Adult Learning 2015 – Wednesday Night Series

Wednesdays, January to June in IKAR livingrooms, show up, have a glass of wine, get to know other delightful IKARites. Who knows, you might learn something!

Are You There God? It’s Me, Skeptic
with Rabbi Brad Artson

Tired of praying “To Whom It May Concern”?  Seek to make sense of all the suffering and pain without shutting down your brain or turning off your empathy? Want the consolation of faith but can’t get past the doubt? This series offers a way to integrate a questing heart, an educated mind, and a scientific sensibility into a rich Jewish Way for today. Register here.
  • Dates: 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4
  • Location: at the home of IKARites in Beverlywood

The Five Pillars of Islam: An Introduction to Islam and its Relationship with Judaism
with Rabbi Reuven Firestone

Explore the essential teachings of Islam and Judaism and the similarities and differences between the two. IKARite R’ Reuven Firestone is a Professor of medieval Judaism and Islam at HUC-JIR/Los Angeles. Register here.
  • Date: 2/11
  • Location: TBD

Jewish Meditation with Rabbi Ruth Sohn

  • Dates: 2/18, 2/25
  • Location: TBD

Painted Prayers with Jody Utall and Rabbi Tsadok

Registration form forthcoming.
  • Date: 3/11
  • Location: TBD

My servants and Not the Servants of Servants: A Rabbinic Perspective on Workers’ Rights with Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Cohen

Registration form forthcoming.
  • Date: 3/18
  • Location: TBD

Ongoing Learning Opportunities

Email for more info.

Minyan and Midrash

Give your workweek a spiritual boost and join Rabbis Ronit Tsadok and Rebecca Rosenthal for Shaharit (morning services), followed by Torah Study & discussion. Every Wednesday, 7:45 am, at the ECC. Visit our calendar for more information.

The Crazy Talmudic Mind with R’ Aaron Alexander

This study group will stimulate your mind, and might make you think our Rabbis were smoking something. More than anything else, it will illuminate deep labyrinths of holiness. Sometimes logical. Sometimes fantastical. Always intriguing… Visit our calendar for class schedule. (No experience necessary. No registration necessary. Just show up and learn.)

Want more?

Check out our rabbis’ high holy day and shabbat sermons.