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WHERE DOES JEWISH WISDOM COME FROM?

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

WHERE DOES JEWISH WISDOM COME FROM?
Tuesday, May 19
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
via Zoom
Where does great Jewish wisdom come from? Well…one of the sources is Pirke Avot, actually a section of Talmud (Mishna, technically). Pirke Avot, usually translated as ‘Ethics of the Fathers’ is a collection of short teachings by some of the early Rabbinic sages with a lot of wisdom packed in. There is a tradition that between Passover and Shavuot, each week we study a new chapter (six weeks between the two holidays, six chapters).  During our last Torah Talk session, we looked at chapter 4…and hardly got past the first few lines it was so jam-packed (‘Who is wise? The one who learns from everyone? Who is rich? The one who is happy with his/her lot…)
 
A fast moving and uplifting class, great for those who are ‘newbies’ to Jewish texts.  RSVP to Renee by 5:00 p.m. Monday. A Zoom link has been sent to all CK members. Non-members can request the link to be sent to them.

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Date:
May 19
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm