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Jewish Learning

 

 

Adult Education

Judaism offers a wealth of rich, deep, sophisticated ideas which enhance our lives. Adults make decisions about raising children, choosing careers, medical care for themselves and loved ones, where to live, and whom to love. Judaism offers the guidance to help through this maze of serious choices. Adults also experience fully the deep sorrow of loss and the great joy of true love. Jewish tradition can guide adults through these emotional highs and lows.

Adult Learning at KI equips our lifelong learners to face the complexity of their lives armed with Jewish knowledge. Whether taking a basic Judaism course or an advanced Talmud seminar, our learners come away from the experience with a greater appreciation of Judaism’s profound depths, and a greater understanding of how to lead an inspired life.

ONGOING ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES

PARSHA OF THE WEEK - with RABBI MOSHE GRUSSGOTT
Enhance Shabbat by gaining insights into the weekly Parsha. This class meets 45 minutes before Mincha every Shabbat afternoon.
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EXPLORING THE SECRETS OF THE TALMUD - with RABBI HERBERT MANDL
Study this central Jewish text and explore Rabbinic discussions pertaining to Jewish law, ethics, customs and history.
Meets weekly on Mondays at 7 pm. 

WOMEN'S STUDY GROUP - with RABBIS GRUSSGOTT and MANDL (alternating weeks) 
Ongoing, weekly class meets on Wednesdays at 7 pm. In this popular class, the women choose the subjects of discussion.

ADULT EDUCATION SERIES

HOW TO FIND GOD IN PRAYER - Tuesdays at 6-7:15 pm, January 8 & 15   
Jan 8 - Jesse Newman will give a historical background to prayer:  Why did the Jews make the world great?  This very small population has impacted every continent on this planet with our laws and education.  By understanding our history, we can gain an insight into our liturgy.
Jan 15 - David Cohavi will talk to us about praying with kavanah.  What is praying with kavanah?  We will further explore consciousness and selected prayers and meditations.  

 
THE COMMANDMENTS OF THE BOOK OF EXODUS with RABBI MOSHE GRUSSGOTT  
Thursdays, January 17, 24 & 31
Toward the middle of the Book of Exodus, the narrative portion of the Torah ends, and the legalistic mode of delineating the commandments begins. Many Jews find these sections boring! But that need not be the case. See the mitzvot come alive in this three-part series.

 

 



 

 

  

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