Love Jewish learning as much as you love the discussion and debate? Join JPA Hevrutah for an opportunity to delve into fascinating subject exploration expertly led by Rabbi Reuven Khaskin for an intimate group of up to five participants. Each JPA Hevrutah will consist of five 90-minute weekly Zoom classes.
Exciting topics we'll be covering during Spring semester 2022:
Great Thinkers of Judaism: Last 100 Years.
Last 100 years brought many changes to the political and religious landscape of the Jewish world. How did Judaism address those challenges? Discover 5 Jewish thinkers and the new ideologies they sparked.
-Alter of Slobodka and Jewish humanism
-Rabbi Kook and religious Zionism
-Rabbi Soloveichik and Orthodox modernism
-Chazon Ish (Rabbi Karelitz) and modern Haredi movement
-Abraham Heschel and modern mysticism
Class dates: 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8
Class time: 8:00 - 9:30 pm EST
Great Zionist Thinkers and Leaders
Zionism became extremely important as Jewish political movement of self-determination, giving rise to a modern Jewish State and shaping the identity of modern Jews. Meet the most influential voices giving rise to the leading brands of Zionism:
-Hertzl and political Zionism
-Zhabotinsky and revisionist movement
-Ahad ha Am and cultural Zionism
-Rabbi Reynes and Mizrachi movement
-Ben Gurion and labor Zionism
Class dates:3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/26
Class time: 8:00 - 9:30pm EST