(No Class on 4/10) A free program - Every Sunday at 2:00 PM - "Thinking about Grandeur and Humility: Be a Part of the Conversation with Rabbi Akiva and Dr. Zohar Raviv." Dr. Zohar Raviv is VP of Education, Taglit Birthright and a dear friend of the IJKL Community! Registration is encouraged to be sure that we can accommodate all comers!
Thinking about Grandeur and Humility: Be a Part of the Conversation
No class 4/9 and 4/16 and will continue weekly on Thursdays! Come for free - Make a donation! Meditation with Mike - 1:30 PM Teaching with Rabbi Akiva at 1:45 PM. This class begins with a meditation offered by Dr. Michael Selzer. Following the meditation Rabbi Akiva will guide us inward to our own transformative wisdom!
No class 4/6 and 4/13 the weekly on Mondays at 12 - Come for free - Make a donation! 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.
no class 4/9 and 4/16 weekly Thursdays at 10:45 - Come for free - Make a donation! 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.
No class 4/8 and 4/15 - weekly on Wednesdays at 10:45! Now free - your donation appreciated! 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.
No class 4/8 and 4/15 - weekly Wednesdays at 9:30- Come for free - Make a donation! 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.
No class Wednesday 4/9 and 4/16 - then weekly on Tuesdays at 12:15 - Join now for free through the Zoom Room Link on the IJKL.org Home Page! Throughout these ten sessions we will be discussing Jewish Ethics and how it informs us and directs our actions in this complicated world in which we live. The course is $240. Scholarship available!
"Ethics through a Jewish Lens" a Pillars of Judaism Class
No class 4/7 and 4/14weekly on TUESDAYS AT 10:45 - Come for free - Make a donation! 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.
No class 4/7 and 4/14 then weekly on Tuesdays AT 9:30 AM - Come for free - Make a donation! - 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