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Study Groups 2022

Straits to Straights: From Mourning to Action

The season in the Jewish calendar, between the 17th of Tammuz to the 9th of Av is known as Bein Hameitzarim, Between the Straits. Moving on in the year now to the High Holidays, a period of soul searching both as individuals as well as a society, we continue our discussion of some of the most troubling challenges of our time in an attempt to straighten ourselves out.

A look, from a Jewish point of view, at some of the pressing social justice issues confronting us in the US this year.

The Shofar and the Labyrinth: How They Relate to the Concept of Tshuvah

A fascinating journey into the history of these symbols in the Jewish spiritual tradition. Utilizing texts and illustrations from Medieval manuscripts, Rabbi Debi will shine new light on ancient practices and their connection to this time of year in the Jewish calendar.

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Study Groups 2021

The Book of Daniel

An in-depth study of the youngest book in the Jewish cannon

Judges

A deep dive with Rabbi David into this fascinating collection of ancient tribal tales and charismatic heroes set in the period before Israel’s monarchy.

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Interfaith Study Groups 2020

From Holiness to Hatred and Back:
Challenging Texts in the New Testament

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Black Lives Matter - A Jewish Perspective

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The Gospel of Matthew According to a Reverend and a Rabbi

Study Groups 2020

From Aging to Saging

The Sabbath Book Study

Mini Courses 2019

IsReality

4-PART MINI COURSE

Getting to know the REAL ISRAEL
A 4 part series presented by Rabbi David Lazar
on Tuesdays at 7:00pm
April 30,  May 7, May 14 and May 21
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Every Picture (Re)Tells a Story: Biblical Interpretation in Jewish Folk-Art

4-PART MINI COURSE

Utilizing one of the finest private collections of Judaica, we take another look at the stories we’ve grown up with.
A 4 part series presented by Rabbi David Lazar on Mondays April 29, May 6, May 13 and May 20 at 5:00pm
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Me, My Prayer? A look at the Jewish Prayerbook

4-PART MINI COURSE
Jewish prayer is challenging, and not only because of the Hebrew! A 4 part series presented by Rabbi David Lazar on Tuesdays at 3:30pm
April 23, May 7, May 14 and May 21
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