Lunch & Learn - Because the Middle East is Funny: Explore Israeli History Through Its ComedyDate: February 14, 2019Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
One Holly Hill Lane
Greenwich , CT
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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.
Because the Middle East is Funny: Explore Israeli History Through Its Comedy
It has been said countless times that Jews laugh to keep from crying. Just within Israel's short history, our country has had much to cry about, alongside our daily miracles.
The Land of Israel & the Jewish People: A Textual Journey
Why did God choose land as a central component of his covenant with Jews?
Benjamin Franklin Was a Master of Mussar
Rabbi Daniel Gropper
An introduction to a Jewish practice that cultivates personal growth and spiritual realization in the midst of day-to-day life that our Founding Father managed to practice.
Counting Our Blessings
Tali Schaum Broder
A deeper look at the laws of brachot and their meaning for our lives.
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Beyond the whole megillah, today we explore Talmudic comments on the Purim story.
Esther and the Art of Ancient Jewish Storytelling
Dr. Joseph Angel
Come discover how reading the book of Esther alongside contemporary Jewish and non-Jewish sources can yield fresh and sometimes surprising insights into the literary style and historical meaning of this biblical masterpiece.
The Audacity of Prayer
Rabbi Aviva Richman
The central Jewish prayer is often called the “Silent Devotion.” Yet prayer in Judaism is about speaking up, an act of courage and even protest.
The Holiday of Freedom
Rabbi Menachem Feldman
Are we bound by fate? Is “free choice” merely an illusion? With so many powerful influences beyond our control, how “free” are we?