Adult Jewish Education

Issues in Jewish Political Tradition (via Zoom)

August 4, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Talmud Class - Masechet Shabbat (via Zoom)

August 4, 2020 - 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Instructor: Richard Friedman

This class focuses on the text of the Talmud -- what it says and how it says it. Discussions are lively, and range from legal details to the theology of commandments.  All questions are fair; no belief is assumed except that study of Torah is worthwhile.  Texts are in Hebrew/Aramaic and English.  Participants include people who have studied Talmud before and people who have not.

Ohr Kodesh Book Club (Currently meets virtually)

August 5, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Ohr Kodesh Book Club meets monthly on the first Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon at Ohr Kodesh (the Club currently meets virtually; it hopes to one day be able to return to the Salzberg Family Library).

Books selections are chosen by the club's members, alternating fiction and non-fiction every other month, and are generally limited to books no longer than 400 pages in length. New participants will be welcomed!

Conversational Hebrew with Hagar

August 5, 2020 - 1:45pm - 2:45pm

Improve your Hebrew and discuss daily topics using conversation and games. Contact Hagar for more info at HNhnetser [at] ohrkodesh [dot] org 

Jews for Exegesis

August 6, 2020 - 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Rashbam's commentary on the Torah portion. Taught by Richard Friedman.

Talmud Class - Conducted Virtually, via ZOOM

August 9, 2020 - 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.

Register at: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJctfuGurTwjvjlpaGYyZqAOkQU74RuZCw

For more information, contact Rabbi Fishman: RAVLAF [at] OhrKodesh [dot] org

Conversational Hebrew with Hagar

August 5, 2020 - 1:45pm - 2:45pm

Improve your Hebrew and discuss daily topics using conversation and games. Contact Hagar for more info at HNhnetser [at] ohrkodesh [dot] org 

Tuesdays with Lyle (meets virtually)

August 11, 2020 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm

Rabbi Lyle Fishman teaches a class on Tuesdays at 12:15 PM.  It currently meets virtually.

(It alternates weeks with another Tuesday class; Issues in Jewish Political Traditions at 10:00 AM at Ohr Kodesh Congregation.)

Talmud Class - Masechet Shabbat (via Zoom)

August 4, 2020 - 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Instructor: Richard Friedman

This class focuses on the text of the Talmud -- what it says and how it says it. Discussions are lively, and range from legal details to the theology of commandments.  All questions are fair; no belief is assumed except that study of Torah is worthwhile.  Texts are in Hebrew/Aramaic and English.  Participants include people who have studied Talmud before and people who have not.

Conversational Hebrew with Hagar

August 5, 2020 - 1:45pm - 2:45pm

Improve your Hebrew and discuss daily topics using conversation and games. Contact Hagar for more info at HNhnetser [at] ohrkodesh [dot] org 

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Ohr Kodesh Congregation

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