Adult Jewish Education

Talmud Class

January 19, 2020 - 8:00am - 8:45am

Led by Rabbi Lyle Fishman each Sunday, the class uses the Hebrew text of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz and discusses the material in English, and thereby investigates the thinking of the Rabbis of the Mishnah and Talmud (200 BCE-500 CE). New students are welcome.

For more information, contact Rabbi Fishman: RAVLAF [at] OhrKodesh [dot] org

"Shlomo Talks" - Mentsch Club Event

January 19, 2020 - 8:30pm - 10:00pm

Join the Ohr Kodesh Mentsch Club for "Shlomo Talks 4" (our very own version of TED Talks!), in which 5 esteemed Mentsch Club members will give short 5-minute lightning talks to the group on something they are knowledgeable and passionate about, followed by "breakout sessions" in which attendees can get a deeper dive on the topics they are most interested in. Past topics have ranged from car maintenance to NAFTA, and from the TV show "Lost" to raising venture capital money. 

Topics anticipated for Jan. 19, 2020: TBD 

Tuesdays with Lyle

January 21, 2020 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm

Rabbi Lyle Fishman teaches a class on Tuesdays at 12:15 PM at Arnold and Porter, LLC, 601 Massachusetts Avenue in Washington, DC.

(It alternates weeks with another Tuesday class; Issues in Jewish Political Traditions at 10:00 AM at Ohr Kodesh Congregation.)

Talmud Class - Masechet Shabbat

January 21, 2020 - 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Instructor: Richard Friedman

This class focuses on the text of the Talmud -- what it says and how it says it. Discussions are lively, and range from legal details to the theology of commandments.  All questions are fair; no belief is assumed except that study of Torah is worthwhile.  Texts are in Hebrew/Aramaic and English.  Participants include people who have studied Talmud before and people who have not.

Enhancing Biblical Literacy

January 22, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am

We will study key biblical passages as identified by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin in Biblical Litreracy. Please bring a tanach.

Biblical Hebrew: Grammar of the Biblical Narrative

January 22, 2020 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Classes facilitated by Rabbi Lyle Fishman.

Several Ohr Kodesh members and their friends expressed interest in learning to translate passages from the Bible.  Click here to listen to audio recordings of past sessions.

Conversational Hebrew with Hagar

January 22, 2020 - 1:45pm - 2:45pm

Improve your Hebrew and discuss daily topics using conversation and games. Contact Hagar for more info at hnetser [at] ohrkodesh [dot] org

Jews for Exegesis: Rashbam's Commentary on the Torah Portion

January 25, 2020 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

Jews for Exegesis: Rashbam's Commentary on the Torah Portion
Facilitator: Richard Friedman
Date: Saturdays, Shabbat during kiddush

Panel Discussion: Community Safety

January 25, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

A panel of local elected officials will discuss community safety and how we can be good allies to our neighbors of all faiths.

Talmud Class

January 19, 2020 - 8:00am - 8:45am

Led by Rabbi Lyle Fishman each Sunday, the class uses the Hebrew text of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz and discusses the material in English, and thereby investigates the thinking of the Rabbis of the Mishnah and Talmud (200 BCE-500 CE). New students are welcome.

For more information, contact Rabbi Fishman: RAVLAF [at] OhrKodesh [dot] org

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