Melton School Core Curriculum

The Purposes and Rhythms of Jewish Living (25 sessions)

The Purposes of Jewish Living

Why do Jews believe as they do? What are the big questions of life and how do Jewish thinkers answer these questions? This course explores both ancient and modern responses to many of the major issues of Jewish thought and theology.

The Rhythms of Jewish Living

What’s the point of living Jewishly? What ideas, beliefs, and practices are involved? This course examines a wide variety of Jewish sources to discover the deeper meanings underlying Jewish holidays, lifecycle observances, and Jewish practice.

Taught by Rabbi Kim Ettlinger and Rabbi Gersh Lazarow
New intake: Tuesdays from 11 February 2020 7pm – 9.30pm
$550 per person ($500 for TBI Members) plus $120 for course materials