Lunch & Learn: Teshuva as Confession of Sin: Jewish Guilt or Christian Absolution

Date: September 2, 2021Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Phone: 2035521818Email:

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PLEASE NOTE: Lunch & Learn is going virtual! Please register for Zoom link AND password.


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


Teshuva as Confession of Sin: Jewish Guilt or Christian Absolution

Tanya White

September 2

Is repentance meant to be about guilt or shame, or is it instead geared towards constructive self-reflection? Studying Erich Fromm, Rav Soloveitchik and The Rambam, and engaging with biblical narratives, we will seek out new meaning for the days of awe.





Would Sarah Have Sacrificed Isaac? 

Dr. Aaron Koller

September 9

We’ll home in on fathers and mothers in Genesis.


All Paths Lead to Genesis

Rabbi David Silber

September 30

Let’s consider the creation narratives of Genesis as foundational texts of the biblical drama.


Searching for Eden

Rabbi David Silber

September 30

The biblical narrative begins with the expulsion from Eden, to which we cannot return. Our session will explore the biblical alternatives to Eden within our world and our ability to find our place within it.


The Noahide Flood as a Pandemic: Cosmic Vulnerability, Human Responsibility and COVID-19 from a Biblical Perspective

Dr. Job Jindo

October 7

We’ll consider the Noahide Deluge as a brand of pandemic and explore the idea of biblical ecology as embodied in the Flood narrative in Genesis 6–9.