Archive: November 2019

Torah and Mindfulness through the Lens of Hasidic Masters

Posted on November 5, 2019

November 5, 2019 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am – Join us for lively discussion, rich text study, and compelling analysis. As we come to each Torah portion each year, we find new inspiration, new meanings, and new connections with the text. We use materials that enable us to access the depth and richness of Hasidic spirituality presented in contemporary terms. Our texts (in English) […]

Martin Buber: The Way of Man

Posted on November 6, 2019

November 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Instructor: Rabbi David Thomas, Rabbi Emeritus, Congregation Beth El, Sudbury, MA In this short (38 page) book, Buber employs brief Hasidic folktales to get at his understanding of what life is all about. We will study this text in a very interactive, seminar style setting. We will unpack the stories together and discuss the implications. No pre-reading […]

Torah Yoga with Diane Bloomfield

Posted on November 10, 2019

November 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Date: Sunday, November 10, 2:00-4:00 pm Location: Beth El Synagogue Instructor: Diane Bloomfield Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook said: “I am always searching for what is inside my soul.” Through the study of Torah and the practice of yoga we deepen our search for the inner treasures hidden in our body, mind, heart, and soul. No […]

Newman School Conferences

Posted on November 12, 2019

November 12, 2019 @ All Day –

Afternoon School & Midrasha Conferences

Posted on November 13, 2019

November 13, 2019 @ All Day –

Martin Buber: The Way of Man

Posted on November 13, 2019

November 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Instructor: Rabbi David Thomas, Rabbi Emeritus, Congregation Beth El, Sudbury, MA In this short (38 page) book, Buber employs brief Hasidic folktales to get at his understanding of what life is all about. We will study this text in a very interactive, seminar style setting. We will unpack the stories together and discuss the implications. No pre-reading […]

Jewish Medical Ethics: Dialogue between Ideal and Real

Posted on November 17, 2019

November 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm – Date: Sunday, November 17, 9:30 am-12:30 pm Location: Talmud Torah of St. Paul Leader: Dr. Jonathan Weinkle Using traditional and modern Jewish sources, we will explore images of an ideal relationship between doctors and patients. We will examine the hidden perspectives that we carry about those relationships and consider some approaches to creating more holistic […]

Torah and Mindfulness through the Lens of Hasidic Masters

Posted on November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am – Join us for lively discussion, rich text study, and compelling analysis. As we come to each Torah portion each year, we find new inspiration, new meanings, and new connections with the text. We use materials that enable us to access the depth and richness of Hasidic spirituality presented in contemporary terms. Our texts (in English) […]

Jewish Stories of Wonder

Posted on November 21, 2019

November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Time: Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Dates: 4-part series: November 21; December 5, 12, 19 Teacher: Earl Schwartz Location: St. Paul JCC Jewish intellectual tradition is rooted, paradoxically, in an awareness of the inconceivable; in the realization that what is ultimately real reaches beyond what can be grasped conceptually. In this series we explore the wonder born of this […]

Torah and Mindfulness through the Lens of Hasidic Masters

Posted on November 26, 2019

November 26, 2019 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am – Join us for lively discussion, rich text study, and compelling analysis. As we come to each Torah portion each year, we find new inspiration, new meanings, and new connections with the text. We use materials that enable us to access the depth and richness of Hasidic spirituality presented in contemporary terms. Our texts (in English) […]