Life Long Learning

Lifelong Learning Programs: 2016-2017


    Monday, September 12, 7:15 pm:  Rabbi Gordon Fuller, “Coping with Adversity:  Judaism’s Response to Illness and Other Life Struggles.”

  • Sunday, September 18, 2016, 10:00 am:  Dr. Paul Feldman, “CPR and AED’s:  Easy to Use and Help Save Lives.”
  • Sundays, beginning October 30 (13 classes), noon-1:00 pm:  Rabbi Doug Heifetz, Adult B’nei Mitzvah class.
  • Sunday, October 30, 7:00 pm:  Professor Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland, College Park, “The Impact of the American Election on Public Attitudes toward the Middle East.”
  • Mondays, November 7, 14, 21, and 28, 7:30 pm: Rabbi Gordon Fuller, “To-Rah, or not To-rah? 4000 Years of Jewish Wisdom,” Torah study course.
  • Sunday, November 13, 10:00 am:  “One Book” Brunch and talk by Professor Eliyana Adler, Associate Professor in History and Jewish Studies at Penn State University, on One Book synagogue-wide read Orphan in History:  One Man’s Triumphant Search for His Jewish Roots by Paul Cowan z”l.
  • Sundays, December 4 and 18, January 8, 2017, 10:00 am: Rabbi Doug Heifetz, “Aging and Eldering.”
  • Monday, January 9, 2017, 7:15 pm:  Jewish Film Series begins with “Dough,” a comedy/drama about the unlikely friendship between an old Jewish baker in London’s East End and a young Muslim he employs.
  • Sundays, January 22 and 29, 10:00 am:  Rabbi Emeritus Gary Fink, “Jewish Mindfulness: Living a Life of Gratitude, Purpose, and Compassion.”
  • Tuesday, February 7, 7:15 pm:  Jewish Film Series, “Raise the Roof” about two American artists who lead a team of 300 to reconstruct the elaborate roof and painted ceiling of a long lost Polish synagogue.
  • Sundays, February 26, March 5, 12, April 23, and 30, 10:00 am:  Rabbi Doug Heifetz, “Like a Tree of Life: the Branches and Genres of Jewish Wisdom.”
  • Sunday, March 5, 11:45 am:  “Jewish Life on College Campuses,” speaker TBD, co-sponsored by Religious School.
  • Monday, March 6, 7:15 pm:  Jewish Film Series, “When Jews Were Funny,” gives insight into how certain Jewish comics have influenced entertainment and the field of comedy.
  • Sunday, April 2, 10:00 am:  Susan Barocas, “The Wide and Flavorful World of Haroset.” cooking talk, demonstration, recipes, and “haroset bar” tastings.
  • Monday, April 24, 7:00 pm:  Yom HaShoah commemoration.

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