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Local experts, clergy, and others will facilitate these dialogues, exploring critical issues related to Israel. These conversations offer participants the opportunity to engage with different perspectives and gain a deeper understanding of this dynamic nation. Whether you are well-versed in Israeli affairs or are just beginning to explore this topic, these conversations promise to be enlightening and thought-provoking.
Schedule: Mondays at Temple, 7:00 pm, starting October 9
Cost (includes dinner): $90 for WHC members, $140 for non-members, free for WHC sustaining members.
Amidst the bustling currents of the 24-hour news cycle and the unceasing rhythm of our schedules, how can we find a moment to cherish for ourselves? When our calendars brim with commitments, how do we establish a space that feels truly sacred? Whether as a follow-up to the enlightening “12 Jewish Questions” or as a standalone endeavor, this 8-week course (formerly known as “How To…”) offers practical tools to address an array of life’s essential inquiries.
From the art of loving and the grace of forgiveness to the crafting of a nurturing home, it even extends to the contemplation of life’s ultimate transition: death. Join us in acknowledging the ways Judaism can elevate and illuminate our daily experiences, manifesting in a life imbued with purpose.
Cost (includes dinner): $135 for WHC members, $225 for non-members
12 Jewish Questions is a learning community for adults – Jewish and non-Jewish – who have questions about Jewish identity, beliefs, culture, and customs. It’s an environment to discover (and rediscover) the relevance of Judaism in our lives.
*12JQ is being offered free of charge to New Members (July 2021 – present), ECC families, parents of recent b’nei mitzvah students, and Sustaining Members.*
Cost (includes dinner): $180 for WHC members, $275 for non-members
Whether you want to learn to speak Hebrew or be able to read the prayers (without transliteration!), we are here to help.
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Explore why we do what we do as Jews, find the sources for our traditions, and delve into the origins of these ideas with Back to Basics.
With a focus on the holidays, life cycle events, history, theology, Jewish religious movements, Torah laws, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and Kabbalah, we’ll uncover the answers to the “why” behind Judaism. Together, we’ll look deeper and discover answers to questions we might never have thought to ask.
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