Upcoming Classes

At the heart of Jewish culture there has always been Jewish learning—an engaged and vibrant meeting of minds. 

2019-2020 Academic Courses: 

Fall Course: Worrier to Warrior - Beginning Nov. 12

Mined from the teachings of Torah and contemporary psychology, this six-week course takes a fresh approach to the battle against bad feelings, providing realistic spiritual mechanisms for remaining upbeat no matter what life brings. This course offers formulas to remain upbeat and happy despite hardships, feelings of guilt, or personal inadequacy. Based on Tanya, chapters 26-34, this courses studies spiritual mechanisms that allow one to survive - and thrive - despite life's difficulties.

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Winter Course: Judaism's Gifts to the World - Beginning Jan. 28

Once considered preposterous, many of Judaism's revolutionary teachings are today's universal values that are taken for granted. The history of the gradual transition of attitudes on values is as instructive as it is fascinating. An analysis of Jewish contributions past and present allows us to define ways in which Judaism can continue serving as a beacon of light and wisdom for all humanity.

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Spring Course: Secrets of the Bible - Beginning May 5th

The Bible is rich in tales, from the Garden of Eden to Noah's Ark, from the selling of Joseph to Moses' breaking of the Tablets. But what do these stories truly tell us? Review six famous and infamous biblical stories, and investigate the questions and mysteries they raise under the lens of the Torah's mystical insights. The results bear both cosmic significance and practical relevance.

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Weekday Classes at Lubavitch on the Palisades

Sunday 9:30 am: Parsha class followed by coffee & cake

Monday 9:30 am: Women's Kabbalah class with Rabbi Shain

9:00 pm: Kabbalah class in Hebrew (e-mail Rabbi Gershovitz for location)

Tuesday 8:00 pm: JLI course or class with Rabbi Shain between courses

Thursday 8:00 pm: Talmud class with Rabbi Shain