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 (check back for a possible change of date) 

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

January
3.1       Vayigash        Rina Sheleff
10.1     Vayechi          David Zisenwine
17.1     Shemot           Baruch Kraus
24.1     Va’era             Shoshana Michael-Zucker
31.1     Bo                   Gail Shuster Bouskila

February
7.2       Beshalach      David Zisenwine
14.2     Yitro               Ben Novis
21.2     Mishpatim     No class: trip to Tel Gezer
28.2     Terumah        Sam Lehman-Wilzig

March
6.3       Tetzaveh         Naomi Leitner
13.3     Ki Tisa            Mark Okrent
20.3     Vayakhel-Pekudei   No class: trip to Givat Hatumosim (Lupine Hill)
27.3     Vayikra          Natalie Barkan

Hebrew classes

Talmud 

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