Torah Study

Monthly Lunch n’ Learn in the Beit Midrash First Saturdays (unless otherwise noted). Join us for some nosh and a lively study of the week’s torah portion. We will focus on one main story or narrative trope of the parsha (weekly portion) and go in-depth. No previous experience or particular background necessary—just bring a curious … Read more

Religion and the Future of Human Rights

Religion and the Global Future Lecturer: James Loeffler, University of Virginia What role is religion playing in shaping the future of the globe? Is it making the world more or less dangerous? Can it help humanity address challenges like international conflict, climate change, and poverty? The goal of this lecture series is to explore these … Read more

Learn to Leyn /Chant the Torah

LEARN TO LEYN/CHANT WITH CANTOR DAVID Sundays, 12:15 – 1:15 pm: Feb. 24; March 10, 24, 31; April 14, 28 If you have ever wanted to chant (or “leyn”) the passages for the Torah portion of a Shabbat service, now is your chance! Cantor David is offering a class, open to both adults and self-selected kids, … Read more

Bagels in Babylonia

The Talmud is the foundation of Rabbinic Judaism, and in that respect, it is the foundation of Judaism as we know and experience it. The Talmud was compiled between 200 and 500 C.E. and is comprised of the Mishnah and the Gemara. While sometimes referred to as “oral law,” the Talmud is much more than … Read more

Wise Aging

The 50+ Havurah invites you to a monthly breakfast and discussion on a topic of spiritual relevance. All are welcome! Last Friday of the month, Oct-May.

Religion and the Economic Future

Religion and the Global Future Lecturer: Rachel McCleary, Harvard University What role is religion playing in shaping the future of the globe? Is it making the world more or less dangerous? Can it help humanity address challenges like international conflict, climate change, and poverty? The goal of this lecture series is to explore these questions … Read more

Lunchtime Torah

​Each session is a new excursion into a piece of Torah, a page of Talmud, a holiday, or a prayer, with Rabbi Helen Plotkin. Come when you can. Future dates: Feb 28, Mar 21 (Purim!), April 4, May 2, May 16, May 30

The Known Citizen: Exploring the History of Privacy in Modern America

Please join us for a lecture The Known Citizen: Exploring the History of Privacy in Modern America.  Sarah E. Igo (Ph.D. Princeton University) is an Associate Professor of History and Director of the Program in American Studies at Vanderbilt University. Every day, Americans make decisions about their privacy: what to share and when, how much … Read more

Religion and Conflict Resolution

Religion and the Global Future Lecturer: Marie Harf, Former Senior Advisor to Secretary of State John Kerry What role is religion playing in shaping the future of the globe? Is it making the world more or less dangerous? Can it help humanity address challenges like international conflict, climate change, and poverty? The goal of this lecture … Read more

The Book of Exodus

The Book of Exodus Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 am We are pleased to announce the return of Rabbi Stone’s Tuesday morning class which will run continuously with a break during the last two weeks of December. Cost: FREE; No registration required.