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Zero to Sixty: Everything You Need to Know About Judaism

Upcoming Sessions

1. Wednesday, November 30, 2022 6 Kislev 5783

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2. Wednesday, December 14, 2022 20 Kislev 5783

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Past Sessions
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 15 Cheshvan 5783 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 8 Cheshvan 5783 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 1 Cheshvan 5783 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 24 Tishrei 5783 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Zero to Sixty: Everything You Need to Know About Judaism

Instructor: Rabbi David Gerber

 

Class Summary
Each stand-alone class will cover a significant topic in Judaism in one hour. Join us in person or via zoom to scratch the surface of some of our most important traditions, practices, and issues. While the classes will be brief, you’ll receive the resources needed to dive deeper into these topics. 

Click here to join class by Zoom

 

Class Schedule

Week 1: Jewish Sacred Texts CLASS HANDOUTS
    From Torah to Talmud, learn the significance of all the books that make us who we are. 

Week 2: Jewish History CLASS HANDOUTS
    Three thousand years of history in one hour? No problem. 

Week 3: The Holidays CLASS HANDOUTS
    Travel the entire Jewish calendar from Tishrei to Elul (you’ll learn what those are during this class). From our most ancient holidays from the Torah to our newest (ever heard of Sylvester?), you’ll become an expert on our complicated year of celebrations and observances. 

Week 4: How to be Jewish in your home, office, festival season, crawfish boil…etc CLASS HANDOUTS
     Judaism doesn’t just happen in the synagogue, it happens everywhere! 
    
Week 5: How to Eat Like a Jew
     It’s not just Kosher...eating is one of the most important parts of being Jewish. 

Week 6: Prayer
     Feel comfortable and confident in the sanctuary with the meanings and movements of our Shabbat worship, as well as the prayers that can add sacredness to your home.

Week 7 Hour 1: The History of Israel
     From King David to Naftali Bennet, learn the complex history of our small Jewish state. 

Week 7 Hour 2: The Israel - Palestinian Conflict
     Difficult to solve, simple to understand. We can cover this in an hour…right?
 

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