Part II in a three part series on how Jewish tradition and modernity inform our perspectives on gender.
Beer and light snacks will be served!
Sisterhood Shabbaton Shabbat Dinner
Sinai Temple Sisterhood Membership Dues 2014-2015
Open to All.
Join Ralph Resnick, Ritual Director, for a 45 minute class following Daily Minyan. Each week, the class will focus on an in-depth look at a daily prayer, its history and meaning.
Sinai Temple Members: Free of Charge | Non-Members: $250 for the year | Non-Members: $25 per class (drop in rate)
Once a month, join Sinai Akiba Academy's School Rabbi, Andy Feig, for some morning learning. The class will focus on topics including the holidays, the weekly parsha, as well as topics suggested by you!
Sinai Temple Members - Free of Charge | Non-Members $25 / class
This re-imagined class will closely follow the curriculum of our Sinai Akiba Academy first through third grade Judaic Studies Classes and give adults a formal introduction to Hebrew. The 10-week course will focus on basic reading and vocabulary so that adults can develop a solid foundation of the language. The adult Hebrew course will be taught by Sinai Akiba Academy faculty, Dina Dvir.
This original show explores the Persian Jewish woman’s experiences as: a child fleeing Iran, an immigrant adapting to a new home, a college student wishing to move to a dorm but defying her traditional father, a writer making it in America, and an immigrant celebrating Thanksgiving. The show features works by Persian powerhouse writers: Gina Nahai, Angella Nazarian, Farideh Golden, Esther Amini and Dora Levy Mossanen.
What are the various biblical, Talmudic and cultural perspectives surrounding the mikveh? Learn about these perspectives, as well as the meaning of the mikveh at various stages in our lives. The class will culminate with a tour of the mikveh at the American Jewish University on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. This class is co-sponsored by Sinai Temple's Sisterhood.
Members: Free of Charge | Non Members: $100
Meet up with Rabbi Erez Sherman at the Coffee Bean (Westwood Blvd. & Ohio Ave.) for a cup of coffee (on him!) and some casual learning. Drop in for as short or as long as you can and get a dose of Jewish insight with your morning caffeine. This class is for Sinai Temple Members only.
You've heard from our clergy team individually in their classes and sermons, but what about in dialogue with each other? Join us throughout the year as our clergy "faces off" with each other on hot topics relating to our religion and stay for some conversation after!
Please join us for a Shabbat Dinner and stimulating conversation with Ari Sacher, Senior Engineer with Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and is one of the primary engineers responsible for the development of Iron Dome.
Did you know that the Japanese art of origami can enhance your experience of Judaism? With origami, you can observe the Jewish value of hiddur mitzvah ("beautification of a mitzvah") by creating beautiful decorations for your Shabbat and holiday tables. Origami can also be used to enhance the quality of Jewish family life. For example, parent and child can fold an origami house together while discussing what makes a home Jewish. Join Joel Stern, origami artist and author of the award-winning Jewish Holiday Origami, for a fun series of workshops, and discover lots of ways to use origami to enrich your Jewish home.
Members: *$10 | Non Members: $110
(both members and non members will incur a $10 materials cost)