Location: Community House
From: Mondays, September 11, 2017-May 28, 2018 at 8:20am
Interested in building a meditation practice? Wondering “what’s Jewish” about meditation? In this weekly drop-in class, we will practice mindfulness meditation with additional inspiration from Jewish text and tradition. No prior meditation or text study experience required.
Please note there will be no class on the following days:
October 9, 2017
December 18, 2017
December 25, 2017
January 2, 2018
February 5, 2018
April 2, 2018
May 21, 2018
Location: Announced upon registration
From: Mondays, January 8 - March 26, 10:45 am
This course considers the challenges of Jewish acculturation to American life, exploring the sacrifices and contributions that have been made over the past 200 years. Lessons will explore a range of questions that address American and Jewish culture and identity. No prerequisite. Open to members and non-members.
From: 12:30 pm - 2:00pm
Rabbi Deborah Prinz draws from her world travels on the trail of chocolate to enchant chocoholics everywhere as she unwraps the role of Jews in the trade, retail, and manufacture of chocolate since it was first introduced to Europeans. Activate your inner “choco-dar,” your radar for chocolate experiences, on this delectable journey through the Jewish history of chocolate—a real treat! Explore the surprising Jewish connections to chocolate in this gastronomic adventure. The next time you pick up a piece of chocolate, consider that you are partaking in an expedition into the Jewish and religious past.
Your tax-deductible contribution to our Annual Yom Kippur Appeal will provide for Central’s exceptional educational, community, and spiritual programs and help enrich the Jewish experience of our members and the community-at-large.