Adult Jewish Education

Hazak Advisory Board: Conversation with our Shalichah

October 17, 2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Will feature a conversation with Hagar Netser, our Ohr Kodesh Sh’liach.

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

September 28, 2019 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

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

Talmud Class

September 29, 2019 - 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

Issues in Jewish Political Tradition

September 24, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Enhancing Biblical Literacy

September 25, 2019 - 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

September 25, 2019 - 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

September 25, 2019 - 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

September 28, 2019 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

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

Talmud Class

September 29, 2019 - 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

Israeli Poetry (Adult Education class)

October 27, 2019 - 10:00am - 11:30am

We will read and discuss Israeli poetry from the early 1900’s to the present (when possible, in both Hebrew and English). We will examine the lives of the individual poets, their poems, and the historical context in which they were written.  Through this process, we will attempt to better understand the history of Israel as reflected in its poetry. The poetry selections will be available in advance on the table outside the Main Sanctuary. Copies may also be obtained by contacting me directly, Knowledge of Hebrew is not required. 

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8300 Meadowbrook Lane
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: (301) 589-3880
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