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This course is designed as a self-paced course that teaches the structure of the calendar that couples keep as part of the מצוה of טהרת המשפחה. The course is available for one year from the date you signed up for it. Any questions that you personally have should be addressed to your Rav who is competent in this area of הלכה. More
Dates: This is a self paced course.
In this course, you will learn about the history of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Rebbetzin arriving in America, and the lessons that we can learn from them. More
Dates: This is a self-paced course. Enrolment is not limited to a specific semester. You can start the course whenever you are ready.
An in-depth course that explores the topic of emunah through themes in the Chumash. In this course, students will analyze passages in the Torah that discuss the six remembrances and explore the perspective of multiple commentators. They will discover the deeper meaning behind these fundamentals of Jewish faith, while focusing on the practical relevance to their lives. More
The ability to communicate effectively is determined by self-concept and sensitivity to and understanding of others. Much of the pain and confusion that result from misunderstandings can be avoided through a more complete awareness of the process of communication. The aim of this course is to develop effective skills in written and speech communication. The student examines how to generate topics and organize ideas, master elements of audience psychology and practices techniques of speech presentation in a public forum. This writing and speaking components of this course will be directly linked to the themes of intrapersonal communication as it is influenced by background and individual needs, and on various aspects of interpersonal communication, including the verbal and non-verbal “channels,” emotions, intercultural communication and the influence of gender roles on communication style. More
Hist1: Winter 2018
This course, created by Rabbi Menachem M. Metzger, will explore the period prior to the destruction of the first Beis Hamikdash and the period of Galus Bavel under Babylonian and Persian rule. Students will study relevant sources in Tanach and Midrashim including sections of Melachim Beis, Yirmiyahu, and Daniel. More
Come join us as we delve into the depth and timeless lessons of Sefer Mishlei. Shlomo HaMelech’s sefer provides guidance on so many aspects of life. In this course, we will explore Sefer Mishlei based on topics and come to a deeper appreciation of True Wisdom, The Power of Speech, A Torah Perspective on Wealth, Enhancing our Interpersonal Relationships, The Eishes Chayil, Chinuch Messages and Positivity. This stimulating course will include video lectures, analysis of textual sources, meaningful discussions and creative assignments that will convey the eternal relevance of Sefer Mishlei. More
Join Instructor Malka Touger for an in-depth, text-based study of the lives and lessons of the women that feature in the Bible. Drawing on the wisdom of the classic Rabbinic commentaries and adapting their insights to contemporary issues, the course examines the challenges these women faced, how they responded to them, and the awareness we can glean from their lives. More
11th Century Torah Scholar Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki is renowned for his clear, concise and comprehensive commentary on the Torah. His commentary, referred to simply as “Rashi”, has been studied for generations by young and old alike. And it’s no surprise – Rashi wrote his commentary with the goal of it being understandable and accessible to all. In Rashi’s own words, “I have come to explain the most basic interpretation of the Torah.” In many of his published talks, the Lubavitcher Rebbe takes a unique approach in his scholarly analysis of Rashi. He derives meaningful, practical life lessons from the texts. In this course, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the Rebbe’s approach to learning Rashi. Through the text-based study of multiple Sichos, you’ll develop the skills necessary to learn Rashi Sichos independently and learn insightful lessons, with practical applications for the Jewish woman in the 21st century. By engaging in the Rebbe’s unique style of study and internalizing his worldview, you’ll walk away informed, inspired and empowered by the message of Jewish Femininity. More