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Adult Education: Past Courses

 

Adult Hebrew

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Led by: Micah Friedman

When: Sunday afternoons, December 6, 13, 20, 27, and January 3 and 10, 1:30pm-3:00pm

Description: Do you want to learn the Alef-Bet? CDT teacher and rabbinical student Micah Friedman is offering a six-session Hebrew alphabet and decoding class for adults in December and January. Along the way, Micah will incorporate spiritual approaches to learning the Hebrew letters.

Required text:  Aleph Isn’t Tough

Registration: Closed

 

Jewishness, Whiteness, and Race in America

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Led by: Rabbi Toba Spitzer and Dr. Jenny Sartori

When: Wednesday evenings, October 28, November 11, 18, December 2, 7:30pm-9pm

Recordings: Session 1      Session 2        Session 3        Session 4 

 

Readings:    Goldstein   --Karen Brodkin essay-   Course Materials

Registration: Closed

 

 Telling Our Stories: A Spiritual Autobiography Workshop 

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Led by: Rabbi Toba Spitzer

When: Tuesday evenings, January 12, 19 & 26, 7:30pm-9:00pm

Readings: Reflections on Adolescence    Samples

Registration: Closed

 

Preparing for the High Holydays

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Led by: Rabbi Toba Spitzer

When: Tuesday September 1 & Wednesday September 9, 7:30pm-9:00pm

Description: How can we make the Yamim Noraim, the Days of Awe, most meaningful in these challenging times?  All are welcome to join  Rabbi Toba for an exploration of teachings about teshuvah, "turning/returning" onto the desired path of our lives, as well as  key prayers of the High Holydays liturgy, as we prepare for the Jewish new year. It is fine to come to one or both of the sessions.

Registration: Closed

 

A Conversation about COVID-19: Discussion and Q&A 

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Led by: CDT members Lisa Samelson, Paul Hattis, and Rob Saper

When: Thursday June 11, 2020; 5:30pm-7:00pm

Description: Join us for a deeper fact-based understanding of how to live our lives with COVID-19 around us. Come listen as panelists and fellow CDT-members Lisa, Paul, and Rob answer our questions to help us all set out individual and family "policies" to stay safe in these uncertain times.

Registration: Closed

 

Metaphor & Meaning: New Ways to Encounter the Divine (Parts 1 & 2)

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Led by: Rabbi Toba Spitzer

When: Wednesday evenings, 7:30-8:45pm, May 6, 13, 20 and 27 

Description: Back by popular demand, this continuation of Rabbi Toba's March class continues the exploration of new/old metaphors for how we think about and experience God, incorporating text study and practice.  Whether or not you took the first three sessions in March, you are welcome to join as we look at metaphors of Voice, Fire, and more!

Materials: All course materials, including video recordings of class, can be found here. 

Registration: Closed

Thu, March 4 2021 20 Adar 5781