ETZ CHAIM ADULT CLASSES
Rabbi Yaakov Fisch
Sundays and Legal Holidays-7:15am
Join us each morning before services in the Mirkis Chapel Halacha Yomi Rabbi Schochet will teach a brief halacha following minyan every morning. We are studying the laws of Chanukah. Mishna Yomi Rabbi Rabinowitz teaches a brief mishna and maariv every evening. We are studying Tractate Maasros.
Pirkei Avos Class
Rabbi Yaakov Fisch
Please join Rabbi Fisch every Shabbos afternoon before mincha for a class that is intellectually stimulating and inspirational. In the winter months, the class studies one of the chapter of Kings (Melachim). In the summer months, the class studies Pirkei Avos and applies the ethics of Judaism into practical applications.
Final Class in the Mini Series- Chasidic Meditation
Monday, February 27 at 7:30pm
with Dr. Elliott Rosenbaum
Chassidut (or Chassidus) is the movement within Judaism founded by Rabbi Yisrael Ba'al Shem Tov
(1698-1760)that was designed to awaken the Jewish people to it's own inner self through the inner dimension of the Torah. Based on the Kabbalah, Chassidut gives new emphasis to the simple and joyful service of God, prayer, optimism and a love for all people. Chassidic Meditation is an ancient Jewish practice that involves learning mystical ideas and meditating on them until they become rooted in our subconscious. This class will include guided Chasidic Meditations on topics including: The Purpose of Creation, the Jewish Soul, Prayer and the Oneness of God.
Tuesday, February 28 at 7:30pm
Learn the Talmud as you never have before! The class will slowly and methodically study the fourth chapter of Tractate Brachosand delve into its many intricacies. Learn the halachos of davening from the source tself - the Mishna and Talmud, and understand how Rambam and Shulchan Aruch came to codify these halachos as precisely as they did.
Java For The Soul
Please join us every Wednesday morning for a cup of Java for your body and soul. Our weekly class on The Ethics of our Father you will discover how these messages are relevant. This is an informal class that offers a unique blend of inspirational insight and practical tools for our daily lives.
The Morning Club
Thursday, March 2
from 11:30-12:15pm with Rabbi Schochet
Join us for a weekly dose of every day Halacha. We will be studying the laws of Challah. This is an interactive class no textual knowledge required, if you have a Kitzur, please bring it along.
Nosh & Drash
Nosh and Drash—Thursday, March 2 at 7:30pm The Torah portion is read every week in synagogues. Yet for many of us there is a major disconnect between the words from this ancient text and our lives. Please join us on Thursday evening for an informal discussion and see the weekly parsha come alive like never before. Hot potato kugel from Sweeta by Ita will be served.
Sunday, March 5
after Shacharis at 9:00am
The Chaburah is a text based Talmud study learning program with an emphasis on practical Halacha. After preparing the source materials with a learning partner,a brief synopsis and discussion is led by one of the participants. Hot coffee and pastries are served. For more information or to sponsor this event, contact with Avi Smith or Jonathan Gross.
Unlocking the Closed Book
Shabbos, March 11 at 10:00am
with Rabbi Feigenbaum
This is a bi-weekly class on the power of prayer. Beginning with Adon Olam and working our way through the morning service, this class aims to make prayer more personal and meaningful as a part of our daily lives.