Events

Ruthie’s Judaism and Contemporary Issues

Wednesdays @ 7pm | MJE West

All women are invited to join Ruthie Braffman to learn and discuss various topics together on a wide range: from being a modern woman in Judaism, to “what your Rabbi never taught you” and everything in between. There will also be field trips around NYC to explore some of these topics further.

Weekly Wisdom with Rabbi Avi Heller

WEEKLY WISDOM with Rabbi Avi Heller | Tuesdays with MJE East

$7 | KJ Congregation | 7:30PM

NEW LOCATION:

Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun

125 E 85th Street

Multipurpose Room – Lobby Level 

OCTOBER 16TH |The Secret of Jewish Immortality

OCTOBER 23RD | Be Fruitful and Multiply: Answers (and questions) about the Torah’s view on sex and procreation

 

From Sinai to Manhattan Class Series: Next Level w/ Rabbi Wildes

Manhattan Jewish Experience with Rabbi Mark Wildes - From Sinai to Manhattan at MJE

CLASS SERIES:

FROM SINAI TO MANHATTAN- FINDING YOUR LINK IN THE CHAIN OF JEWISH TRADITION

Wednesdays @8pm | MJE West | $5
Oct 8 – Nov 15

 

SCHEDULE

10.10 | Part 1: Who wrote the Torah? Biblical/Rabbinic sources for Jewish belief in Torah’s Divinity and modern “evidence”
10.17 | Part 2:  The Oral Torah: Interrelation between Written & Oral Torah; history of transmission; role of Sanhedrin
10.24| Part 3: The Human contribution in the transmission of the oral Torah/halachic process in modern times using example of Siamese twins
10.31 | Part 4:  Torah Sources on Smoking and Cosmetic Surgery to demonstrate halachic process in action in modern times
11.7 | Part 5:  Using Oral Torah sources learn how to reconcile modern scientific theories on Evolution with classic Biblical tradition

Conversations Remix – October 2018

MJE Rabbi Mark Wildes Beyond the Instant Conversations Remix

Relax after work in an intimate lounge room setting with other young Jewish professionals in their 20s and 30s for wine, light dinner and socializing. Explore Judaism. Learn about your heritage and delve into cutting edge issues. Topics include: Free Will, Sexuality, The Afterlife, Chosen People, Kosher, Israel, The Festivals and The Sabbath.

THIS OCTOBER:
Mondays in October, Rabbit Mark Wildes will be presenting on his new book. Beyond the Instant. This will be a meaningful and interactive conversation covering topics such as free will, relationships, and failure. Signed books available.

October 8: Free Will
October 15: From Object to Subject
October 22: Celebrating the Journey
October 29: The Secret to Happiness