There is a Season: Through the Jewish Calendar

*Program: Open Circle Jewish Learning:Young Adult
Instructor: Heather Renetzky
Day and Time: Sundays 7-8:30 p.m. Eastern
Dates: 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 2023 (6 sessions)
Location: Online via Zoom
Fee: $108

How does the Jewish holiday cycle work? What are the animating ideas, themes, and visions of the practice of “Jewish time?” Are there spaces for dissent, doubt, or disaffection in the calendar, or is practicing tantamount to “believing?” These questions and more will be the subject of our time together.

*This course is offered as part of the Hebrew College-IYUN Fellowship program

Jewish Wisdom for Life’s Great Questions: Spiritual Practices for Real Life

*Program: Open Circle Jewish Learning: Young Adult
Instructor: Naomi Zipursky
Day and Time: Sundays 5-6:30 p.m. Eastern
Dates: 3/19, 4/2, 4/16, 4/30, 5/14, 5/21, 2023 (6 sessions)
Location: Online via Zoom
Fee: $108

Gratitude, spirituality, divinity, resistance: explore these concepts among others as we examine the qualities that bring meaning to us as spiritual beings. Probe some of the big questions of a life well-lived as refracted through the lens of Jewish tradition and teachings. Learn how we can enrich our lives through developing and acquiring personal spiritual practices that infuse our lives with meaning.

This course is being offered through the Hebrew College -IYUN Fellowship program.

Judaism as Art: A Search for Congruity

*Program: Open Circle Jewish Learning: Young Adult/Arts and Culture
Instructor: Rabbi Elyssa Austerklein
Day and Time: Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. Eastern
Dates: 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 2023 (6 sessions)
Location: Online via Zoom
Fee: $108

Gratitude Judaism as Art: A Search for Congruity: Can Jewish spiritual practice be understood as a kind of art? How can the artistic process illuminate Jewish living? We will look at some of the themes that have occupied modern art production and consumption, in particular — the presence or absence of the author; the possibility of creations going out of control; the tension between discipline and creative spontaneity, and the poetics of darkness and light.

*This course is offered through the Hebrew College-IYUN Fellowship program.