The Dysfunctional Family-but it’s ours- and Jewish!
This lecture provides a critical analysis of Genesis & Exodus and how the Jewish family got started. These books tell the stories of generations of our people and presents a typical dysfunctional family with favorite sons, multiple wives, deception, cheating and blended families. Highlighted will be revelations of God and the constant renewal of God’s promise to this chosen people.
Instructor: Andy Greenberg
>Wednesday, June 1;
Can We Be Jewish Without Believing in God?
Jews of different denominations believe in levels of believing. Come explore your point of view and hear the discussion from Rabbi Silver on the thoughts of the scholars.
Instructor: Rabbi Barry Silver
>Thursday, June 2
Free/ACE Member; $15/Guest
Summer ACE Classes at VI at Lakeside Village
Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean
Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean is the entertaining saga of a hidden chapter in Jewish history and of the cruelty, terror and greed that flourished during the Age of Discovery. Topics will include the “the Great Jewish Pirate” Sinan, Barbarossa’s second-in command as well as Rabbi Samuel Palache and his brother Joseph who went from commanding pirate ships to founding the first openly Jewish community in the New World and more!
Instructor: Saundra Rothenberg- Laurie
>Tuesday, June 21