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

Book Reviews Zoom Link

Each book noteworthy & newsworthy
Fall Book reviews begin in October & are every other week

October 4
THE EMPIRE OF THE SENSES
by Alexis Landau

October 18
LETTERS ACROSS THE SEA
by Genevieve Graham

November 1
THE FOREST OF VANISHING STARS
by Kristin Harmel

November 15
THE NETANYAHUS: AN ACCOUNT OF A MINOR AND ULTIMATELY

EVEN NEGLIGIBLE EPISODE IN THE HISTORY OF A VERY FAMOUS
FAMILY
by Joshua Cohen

December 13
X TROOP THE SECRET JEWISH

COMMANDOS OF WORLD WAR II
by Leah Garrett

January 3
THE LAST JEW
by Noah Gordon

January 17
THE PASSENGER
by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz

January 31
JERUSALEM BEACH
by Iddo Geffen

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
11:00 AM Book Reviews (every other week)
Oct. 4, 18 – Nov. 1, 15 – Dec. 13 – Jan. 3, 17, 31
Each Book is New & Noteworthy

8:00 PM Weekly Torah Portions
Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 – Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 – Dec. 13 & 20
Join Rabbi for engaging & participatory discussions of the weekly Torah Portion

WEDNESDAYS
10:00 AM Jewish History Class
Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 – Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24 – Dec. 15 & 22
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
9:30 AM Jewish Journeys II
Oct, 7, 14, 21, 28 – Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 – Dec. 16 & 23
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
Oct, 7, 14, 21, 28 – Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 – Dec. 16 & 23
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 The Books of Joshua/Judges Seminar
Oct, 7, 14, 21, 28 – Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 – Dec. 16 & 23
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.

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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