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"What do the Rabbis Say?” | Thursdays, October 23rd, 30th, November 6th, 13th at 7pm
Taught by Clergy Aide, Gary Becker

Description: What are the Reform Rabbi’s responses to contemporary questions posed by congregants? These four sessions will cover a wide range of topics and will involve attendees in discussing what they think the response to a question would have been, followed by sharing what the Rabbis have said. Great opportunity to find out how modern day, Reform Judaism, provides an- swers and guidance to a wide range of real life issues and concerns. The sessions will include group discussion and the oppor- tunity for attendees to pose questions. Although attendance at all sessions is encouraged, each session is stand-alone so please feel free to register even if you know you cannot attend all sessions.

Hebrew II | Mondays - Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17 at 6:30pm
Taught by Director of Education, Sheryl Sacharoff.

Description: Continue raising your proficiency in reading Hebrew while building your skills in translating what you are reading in the siddur! You will be much more comfortable with your ability to read and understand prayers, the Haggadah, etc. Don’t stop now! Join us for six stress-free sessions that will empower you on your lifelong Jewish learning journey! Cost: $10 (refreshments will be provided)
Book: Aleph Isn’t Enough: Hebrew for Adults Book 2 by Linda Motzkin Click HERE to purchase book online.

Learn to Read Hebrew | Thursdays - Oct 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, Dec 4, 18, Jan 8, 15, 22 at 6:30pm
Taught by Robin Kunkel
Description: If you are looking to keep up with your children as they learn Hebrew, or to be able to follow along in the siddur, or are considering becoming part of the next adult b’nai mitzvah class, this course is for you! Join us for ten fun and stress-free ses- sions that will enable you to learn to read and pronounce the aleph-bet letters and vowels along with several common blessings. We will use the text Aleph Isn't Tough: An Introduction to Hebrew for Adults, Book 1 . Cost: $10 (refreshments will be provided) Please purchase your own copy of the text Aleph Isn't Tough: An Introduction to Hebrew for Adults, Book1

Talking Talmud | Mondays - Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17 at 7:45pm
Taught by Rabbi Steven Engel

Description: What is the Talmud? Where did it come from? What is its significance to a Reform Jew? What does a page of Tal- mud actually look like? We will answer these questions and look at some contemporary issues and what the Talmud says about these issues. Cost: $10 (refreshments will be provided)

Jews In American History | Sundays, October 19,26, November 2,9 at 9:45am
Taught by Murray Toborowsky

Was Columbus Jewish? Discover the first three waves of immigration— Sephardim, German, and East European ? What family lived at Jefferson's Monticello longer than the president? How did Wyatt Earp wind up with a Jewish wife? Where did the first Jews to America come from and Why?

CHANT CIRCLE - September 20 – Sunrise Chant Circle
“A Sacred and Breathtaking Experience Prior to the High Holy Days”
Leave behind the hustle and bustle of your daily life as you feel the serenity of the sacred sunrise and the cool sand beneath your feet. Renew and refresh your body, soul, and mind as you feel the warmth of the first rays of the sun pierce the horizon. Chanting is an ancient tradition of opening the heart and soul to prayer, God, and each other. Join members of Our Tribe for our second Sunrise CRJ Chant Circle. Listen to the waves rolling in and feel the spirit of the Sacred Chants as our people have experienced for over 5000 years. Our experience on the beach will begin at 6:15AM, followed by breakfast at the nearby Beacon Restaurant around 7:30am. The restaurant has now expanded from cash only to accepting credit cards. Prepare for this unique experience by bonding on a spiritual level with each other on September 19 at CRJ’s Friday night Shabbat service at 8PM.
Please RSVP to Linda Flower Gross CRJChant@gmail.com for the Sunrise CRJ Chant Circle. Carpools will be arranged.

TORAH STUDY

Ongoing throughout the year on Wednesdays at 12pm art CRJ, check CRJ calendar for exact dates and cancellations.

RSVP requested for all classes and programs
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