Learning Opportunities - Winter/Spring 5777

YI Sharon offers a variety of adult, youth, and family educational and social programming activities. The adult education programs cater to the diverse backgrounds of our Kehillah.

Living Room Learning with Rabbi Cheses

Monday evenings, twice a month, 8:00 to 9:00 p.m., at rotating homes. Dessert and schmoozing to follow.

Topic: Modern day halachic issues 

Contact: Libi Rides at libirides@yahoo.com (please consider hosting and/or requesting a specific topic)


Ma’ayan (open to women only)

Monday evenings, 8:00 to 9:15 p.m. at Young Israel (8 sessions)

Topic: Significant Sugyot: A Selection of Important Legal and Aggadic Passages in the Talmud

With Yoetzet Halacha Sarah Cheses

For information and to register, go to https://maayan.org//Calendar/Detail/175/2017-03-13.php

TNT – Tuesday Night Torah

Tuesday evenings, 8:30 to 9:15 p.m. in the Young Israel Beit Midrash
Chevrutah-style and small-group learning. All levels welcome. Delicious desserts served.
Contact:  Rabbi Cheses at rabbi@yisharon.org  (be in touch if you would like to be set up with a chevrutah)

Women’s Torah Circle with Rabbi Cheses

This is currently on Summer Break, but during the school year meets every Tuesday morning, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at rotating homes. Contact: channahschafer@gmail.com


Book Club

Wednesday evening, 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the home of the Liss Family, 110 Ames Street. Contact: education@yisharon.org.

Mishmar (dodgeball, learning and food) for boy teens with Ari Kafka/NCSY

Thursday nights at Young Israel. Contact: Adam Greene or Zevi Traum

Post-Hashkama Shiur

Shabbat morning at 9:50 a.m. either in the Beit Midrash or social hall. Taught by Rabbi Aryeh Klapper, Deborah Klapper or Rabbi David Saltzman. Contact Rabbi Saltzman: 2016chicagocubs@gmail.com

Shabbat Afternoon Learning

Between Mincha and Maariv at Young Israel (with rotation of teachers -- Rabbi Cheses, Rabbi David Ma’ayan, Rabbi Mordechai Rackover, Rabbi David Saltzman, Mrs. Deborah Klapper, Mrs. Sabrina Burger, Mrs. Ronit Ziv-Kreger, Rabbi Ariel Burger). Contact: rabbi@yisharon.org

Seudah Shlisheet Learning for Students in Middle School, Grs. 6-8

At Young Israel (with rotation of teachers -- Rabbi Cheses, Rabbi Saltzman, Rabbi Reisman, Rabbi Yakov Komisar, Ruby Yarmush, Itzik Moyal). Contact: 2016chicagocubs@gmail.com

Mishmash/Motzei Shabbat Parent-Child Learning

At Young Israel (every other Motzei Shabbat during the winter – starting date, Motzei Shabbat, November 12). Contact: pinnymo@aol.com or Andy Shooman at shooman@alum.mit.edu.

Movie Nights and Discussion

Saturday evenings in the winter. Additional information to come.

Torah class with Rabbi Naftoly Bier

Sunday morning, 8:45 to 9:30 a.m. at Young Israel. Contact: shooman@alum.mit.edu

Shabbat, February 3-4 Yoetzet Halacha Sarah Cheses What is a Yoetzet?
Shabbat, March 3-4 Julie Shuman Inclusion Shabbat
Shabbat, March 31-April 1 Rabbi David Jaffe

Changing the World
from the Inside Out

Shabbat, April 21-22 Elon Stricker Supporting a Strong Israel
Shabbat, May 5-6 Rabbi Sharon Shalom From Ethiopia to Israel
Shabbat, June 2-3 Dr. Michelle Shain Making Sense of the
2015 CJP Study

For additional Young Israel educational programs, contact Ami Blaszkowsky at education@yisharon.org.
Fri, August 18 2017 26 Av 5777