Intro to Judaism

Date: January 15, 2017

Rabbi Joshua Kullock will be teaching “Introduction to Judaism – Part 2” from Jan. 15 through May 7, 2017.

Classes will be on Sundays at West End Synagogue from 9:30–11:00 a.m. The cost for WES members is $36 and for non-members is $180. Participants do not need to have taken Part 1 to enroll. Those who have taken Part 2 already are invited to come again at no cost.

Offered in partnership with the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program of the American Jewish University, the classes comprise the second half of course of study aimed at providing a thorough understanding and knowledge of the basic ideas, practices and traditions of the Jewish people.

Among the topics that will be covered:
Talmud and Oral Torah
The High Holidays
Kashrut
The Jewish Middle Ages
Marriage and love
Raising a Jewish mensch from birth to b’nai mitzvah
Mourning and Jewish law
The Holocaust
Israel
The Jewish mission in the world.

For more information, check out the website at intro.aju.edu. Participants are encouraged to register online at office@westendsyn.org or call 269-4592 ext. 11, so that planning for materials and the room location can be made.