F17B15 Getting to Know Judaism: A Peek at the Highlights

Please note: this course requires membership in
Lifelong Learning Institute Membership 2017-2018

Dates:October 19 - November 16, 2017
Meets:Th from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Hours:10.00
Location:Beth El Congregation
Fee: $35.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact the program coordinator to find out if alternative classes are available.

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Description

An extremely brief overview of Judaism with an opportunity to ask some questions. The broad topics to be included: Torah & Text, Calendar, Worship & Ritual, Practice & Belief, and Lifecycle events.

Instructor: Rabbi Joe Blair has been the Spiritual leader of Beth El and Temple House of Israel congregations since 2003. He has been an instructor for multiple courses through JMU's LLI, and is at faculty member at Gamliel Institute and an adjunct faculty member at Bridgewater College.

Suggested Reading: Telushkin, "Jewish Literacy: The Most Important Things to Know About the Jewish Religion, Its People and Its History." Telushkin, "Biblical Literacy: The Most Important People, Events, and Ideas of the Hebrew Bible."

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Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to one week before the class start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given.

For registration questions, please contact Lifelong Learning Institute at LLI@jmu.edu or 540/568.2923.



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