The "10" will be a twenty-first-century response to the ancient request "teach me the essence of Judaism - while standing on one foot." Wouldn't it be absolutely wonderful for us, to finally be able to encapsulate Judaism's fundamental messages and visions and with great feeling and dedication incorporate them into our daily lives?
It is valuable to look to our sacred sources for insight and inspiration on what leadership looks like. In this class, we will explore teachings about leadership and meet many of the most powerful leaders in Jewish history examining what their leadership looked like and what made them effective leaders.
In this 4 part series we will discuss the universal appeal of t"Fiddler on the Roof." We will discover the major philosophical, spiritual and .humanistic themes which either gush out of this extraordinary play or are secretly hiding beneath the lines. If you are enrolled in the other Midrasha classes, join for only $25 for the series!
This course will examine contemporary issues such as equality in today's society, America's responsibility towards other nations and countries, aspects of the Middle East conflict, the relationship between Jews in the Diaspora and Israel and more! We will examine Biblical texts which will shed light on the way we can more fully understand these and other contemporary issues. The pricing reflects cost for remaining 10 classes.
This course is meant to encourage us to do some self-exploration of our attitudes concerning death - talk them out - and draw some thoughtful conclusions that we can "live" with. Prerequisite for this class: BREATHING.
While many people follow the Haggadah religiously, others have delved deeper into the text of the Passover story and the liturgy of the seder to find their own story of liberation. In this class we will walk through the Haggadah, step-by-step, learning about each stage of the seder and how we can make Passover personal.
Exploration of our Patriarch’s and Matriarch’s perfections, imperfections and dysfunctions and we will see how these apply to our own lives today. We will start in the Garden of Eden and continue our exploration through to the children of Jacob.