Monday Courses

10:30 AM
ADVANCED CONVERSATIONAL HEBREW
Avram Horowitz, Ph. D
Participants will learn phrases, expressions, words, and day-to-day Hebrew conversation in order to build solid language skills. Classes will include video news clips and Hebrew news. We will base the class on the knowledge and ability level of the participants. A solid basic knowledge of Hebrew is helpful.
Dates: Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Dec. 7, 14, Jan. 4, 11, 25 Feb. 1, 8, 22
Location: https://zoom.us/j/94692298572?pwd=MxdyR1FYQ2l6aEhIcnpmOTgvblNqZz09
Zoom ID: 946 9229 8572 Password: MAINROOM

10:30 AM
TROPES FOR TORAH
Cantor Grossman
Learn how to chant the Torah portions. A knowledge of Hebrew required.
Dates: Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16. 23, 30 Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 Mar. 1, 8, 15.
Location: https://zoom.us/j/98152075847?pwd=b053cEZJZXVXNUkycUVBMEp5UENUdz09
ZOOM ID: 981 5207 5847 Password: AdjlcROOM2

11:30 AM
TROPES FOR HAFTARAH
Cantor Grossman
Learn how to chant the Haftarah portions. A knowledge of Hebrew required.
Dates: Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16. 23, 30 Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1,8, 15, 22 Mar. 1, 8,15.
Location:https://zoom.us/j/98152075847?pwd=b053cEZJZXVXNUkycUVBMEp5UENUdz09
ZOOM ID: 981 5207 5847 Password: AdjlcROOM2

JEWISH FILM SERIES
COMING SOON – Watch for more information
Location: Temple Beth Tikvah
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED

12:00 PM
HOW TO READ AND SPEAK A “BISSEL” YIDDISH
Rabbi Richard Chapin
Fun with Yiddish! Learn some phrases and simple conversations.
Dates: Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30 Dec. 7, 14,Jan. 25, Feb.1,8, 15, 22, March 1. NEW JUST ADDED: 3/8, 3/15, 3/22
Location: https://zoom.us/j/94692298572?pwd=MXdyR1FYQ2l6aEhIcnpmOTgvblNqZz09
ZOOM ID: 946 9229 8572 Password: MAINROOM

1:00 PM
JEWISH SHORT STORIES
Rabbi Richard Chapin
From Sholem Aleichem to Philip Roth. From the Shtetl to the Goldene Medina, we will explore the evolution of the Jewish short story, using the book: THE OXFORD BOOK OF JEWISH STORIES, ed. Ilan Stevens. (Available in Hardcover and Paperback, New or Used, from various online booksellers.)

NEW JUST ADDED: 3/8, 3/15, 3/22 SEE STORIES BELOW!

March 8  Read America and I by Anzia Yezierska,  pp. 68-77.

March 15 Angel Levine by Bernard Malamud, pp. 166-175.

March 22 Looking for Mr. Green by Saul Bellow, pp. 176-193.

Location: https://zoom.us/j/94692298572?pwd=MXdyR1FYQ2l6aEhIcnpmOTgvblNqZz09
ZOOM ID: 946 9229 8572 Password: MAINROOM

2:00 – 4:00 PM
“WINE, WOMEN AND TORAH: PENINA MOISE, THE DEBBIE FRIEDMAN OF THE 19TH CENTURY.” Facilitated by Robert Altabet, lay Torah and Sephardic History Scholar
Penina Moise was an American Jewish poet, liturgist and educator of Sephardic and Reform traditions. This interactive lecture will include some reading of her poetry both secular and religious, some singing of her liturgical pieces (all English), and some background on her influence on the U.S. Reform movement. Context is provided on the earliest Sephardic congregations, their influence on the Reform movement, including the historic Beth Elohim Congregation of Charleston, South Carolina.
Date: February 22, 2021
Location: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvf-6pqTojH9JjDZKSP-mUb2r8r-qscKpu
(TSS -*$5 admission to cover refreshments if in-person)

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