When our world crumbles around us we choose to
either despair or repair. But where do we find the
willpower and courage to make this paradigm shift?
For answers, this class points to one of history's
most striking episodes of hope and renewal.
WEDNESDAY MARCH 21, 2012
Sometimes we wish we could turn back the clock.
In reality, you can't change the past, but you can
influence how the past will affect the future. This
class explains how you can break the spiritual time
barrier and transform past mistakes into an impetus
for driving future success.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 7:30PM
We love each other because of similarities and commonalities, whereas differences
get between us and threaten to challenge this love. This class demonstrates how to
use your differences as building blocks for a deeper, more profound relationship.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 7:30PM
Whether we do it out of peer pressure, to show people how much we know, or just to make ourselves look better, gossip is gossip, and it’s wrong. This lesson examines why people might talk badly about others and how we can cultivate a gossip-free mentality.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 7:30PM
Two travelers traverse a desert with enough water for only one to survive. Whose life comes first? Is self-preservation a selfish ideal? When is it important to put yourself first? And when do you have a prior duty to worry about the well-being of others?
WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 7:30PM
Beyond a collection of random celebratory events, each of the Jewish festivals provides tools to overcome common challenges such as grief, physical hardship, emotional turmoil, financial distress, and anxiety. This lesson will explain how.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 7:30PM
The financial crisis demonstrated that nothing is certain. What we have today is no indication of what will be tomorrow. This lesson uncovers Jewish wisdom that helps us look beyond the facade of materialism, to discover what really matters in the long haul.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 7:30PM
Unyielding. Compassionate. Standing firm. Giving in. What is the ideal temperament? This lesson sheds Kabbalistic insight into the relevance of Torah here on earth, and the laws of mixing milk and meat.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 7:30PM
Just when you think you have everything figured out, you discover a whole new
realm of depth that takes you to the next level. This class finds personal meaning
in three pearls of wisdom from the last testament and life lessons of Achitofel, King
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 7:30PM
Your greatest strength is what is most unique to you. Whether you are looking to be
a better parent, an influential person, or are just simply looking to find more happiness,
this class will help you look within to find the skills you'll need to develop your
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 7:30PM
From the synagogue off to the bank, divided between sometimes conflicting realms, the Jew has occupied the role of a realist—living in the here and now, and the role of a spiritualist—ascribing to a higher reality. This lesson offers a surprisingly realistic and practical approach in identifying the domain of the Jew.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 7:30PM
Determination is the wake-up call to the human will, and leadership is the revival of a
nation. From the Crusades to the Holocaust, time and time again Judaism has been
brought back from the brink of survival to flourish once more. This lesson examines
the methods of great Jewish leaders who brought renewed life and hope to their
This class has already taken place. Please go to the
adult education section to find another date and time for this class, if available.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 7:30PM
How do you deal with the loss of a loved one? Is it even possible? This lesson
wrestles with one of life’s most painful challenges, confronting grief, pain, and the
struggle to move on.
WEDNESDAY, JUlY 4, 7:30PM
To the casual observer, life’s road is marred with bumps and ditches. This class
trains us to peel back the layers of darkness and discover life's true character of joy.
Fees: Individual Class
Free - Donations Accepted
Textbook for Semester:
$180 (textbook included