TUESDAY MORNING CLASSES

  Portion of the Week  
 

Through July 25 (inclusive)

9:20 – 10:50    

(No class July 4)

 
  Rabbi Eliyahu Bergstein  
  A brief overview of the weekly Torah reading followed by an in-depth textual analysis of a major theme within the portion.  
 

 

 

WEDNESDAY EVENING CLASSES

 
 

Buffet Dinner Included

 
 

Apr. 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24      6:30 - 7:30

Rabbi Eliyahu Bergstein

Malchus Bais Dovid - The Kingdom of David

King David and his descendants form the glorious past of the People of Israel,
and will be our illustrious future. But as King David is alive, he has a
tremendous impact on us today as well. This series will connect the historical
King David with the future Moshiach, descendant of King David. It will also help
us connect to David's king - Hashem.

 

June 7, 14, 21, 28      6:30 - 7:30

Ms.Aviva Yodaiken

Shirei HaMa'alot - Songs of Ascent, Part 2

An exploration of chapters in Tehillim sung by the Levi'im as they stood on the
steps in the Bais HaMikdash that will help guide us in our ascent to higher and
higher spiritual levels.

 

July 5, 12, 19, 26      6:30 - 7:30

ALL CLASSES WITH MRS. IVY KALAZAN

July 5

Netilat Yadayim: The Morning Hand-Washing

One of the 7 mitzvot given to us by our Sages is to rinse our hands immediately upon waking.  This class will explore the philosophical underpinnings of this practice by delving into the concepts of impurity and holiness, and how they relate to sleep and water.

 

July 12

It's About Time

We look at a clock to see what time it is and garner concrete information. Although we don't dwell on the mechanism of time, or its ramifications,  if we think about it questions abound.  What exactly  is time? Is there a beginning to time; is there an end? Why did G-d create our world based on a system of time? How does our soul deal with time in this world and what does it experience in the Next World?

 

July 19

Futility of Futilities!  All is futile!

So begins the book of Koheles (Ecclesiastes.)  And not just begins.  Shlomo Hamelech continues to expound on the futility of everything under the sun over and over.  But how could the wisest of men claim that creation is futile? And why specifically does he refer to everything under the sun, and not under the sky, not under the stars?  What are we supposed to learn about this world?

 

July 26

Tisha B'Av (The Ninth of Av): The Saddest Day

There is a famous Chassidic saying:  It is a great deed to always be happy.  We would extrapolate from this then that being sad is a bad thing.  But on Tisha B'Av, although we are not commanded, we are supposed to be sad.  This evening will illustrate  the purpose of sadness and what it is supposed to accomplish for us.


 
 

 

OTHER NEIGHBORHOODS

 
 

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

 

Studies in Bamidbar 

The book of Bamidbar

is a narrative of the first generation of the Jewish People,

the first individuals who internalize what Torah living truly encompasses. 

The challenges and tests they are faced with set the foundation

for all Jewish generations to come. 

Their journey is the journey of the entire Jewish Nation,

as well as the journey of each individual Jew. 

Studying this sefer will help us understand the challenges we face,

and guide us in how to overcome them.

Apr. 24 - June 19 (inclusive)

NO CLASS:

May 29

 

SPECIAL CLASSES

May 22  - Shavuos class with Mrs. Leah Kohn

June 12 - Guest Lecturer Rabbi Eliyahu Bergstein

June 19 - Guest Lecturer Rabbi Eliyahu Bergstein

 

 

 

 
     
 

 

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

 

Studies in Bamidbar 

The book of Bamidbar

is a narrative of the first generation of the Jewish People,

the first individuals who internalize what Torah living truly encompasses. 

The challenges and tests they are faced with set the foundation

for all Jewish generations to come. 

Their journey is the journey of the entire Jewish Nation,

as well as the journey of each individual Jew. 

Studying this sefer will help us understand the challenges we face,

and guide us in how to overcome them.

 

Wed., Apr. 26

Wed., May 10

 Wed., May 24 (Special Shavuos class)

Wed., June 7

Wed., June 21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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