Open Circle Jewish Learning 20s and 30s:

Eser 2020: Judaism’s 10 Most Surprising Moments

Top Pick February 26, 2020 $95.00
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This spring, hindsight is 2020 as we explore the significance and impact of Judaism’s 10 most surprising moments!

Over 10 weeks:

  • We’ll look back at some of the particularly unconventional and surprising moments in our tradition  in more modern history. in relation to current themes and trends within the modern Jewish community.
  • Topics include Abraham’s circumcision in the bible to more modern moments like the discovery of Ethiopian Jews and the Trefa Banquet in the 1800s.
  • We’ll use these past events to offer new insights into how we understand contemporary Jewish identity for young adults.

Named for its 10 sessions, Eser (10 in Hebrew) brings together individuals in their 20s and 30s for conversations in neighborhood living rooms to build connection and community.

Find a night of the week and a location that works for you!

Mondays on March 2, 16, 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11:

  • Boston (at CJP with Eli Cohn-Postell)
  • Newton (at a private home with Hindy Finman)

Tuesdays on March 3, 17, 24, 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12:

  • Somerville (at Somerville Union WorkBar with Rabbi David Curiel)
  • Brookline (at a private home with Rabbi Elizabeth Bonney-Cohen)

Wednesdays on February 26; March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 1, 22, 29; May 6, 13:

  • Somerville (at Moishe House with Heather Renetzky)

Thursdays on March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21:

  • Sharon (at a private home with Rabbi Rachel Silverman)
  • Cambridge (at a private home with Elisha Gechter)
  • Jamaica Plain (at a private home with Michaela Brown)

Financial aid is available thanks to generous support from CJP. Contact Joel at jstanley@hebrewcollege.edu 

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When
Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Price
$95.00
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