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Adult Education Classes

Wednesday, May 20 at 7 p.m. Cantor Ben Matis will
teach a class in Jewish World Music, comparing the musical traditions of Jewish communities the world over and attempting to understand the specific contribution each makes to the larger world of Jewish music.

Friday, May 22 at 7:30 a.m. Rabbi Cohen will lead a reading of Rabbi Abraham Heschel’s Man is Not Alone and God In Search of Man. These books form the basis of Heschel’s theology. When read together, they create a context for thinking about Judaism that is spiritually rich as it is intellectually rigorous.

Monday, May 18 at 10:30 a.m. Rabbi Cohen will teach Rabbi Judah Halevi’s timeless classic, The Kuzari. This book influenced authors for centuries and created a framework for understanding Jewish beliefs that retains its relevance event today.

Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m. Rabbinic Intern Mitchell Berkowitz will lead a class in Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto’s book, The Path of the Righteous. Written in 1740, this book is the foundation work of modern Jewish ethics, the foundational work upon which all subsequent Jewish ethical literature rests.

All classes meet in the breakfast room.

Other Events

Sunday, May 17 and 31 at 10 a.m. Zumba classes will be held.
All classes are $10 per session and held in the lower level auditorium.
Classes are taught by Debby Snider, licensed Zumba Fitness and
Toning instructor.

Tuesday and Thursday evenings, May 19, 21, 26 and 28 at 7 p.m.
Zumba Toning will be held. All classes are $10 per session and held in the lower level auditorium. Classes taught by Debby Snider.

The Shelter Rock Jewish Center is at 272 Shelter Rock Rd. For information, call 516-741-4305.

 

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