Our Jewish World
Our popular Clergy Learning Series—under the outstanding direction of Our Jewish World, coordinated by Melanie Levitan and Ilene Dorf Manahan—is poised for another year of fascinating insights from our local clergy. So mark your calendar—all Thursdays at 1 p.m. at this point—for these amazing upcoming programs, with more details to come!
Our Jewish World Learning Series Oct. 7, 14 and 21: ‘Jewish Rituals, Beliefs, and Bubba Maysehs in the 21st Century’
In Jewish tradition, it is often challenging to understand the reasoning behind certain rituals, beliefs and practices, and what their relevance is today. An insightful and engaging series, titled “Jewish Rituals, Beliefs and Bubba Maysehs in the 21st Century,” will be presented and facilitated via Zoom by Rabbi Shalom Lubin on Thursdays, Oct. 7, 14 and 21 at 1 p.m. This program is part of Our Jewish World, coordinated by Ilene Dorf Manahan and Melanie Levitan.
Rabbi David Nesson, spiritual leader of Morristown Jewish Center-Beit Yisrael, gave a fasinating, three-part series on this topic. Here are links to the sessions.
Rabbi Mark Biller, spiritual leader of Temple Gates of Prayer in Queens, New York, will explore what he calls “The Most Unusual Book in the Torah–the Book of Job,” as part of Our Jewish World’s Clergy Learning Series. Rabbi Biller’s series will be held via Zoom on Thursday, March 4 and 11, at 1 p.m.
https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/2Hy9HDydLxLSddDgs_yu2ssvMZGrNdgj4nlaQBEh8zyp2Oy03hE04NMR14V_8Gnk.bz72a85KFX7-cDSR Passcode: 6GQocq#!
Rabbi Steven Bayar, rabbi emeritus of Congregation B’nai Israel in Millburn, will lead a thought-provoking three-part Our Jewish World series in April, via Zoom, titled “The Pandemic and Politics: How are we changed? How are we the same?” The three presentations will be held on Thursdays, April 8, 15 and 22, all beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Click here for a recording of Rabbi Bayar's 4/8/21 session: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/oxS-m9AXhAvMz1LB5BfVRal-HRH6MrFkD_jwW4b60J12lOUfPMIVLuXR7_oc8UXn.UqOZIYtrsUYwq-SH
Click here for the recording of Rabbi Steven Bayar’s Zoom session, April 15, 2021 (no password required): https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/m89FGI4QuU1igXj1FRI1wiWMtm7jZy5AqxhPv8bQhp2YpUWtgTBoSHb2OANBzUg9.0sa_RMJDLwse54i-
That will be the intriguing topic of an intriguing Our Jewish World Clergy Learning Series, led by Rabbi David Nesson, spiritual leader of Morristown Jewish Center–Beit Yisrael. The series, which is free and open to the public, will be held via Zoom on Thursdays, May 6, 13, and 20 at 1 p.m.
Cantor Perry Fine, “The Voice” of Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston, recently led a Zoomed NCJW-West Morris Our Jewish World program, titled “Hatikvah and the Zionist Spirit,” which explored the fascinating saga behind the creation of Israel’s National Anthem,...