Adult Education

Talmud Study

Studying Talmud after Monday morning minyanRabbi Larry Edwards leads a half hour of Talmud study each week following Monday morning minyan and ending by 9:00.  Beginners are welcome, as are those who have studied Talmud in the past.  English is the language of instruction.

Sessions resume June 17.

Rachel DeWoskin on Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

University of Chicago professor and author Rachel DeWoskin will give a presentation on the Jewish refugee community of Shanghai during WWII, and read from her new novel set there, Some Day We Will Fly, on Sunday, May 19, at 10:30am in the chapel.  Praised by Aleksandr Hemon as a writer embodying "an extraordinary combination of curiosity and kindness," her other works include the novels Big Girl Small and Repeat After Me, and the memoir Foreign Babe

One Book One Rodfei: Heschel Discussion, part 3

Please join us for the third and final discussion of this year's second One Book, One Rodfei Zedek selection, Abraham Joshua Heschel's God in Search of Man, on Saturday, May 11, after kiddush lunch (around 1:15pm), in the chapel. We'll be focusing on part three of the book, but will also look back on the book as a whole. All are welcome, even if you missed the other discussions in the series.

Hallel v'Zimra Conference

The Hallel V'Zimra Jewish Liturgical Music Conference to be held at the University of Chicago will bring together leading scholars, prayer leaders, and musicians to explore and reflect upon the rich and complex Jewish conversation among music, liturgy, and ritual.


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