Thursday Courses

9:45 AM
A TASTE OF RABBINIC THEOLOGY
Rabbi Simon
A study of selected texts from various genres of rabbinic literature to see how they understood questions such as the nature of God, free will, suffering and the role of the rabbi and how their views are still relevant today
Dates: Nov. 1,8, 15, 29 Dec. 6,13,20 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 Feb. 7,14,21,28  Mar. 7, 14, 21 28
Location: Temple Beth Kodesh

11:15 AM
TORAH STUDY
Rabbi Howard Shub
This is a weekly class in which Rabbi Shub will discuss the highlights of the weekly Parsha (Torah Portion)
Dates: Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29 Dec. 6, 13, 20 Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28  Mar. 7, 14, 21 28
Location: Temple Beth Tikvah

1:30 PM
MESSIANISM, PART 2
Rabbi Howard Hoffman
Middle Ages to modernity: False Messiahs, would-be Jewish generals and the shifting meaning of redemption, Zionism, the settler movement and rebbes as Meshiach Now.
Dates: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31
Location: Temple Shaarei Shalom

7:00 PM
THROUGH THE PRAYERBOOK
Rabbi Anthony Fratello
Using our Siddur and other sources, we will look at the rhythms and Words of Prayer.  There is order and structure and meaning in everything that we say, and how we say it.  Discover what has been hiding in plain sight your whole Jewish life!
Dates: Nov. 15, Dec. 13, Jan. 17, Feb. 28, Mar. 28.
Location: Temple Shaarei Shalom

7:00 PM
ISRAELI DANCE
Herb Cohen
In this class you will learn many early dances of Israel as well as more contemporary ones. The class is for both beginners and those who with some experience. Participants will be provided with a CD that includes the music for all the dances that are taught.
Dates: Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13, 20, Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar. 7, 14
Location: Temple Shaarei Shalom