Portion of the Week  

April 30 -  July 23  (inclusive)   

9:20 – 10:50    

  Mrs. Leah Kohn  
  A brief overview of the weekly Torah reading followed by an in-depth textual analysis of a major theme within the portion.

(Rabbi Yinon Kalazan substituting July 2 and 9.  Rabbi Bergstein substituting July 16 and 23.)






Buffet Dinner Included


May 1, 8, 15, 22      6:30 - 7:30

Body and Soul: This World, The Next World and the Final World

What do we know about the soul before we are born, before it enters This physical World? What are the powers that it possesses?  Why would G-d put two oppositional forces into one entity?  What happens to the soul when we die? And what and where is the final destination? (Rabbi Yinon Kalazan)   



May 29    6:30 - 7:30


Learning how to Seize the Moment- What Set Ruth Apart from Orpah?

(Mrs. Marcy Stern)) 


June 5     6:30 - 7:30


Why the trait of Chessed found in Rus was such an essential ingredient for the establishment of the House of David

(Mrs. Marcy Stern)) 


June 12, 19, 26       6:30 - 7:30

David’s Relationship with the Extended House of Shaul: Lessons Learned

Comparing the deteriorating interaction between Shaul and David with the  lifelong bonds formed between Shaul’s son and daughter, Yonason and  Michal, and David will help us understand how to build a successful relationship with others.

(Mrs. Marcy Stern) 



July 3, 10, 17, 24   6:30 - 7:30

Understanding and Defining What Free Choice Really Is

 Do we really have free choice in everything we do? Does G-d actually  expect us  to fulfill all the commandments we are able to in today's time? Do we all get the same rewards for performing the same mitzvos? Can we ever lose our free choice? Do we all have equal potential to become a righteous person - a tzaddik?  (Mrs. Ivy Kalazan)





Teaneck, NJ
 (1510 Jefferson St.)
Every Monday Morning     10:00 - 11:15


Mrs. Leah Kohn

May 6 - June 17**

Women in Tanach/  Shir shel Yom

We'll conclude our series on  the unique qualities of some famous women in Tanach,

and what they  teach us  as women and as part of the Jewish Nation.

 The classes will focus on lesser known aspects of famous women, as well as women

who are important role models for us even though we know less about them:

  -Serach bas Asher: Illustrating the power of women to partner with Hashem

in ensuring the continuity of the Jewish nation

-The Unique Quality of Women's Prayer as shown by

the prayers of Leah, Chana, Devora, and others.

We will then begin a new series on Shir shel Yom (Song of the Day).

Every day another chapter of Psalms was sung by the Levi'im in the Bais Mikdash. 

We say these chapters today after the morning prayers.

Each represents the special potential of the day, and acts as another rung

in the spiritual  ladder we climb until we finally reach the sacred peak of Shabbos.

 Special Classes

May 20, June 17

2-Part Series

Reward and Punishmen


Special Class with Mrs. Marcy Stern: 

June 3


Learning how to Seize the Moment- What Set Ruth Apart from Orpah?



May 27, June 10


In  case of bad weather, please call 212-580-9666, ext. 3

an hour before class to check for possible cancellation




(3304 Bedford Ave. - bet. Aves. K and L) 
Bi-weekly Wednesday morning 10:30 – 11:30


Mrs. Leah Kohn

Wed., May 1

Wed., May 15

 (2-part series)

Making sense of Reward and Punishment:

Can we/Should we interpret life circumstances?



Wed., May 29


Orpa left, Ruth stayed;

the nations rejected Torah, the Jewish people said:

“na'aseh v'nishma”...

Exploring the secret of those who say: “Hineini!”



Wed., June 19

The journey from “talking  bitachon” to being a ba'al bitachon:

The stages, the obstacles and ways to overcome them.








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