Adult Learning

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Understanding Shiva

Understanding Shiva
Sunday, November 17, Rabbi Stacy’s Office

Shiva, meaning “seven,” refers to the seven-day period of formalized mourning by the immediate family of the deceased. We’ll explore the traditions, customs, and rituals observed during this complex period, and learn how to lead a shiva for members of our community. RSVP here.

End of Life Logistics

End of Life Logistics with Rabbi Stacy
Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 pm

The hours and days following death can be overwhelming and challenging. Making pre-need decisions and plans is an enormous gift to our loved ones, as it enables them to focus on the sacred work of mourning. An in-depth conversation exploring the various options for end-of-life planning including burial, mourning, and shiva, as well as practical ideas for making sure our wishes are known during this tender lifecycle. RSVP here.

Remembering Feng Shan Ho, the "Chinese Schindler," a Hero of the Holocaust

Presentation and Discussion:
Remembering Feng Shan Ho, the "Chinese Schindler": The Untold Story of a Hero of the Holocaust
Sunday, January 27 | 10:00* - 11:30 am,  JCC Lounge
In 1938-39, Dr. Feng Shan Ho, a Chinese diplomat posted in Vienna, saved thousands of Austrian Jews from the peril of Nazi Germany by issuing visas for them to travel to Shanghai.
 

Z'man L'Vatikim - Senior Luncheon

Z'man L'Vatikim - Senior Luncheon
Wednesday, December 19, 11:30 am, Social Hall

Hosted by Rabbi Lara Regev and featuring guest speaker Gary Novack, pharmacologist and Rodef Sholom congregant. Senior Luncheons take place on the fourth Wednesday of each month (with the exception of December 2018, when lunch will take place on the third Wednesday of the month), and are co-sponsored by the Women of Rodef Sholom.

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