Yachad University - Spring 2017

Explore the history, tradition and philosophy of the Jewish people in an engaging and welcoming environment
 

Develop a broad familiarity with a wide range of Jewish topics:
 

Biblical & Rabbinic Literature   l  Philosophy   l   History  
Life Cycle   l   Prayer   l   Spirituality   l   Ethics
 

Yachad University is a Jewish education service provided to the community by the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley.

 

TUESDAYS

January 10 - June 20, 2017

 

Future Tense: Jews, Judaism and Israel 
in the 21st Century with Jeanette Eichenwald

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
JCC of the Lehigh Valley

Discuss modern theological interpretations of Judaism’s original purpose as a partner with G-d and with those of other faiths in the never-ending struggle for freedom and social justice for all. Without compromising our Jewish faith, we will examine how Jews can stand alongside people of all faiths in defense of freedom.

 

 

A Psychoanalysis of the Biblical Personalities of Moses, Aaron and Miriam with Rabbi David Wilensky

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.
JCC of the Lehigh Valley

Join this class for a behind-the-scenes look at the internal world of Judaism’s greatest leaders. What were the early experiences that shaped their outlook and persona? How did early trauma impact their world-view? How did they eventually mature into their roles as Jewish leaders? These questions and more will all be explored in this exciting new class.

 

THURSDAYS

January 12 to June 22, 2017


Future Tense: Jews, Judaism and Israel 
in the 21st Century with Jeanette Eichenwald

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
JCC of the Lehigh Valley

Discuss modern theological interpretations of Judaism’s original purpose as a partner with G-d and with those of other faiths in the never-ending struggle for freedom and social justice for all. Without compromising our Jewish faith, we will examine how Jews can stand alongside people of all faiths in defense of freedom.

 

 

A Psychoanalysis of the Biblical Personalities of Moses, Aaron and Miriam with Rabbi David Wilensky

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.
JCC of the Lehigh Valley

Join this class for a behind-the-scenes look at the internal world of Judaism’s greatest leaders. What were the early experiences that shaped their outlook and persona? How did early trauma impact their world-view? How did they eventually mature into their roles as Jewish leaders? These questions and more will all be explored in this exciting new class.

 

Payment is expected at the time of registration and is due by the first class session. After six weeks of classes, there are no refunds. Prior to six weeks, credit will be issued on a pro-rated basis. There is no compensation for missed sessions.