Sep

28 2017

Lunch & Learn

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

UJA Greenwich One Holly Hill Lane
Greenwich, CT 06830
203-552-1818 (Phone)
203-622-1237 (Fax)
info@ujafedgreenwich.org
http://ujafedgreenwich.org

Contact
203-552-1818
info@ujafedgreenwich.org

Lunch & Learn is a weekly program of UJA Greenwich. Every Thursday from 12:30-1:30 pm at One Holly Hill Lane, Greenwich. Complimentary lunch is served at noon preceding class at 12:30pm as a gift to the community sponsored by Rita Edelston.

 

SCHEDULE OF GUEST SPEAKERS 

September 7

What Will They Say About You When You Are Gone? Creating a Life of Legacy with Rabbi Daniel Cohen

How to reverse engineer your life for legacy and impact.

 

September 14

The High Holidays with Dr. Carmella Abraham

Discover the surprising simple truth of the one thing.

 

September 21

No class - Rosh HaShana

 

September 28

A Very Abridged History of American Judaism with Ze’ev Aviezer

Come read and learn three very unusual documents, reflecting the disparate strands of America’s Jewish past.

 

October 5 & 12

No class - Sukkot

 

October 19

Love Is a Jewish Four-letter Word with Rabbi Daniel Gropper

A core value in Judaism is relationships. Probe Jewish texts that exemplify the concept of love and what love means to us.

 

October 26

Deadly Issues - Part I with Chaim Lauer

Talmudic perspectives on dying and the evolution of Jewish death rituals.

 

November 2

A Rabbinic Exploration of Bias with Leah Sarna

What is the nature of uncorrupted judgment? We’ll consult the Talmudic sages.

 

November 9

Blood, Women, Blessings and Superstition with Ysocher Katz

How does Jewish law confront exclusionary superstitious beliefs?

 

November 16

The Genesis of Insight with Dr. Job Y. Jindo

Explore a certain mode of awareness—mindfulness—that the book of Genesis is designed to cultivate.

 

November 23

No Class - Thanksgiving

 

November 30

Foreign Affairs with Rabbi Avram Mlotek

Judaism is no stranger to the concept of the stranger. What does it say about loving the other?

 

December 7

Stars, Stripes and Lights with Rabbi Yossi Deren

Three holidays, one message

 

December 14

The Jewish Mother with Sarah Kelly, PhD

How did the Jews who returned to England after Cromwell integrate into English society--and affect local maternity practices?

 

December 21

Deadly Issues - Part II with Chaim Lauer

More Talmudic perspectives on dying and the evolution of Jewish death rituals.

 

December 28

No Class - Tenth of Tevet