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Focus on Vintage 

Collecting vintage items has become very popular. This lunch and learn will look at what vintage is, and what it isn’t. It will focus on the eras from World War II (1940) to1990. Besides discussion, each participant is invited to bring one item no older than 1940 for a general appraisal.

Instructor Ellen Wedner, the Executive Producer of the Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, is an avid collector of vintage, specializing in items from the World War II era and younger.

Wednesday; October 19 |12:30-2:00 pm
$15 Member ● $18 Guest

This is a lunch and learn lecture and pre-registration is required by October 13. 

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Men Let’s Talk

Our work is winding down or changing and our children have moved on. Our thoughts now center on the options associated

with growing older. Transitions challenge us, and grappling with them becomes the “inner work” of life. This four week men’s discussion group is a time to talk, to listen, and to share stories and experiences in a safe, no obligation environment. It’s a time to learn, and a time to continue to grow as we look at the years ahead.

Instructor Ron Browne is a seasoned group leader, teacher and speaker in the areas of lifelong learning, creativity, wellness and spirituality. He has been active for many years in promoting meaningful personal change and his experience leading men’s discussion groups has opened new possibilities for men in the second half of life. Ron is the former director for the Cleveland Foundation funded lifelong learning project What’s Next! and former Vice President of Smart Living for Judson at University Circle.

Wednesdays; November 30 | December 7, 14, 21 | 2:00-3:15 pm
4 Classes; $40 Member* ● $56 Guest
1 Class; $12 Member* ● $16 Guest

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Jewish Learning Institute Courses 


Non Partisan Torah Views on Election Issues 

Join us in exploring nonpartisan Torah views on hot button election issues such as Gun Control and Immigration. This is an A CLE Accredited Course 

Instructor: Rabbi David Vigler

Thursdays, October 27 | November 3 | 4:30-6:00 pm 
$50 (includes textbook)

For more information and to register, call 561-624-2223 or go online to JewishGardens.com/RSVP


How Success Thinks

Whether it’s at home, in our careers or personal life, everyone craves success. The question is, how do we get there? There is no one magic pill or secret formula to become an overnight sensation. Success is a product of who you are, what you believe, how you behave, and lots of hard work. Nobody can do the work for you, but Jewish wisdom and positive psychology has much to offer to set you on the road to becoming the effective person you crave to be. This course provides uniquely Jewish ways of thinking to help you develop a growth mindset, identify and cultivate your signature strengths, deal with your weaknesses, and overcome the obstacles that stand in the way of your success. This Course is Accredited for Medical and Mental Health Professionals

Instructor: Rabbi Dovid Vigler 

Tuesdays, November 15**, 22, 29, | December 6, 13, 20 | 4:30-6:00 pm 
(November 15's class will be held at PBG Chabad)
$89 (includes textbook) 

For more information and to register, call 561-624-2223 or go online to JewishGardens.com/RSVP


 

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