Sunday Morning Talmud Class
A class structured to appeal to Talmud students of all levels, from beginners to more experienced. We will continue our studies of Masechet Shabbes; come check it out for a morning, no commitment necessary. This class will not meet this Sunday, November 24.
R. Gabriel Greenberg - Sunday, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Nosh and Knowledge — The ultimate smorgasbord has arrived!
A bissel nosh, a bissel kibbitz (kvetch or kvell), a shtikle learning for your yiddisher kop. Join your chevreh for our bimonthly gatherings.
Mondays, Nov. 18, Dec. 2, Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ CBI
November 18: Sarah Lefton, founder of G-dCast: “ani-midrash”
December 2: Dorothy Richman, ‘Shedding More Lights on Chanukah”
This shtick kindly brought to you by Berkeley Hadassah and Congregation Beth Israel. RSVP Lois Marcus email@example.com
Midrasha’s Tanach and Talmud (for Teens)
This course is an informal but intensive study group focusing on close thematic readings of the Tanach and Talmud in translation.
David Henkin – Mondays, 4:15 - 5:45 p.m.
NCSY LNL – Latte & Learning (for Teens; Grades 9-12)
Latte & Learning brings Judaism to local coffee shops and serves up Torah in a relaxed and fun setting.
LNL is the place for teens to ask questions, voice their feelings, and connect with each other.
R. Akiva Naiman • Mondays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. • Starbucks, 2128 Oxford St, Berkeley
Women’s Dance Nights at CBI!
Come dance to a blend of world music, jazz, klezmer, hip hop and more. No moves to remember, no cost either.... Just a chance to let loose and get some good exercise in a fun way!
2nd & 4th Mondays @ 8:00 pm
Jewish Writings of Emmanuel Levinas
The Levinas Study Group meets at 8 pm every Wednesday at the Schweig home to discuss various essays of the Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas. No background necessary. The class is facilitated by our resident scholar, Muni Schweig.
Muni Schweig - 1st, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 8:00 p.m.
Mishmar – Learners’ Night
Join a Beit Misrash atmosphere for a weekly night of learning at CBI. We will do our best to match you up with a chevrutah
(study partner) or chavurah (a group of learners) for some free wheelin’, meaningful and personal text seeking and learning.
Thursdays, 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Talmudic Wisdom: Between the Land of Israel and the Diaspora - Priorities, Polemics, and Power Struggles: In-depth Study of Ketubot 110a-112b. Is there a biblical or rabbinic imperative to settle the Land of Israel? What insights can the Babylonian Talmud, the crown jewel of a Diasporic community, offer to this question? Join us for a weekly class that explores key sugyot (talmudic units) that discuss major Jewish questions of practice and thought. This class will not meet this Friday, November 15.
R. Yonatan Cohen - Fridays, 9:00 a.m.