CLASS SERIES: FROM SINAI TO MANHATTAN: FINDING YOUR LINK IN THE CHAIN OF JEWISH TRADITION
Wednesdays @8pm | MJE West | $5
Oct 26 – Dec 14
Oct 26 | Part 1: Who wrote the Torah? Biblical/Rabbinic sources for Jewish belief in Torah’s Divinity and modern “evidence”.
Nov 2 | Part 2: The Oral Torah: Interrelation between Written & Oral Torah; history of transmission; role of Sanhedrin.
Nov 9 | Part 3: The Human contribution in the transmission of the oral Torah/halachic process in modern times using example of Siamese twins.
Nov 16 | Part 4: Torah Sources on Smoking and Cosmetic Surgery to demonstrate halachic process in action in modern times.
Nov 23 | Part 5: Thanksgiving, Halloween and New Years: Are Non-Jewish Holidays Kosher?
Nov 30 | With Guest Teacher Ruthie Braffman: “Exploring the Importance of our Jewish Heritage through the commandment to honor ones parents”
Dec. 7 | Part 6: Torah Sources on Smoking and Cosmetic Surgery to demonstrate halachic process in action in modern times.
Dec. 14 | Part 7: Using Oral Torah sources learn how to reconcile modern scientific theories on Evolution with classic Biblical tradition