An overview and study about how the Jewish calendar and the holidays function as a unit and on their own. The Jewish holidays have a richness and tradition that goes back as far as creation. Join us as we look at the calendar and how Jews celebrate and mark time and relationships.
GROUP LEADER: Rabbi AvivaFellman is the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Israel in Worcester, MA. She holds a bachelor’s in Religious Studies from the University of Pittsburgh and earned her Master’s in Talmud and Jewish Law from Machon Schechter in Jerusalem. Rabbi Fellman was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) in NYC.
REQUIRED BOOK: Bible: The Old Testament (I will be using the JPS 1985 translation but welcome any voice for this text.) All materials for class will be available ahead of time.
Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE)Assumption University, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA 01609