Tuesday June 23 and June 30 at 12:15: Jessy is a professional tour guide in Buenos Aires, specializing in Jewish history and culture. She will welcome us into her home and provide a historical perspective of Jewish Argentina juxtaposed with a cultural view of Jewish life. Join Jessy for “Mate” - the national drink of Argentina.
Grandparenting has changed over the years. And now we have proof! The Jewish Grandparents Network has just released the results of a national study of Jewish grandparents. IJKL is proud to welcome the organization’s CEO, David Raphael to our Zoom Classroom on Wednesday, June 17. Mr. Raphael will share findings from the study that can help guide us all toward a better understanding of the relationship between grandparents, their children, and grandchildren. What did the survey say? You’ll have to join us to find out.
Find out Now: The National Jewish Grandparents Survey
Every Thursday at 10:30 with Bruce Greenberg. We will discuss: What do Jews believe in? Who/What is God? We will examine Biblical texts which will shed light on the way we can more fully understand these and other contemporary issues. All this and more..
Every Wedensday at 4:00 pm with Rabbi David Paskin. Mitzvah (commandedness) is one of the most important principles of Judaism while autonomy is the indispensable grounding idea of modern ethics. We live in a radically democratized world - what does Judaism look like in the 21st century for modern Jews?
An Eight Part Series in June & July - every Tuesday at 12:15 -PM From the establishment of the United States to the Clinton administration's efforts to get more from the Oslo Accords, and the challenges of the Middle East on recent Presidents.
Hail & Chai - US Presidents and the American People
Eating Jewishly involves tradition, family upbringing and origin, health and social influences. We will use texts to guide our discussion and provide context for how these factors have evolved our experience of what “eating Jewishly” means. This 3-part series will explore and explain the “tradition” in the widest sense.
Eating Jewishly in the 21st Century: Text and Context
Every Tuesday at 10:30 AM This class offers a deep dive into the ideas of Jewish Mysticism. Join at any time - since whenever you enter the sea of mysticism you are always diving into the middle! Rabbi Akiva encapsulates Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi’s brilliant interpretation of the 4 letter Name with surprising conclusions and ramifications for us to ponder.
Mondays at 12 Noon - Rabbi Akiva together with you, will dig deep into Torah texts and concepts until precious and illuminating gems of wisdom emerge.A must for those seeking a contemporary grasp of Torah and it’s spiritual and ethical depth! Join us each week as we unearth a new gem.
Thursday, May 28th - A traditional celebration of Shavuot includes all-night study with a midnight slice of cheesecake. Our celebration won't last all night and you will have to provide your own cheesecake! IJKL will provide wisdom, friendship, and a community space as we honor this transcendent journey that started with freedom.
Tirzah Firestone says,” We carry within us tremendous riches, as well as legacies of trauma and heartbreak. Let’s come together to explore long-term wounds and harvest the best within us so that we can take action for personal and collective transformation at this critical moment in our world.” Join Liz Sterling and IJKL in our Zoom Room for The InnerViews Series this Monday, June 1st at 4pm EDT. Together we will harvest hope, healing and happiness.
InnerViews Series: Women Making a Difference with Liz Sterling