Classes at Congregation Eitz Chayim
Three part series, introducing source materials from the Jewish tradition (in English) and posing questions about values

  • What does our Tradition say about Oral Torah and about Torah study? Maimonides on studying Torah, and the Sefat Emet on Genesis and the Oral Torah.
  • How do we deal with texts that conflict with our values? Judith Plaskow on Hosea, and Art Green on the Sefat Emet
  • How do the texts help us to find and/or live with our values? Concepts of tikkun olam and tzedakah; teachings from modern Jewish social activists