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September 12 - 15, 2019: Dr. Lisa Aiken, Ph.D. Dr. Lisa Aiken has been a psychologist who works with individuals and couples for nearly 40 years, and has also given talks to diverse audiences in more than 250 cities on six continents. She is also a licensed Israeli tour guide and listed in 13 Who’s […]Find out more »
This course is for students who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several Hebrew words and phrases. Students will review prior learning and be taught additional Hebrew prayers for Shabbat and holidays. The history of the Hebrew language and structure will also be explored, in addition to modern Hebrew vocabulary related to holidays, […]Find out more »
Mussar is a Jewish path of contemplative practices and exercises that have evolved over the past thousand years. Sounds old, right? Well, Mussar is ancient but super now – and is a great tool to help us deal with the pressures and stresses of school and life through a Jewish lens. We will learn, read, […]Find out more »
In collaboration with the Buffalo Board of Rabbis and Cantors, this exceptional course is designed for: Couples considering intermarriage Individuals interested in conversion or learning more about Judaism Jews wishing to learn more about their religion and history The Jewish calendar and life cycles, worship and beliefs are all explored. In addition, the Bible, Rabbinic […]Find out more »
This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary. During the process of teaching the letters and vowels, students will start reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. The goal of the course is for students to become familiar enough with Hebrew to be […]Find out more »