Bronxville Library

Bronxville Library

Bronxville Library
201 Pondfield Road, Westchester, NY 10708 USA
Office: 914-458-2441
Email: Rabbi@JewishBronxville.com

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Past Courses

Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas -
About the Course

Modern medicine has brought us near miracles. It's also brought us some of the most difficult decisions we'll ever have to face. Are we obliged to prolong life even at the cost of terrible suffering? Should we legalize the sale of organs, such as kidneys, to save the lives of transplant patients? May a woman with a multiple-fetus pregnancy opt for fetal reduction, thus forfeiting the lives of some to possibly save others? When it seems that every available option is morally questionable, how do we decide?

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Date 6 Thursdays, Oct 31st - Dec 5th 2013
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fee $99.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 10/23/2013
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups

To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History -
About the Course

What was it like for our ancestors to say goodbye to the shtetl, to set out to discover new lives for themselves, along with all of the liberties the free world had to offer? At the dawn of the enlightenment, how did our parents adapt their Judaism to the developments of a modern age? And what can we learn from their struggles to connect deeply with our own Jewish identities?

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Date 6 Thursdays, Feb 6th - Mar 13th 2014
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fee $99.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 01/20/2014
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups