Everybody has a half hour a week! (Ok, really 45 minutes!) Come and get a solid start to the work-week with practical halacha study. We use the Shulchan Aruch and Mishnah Brurah as our basic texts, which are available in Hebrew and in English. This year we will be spending the first half of the […]
Brush off your Gemara, and come join us for our interactive and thought-provoking Gemara shiur! This year we will be returning to Seder Moed, and learning the first 2 chapters of Tractate Betzah, which unpack the laws of Yom Tov, from food preparation to carrying, from Muktzah to Eruv Tavshilin, and more. How is Yom […]
The Midrash is a fascinating amalgam of rabbinic wisdom, Biblical interpretation, and clever word play. Join Rav Yosef and this vibrant study group and get better acquainted with this wonderful text. This class is ongoing, but newcomers are welcome to join any time.
In this mini-series, Morateinu Alissa will review the areas of Niddah and Mikvah (including questions such as How can one connect with Torat HaMishpacha post-menopause?; and jointly with Rav Yosef, will address the romantic and spiritual dimensions of the marital sexual ethic. Some classes are open to all, regardless of gender. Couples are encouraged to […]
This heroic story, read every year on Shavuot and serving as the archetype of the conversion experience, is richly textured with Biblical word-play, intertextual allusions and broad strokes that illuminate not only the heroine and hero of the story, but the significant facets of pre-monarchic Israelite society. Over the four sessions, we will gain methodological […]
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