Dear Friend,

As we approach the Jewish New Year, The Shul is proud to present our High Holidays Torah Studies educational series.

At The Shul we know that the richness of our tradition and the wisdom it offers can be exciting, even thrilling. In preparation for the upcoming High Holidays, we invite you to join us for a series of lectures that probe the depths of contemporary Torah thought, with a special focus on issues surrounding spirituality and the human psyche. Each of the three classes offers meaningful and timely lessons, and fascinating discussion. Our classes bring you the tradition of classical Jewish learning in a series of inspiring and engaging classes.

You will walk away surprised, inspired, and knowing more about who we are as Jews, and who you are as an individual. If you find something that may be of interest to your friends, please encourage them to come along.

Rabbi Cheski Edelman

Rosh Hashanah - Tuesday, September 15 | 7:30pm
A Sword in the Bedroom
Holding Onto Moments of Clarity to Withstand Temptation
In this inspiring biblical account of character, courage and determination, Palti ben Layish, an unsung hero and King David's personal confidante, teaches us how we can develop our own characters to become who we know we should be.
Yom Kippur - Tuesday, September 22 | 7:30pm
Just One More Second Chance
Divine Compassion and the Nature of Forgiveness
Yom Kippur represents the idea that G‑d gives us a chance to start over. Judaism appreciates the value of incremental growth, realizing that man cannot become perfect overnight. This lesson explores the nature of divine forgiveness and when we should be forgiving of others.
Sukkot - Tuesday, September 29 | 7:30pm
The Pursuit of Happiness
Why Happiness Is So Elusive
What is happiness? We all want it, but tend to look for it in the wrong places. This lesson explores the quest for happiness and uncovers a clue to unlocking its secret from a bizarre Talmudic tale.



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