Old Judaism to Bold Judaism

Adult Education

Sunday, November 12
9:30 AM
Rabbi Barr
The Role of Religion/Judaism in Modern Life:   What makes a religion a religion?

What role should religion and religious identity play in our contemporary lives?

Sunday, November 19
9:30 AM
Rabbi Barr
The Role of Religion/Judaism in Modern Life:   How does history affect our religious perspective?
We will examine how personal and communal history influences and shapes our lives today.   How could sharing a common historical narrative serve us?

Sunday, December 3
9:30 AM
Rabbi Barr
The Role of Religion/Judaism in Modern Life:  The Role of Rituals and Traditions – Part 1
We will explore the roles of rituals and traditions that are typically part of the religious experience.   We will examine how
rituals/traditions enrich and inform our lives, and what principles we use to reshape and reject rituals/traditions that have negative impact.


Sunday, December 10
9:30 AM
Rabbi Barr
The Role of Religion/Judaism in Modern Life:  The Role of Rituals and Traditions – Part 2
We will explore the roles of rituals and traditions that are typically part of the religious experience.   We will examine how
rituals/traditions enrich and inform our lives, and what principles we use to reshape and reject rituals/traditions that have negative impact.

Beth Adam