing throughout the duration of the semester - however we encourage students to participate live.

Zoom Instructions & Etiquette

  • All classes & programs will be locked at their start time. Please arrive 10 minutes early. If you arrive after the start time, and are not admitted you can catch up via our recordings archive. We appreciate your understanding as we strive to provide the best possible experience for program participants & leaders.
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CLASS ZOOM INFO

 
INTRO TO YIDDISH CULTURE AND LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION WITH RABBI KLEINBAUM

Tuesdays, 5pm to 6:15pm, beginning 4/13
NOTE: Class is cancelled June 1 as Rabbi Kleinbaum will be in Israel. To make up for this, we have added an extra class on June 15.
Schedule: 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18 , 5/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15

Experience a taste of Yiddish culture through poetry and short stories, taught by CBST's Senior Rabbi (and devoted Yiddishist), Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum. With texts offered in translation, this introduction to Yiddish culture through the lens of literature is open to all: those who are brand new to Yiddish as well as those seeking a deeper understanding of this chapter of Jewish history and literature. Join the class Facebook Group!
Reading List:
1) Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories by Sholem Aleichem. Any edition is fine; one purchase option here. If sold out there, you can search for other purchase options here.
2) A Treasury of Yiddish Stories by Irving Howe and Eliezer Greenberg. Any edition is fine; one purchase option here. If sold out there, you can search for other purchase options here.
3) View the class syllabus here.
Download an iCalendar (.ics) reminder to add to your calendar!
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82396482712
Meeting ID: 823 9648 2712
Call-in: +1 646 876 9923 (New York)

INTRO TO BIBLICAL HEBREW WITH MIYA ROTSTEIN

Wednesdays, 11am to 12:30pm, beginning 4/14
Schedule: 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2

Biblical Hebrew – as we chant from the Sefer Torah and read in the book of Psalms – serves as the foundation for later prayer book and modern Hebrew. Biblical Hebrew has its own distinct grammar, syntax, and vocabulary. Enrich your Hebrew skills from these primary texts with CBST Educator Miya Rotstein in this immersive course! This is an advanced Hebrew class for those who have completed Alef Isn't Tough, or who have prior Hebrew study and are comfortable reading Hebrew with vowels. Purchase Your Textbook Here.
Download an iCalendar (.ics) reminder to add to your calendar!
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86480739952
Meeting ID: 864 8073 9952
Call-in: +1 646 876 9923 (New York)

LASHON KODESH II: THE LANGUAGE OF PRAYER FOR SHABBAT MORNING WITH RABBI RAPPORT 

Wednesdays, 6 pm to 7 pm, beginning 4/14
Schedule: 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9

Join CBST's Associate Rabbi Yael Rapport for an in-depth study of the prayers of the Shabbat morning service. How did Shabbat worship take its shape? What can we learn about the poetry and politics of Jewish history through the Hebrew language used in our prayers? Develop a more intimate and familiar relationship with the Shabbat Morning service in particular, and by extension, all Hebrew prayer! Open to all Hebrew levels.
Download an iCalendar (.ics) reminder to add to your calendar!
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89881904789
Meeting ID: 898 8190 4789
Call-in: +1 646 876 9923 (New York)

TORAH CANTILLATION WITH JACK GREENBERG

Thursdays, 6pm to 7:15pm, beginning 4/15
Schedule: 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27, 6/3, 6/10

Learn the basics of leyning Torah, or refresh your knowledge of the trope system, under the guidance of CBST Educator Jack Greenberg. This course will cover all the trope melodies used in standard cantillation for readings from the Torah on Shabbat and Festivals. Audio/visual resources will be provided to support your study. Based on demand, additional sections of the class may be added to ensure that instruction is kept in small groups. CBST is proud that Torah and Haftarah are regularly read by lay members of the congregation at our services. This class will prepare you to begin to chant Torah at CBST. We are always ready to welcome new leyners! This is an advanced Hebrew class for those who have completed Alef Isn't Tough, or who have prior Hebrew study and are comfortable reading Hebrew with vowels. Course materials will be provided to class registrants.
Download an iCalendar (.ics) reminder to add to your calendar!
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87572380451
Meeting ID: 875 7238 0451
Call-in: +1 646 876 9923 (New York)

 

CLASS RECORDINGS


Click the below links to access playlists of recordings for each class. Please be advised, recordings may not be immediately available. In some cases, please allow up to 24 hrs or more for class recordings to be posted. Thank you!

Intro to Yiddish Culture and Literature in Translation with Rabbi Kleinbaum

Intro to Biblical Hebrew with Miya Rotstein

Lashon Kodesh II: The Language of Prayer for Shabbat Morning with Rabbi Rapport

Torah Cantillation with Jack Greenberg