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New to Melton? Your journey STARTS here!

The core curriculum is a commitment of 30 classes per year for two years. Graduates of all four curricula receive a Certificate of Jewish Studies from the Hebrew University. Open to all participants. No knowledge of Hebrew required.


Y E A R  O N E
Thursdays, October 15, 2015 to June 2, 2016
6:45 to 9:00 PM

THE RHYTHMS OF JEWISH LIVING
6:45 to 7:45 PM
Facilitator: Chazzan Aníbal Mass

What’s the point of living Jewishly? What ideas, beliefs, and practices are involved? This course examines a wide variety of Jewish sources to discover the deeper meanings underlying Jewish holidays, lifecycle observances, and Jewish practice.

THE PURPOSES OF JEWISH LIVING
8:00 to 9:00 PM
Facilitator: Dr. Ruth Ashrafi

Why do Jews believe as they do? What are the big questions of life and how do Jewish thinkers answer these questions? This course explores both ancient and modern responses to many of the major issues of Jewish thought and theology.

Tuition: $600 | Shaarey Zedek Member Discounted Rate: $450 | No Classes November 12 and December 3
Member rates available to anyone who is a member of any synagogue in Winnipeg.
Scholarships Available. Please contact the Program Director at the number or email below.

Registration and Information: 204-452-3711 | info@szwinnipeg.ca

Completed Year 1? Your journey CONTINUES here!

The core curriculum is a commitment of 30 classes per year for two years. Graduates of all four curricula receive a Certificate of Jewish Studies from the Hebrew University. Open to all participants. No knowledge of Hebrew required.

Y E A R  T W O
Thursdays, October 15, 2015 to June 2, 2016
6:45 to 9:00 PM

DRAMAS OF JEWISH LIVING THROUGHOUT THE AGES
6:45 to 7:45 PM
Facilitator: Dr. Ruth Ashrafi

What are the lessons of Jewish history — from the earliest wanderings of Abraham to today’s turmoil in Israel? How do the turning points in Jewish history influence our lives today? This course investigates how the Jewish past gives meaning to the Jewish present.

ETHICS OF JEWISH LIVING
8:00 to 9:00 PM
Facilitator: Rabbi Alan Green
How do Jewish teachings shed light on contemporary issues such as the environment, inter-personal relationships, end-of-life decisions, and stem-cell research? This course explores the wisdom of ancient and modern rabbis, scholars and thinkers, offering multiple Jewish approaches to conducting our lives in the communal and private spheres.

Tuition: $600 | Shaarey Zedek Member Discounted Rate: $450 | No Classes November 12 and December 3
Member rates available to anyone who is a member of any synagogue in Winnipeg.
Scholarships Available. Please contact the Program Director at the number or email below.

Registration and Information: 204-452-3711 | info@szwinnipeg.ca

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