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Exploring Judaism

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 10 Tevet 5782

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Past Sessions
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 26 Kislev 5782 - 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday, November 18, 2021 14 Kislev 5782 - 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Exploring Judaism is a series of advanced introductions with Rabbi Jon to major topics in Judaism and Jewish life. It's for anyone who is exploring Judaism as an adult, whether for the first time or after a long time, for the purpose of possibly converting to Judaism, or to revisit a topic out of any interest. All are welcome!

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Upcoming topics:
Thursday, November 18 (rescheduled from Tuesday, November 8) -- Getting Ready for Chanukkah
The original story of Chanukkah, how the festival is a lens through the ages on relations between Jews and majority cultures, how the story and rituals around the miracle of oil are about the challenges and discovery of hope

Tuesday, November 30 -- American Jewish History
From a ship arriving in New Amsterdam in 1654 to today -- patterns of Jewish living, the roles Jews have played in America culturally and socially, how America has shaped Jews

Tuesday, December 14 -- Judaism's Surprising Ethics of Speech
Talmudic takes on gossip, praise, feedback, advice, and civility

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Fri, December 3 2021 29 Kislev 5782