Adult Education

Zoom Lecture Series on Mondays at Noon, beginning October 19th

Dr. Meron Medzini will share recorded lectures followed by a Q and A session.

Dr. Medzini served as Director of the Israel Government Press Office for Prime Ministers Levi Eshkol, Golda Meir and Yizhak Rabin, he is an Associate Fellow at the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace and a noted author.
  • October 19: Ben Gurion: Pre-State Leadership
  • October 26: Ben Gurion: Making of a nation
  • November 2: Eshkol: Prime Minister during 1967 Six day war
  • November 9: Meir: Prime Minister during 1973 Yom Kippur War
  • November 16: Begin: First Prime Minister to sign peace with Egypt
  • November 23: Rabin: Prime Minister signing peace with Jordan and Oslo Accord

PAST EVENTS:

An Inspiring Day of Learning with ART GREEN

Recognized as one of the world’s preeminent authorities on Jewish thought and spirituality. Author of Judaism’s 10 Biggest Ideas.

Sunday, August 4th from 11am to 3pm. A light lunch will be provided. Join us!

HESCHEL AND HAIGH: Sundays at Shir Shalom

The Sabbath Book Cover
Rabbi Haigh to teach on the teachings of Abraham Joshua Heschel’s book The Sabbath and related teachings.
Schedule:
    • July 8th:  Bagels at 1:00 pm/Learning at 1:30
    • July 22nd:  Bagels at 1:00 pm/Learning at 1:30
    • August 5th:  Bagels at 1:00 pm/Learning at 1:30
  • August 19th:  Learning at 3:00 pm/followed by our annual meeting and BBQ.

SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE WEEKEND: ABRAHAM JOSHUA HESCHEL & THE SOURCES OF WONDER

Guest Scholar: Dr. Michael Marmur, Provost of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion.

Dr. Marmur, a scholar of Abraham herschel who was monumental Jewish theologian and activist of the 20th century, sheds new light on Heschel’s life and work. We are honored to have Dr. Marmur with us.

Friday, June 1st

  • 6:30pm An Introduction to Heschel.  Special oneg to follow.

Saturday, June 2nd

  • 11:00am:  Heschel’s “The Sabbath”: A Palace in Time
  • 12:30pm:  Sandwich Lunch
  • 1:30pm:   Moral Grandeur and Activitism
  • 7:30pm:  (Havdalah) – Israel: Intersection of Jewish Tradition and Modern Israeli Culture. Dessert to follow.

Everyone in our community is invited and encouraged to participate in one or all sessions during this special event weekend. Take this unique opportunity to study with and meet Dr. Marmur. The study of Heschel is a nice follow-on to our earlier education series on Martin Buber (Buber and Heschel were contemporaries, Heschel serving as head of adult Jewish education in Germany at the Lehrhaus after Bubel).

The Scholar-in-Resident event is made possible by the generosity and vision of Enid and Paul Rosenberg in honor of Rabbi Ilene Harkavy Haigh.

K. Heidi Fishman

Sunday, April 22nd at 11:30am.

Join us for bagels and learning.

Free and Open to the Public.

Part of our Yom HaShoah commemoration.

Anna Bat-Chai Wrobel

Sunday, April 8th at 11am.

Poet, Writer, Historian and Holocaust Educator

Join us for bagels and learning.

Free and Open to the Public.

Part of our Yom HaShoah commemoration.