Open Beit Midrash

Thursdays @ the EVJCC

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Learn about the life and tragedy of King David with Rabbi Michael Beyo.

Thursdays, Jan. 9-Feb. 13, 2020 | 9 a.m.

This session is open to all at no cost. Registration is required. 

Explore the heroes of the Talmud with Rabbi Michael Beyo.

Thursdays, Jan. 9-Feb. 13, 2020 | 10 a.m.

$72 for all six classes or $20 per class.  Registration is required. 

Join Rabbi Michael Beyo as he takes you on a journey of Sephardic Jewish history. 

Learn about the individuals behind the stories. $20 per class, includes a kosher lunch after the presentation.(Or sign up as part of the Open Beit Midrash series.)  Registration is required.

Jan. 9, Jan. 16, Feb. 6, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4

Spectacular Speakers at 11 a.m., followed by a delicious kosher lunch 

Presentations by local community leaders and rabbis

Jan. 30:  Dr. Sidney Starkman, Humanitarian work locally and abroad

$20 per class, includes a kosher lunch after the presentation (or sign up for  the Open Beit Midrash series). Registration is required.  

Interfaith Series at 11 a.m., followed by a delicious kosher lunch 

Local faith leaders speak about their faith’s history, tenets and current challenges. 

Feb. 13: Dan Hoegler: “Lutheran Church and Nazi Germany – The Theology that Enabled Cooperation”
March 19: Ed Casper: SGI Buddhism
March 26: Pratibha Somaiya – “What is Haria Krishnan?”
April 23: Peggy & David Schlesinger: “Baha’i Faith & Practices”
May 14: Pastor Jody Topping: “Basic Tenets of Methodism”
June 25: Jannah Scott – “Presbyterian Faith and Practice”

$20 per class, includes a kosher lunch after the presentation (or sign up for  the Open Beit Midrash series). Registration is required.  

Israeli Matinee Movie Series at 11 a.m. Thursdays 

Join us for a screening of Israeli films followed by discussion. 

$20 per film, includes a kosher lunch (or sign up for  the Open Beit Midrash series). Registration is required.  

Jan. 23, Feb. 20, April 30, May 21, June 11, June 18

For a list of films, click here