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Preview of Fall Adult Education

Our Adult Education Committee has put together another exciting year of classes, lectures and Shabbatons for next season.

Here’s a sample; save these dates and plan to attend!

Yom Tov Classes and Workshops

Rabbi Mordecai Schwartz

Rabbi Mordecai Schwartz

Rabbi ELIOT Malomet

Rabbi Eliot Malomet

The Mysteries of the Book of Jonah with Rabbi Mordecai Schwartz, Sun., Oct. 9, 9:30 a.m.

Pre-Yamim Noraim Study:  Selichot Program with Rabbi Eliot Malomet, Evening, Sept. 24, 10:30 p.m.





Suri Grussgott

The Long Road in the Pursuit of Justice for Argentine Jewry, with Suri Grussgott, Assistant Director of the World Jewish Congress, North America.  Sponsored by HPCT-CAE and the Raritan Valley Chapter of Haddasah. Sept. 13, 8:00 p.m.



Weekly Study and Classes

Shabbat Torah Study with Barry Mael: Shabbat afternoon before Mincha, through Nov. 5, 2016. Resumes March 18, 2017

Talmud for Everyone: Talmud on Sundays with Rabbi Mordecai Schwartz; Sundays at 9:30 a.m.  Starts Sun., Sept. 11

Torah on Mondays with Rabbi Malomet; Mondays at 12:30 p.m.  Starts Mon., Oct. 31

Torah on Tuesdays with Rabbi Malomet; Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.  Starts Tues., Nov. 1.

Midrash Halakah with Rabbi Mordecai Schwartz on Thurs. evenings; starts 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 for five sessions.

Midrash Aggada with Rabbi Mordecai Schwartz on Thurs. evenings; starts 8 p.m., Dec. 8 for four sessions.

Hosea with Rabbi Mordecai Schwartz on Thurs. evenings; starts 8 p.m. , May 4, for four sessions.

Hebrew Ulpan with Morah Ilan Rozett. Beginner’s, Thursday at 8:00 p.m.; Intermediate, Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; Advanced, Tuesdays at 8 p.m.  Starts Tues.y, September 27 and Thurs., September 29.

Siddur Lev Shalem: Dreaming the Dream of God with Rabbi Stephanie Dickstein, LMSW. Starts 8 p.m. on Nov. 7 for three sessions.



Dr. Julius and Ethel Mintz Scholar-in-Residence Shabbaton

Dr. David Golinkin

Dr. David Golinkin

Rabbi David Golinkin, President, The Schechter Institutes, Inc.; President Emeritus and Professor of Jewish Law, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies. Topic: Halakhah for our Time: a Conservative Approach to Jewish Law.Fri.-Sat., Nov. 11 & 13:



Cultural Events

Flory FlameFlory’s Flame, a one-hour documentary about 90-year old Sephardic US National Heritage Fellow musician Flory Jagoda; evening Dec. 17, 6:30 p.m.   Followed by Shirainu Concert at 8 p.m., featuring Trio Sefardi.

Trio Sefardi

Trio Sefardi





Film Series (all are Saturday nights at 8 p.m.) Nov. 19, Dec. 3, Jan. 7, Jan 28, Feb 18 and March 4