Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
Join us for this interactive 6-week course on Zoom!
Written by eighteenth century kabbalist and philosopher, Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto, this influential work is one of Judaism's basic texts on why we were created, our role in this world, and the path of our souls as we make our way through life's challenges. Join Rabbi Sender Haber for this six part series as we use this work to find the balance between very practical growth and Judaism's most esoteric ideals.
March 16 - Introduction - How An Excommunicated Scholar Authored A Classic Work.
March 23 - The Meaning of Life - Is To Give Life Meaning. Featuring guest lecturer, Rabbi Ephriam Adler.
April 6 - Why Is Life So Difficult?
April 13 - Living An Examined Life.
April 20 - Is There 'Extra Credit' In Judaism?
April 27 - Painting The Perfect Person?
*Please note: there is no class during Passover, on March 30. Classes are independent of each other and recordings will be available after they take place.
Classes will meet on Zoom at 12 PM on the following Tuesdays:
*please note: there is no class during Passover, on March 30.
Course Cost: $36*
*scholarships available upon request
Class space is limited. Reserve your spot today!
About the teacher:
Rabbi Sender Haber is the rabbi of B'nai Israel Congregation in Norfolk, VA where he lives with his wife and six children. Since moving to Norfolk twenty years ago, Rabbi Haber has taught Judaism to people in virtually every age group and segment of the Jewish community, including current classes in Judaic Studies and Personal Finance at BINA High School. Rabbi Haber received his rabbinic ordination from the Jerusalem Beth Din and a teaching certificate from the Torah Umesorah Association for Jewish Day Schools. In addition, Rabbi Haber has studied Talmud, Jewish Law, and ethics in some of the world’s most prestigious Yeshivos including Beth Medrash Gavoha in Lakewood, NJ and Yeshivas Mir in Jerusalem. Rabbi Haber has taught several courses at the Federation and JCC including the Melton Jewish History course in 2016.
About the guest lecturer:
Ephriam Adler is a Managing Director at Harbor Group International, where he is responsible for capital raising and investor relationship management. Prior to joining Harbor Group in December 2005, Ephriam worked as a CPA for Goodman & Company. Of particular note, Ephriam was a founding member of the Norfolk Area Community Kollel and spent 13 years with his family living in Hampton Roads.
For more information about this class and other opportunities within the Konikoff Center for Learning at the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, please email Sierra Lautman, Director of Jewish Innovation, at firstname.lastname@example.org.