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January 10, 2003 - Image 62

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-01-10

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TUESDAY, 7:15 P.M.

JCC Jimmy Prentis Morris Building, Oak Park

JCC D. Dan er Betty Kahn Building, West Bloomfield

The Mystery of the Creation of the Universe (TU01)
Unlock the mysteries of the creation of the universe! Is the
world of today the world that God intended? Through
this journey, with the help of some concepts from the
Kabbalah, we will be able to increase our understanding of
creation and God's goal and vision for our world.

The Aleph-Bet of Jewish Yoga (TU16)
This course will explore some new-old Jewish pathways to
the soul. Using yoga techniques coupled with Jewish tradi-
tion, participants will have the opportunity to integrate
mind, body and soul in a most unique way. This class will

Rabbi Di: Yigal Tsaidi, Yeshivat Akiva

TUESDAY, 7:15 P.M.
6- Betty Kahn Building, West Bloomfield

JCC D. Dan

Myths and Facts: A Guide to the Mideast Conflict (TU10)
In addition to the war currently being waged by the
Palestinians against Israel, there is a battle in the United
States for public opinion on the Middle East crisis.
Participants in this class will learn how to combat anti-
Israel propaganda, and be given the tools for making an
impact as an individual pro-Israel advocate.

David Gad-Hof; Jewish Community Council
Allan Gale, Jewish Community Council

Unique Kosher Cooking (TU11)

Learn new kosher cooking techniques from master chef
Matt Prentice: Risotto- The Perfect Starch or Entree;
Weird Fish You Will Love; Tofu You'd Swear Was Chicken;
and Mushroom Madness

Matt Prentice, Unique Restaurant Coip.

Jewish Heritage as Expressed in Jewish Art (TU12)
This class will trace the development of Jewish expression
as it is portrayed in Jewish art.
Week 1: Daughters of Fire: The Influence of Jewish Artists on
American Modern Dance
Week 2: The Development of Jewish Ritual Art
Week 3: The Role of Jewish Artists in the Secular Modern World
Week 4: The Development of Art in Israel

run from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 11 and 18 only.
Rabbi Arnie Sleutelberg, Congregation Shir Tikvah
Brian Granader, yoga instructor

TUESDAY, 8:30 P.M.

JCC D. Dan Betty Kahn Building, West Bloomfield

Modern Midrash: The Red Tent
and Beyond (TU20)

In our generation, an ancient Jewish literature has been
reborn - the art of midrash. Anita Diamant's The Red Tent
is just one of many attempts to bridge the gap between the
ancient world of the Torah and modern times with literary
imagination. How can the study and creation of these
new stories transform our Jewish tradition?

Rabbi Adam Chalom, The Birmingham Temple

Shattering Orthodox Myths (TU21)

This course is designed to undo common misconceptions
about basic Jewish ideas, values and ethics, including faith,
life after death, intimacy and marriage. Learn what being
a Torah Jew is really all about.

Rabbi Abraham Jacobovitz, Machon L'Torah

Kabbalistic Insights into Lifecycle Events (TU22)

Study the mystical interpretations of the events that shape
our Jewish journey: baby naming, circumcision, bar and
bat mitzvah, marriage and death.

Rabbi Elimelech Silberberg, Bais Chabad


West Bloomfield

Horoscopes, Mazal and the Human Soul (TU23)

Harriet Berg, artistic director, Festival Dancers
Esther Tarnoff Cooper, independent artist, Janice Charach
Epstein Gallery

The highlights of Jewish mystical thought in one course!
Study the zodiac and the Hebrew calendar, the concept of
mazal (luck), predetermination, freewill and reincarnation.
This class will study aspects of the human soul and its rela-
tion to our universe.

A God by Any Other Name (TU13)

Rabbi Michael Cohen, Keter Torah

Above, below or all around? Embark on an exploration of
Jewish God ideas from Abraham to Moses, from Buber to

Rabbi Paul Yedwab, Temple Israel

Jewish Life and Sept. 11, 2001 (TU14)
Learn about the major halachic and ethical issues sur-
rounding our war against terrorism. Through traditional
texts, this class will study and discuss issues like
assassinating terrorists, committing suicide in the face
of great pain, using DNA as evidence in Jewish law
and the agunah issue.

Rabbi Reuven Spolter, Young Israel of Oak Park

Talking with God: The Theology
of Jewish Prayer (TU15)

This course will explore biblical, rabbinic and modern
approaches to Jewish prayer. How do Jews talk with God?
What are the deeper meanings of the central prayers in our
liturgy? How can we sanctify our lives and draw closer to
God through the discipline of prayer?

Rabbi Lauren Berkun, Jewish Theological Seminary

The Value of Jewish Memory (TU24)

Why is memory such an important part of our being
Jewish? In this course we will examine Jewish memory
from communal, personal and philosophical perspectives.

Rabbi Marla Hornsten, Temple Israel

Bringing God and Spirituality into Our Modern
Lives (TU25)

Attention 20 somethings and 30 somethings! Learn how
God can be brought into our busy lives as we run from
work to home and back to work again. Enhance your
connection to your Jewish heritage.

Rabbi Michael Moskowitz, Temple Shir Shalom
Rabbi Joshua Bennett, Temple Israel

Co-sponsored by Federation's Young Adult Division

Four Trials that Shocked the World (TU26)

This class will explore the impact of four trials: The
Dreyfus trial, the Eichmann trial, the Schwartzbard trial
and the Beilis trial. Students will discover how these four
trials altered the course of history.

Rabbi Herbert Yoskowitz, Adat Shalom Synagogue

Classes begin Feb. 11, 12 and 13. • No classes the week of Feb. 24

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