I. Ongoing Classes
Shabbat Torah Study ~ 9 a.m. every Saturday.
Talmud: Modern Ideas from an Ancient Text ~ Thursdays at
Jewish Meditation ~ usually each first Tuesday beginning on and ).
October 4th ~ Jordan. Rabbi Paul Golomb, who has been to Jordan three times, including meetings with American diplomats and Jordanian officials.
October 11th ~ Lebanon. Dr. Mouannes Hojairi, Africana Studies Department at Vassar College.
October 18th ~ Syria. Martin Charwat, Foreign Affairs Council of the Hudson Valley.
What’s Next: Jewish Visions of Afterlife ~ with Rabbi Golomb
October 25th ~ Afterlife in Hebrew Scripture
November 1st ~ The World-to-Come of the Rabbis
November 8th ~ I Swear There Ain’t No Heaven, but I Pray There Ain’t No Hell: Judaism & Afterlife Today
December 6th ~ The 2012 Elections: What Happened and What Now? with
Modern Israel’s Greatest Poet: The Poems of Yehuda Amichai ~ with Rabbi Golomb. and 21st;
April 4th ~ The Making of the Hebrew Language with
Religion & Power: Judaism, Christianity & Islam on the Individual and the State ~
April 25th ~ “Cross and Crown: Christianity’s Ambivalent Relationship to Power” with Geehan, pastor of the Reformed Church of Poughkeepsie, and Speers, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life at Vassar College
May 9th ~ “The Kingdom of Faith: Islam and Power” with Hojairi of the Africana Studies Deptment at Vassar College
May 23rd ~ “586, 70, 1948 and All That: Judaism and Power” with Rabbi Paul Golomb