Monday Courses

Glass Fusing

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  – Abby Radwin

Participants will learn how to make mezuzahs, challah plates and menorahs by fusing glass pieces.   No experience necessary.  A different project each week. There is a materials fee.

Location: TBD
November: 15, 29
December: 13


Clashing Cultures

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Lynne Lieberman

Investigate the Tensions and Conflicts between Judaism, Christianity and Islam, as expressed in the historical record from antiquity to today through art, music and literature.

Temple Torat Emet
January:
23, 30
February: 6, 13


Yiddish: How to read and speak a ‘Bissell’ Yiddish

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Rabbi Richard Chapin

The Yiddisher (Der Yiddisher Lerner) by H.E. Goldin (Hebrew Publishing Co. 2003)

Temple Torat Emet
November:
14, 21, 28
December: 5, 12, 19
January: 9, 16, 23, 30


American Jewish Literature

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Rabbi Richard Chapin

“The Rise of David Levinsky”  Abraham Cahan  – November: 14, 21, 28
“Call It Sleep”  Henry Roth – December: 5, 12, 19
Temple Torat Emet – Chapel


For Women Only

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – Jan Courte

Torah Study    December: 6, 12, 19
Psalms and Pirke Avot    January: 9, 16, 23 (time subject to change)
Temple Torat Emet – Chapel


Sephardic and Ashkenazic Liturgy

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Robert Altabet

Comparisons of similarities and differences in prayer.

Temple Shaarei Shalom Room 215
February:
13