Lunch & Learn: When is Thanksgiving Day in Judaism?

Date: November 14, 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:

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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.


November 14

When is Thanksgiving Day in Judaism?

Chaim Lauer

Achieving a Jewish understanding of gratitude.


November 21

Hasidic Insights into The Way of Man

Rabbi Daniel Gropper

We’ll mine Martin Buber’s The Way of Man According to Hasidic Teaching for the essential teachings of Hasidism and gain insights of how to better understand ourselves and our place in a spiritual world.


November 28

Thanksgiving - No Class


December 5

Intuitive Ethics and Subversive Spirituality: An Exploration of Rabbinic Wisdom

Tanya Farber

Deep dive into teachings of Sages to transform our daily interactions into sacred moments.  


December 12

The Battle of Judaism v. Hellenism

Rabbi Yossi Deren

Why did the outnumbered Maccabees fight the Greeks? Is Hellenism so antithetical to Jewish values?


December 19

Chanukah for Poets

Rabbi Greg Wall

The ubiquitous holiday as seen through a new light.


December 26

Socialism or Capitalism?

Marty Flashner

What economic principles can we learn from the Hebrew Bible?