Wednesdays, December 2, 9, 16 at 12:00 PM
How do we understand difficult biblical passages? When confronted by unreasonable demands or harsh punishments, these troubling stories can cause us to question how the Torah can still be relevant to our lives today. Explore ways in which we can better understand these texts through a variety of lenses.
Sunday, December 6 at 7:30 PM
Rabbi Debbie Zecher is the Rabbi Emeritus at Hevreh of Southern Berkshires and an award winning Cabaret Singer. She will present Broadway Bible, a program that combines beloved show tunes with familiar Biblical and midrashic tales. Torah study from a completely different perspective! Don’t miss this engaging performance!
Thursday, December 3 at 7:30 PM
The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week by Tiffany Shlain
Tiffany Shlain explores how turning off screens one day a week can work wonders on your brain, body and soul. Drawn from the traditions of Shabbat, Shlain, an internet pioneer and filmmaker, offers a blueprint for living 24/6, not 24/7.