Learning Opportunities - Fall & Winter 2017/5778

 

Mondays

  • Parsha & Pizza with Yachad ~ Third Monday of every month (Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, Dec. 18, Jan. 15, Feb. 19, Mar. 19, Apr. 16, May 21 and June 18), 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Community members are invited to join in learning together with our Yachad participants. Contact: Rina Hoffman at hoffmanr@ou.org

 

  • Living Room Learning with Rabbi Cheses ~ Monday nights, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at rotating homes.

Topic #1: Two-part series on “Kashrut and Children” -- When do you start waiting between meat and milk? Vitamins? Which laws may be compromised and when?

Topic #2: Two-part series on “Keeping Kosher on Vacation” – What do you do when you can’t bring all your food with you?

Contact: Libi Rides at libiweiss@gmail.com

 

Tuesdays

  • Women’s Torah Circle with Rabbi Cheses ~ Tuesday mornings, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at rotating homes. Topic: Netivot Shalom on the weekly parsha. Contact: Stephanie Kaplan at stephkap.sk@gmail.com
  • Ma’ayan -- Halakha: A User's Manual with Rabbi Klapper ~ Tuesdays (8 sessions: Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 28; Dec. 5, 12 and 19), 7:45 - 9:00 p.m. at Young Israel. Open to men and women. For info & to register: https://www.maayan.org/events/halakha-a-users-manual/.                    Contact: Ilana Bercuson, Director of Ma’ayan, at director@maayan.org
  • TNT: Tuesday Night Torah ~ Tuesday evenings, 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Beit Midrash. Open chevruta-style learning and in-depth small group learning on the topic of Brit Milah, facilitated by Rabbi Cheses. Contact: Rabbi Cheses at rabbi@yisharon.org

 

Wednesdays

  • Parenting through a Jewish Lens (in partnership with Striar Hebrew Academy) with Rabbi Jeff Amshalem ~ Wednesday evenings (6 sessions: Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29; Dec. 6, 20), 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Young Israel/Striar Hebrew Academy in the SHAS “Mercaz.” For information and to register, go to http://www.hebrewcollege.edu/parenting. Contact: Ahava Rosenthal, Associate Director, at parenting@hebrewcollege.edu
  • Book Club ~ Wednesday evenings (approximately every six weeks), 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the home of the Liss Family, 110 Ames Street. Contact: Ami Blaszkowsky at education@yisharon.org

 

Shabbat

  • Post-Hashkama Shiur ~ Shabbat mornings at 9:50 a.m. (either in the Beit Midrash or the Social Hall). Taught by Rabbi Aryeh Klapper or Rabbi David Saltzman. Contact: Rabbi Saltzman at 2016 2016chicagocubs@gmail.com

 

  • Rebbe Nachman of Breslov's Stories & Teachings ~ Shabbat mornings at 10:00 a.m. in the SHAS teachers’ room (end of the hallway on the right). Taught by Rabbi David Maayan. Contact: Rabbi Maayan at dmaayan7@gmail.com

 

  • Shabbat Afternoon Learning ~ Between Mincha and Ma’ariv at Young Israel with rotating teachers. Contact: Rabbi Cheses at rabbi@yisharon.org
  • Seudah Shlisheet Learning for Students in Middle School, Grs. 5-8 ~ At Young Israel with rotation of teachers: Rabbi Cheses, Rabbi Saltzman, Rabbi Reisman, Rabbi Yakov Komisar, Ruby Yarmush, Itzik Moyal). Contact: Rabbi Saltzman at 2016chicagocubs@gmail.com
  • Mishmash/Motzei Shabbat Parent-Child Learning ~ At Young Israel (every other Motzei Shabbat during the winter beginning November 11). Contact: Moshe Kaplan at pinnymo@aol.com or Andy Shooman at shooman@alum.mit.edu

 

Sundays

  • Torah class with Rabbi Naftoly Bier ~ Sunday mornings, 8:45 to 9:30 a.m. in the Beit Midrash. Contact: Andy Shooman at shooman@alum.mit.edu

 

Upcoming Scholars-in-Residence

 

Installation Shabbat, October 20-21

Rabbi J. J. Schachter, Yeshiva University

 

     December 8-9

Wendy Amsellem, Drisha Institute

 

January 26-27

Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot, Congregation Netivot Shalom, Teaneck, NJ

 

Inclusion Shabbat, February 9-10

Miriam Ament, No Shame on U

 
For additional Young Israel educational programs, contact Ami Blaszkowsky at education@yisharon.org.
Wed, December 13 2017 25 Kislev 5778