Lunch & Learn - So What Was the Book of Numbers About?

Date: August 1, 2019Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location:  UJA-JCC Greenwich
One Holly Hill Lane
Greenwich, CT
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Phone: 203-552-1818Email: info@ujajcc.org

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Lunch & Learn is a weekly program, every Thursday from 12:30 – 1:30 pm at One Holly Hill Lane. The Lunch & Learn program is generously sponsored by Rita Edelston.

   

August 1

So What Was the Book of Numbers About?

Dr. Job Jindo

We will explore the themes of identity, holiness and transformation of peoplehood as reflected in Numbers.

 

August 8

A Time to Weep and a Time to Laugh

Rabbi Levi Mendelow

Hope and optimism in times of crisis. Reflections on Tisha B'Av.

 

August 15

Unrecognized Greatness: Shmita

Alex Troy

Shmita combines many fundamental themes of Judaism, but goes unheeded because of its unusual and technical nature.

 

August 22

The Lubavitcher Rebbe Through the Eyes of a Conservative Rabbi

Rabbi Moshe Edelman

Using a Chabad booklet we will consider ideas from the writings of Yosef Ber Soloveitchik that can inspire non-Hasidic Jewry.

 

August 29

The Strange and Unusual History of the Hatikvah Song

Michael Feldstein

Discover the saga behind Israel’s national anthem...and the man who wrote the lyrics.