2017 - 18 Valley Beit Midrash Calendar at Temple Chai

 

 

Monday, August 28  

Film Screening - Hiding and Seeking

7:00 - 8:30 pm   

 

Tuesday, October 3   

Film Screening - Road to Eden

 7:00 - 8:30 pm

 

Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 22   

Dr. Rachel Korazim   

Special Shabbat Guest at Temple Chai – Details to follow

 

Sunday, October 22 - OPENING EVENT

Rabbi Dr. Yitz Greenberg   

The 10 Jewish Moral Imperatives: A Jewish Response to a Fractured Society       

7:00 - 8:30 pm   

 

Thursday, November 30

Professor Shaul Magid   

How is Anti-Semitism Used in the American Jewish Conversation       

1:00 – 2:30 pm

 

Tuesday, December 5   

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche   

CLASS: Jewish Wisdom on Actualizing Your Unique Life Potential Part 1       

7:00 - 8:30 pm   

 

Tuesday, December 12

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche   

CLASS: Jewish Wisdom on Actualizing Your Unique Life Potential Part 2       

7:00 - 8:30 pm   

 

Monday, January 8   

Rabbi Mark Hillel Kunis   

Dancing With God: How to Connect With God Every Time You Pray   

7:00 - 8:30 pm   

 

Monday, January 22   

Dr. Geoffrey Claussen

Compassion and Cruelty: The Promise and Limits of the Musar Movement   

7:00 - 8:30 pm  

 

Thursday, January 25   

Professor Aaron Gross   

What is a Jewish Response to Factory Farming?   

7:00 - 8:30 pm

 

Monday, February 5   

Rabbi Dr. Sid Schwarz   

Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future 

1:00 to 2:30 pm   

 

Thursday, March 8   

Rabbi Sam Intrator   

Transcending the Great Right-Left Divide in Israel Through Spirituality   

7:00 - 8:30 pm   

 

Monday, March 19   

Rabbi Dr. Ariel Evan Mayse   

Neo-Hasidism and the Theology of Halakhah: The Duties of Intimacy and the Law of the Heart   

1:00 - 2:30 pm  

 

Thursday, March 22   

Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin   

How to Re-Claim The Spiritual Meaning of Your Child's Bar or Bat Mitzvah       

7:00 - 8:30 pm

 

Tuesday, April 10  

Panel    

Interfaith Community Panel: The 3 Biggest Contributions My Faith Can Make to American Society Today & the 3 Biggest Challenges My Faith Community is Struggling with Today   

Panelists Imam Yaser Ali, Rabbi Emily Langowitz, and Reverend Erin Tamayo, facilitated by Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz.

7:00 - 8:30 pm

 

Sunday, April 22 - CLOSING EVENT

Professor Susannah Heschel   

Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: the Life and Thought of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

7:00 - 8:30 pm