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Melton Crossroads of Jewish History & Ethics of Jewish Living with MJCCA Part 1

Tuesdays, 08-25-2020 (10 sessions)
9:30 AM to 11:45 AM
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Melton sets the standard for high-quality, text-based, interactive, pluralistic Jewish study by offering world-class curriculum that informs and inspires students from all knowledge-levels and backgrounds. Melton classes offers adults the opportunity to acquire Jewish literacy in an open, trans-denominational, intellectually stimulating learning environment.

These two classes are the second year of the Melton Core curriculum and we encourage you to take them together. If you would like to take only one of the classes, please contact Brill.Institute@atlantajcc.org.

Crossroads of Jewish History merges the concepts of history and memory in order to better understand how each has shaped Judaism today. With an emphasis on reclaiming the richness of Jewish history, this chronological exploration investigates significant crossroads where Jews made major decisions that shaped our shared identity and destiny.

Ethics of Jewish Living: How do Jewish teachings shed light on contemporary issues such as the environment, interpersonal relationships, end-of-life decisions, and stem cell research? This course explores the wisdom of ancient and modern rabbis, scholars, and thinkers, offering multiple Jewish approaches to conducting our lives in the communal and private spheres.

These classes are the 1st of 3-part classes.


Melton: Never stop seeking

Instructors: Talya Gorsetman, Judy Stolovitz

PRICE:
Member $270.00
Non-Member $300.00
Open to the Community

SCHEDULE:
Tuesday, August 25, 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Tuesday, September 1, 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Tuesday, September 8, 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Tuesday, September 15, 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Tuesday, September 22, 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Tuesday, September 29, 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Tuesday, October 6, 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Tuesday, October 13, 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Tuesday, October 20, 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Tuesday, October 27, 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM

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