Drop In and Learn – Videostreamed Lifelong Learning

Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. in the Teen Lounge
Free and open to the community, all welcome, no reservations needed.

April 18 “Israel @ 70: What Do Israelis Feel About World Jewry and How Can It Change?” – special webinar featuring Rabbi Donniel Hartman, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute, in honor of Yom Ha’atzma’ut

April 25 – “Kabbalah – What’s Next for Jewish Spirituality?” / “Spiritual but not Religious?” and
“Why Should We Learn Torah?” with Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz and guests at Valley Beit Midrash (Phoenix AZ)

Starting May 2 – “The Sephardic Diaspora” (10-part series) with Professor Henry Abramson

May 2 - Who Was Benvenida Abravanel?
May 9 - Who Was Samuel Usque?
May 16 - Who was the Chida?
May 23 - Who Was Sir Moses Montefiore?
May 30 - Who Was Daniel Mendoza?
June 6 - Who Was Judah Touro?
June 13 - Sephardim and the Holocaust
June 20 - Who Was Emma Lazarus?
June 27 - Who Are the Crypto-Jews?
July 11 -
Who was Rabbi Ovadia Yosef?

Throughout the year we videostream material from many sources of excellent online lifelong Jewish learning, including JTS, Jewish Review of Books, Pardes, Shalom Hartman Institute, and Mechon Hadar, as well as lectures by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, Professor Henry (Hillel) Abramson, Professor Howard Lupovitch, and others.

Weekday entrance to Beth Ahm building – To attend our learning group, use the glass door overlooking the east parking lot and the Woll Memorial Bible Garden. Take steps from parking lot or, for barrier-free entry, start at main entrance canopy and use sidewalk to the glass door. Use buzzer on left to alert the office to your presence, and staff will unlock left door electronically so you can enter.

For more info, including schedule of upcoming lecture topics and teachers, call Nancy Kaplan 248-737-1931, text 248-390-4294 or e-mail nancyellen879@att.net

Mitzvah Opportunity

Donations are welcome to help underwrite this free weekly learning opportunity, which Beth Ahm offers to lifelong learners in the community regardless of religious affiliation.  Drop In & Learn has been running for 9 years and is still going strong. New participants are always welcome.

For more information or questions about Drop In & Learn, contact Nancy Kaplan at 248-737-1931 or nancyellen879@att.net.