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Jewish Learning Day at CU

This Friday, September 23rd Hillel at CU will be hosting a Jewish Learning day in the CU Center for Community, Colorado Room, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There will be three different sessions running throughout the day. You are not required to stay for the whole session. If you do not have class, you can come any amount of time, from five minutes to the whole day. The sessions will be:

Breakfast: “Exploring Self Change in Judaism: a Talmud page”
The days before Rosh Hashana are time for reflection and new resolutions. We will explore a Talmudic story – with its many layers of meaning about self change. With Zahit Shushi, 10:30-12pm

Lunch: “The Origins of Kosher: Where did this concept start, and what does the text ACTUALLY say”
Did you ever wonder about the concept of Kosher food? We will explore the biblical and modern texts referring to Kosher keeping and Kosher food and see its relations to today’s laws. With Alex Gelernter, 12-2pm

Afternoon: “Torah Reading and Discussion”
Daniel will lead a group study in this week’s Torah portion. Come and have first hand experience of the Torah, and share your thoughts!
No experience needed! With Daniel Getz, 2-4pm

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