Join our Sonoma County Rabbis for a 14-session exploration of Jewish life, beliefs and practice. Sponsored by the Jewish Community Center of Sonoma County. Held at Ner Shalom.
A Millennium in the Life of the Jews.
How did the Jewish world that we know come to be? Fasten your seatbelts for a crash course in the migrations, movements and cultures of the Jews in the past 1000 years. Mysticism, Chasidism, Enlightenment, Liberal Judaism, Anti-Semitism, Zionism and more.
Taught by Reb Irwin Keller, Congregation Ner Shalom.
Rabbi Ted Feldman: B’nai Israel Jewish Center
Rabbi Mendel Wolvovsky: Chabad Jewish Center
Rabbi Mordecai Miller: Congregation Beth Ami
Reb Irwin Keller: Congregation Ner Shalom
Rabbi George Gittleman: Congregation Shomrei Torah
Rabbi Stephanie Kramer: Congregation Shomrei Torah
Rabbi Steve Finley: Congregation Shir Shalom
Rabbi Meredith Cahn, The Mussar Institute
Rabbi Zelig Golden: Wilderness Torah
Rabbi Dovid Bush: Chabad Jewish Center of Petaluma
2019 Class Schedule - Wednesday Evenings, 7:00–8:30 pm
Jan. 9 The Beginning of Wisdom Introductory Class, All Rabbis
Jan. 16 & 23 What is Judaism? & What Does it Mean to be a Jew? Rabbi Feldman
Jan. 30 Hatch, Match, Dispatch: Exploring Jewish Lifecycle Traditions, Rabbi Wolvovsky
Feb. 6 The Emergence of Modern Israel, Rabbi Finley
Feb. 13 & 20 People of the Book & The Art of Jewish Prayer, Rabbi Miller
Feb. 27 Jewish Life Cycles, Nature’s Cycles: Rediscovering the Hebrew Calendar, Rabbi Golden
Mar. 6 A Millennium in the Life of the Jews, Reb Keller
Mar. 13 Mikveh to Mourning: The Sacred Way of Marking Time, Rabbi Kramer
Mar. 28 Mussar: The Art of Being a Mensch, Rabbi Cahn - Class on Thursday
Apr. 3 DNA of the Soul, Rabbi Bush
Apr. 10 “God” – a Jewish Exploration, Rabbi Gittleman
Apr. 17 Journey of Liberation Course Closure, All Rabbis