November 18, 1:15pm
Toldoth: Patriarchs pimping their princesses??!!
Abraham pimps Sarah twice, and Isaac pimps Rebecca once. Three strikes and you are out, unless you are a Hurrian nobleman! Were our Patriarchs Hurrian … Continue reading Toldoth: Patriarchs pimping their princesses??!!
October 21, 1:15pm
Noah: Flood stories around the world and across time
Scholars have noted the similarity between the Biblical flood story and the Mesopotamian flood story; but little attention has been paid … Continue reading Noah: Flood stories around the world and across time
Special Shabbat Shiur This Saturday:
Israelis Helping Refugees – Rabbi Graff’s trip to Greece with IsraAid
Saturday, May 6, 2017, 1:15pm
Rabbi Graff has just returned from a week-long trip to Greece with the Israeli Humanitarian Aid … Continue reading Israelis Helping Refugees – Rabbi Graff’s trip to Greece with IsraAid
Terumah: Exodus 35:4ff & 36:4ff; what is the social purpose of the Tabernacle? Why do we have such a detailed list of all that things that the Israelites were to bring? What may we learn from this text today?
Kol … Continue reading Apr. 22 – Shabbat Shiur: with David Meir-Levi
College Campus Reality
The growing problem of anti Semitism on UC campuses and college campuses throughout the country.
A special invitation to parents of college bound students
All interested adults are welcomed This event is free … Continue reading Mar 18. – Shabbat Shiur: College Campus Reality with Tammi Benjamin
In this Shiur, we will examine biblical passages, both legal and prophetic, with special emphasis on how the text can be read through the lens of Mussar literature (focused on religious and personal improvement). We will analyze the haftarot of … Continue reading Jan. 14 – Shabbat Shiur: “Is This the Fast that I Have Chosen?:” Reading the Bible as Mussar
Please join Carol Booth for this informative and engaging Shabbat shiur!
“The Story of Esther — What you never learned in Hebrew school.”Have you ever really read the story of Esther — the Ganze (whole) Megillah? Do you … Continue reading Feb. 25 – The Story of Esther: What you never learned in Hebrew school