Lunch & Learn: Anonymous Was a Female: The Unnamed Women of Jewish LiteratureDate: September 12, 2019Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
One Holly Hill Lane
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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.
Anonymous Was a Female: The Unnamed Women of Jewish Literature
Dr. Liz Shayne
Throughout Tanach and the Talmud, Judaism was shaped by those whose names we don’t know, but whose impact we feel. Let’s meet four of them.
The Accusation: Blood Libel in an American Town
Dr. Edward Berenson
Investigate America’s only alleged case of blood libel, and what it reveals about anti-Semitism here and in Europe.
Artists and Poets Face Abraham’s Dilemmas
On Rosh Hashanah we read of the expulsion of Hagar and the binding of Isaac; let’s explore these events in word and picture.
Rabbi Simha Berger
With Yom Kippur on the horizon, learn how to do Teshuva in a positive way.
The Wisdom of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Ha’Kohen Kook
Rabbi Moshe Edelman
“Best of” Torah lessons from the teachings of the first Chief Rabbi of Palestine/Pre-State of Israel.
Connecting with Compassion
Rabbi Sarah Reines
What does Judaism say about the divine potential within each of us?
“Creation” in the Rabbis’ Perspective
Rabbi Eric Hoffman
Let’s take it from the beginning as we restart the annual cycle of Torah readings this week.
Rabbi Daniel Cohen
Explore stories and strategies for leading a heroic life and fortifying your character every day.
Nativism in 17th-Century America
Rabbi Oran Zweiter
How unwanted were the first Jews of New York?
When is Thanksgiving Day in Judaism?
Achieving a Jewish understanding of gratitude.
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.
Thanksgiving - No Class
Intuitive Ethics and Subversive Spirituality: An Exploration of Rabbinic Wisdom
Deep dive into teachings of Sages to transform our daily interactions into sacred moments.
The Battle of Judaism v. Hellenism
Rabbi Yossi Deren
Why did the outnumbered Maccabees fight the Greeks? Is Hellenism so antithetical to Jewish values?
Hanukkah for Poets
Rabbi Greg Wall
The ubiquitous holiday as seen through a new light.
Socialism or Capitalism?
What economic principles can we learn from the Hebrew Bible?