A. Joan’s Class: Jewish Literature and Jewish Life
Mondays at 10:00am
Sept. 11, 18 Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30 Nov. 6, 13, 27 Dec. 11
This fall, we’ll read Edith Pearlman’s How To Fall: Read 1 short story per week and discuss in depth. Please note that Sept. 25 and Oct. 2 class will not meet in preparation for holidays.
B. Tuesday Morning Talmud Fall 2017
Tuesdays at 8:00am
September12, 19 October 17, 24, 31 November 7, 14, 28 December 5, 12
The Talmud teaches us how to argue from different points of view, how to consider multiple angles on any subject, and how to express values through legal language. This year’s journey will involve several sugyot from Masechet Shabbat, Masechet Eiruvin, and Masechet Pesachim.
C. Short Stories Online & Distance Learning
Tuesdays 11am Pacific, 12pm Mountain, 1pm Central, 2pm Eastern
Sept. 12, 19 Oct. 17, 24, 31 Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28 Dec. 12
Join women from Arizona, Alabama, Michigan and Israel through Zoom. We’ll be reading and discussing Edith Pearlman’s short story collection, “How to Fall.”
C. The Spiritual Path of the Aseret Ha-Dibrot/Ten Commandments
Thursdays at 7pm
Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1
Taught by Rabbi Tracee Rosen
D. Jewish Book Month/WJLC Book Event: A Horse Walks into a Bar
Monday Evening at 7pm
In honor of Jewish Book Month: An evening of rich discussion facilitated by Rabbi Kanter. David Grossman’s “A Horse Walks into a Bar,” Winner of the Man Booker International Prize.
E. Tea and Torah: Atul Gawande’s ‘Being Mortal’
Sundays at 4pm
January 7, 21, 28 February 4
Join us for Tea and informal Torah conversation based on brief Jewish texts on aging, together with the book Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. Open to Men and Women.
F. Women’s Leadership Institute – Cohort #3
Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, Feb. 6, Mar. 6 April 10, May 8
PJ Library and The WJLC Joint Project on Women’s Leadership. In addition to the Tuesday evening group meetings, there are 4 other events that are part of the program: 1) Opening Retreat, 7pm Sun., 9/3 through 2pm Mon., Labor Day 9/4; 2) Monday evening, Nov. 13, Agency Night; and 3) Mid-year Retreat, Sunday, Jan. 14 9am-3pm 4) Feb. 11 Limmud AZ 9am-4pm