Complimentary lunch is served as a gift to the community sponsored by Rita Edelston
SCHEDULE OF GUEST SPEAKERS
Did Pharaoh Change His Mind, or Did God Change His Plan? with Rabbi Menachem Leibtag
The Exodus story revisited, just in time for another seder.
Who Is Serach Bat Asher? with Rabbi Moshe Edelman
Elijah’s counterpart. The woman of the Exodus. The lady of the redemption. Discover this mysterious girl who never died and midrashim that surround her.
April 13 Passover - No Lunch & Learn
Cycles of Seven in Judaism with Rabbi Elisha Paul
Shabbat, Shivah, Omer, Shmitah--why do periods of seven recur in the Jewish calendar, and are their meanings connected?
Kaballah, the Zodiac and Free Will with Rabbi Irwin Huberman
Explore two texts linking the stars and Jewish destiny.
The Wicked Child with Rabbi Joe Schwartz
What’s with the rasha? This Pesach Sheni, discover what you never knew about the misguided son (or child) of Haggadah legend.
Rabbi Hillel Silverman
The Bible and the Bard with Eleanor Ehrenkranz, PhD
What did Shakespeare have to read in 1580? The Old and New Testaments. There is a clear relationship between the Old Testament and Macbeth which will be explored in both books.
Ethical Decision Making at the End with Rabbi Stephen Roberts, MBA, BCC
How does Judaism guide us in making ethical decisions near end of life?
June 1: Shavuot - No Lunch & Learn
Hymns & Qualms: New and Selected Poems and Translations with Peter Cole, PhD
Join our distinguished belle-lettrist on a lyrical journey across medieval Hebrew hymns, masterworks of Muslim Spain, verse inspired by Jerusalem and much more.
Divinely Inspired with Ari Lieberman
Might and humility--independent or co-dependent attributes? A lesson from G-d.
There’s No Fight Like a Family Fight with Rabbi Elisha Paul
What’s the right way to have a Jewish dispute? Find out from Pirkei Avot. June 29 How Jews Complain Rabbi Moshe Edelman It began in the Torah as precedent. It rumbled on to the Talmud. Trace the long roots of the kvetch.