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
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.
The High Holidays with Dr. Carmella Abraham
Discover the surprising simple truth of the one thing.
No class - Rosh HaShana
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
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.
Deadly Issues - Part I with Chaim Lauer
Talmudic perspectives on dying and the evolution of Jewish death rituals.
A Rabbinic Exploration of Bias with Leah Sarna
What is the nature of uncorrupted judgment? We’ll consult the Talmudic sages.
Blood, Women, Blessings and Superstition with Ysocher Katz
How does Jewish law confront exclusionary superstitious beliefs?
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.
No Class - Thanksgiving
Foreign Affairs with Rabbi Avram Mlotek
Judaism is no stranger to the concept of the stranger. What does it say about loving the other?
Stars, Stripes and Lights with Rabbi Yossi Deren
Three holidays, one message
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?
Deadly Issues - Part II with Chaim Lauer
More Talmudic perspectives on dying and the evolution of Jewish death rituals.
No Class - Tenth of Tevet