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Rabbi's Adult Ed Classes

Here are the classes that Rabbi Abraham is currently teaching.  Subjects change on a seasonal basis.  You are welcome to stop in for one class to give it a try, but we hope you'll stay for more.  Usually there is a Tuesday morning and Thursday evening class during the year.

L’Shem Shamayim – Conversations for the Sake of Heaven

Fall 2019/Winter 2020–Thursdays, 8-9:30 PM

Class Date

Trigger Text

HUC Commons Podast

November 14

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/24/books/review/we-stand-divided-daniel-gordis.html

Reform Judaism in Israel – Rabbi Gilad Kariv

http://collegecommons.huc.edu/bully_pulpit/reform_judaism_israel/

November 21

https://forward.com/opinion/435071/were-having-the-wrong-debate-about-the-west-bank/?utm_source=PostUp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Opinion&utm_maildate=11/19/2019

An Ethical Life – Dr. Paul Root Wolpe

http://collegecommons.huc.edu/bully_pulpit/an-ethical-life-2/

November 28

NO CLASS – Thanksgiving

Bonus for your Thanksgiving table –

https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/294499/how-boomers-ruined-american-judaism

December 5

NO CLASS – Faith in New Jersey Gala

December 12

NO CLASS – URJ Biennial

December 19

 

Welcoming the Stranger – Rabbi Jennie Rosenn

http://collegecommons.huc.edu/bully_pulpit/welcoming-the-stranger/

January 9

 

The American Muslim Identity – Imam Abdullah Anteple

https://collegecommons.huc.edu/bully_pulpit/abdullah-antepli/

January 16

NO CLASS – TRHT Meeting

January 23

 

What Makes Me a Reform Jew – Rabbi David Ellenson

http://collegecommons.huc.edu/bully_pulpit/reform-jew/

January 30

 

Engaging Tradition – Rabbi Sharon Brous

http://collegecommons.huc.edu/bully_pulpit/rabbi-sharon-brous-2/

The whole range of HUC College Commons Bully Pulpit podcasts can be found at - https://collegecommons.huc.edu/bully-pulpit/

8-8:15 – Trigger text (posted each Monday)

8:15-45 – HUC Commons Podcast

8:45-9:15 – Conversation

The Sacred Calling – Fall 2019

Tuesdays, 10:30 to noon

Date

Subject

Portion

Tuesday, November 5

ELECTION DAY

Rabbi Sally Priesand –

Ch. 6,7

Lech L’chah

Tuesday, November 12

Rabbi Regina Jonas –

Ch. 4

Vayeira

Tuesday, November 19

Funny, You Don’t Look Like a Rabbi – Ch. 42

Chayyei Sarah

Tuesday, November 26

Woman of the Wall – Rabbi Susan Silverman, p.425ff

Toledot

Tuesday, December 3

What Moses Might Have Learned – Ch. 35

Vayeitzei

Tuesday,

December 10

The Fictional Woman Rabbi – Ch. 46

Vayishlach

Tuesday,

December 17

The Past – Ch.1,2, other personal reflections

Vayeishev

“Classic Jewish Folklore” begins on Tuesday, January 14.

Wed, October 21 2020 3 Cheshvan 5781