Oct

19 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 

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

It's Hard to Raise Parents: On Learning from Each Other with Rosh Kehila Michal Kohane

Join the Rosh Kehila of Brooklyn's Prospect Heights Shul for an exploration of the Gemara, where we'll meet Rabbi Akiva as a parent and gain insights about acceptance, change, women's roles and more.

 

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