Monday Morning Book Reviews with Rabbi Buechler
11:00 AM
On Site & On Zoom

Book Reviews Zoom Link

Each book noteworthy & newsworthy

March 14
ESSENTIAL PROSE
by Avrom Sutzkever

March 28
STATE of THE HEART: Stories of a Humanitarian Israel
by David Kramer

April 11
JEWS DON’T COUNT: A Times Book of the Year
by David Baddiel

April 25
THE MATZAH BALL
by Jeanne Meltszer

May 9
PEOPLE LOVE DEAD JEWS
Reports from a Haunted Present by Dana Horn

May 16
JERUSALEM BEACH
by Iddo Geffen

May 23
MALA’S CAT: A Memoir of Survival in WWII
by Mala Kacenberg

June 13
TO REPAIR A BROKEN WORLD: The Life of Henrietta Szold Founder of Hadassah
by Devorah Hacohen

June 20
THE HIDDEN PALACE: A Novel of the Golem and the JINNI
by Helene Wecker

July 11
THE MURDERS OF MOISES VILLE: The Rise & Fall of the Jerusalem of South America
by Javiar Sinay

July 25
THE PROPHET OF THE ANDES: An Unlikely Journey to the Promised Land
by Graciela Mochofsky

August 8
LOSS OF MEMORY IS ONLY TEMPORARY: Stories
by Johanna Kapaln

Book Reviews,
Torah Studies,
Jewish History,
Hebrew Literacy,
And Much More
Enter the portals of Jewish Discovery:  You will find the wisdom of the ages and sages!

Morning Classes are On-Site & On Zoom
Evening Classes are Zoom Only

MONDAYS
March 7, 14, 21, 28 – April 4, 11, 25
8:30 PM Weekly Torah Portions
Join Rabbi for engaging & participatory discussions of the weekly Torah Portion

WEDNESDAYS
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, – April 6, 13, 27
10:00 AM Jewish Contemporary Events & History Class
Bring your thirst for knowledge & coffee, and enjoy our Jewish History Class. An in depth analysis of Jewish history exploring dynamic epochs & epics of Jewish life in global history.

THURSDAYS
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 – April 7, 14, 28
9:30 AM Jewish Journeys II
A post-adult bar/bat mitzvah seminar.
This course includes selected topics ranging from Bible mysticism, Jewish history and current ethical and moral dilemmas that confront Jews & Judaism.

7:00 PM Talmud Studies, Tractate of Moed Katan
Explore the classic text of Jewish life laws & literatures as we delve into the Tractate of Moed Katan (in English translation) & focus on the sources for many of the traditions observed in Jewish life today

8:30 PM Is there Order in the Court: The Book of Judges Seminar
Join us as we explore the Biblical texts that bring us into the Land of Israel and meet the charismatic figures in the Book of Judges.

RABBI BUECHLER’S NEW MINI COURSES

BOARDWALK TALKS WITH THE RABBI
Thursday Mornings@ 12:30 PM to approx.
1:30 pm @ Sunken Meadow Park (weather permitting*)
Meet at the Central Pavilion and then walk along the boardwalk – stopping at half mile points for engaging conversations with Rabbi.
*In cases of inclement weather, call DHJC that Thursday morning at 631-499-6644 to see if walk will be held.

PASSOVER MINI COURSE
Wednesdays March 23 & 30
7 PM on Zoom Only
A seder revival class to energize your seder through stories, drama, strategies, and foods!
Led by Rabbi Buechler

Mondays
Hebrew Literacy @ 11:00am
Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

Wednesdays
Trope @ 7:30pm
What is the history of Torah Trope and what is its purpose?

Thursdays
Hebrew Literacy @ 7:00pm
Reading Hebrew from the Siddur

CHAI is an adult education institute sponsored by ten reform and conservative congregations in Suffolk County. It runs for six consecutive weeks each fall following the High Holidays and offers local clergy-led courses and leading guest scholars at each session. This year, it will be held virtually via Zoom.  We welcome all in the community to participate.

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CHAI Fall 2021 Course Schedule

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