Boynton Beach-Ross Palm Beach Gardens
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  Continuing Education

Fall 2014

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The Many Faces of Judaism
The class will examine the four branches of Judaism. Topics to be included: the Rabbinical Seminaries, the theories behind interpretations, why the different branches evolved and what directions the branches are headed in the United States, Israel and the world. Your thoughts and questions will fuel the discussions.
Instructor: Susan Jaffe
> Fridays; 10:15 am
   December 5, 12, 19

Let’s Learn to Read Hebrew
An informal setting is provided for students wishing to learn to read Hebrew. Beginners or those wishing to brush up their reading skills are invited to this class. Additional fee for workbook may be required.
Instructor: Elaine Grossman
> Thursdays; 12:30 pm
   December 4, 11, 18

Controversial Issues in the Jewish World
Various positions on the Torah, culture, religion and being Jewish are presented in a forthright manner. Audience members are encouraged to ask questions, share their points of view and be a part of the discussions.
Instructor: Rabbi Barry Silver
> Tuesday; 2:00 pm
   December 16

Israel and the Middle East
We will discuss the precarious position of Israel as it is under threat from its neighbors; Iran and other hostile nations. Discussions focus on exploring the domestic Jewish issues such as anti-Semitism in universities and in the general population. These sessions will attempt to educate us to the constant challenges Jews face and how to cope and overcome them.
Instructor: Alan Bergstein
> Tuesday; 12:30 pm
   November 25

Planning Ahead - A Part of Jewish Culture
Throughout our heritage, our people have always had the wisdom and forethought to plan for the future. Join us as we discuss the areas which are traditionally planned, new topics you may consider for tomorrow and your questions.
Instructor: Philip Wishna & Charles Schwartz
> Monday; 12:30 pm
   November 24

They Had Jewish Roots, Too
Famous people who had a Jewish parent or Jewish ancestors are included, with many surprises for the audience. Pictures and verbal clues are given to the audience to guess each identity before more information is given for the reveal. Pictures are presented in a PowerPoint show.
Instructor: Dr. Rose Feinberg
> Wednesday; 12:30 pm
   December 3

The Triumph of Technology
This is a PowerPoint presentation about the great technological advancements that have come out of Israel over the last 66 years. How does Israel, with fewer people and smaller than the state of New Jersey, no natural resources and hostile nations all around, produce such an amazing number of companies on the NASDAQ? Fascinating information will be shared.
Instructor: Leah Polin
> Wednesday; 12:30 pm
   December 10

Let Them Eat Latkes
This interactive class will demonstrate an easy way to make latkes for Hanukkah. We will explore the who, what, where, when and why we celebrate this favorite Jewish holiday and sample the tasty food associated with it.
Instructor: Dorothy Herman
> Wednesday; 12:30 pm
   December 10

A Portrait of Jewish Americans: Highlights from the Pew Report
The recent study by the Pew Research Center reveals some startling data about the Jewish community. Let’s review some of its findings and relate them to our own lives and the future of the Jewish community in America.
Instructor: Leah Polin
> Wednesday; 12:30 pm
   December 17

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