Lunch & Learn: Esther: The Last Word

Date: March 5, 2020Time: 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.

March 5

Esther: The Last Word

Alex Troy

The Book of Esther completes the Hebrew canon: What are the religious, political and ethical lessons of this final scroll -- and the literary devices that enhance them?


March 12

Can Great Leaders Be Great Parents?

Dr. Liz Shayne

In Tractate Nedarim, the Talmud asks why the children of great leaders in Torah are not leaders themselves. Let’s probe the claim and judge for ourselves whether leading a nation and raising a child are really so incompatible.


March 19

Kosher Movies

Rabbi Herbert Cohen

Finding life lessons at the cinema, with a special guest from Israel.  


March 26

Vayikra: And So-and-So Called

Rabbi Lester Bronstein 

The Book of Leviticus begins with a mysterious word -- a verb with no subject. Who is the hidden subject in our lives that calls us to be fully present; to engage in the woes of the world; and to be a moral person?