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Haver To Offer Weekly Courses in Ethics and History

Haver-SquareBoulder Haver, the Boulder Rabbinical Council, is currently registering students for courses in Ethics and History, which begin September 2, 2014 . The course will be taught by Rabbi Hannah Laner, Rabbi Ruthie Gelfarb, Rabbi Jamie Korngold, Rabbi Marc Soloway, and Morah Yehudis Fishman.

What: Melton Jewish Learning Courses in Ethics and History

Where: Congregation Nevei Kodesh, 1925 Glenwood Dr, Boulder, CO 80304

When: Tuesday Evenings, 30 weeks beginning September 2, 2014 and ending May 19, 2015

See Complete Schedule including days off

Time: 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

Who: Adults who are interested in deep, text-based, Jewish learning. No prior study necessary.

Fees: $450 (FYI The actual fee is $1000 but with a $550 scholarship from
a generous donor and CAJE, its only $450.) + $59 for the reader

Questions?: Call Sarah Levy, Director of Adult Education 303-951-0275 slevy@caje-co.org

Click here to register.

Class Details:

Ethics of Jewish Living: 9/2/14 – 1/27/15

How do Jewish teachings shed light on contemporary issues such as the environment, inter-personal relationships, end-of-life decisions, and stem-cell research? This course explores the wisdom of ancient and modern rabbis, scholars and thinkers, offering multiple Jewish approaches to conducting our lives in the communal and private spheres.

Dramas of Jewish Living Throughout the Ages (History): 2/3/15 – 5/19/15

What are the lessons of Jewish history — from the earliest wanderings of Abraham to today’s turmoil in Israel? How do the turning points in Jewish history influence our lives today? This course investigates how the Jewish past gives meaning to the Jewish present.

Detailed Schedule
Tuesdays from 6:15-8:30 pm for 30 weeks

Ethics Block One (taught by Rabbi Hannah Laner): 9/2/14 (lessons 1 and 2), 9/9/14 (lessons 3 and 4), 9/16/14 (lessons 5 and 6), 10/21/14 (lessons 7 and 8), 10/28/14 (lessons 9 and 10)

Ethics Block Two: 11/4/14 (lessons 11 and 12 – taught by Rabbi Marc Soloway), 11/11/14 (lessons 13 and 14 – taught by Rabbi Marc Soloway), 11/18/14 (lessons 15 and 16 – taught by Rabbi Marc Soloway), 12/2/14 (lessons 17 and 18 – taught by Rabbi Jamie Korngold), 12/9/14 (lessons 19 and 20 – taught by Rabbi Jamie Korngold)

Ethics Block Three (taught by Morah Yehudis Fishman): 12/16/14 (lessons 21 and 22), 1/6/15 (lessons 23 and 24), 1/13/15(lessons 25 and 26), 1/20/15 (lessons 27 and 28), 1/27/15 (lessons 29 and 30)

Dramas (taught by Rabbi Ruth Gelfarb): 2/3/15 (lessons 1 and 2), 2/10/15 (lessons 3 and 4), 2/17/15 (lessons 5 and 6), 2/24/15 (lessons 7 and 8), 3/3 (lessons 9 and 10), 3/10/15 (lessons 11 and 12), 3/17/15 (lessons 13 and 14), 3/24/15 (lessons 15 and 16), 3/31/15 (lessons 17 and 18), 4/14/15 (lessons 19 and 20), 4/21/15 (lessons 21 and 22), 4/28/15 (lessons 23 and 24), 5/5/15 (lessons 25 and 26), 5/12/15 (lessons 27 and 28), 5/19/15 (lessons 29 and 30)

Snow day: 5/26/15

About Rabbi Jamie Korngold

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