REGULAR CLASSES-JEWISH THOUGHT
FUNDAMENTALS OF JUDAISM. - LUNCH
& LEARN Explore the fundamentals of Judaism
in the work of Judaism's greatest philosopher- Maimonides
A TALE OF TWO SOULS - The "Tanya"
Referred to as the "Bible" of Chassidic
thought, the Tanya probes the depths of our Soul,
identifying its properties and capabilities, and
shows us how to bring it to the surface.
A TALE OF TWO SOULS - A WOMAN'S
PERSPECTIVE A woman's perspective on Jewish and
Chassidic thought, using the Tanya as a springboard
for discussion and inspiration, for women only
PROFILES OF GREAT JEWISH THINKERS
& THEIR WORKS A dynamic exploration of Judaism's
greatest thinkers and their monumental works, such
as Maimonides, Rashi, Nachmanides, Ba'al Shem Tov
and their teachings.
TORAH CLASSICS- LUNCH & LEARN
A study of snippets of Jewish classics and an analysis
of their deeper meaning.
INTRO TO KABBALAH Participants
will be treated to the secrets of the Torah, providing
a fresh and intriguing understanding of the intrinsic
relationship between the Jew, G-d and the Torah.
ADVANCED KABBALAH For those who
had their fill of introductory courses in Judaism's
mystical tradition. Study one of the most profound
contemporary Kabbalistic texts, known as Hemshech
WESTWOOD COUNTRY CLUB LECTURE SERIES
A series of lectures on Jewish and contemporary
issues. Meets several times a year.
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES LECTURE SERIES
From time to time, Rabbi Greenberg delivers a series
of lectures on contemporary issues such as Pluralism,
intermarriage, science and Judaism, medical ethics,
the Peace Process, etc. at the J.C.C.
LAW AND ETHICS
TALMUDIC POTPOURRI The Talmud -
the master text of Jewish Oral law - is a vast storehouse
of information about Torah, law and logic. It was
written so concisely, that ever since its completion
over 15 hundred years ago, some of the best minds
in every generation have made it their life's goal
to reveal its mysteries. By choosing different sections
of the Talmud, you will begin your quest into the
world of the Talmud. This class will employ the
ancient Chavruta (study partner) method, followed
by a lecture. Meets Sunday mornings.
INTERMEDIATE TALMUD For those who
have some background in the Talmud, but would like
to develop further skills, this class is a must.
ADVANCED TALMUDIC LECTURE For rabbis,
scholars and intellectuals, this lecture will take
one topic of Jewish law and discuss its intricacies
and profundities, with some novel insights that
will shed light on the subject.
ETHICS OF THE FATHERS During the
summer months, a weekly class in one of Judaism's
greatest and most beloved classics, the Talmudic
tractate devoted exclusively to ethics, as opposed
HOLOCAUST AND JEWISH LAW Join U.B.
students in a study of the many theological, legal
and ethical issues raised by history's greatest
JEWISH MEDICAL ETHICS A credit
course at U.B. survey of Judaism's attitude towards
the numerous ethical and legal problems in the world
of medicine today.
JEWISH ETHICS A survey of Judaism's'
views on a wide array of ethical issue that confront
modern society through U.B.'s Judaic studies program.
ISRAEL AND JEWISH LAW A credit
course at U.B. that presents a fascinating analysis
of Jewish law view of the Modern State of Israel
and how it should deal with thorny issues such as
Peace and Who is A Jew.
ELEMENTARY YIDDISH Have fun at
the same time that you will learn the basics of
Yiddish and Yiddish expressions.
INTRO TO YIDDDISH A credit course
at U.B. discussing the Yiddish language and its
reflection of Jewish history, religion and culture.
ADVANCED YIDDISH Practice the Yiddish
you already know and enjoy the opportunity to converse
in mama lashon.
ELEMENTARY HEBREW Learn the basics
of Hebrew reading and comprehension.
INTERMEDIATE HEBREW For those who
have already mastered the fundamentals.
ADVANCED HEBREW For those who can
already carry on a conversation in Hebrew..
UNEARTHING THE GEMS IN THE TORAH
Discover the jewels and profound insights embedded
within the Biblical text, drawing on the vast treasure
house of ancient and modern commentaries.
LIVING WITH THE TIMES Live with
the "times," by studying the classic Likkutei
Sichot, insights of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, where
the weekly Torah portion comes alive.
BODY AND SOUL
JEWISH YOGA-FOR WOMEN ONLY Learn
Yoga from a Jewish master with a Jewish twist. For
women only. There is a fee.
POOL AND PEARLS Enjoy rounds of
pool with pearls of Jewish wisdom.
FOOTBALL AND FARBRENGEN Watch football
and enjoy a farbrengen, a Chassidic get-together,
with l'chaims and morsels of food for the body and
GOLF AND GEMS Come Spring and transform
your golf game into an intellectual experience with
tidbits of Jewish wisdom in between holes.