15 2015

Shaarey Zedek Melton Program - Year Two

6:45PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Shaarey Zedek 561 Wellington Crescent
Winnipeg, MB

Contact Clare Whiteman

Completed Year 1? Your journey continues here!

The core curriculum is a commitment of 30 classes per year for two years. Graduates of all four curricula receive a Certificate of Jewish Studies from the Hebrew University. Open to all participants. No knowledge of Hebrew required.

Year Two - Thursdays, October 15, 2015 to June 2, 2016 (no class Nov 12, Dec 3)

6:45-7:45 PM - Dramas of Jewish Living Throughout the Ages - Dr. Ruth Ashrafi, Facilitator - What are the lessons of Jewish history - from the earliest wanderings of Abraham to today's turmoil in Israel? How do the turning points in Jewish history influence our lives today? This course investigates how the Jewish past gives meaning to the Jewish present.

8:00-9:00 PM - Ethics of Jewish Living - Rabbi Alan Green, Facilitator - How do Jewish teachings shed light on contemporary issues such as the environment, inter-personal relationships, end-of-life decision, and stem-cell research? This course explores the wisdom of ancient and modern rabbis, scholars and thinkers, offering multiple Jewish approaches to conducting our lives in the communal private spheres.

Tuition $600 | Member Discounted Price $450. Member rates available to anyone who is a member of any synagogue in Winnipeg. Scholarships Available. Please contact the Program Director.

Registration and information - 204-452-3711