Hod veHadar Adult Education

Program for 2019-20

English classes

Living with People 

A monthly series of looks at life with others through the
lens of Rabbinic texts & Jewish tradition.

Tuesdays at 20:00, in the Library.

29.10.19:   The Talmud meets Vaad HaBayit*

19.11.19:    “He said…. she said….”

17.12.19:   Who’s peeking in my window?

21.1.20:     Love your neighbor as yourself

18.2.20:    The Fourth Cardinal Sin

17.3.20:      Lies, white lies and BS

*Residents’ committee

Instructor: Shoshana Michael Zucker
Language: English

Weekly Torah Portion

Friday mornings at 9:30 in the library. The weekly Torah portion from varied perspectives, with observations about how it relates to today’s world. The sessions are led by instructors from the community.

Coordinators: Stephen Kramer and Barbara Schwartz

Language: English

November
8/11 Lech Lecha – Stefanie Raker
15/11 Vayera – Ilana Kraus
22/11 Chayei Sarah – Gail Shuster Bouskila
29/11 Toldot – Anita Tamari

December
6/12 Vayetze – David Zisenwine
13/12 Vayishlach – Hana Inbar
20/12 Vayeshev – Naomi Leitner
27/12 Miketz – Judith Edelman-Green

Hebrew classes

Talmud 

Sundays, at 19:45, in the classroom downstairs.

Classes resume on 27 October 2019. Please confirm dates on the monthly schedule.

We are studying Tractate Berachot, chapter 9, closely reading the text, incorporating classic learning with modern thinking and research. The course also focuses on the relevance of the text to today’s world. The sessions are open to both men and women alike. Please check the Events page to confirm dates.
Instructor: Rabbi Lionel Levy
Language: Hebrew

Shabbat classes

On alternating weeks (approximately) Rabbi Tzvi Graetz gives a short class on Shabbat morning, after kiddush (in Hebrew). Please see the Service schedule for dates.