Chabad Jewish Center

Chabad Jewish Center

Sponsoring Agency: Chabad Lubavitch of Idaho

Chabad Jewish Center
3813 W. State St., Boise, ID 83703 USA
Office: 208.853.9200
Email: chabad@jewishidaho.com
Web: www.jewishidaho.com

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Upcoming Courses

Great Debates in Jewish History - Register Now
About the Course

Debate is not only encouraged within Judaism but resides at the very heart of our history and theology. Great Debates in Jewish History explores six fundamental conflicts that pitted the greatest Jewish minds against each other—six instances of divergent perspectives, including several that are still debated today.

Discover stirring and surprising accounts that span two millennia of Jewish disputation, reflecting the panorama of Jewish history and its monumental political, ethical, and spiritual challenges. Encounter the gripping narratives of six fascinating eras, the intellectual tension and points of view they unearth, and the light they shed on the most fundamental of Jewish beliefs.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Oct 31st - Dec 5th 2017
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $79.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 10/17/2017
Couple Discount $0 off
Availability Register Now
Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. First-time JLI students receive 50% discount. ~Scholarships available~ Try the first lesson for FREE and then decide if you want to continue. Simply register and attend the first class.

The Art of Communication - Register Now
About the Course

In the era of social media, the value of healthy communication between family, friends, and associates is widely appreciated, even as its form now undergoes a drastic shift. How do we find suitable paths for effective communication? This course explores Judaism's insight into forging positive, effective, and fruitful interactions.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Jan 23rd - Feb 27th 2018
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $79.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 01/09/2018
Couple Discount $0 off
Availability Register Now
Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. First-time JLI students receive 50% discount. ~Scholarships available~ Try the first lesson for FREE and then decide if you want to continue. Simply register and attend the first class.

Existence - Register Now
About the Course

Rethink everything you know about our universe. Explore the nature of our world and the meaning of the human condition as you contemplate existential questions about consciousness, the physical, and the metaphysical, to unveil the hidden unity and pervading truth of our existence.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Apr 24th - May 29th 2018
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $79.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 04/10/2018
Couple Discount 5% off
Availability Register Now
Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. First-time JLI students receive 50% discount. ~Scholarships available~ Try the first lesson for FREE and then decide if you want to continue. Simply register and attend the first class.

Past Courses

The Land and the Spirit: Why We All Care About Israel - Register Now
About the Course

 

Explore the spirit of a land that has pulsed with energy and mystery since the dawn of time, a land that has captured our imagination throughout history, a land that breathes with the glory of our past and the dreams of our future. Join us as we examine what Israel was meant to be, and what Israel means to us today.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Oct 30th - Dec 4th 2007
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $60.00
Availability Register Now

Early-Bird Registration Fee of $55 expires on October 8 (Registration Fee will be $60).
Sign up now!

Student Price:
$36

First class FREE: Attend the first class for free and then decide if you wish to pay and attend the rest of the course.

Money-back Guarantee: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with this course you may receive a full refund.


You Be the Judge II: An Exhilarating New Exploration of Jewish Civil Law - Register Now
About the Course

 

How does an ancient system of law adapt to the modern world? See how Talmudic scholars respond to new advances in technology and society while remaining faithful to eternal principles. You Be the Judge II presents six new cases that invite you to pit your wits against some of the best minds in Jewish history.


This course is eligible for CLE credits in the following US States: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Idaho, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and New Mexico

This course is approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits in the province of British Columbia, Canada by the Legal Society of British Columbia, Canada.

This course is approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits in the United Kingdom by both the Law Society and the Bar Council. Special thanks to the United Kingdom Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (UKAJLJ).

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Feb 10th - Mar 17th 2009
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $50.00
Availability Register Now

CLE ACCREDITED by the Idaho State Bar.
Participation from the Attorney General of Idaho and leading attorneys.

 

Early-bird fee of $50 expires on Janary 14, 2009. The fee will go up to $60.

First Class FREE:
Attend the first class for free and then decide if you wish to pay and attend the rest of the course.

Money-Back Guarantee:
If, at any time, you are not satisfied with this course you may receive a full refund.

Scholarships available. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Due to the holiday of Purim, Lesson 5 will be held on THURSDAY, March 12 instead of Tuesday, March 10.

 


Beyond Belief: Reflections on Jewish Faith, Reason, and Experience - Register Now
About the Course

 

Our beliefs color the way we see the world and help us to make sense of the inevitable challenges that confront us. The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute's upcoming winter course, Beyond Belief: Reflections on Jewish Faith, Reason, and Experience, is designed to help students take a closer look at how Jewish beliefs can help bring meaning to their lives and guide their choices.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Feb 5th - Mar 11th 2008
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $60.00
Availability Register Now
TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class on Oct. 30 for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course. MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee.

Biblical Reflections: Find Yourself in the Stories of the Bible - Register Now
About the Course

 

Everybody loves a good story. A good story takes hold of the imagination and provides a window into the human soul.

The stories of the book of Genesis are the oldest stories in the world, yet they continue to inspire countless retellings and adaptations. They retain their power because they deal with the most powerful of human motives: the quests for love, purpose, identity, and redemption. They also explore the inner obstacles that threaten these goals: lust, greed, hatred and jealousy.

When you explore these stories, you will identify with characters who grapple with the feelings and dilemmas that are at the heart of the human experience. You will see how their stories are also the stories of YOUR life, reflecting your joy and your pain, your struggles and your victories. And you will learn how the Torah’s eternal values provide insight that helps you respond more thoughtfully as you face critical moments of your own.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, May 5th - Jun 9th 2009
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $60.00
Availability Register Now

Early-bird fee of $50 expires on April 17, 2009. The fee will go up to $60.

First Class FREE:
Attend the first class for free and then decide if you wish to pay and attend the rest of the course.

Money-Back Guarantee:
If, at any time, you are not satisfied with this course you may receive a full refund.

Scholarships available. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Due to the holiday of Lag Ba'Omer, Lesson 2 will be held on THURSDAY, May 14 instead of Tuesday, May 12.


Talmudic Ethics: Finding Your Way to Good Decisions - Register Now
About the Course

 

This course is eligible for CLE credits in the following US States: AL, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MN, MO, NC, NV, NM, NY, OH, OR, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, WA and WI


When your heart is pulled in two directions, how do you know which tug to follow? The Talmud lays down principles that can help you disentangle warring intuitions so that you can clearly discern right from wrong. In this course, we invite you to experience the fascinating application of law and logic as the rabbis struggle to determine what is just.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, May 13th - Jun 17th 2008
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $60.00
Availability Register Now
The class for the second week of June will be held on THURSDAY, JUNE 12, not Tuesday, June 10 (which is Shavuot). THIS COURSE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE IDAHO STATE BAR FOR 9.0 CLE CREDITS AND 1.5 ETHICS CREDITS. THIS COURSE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION FOR 12 CATEGORY 1 CME CREDITS. (Additional $65 fee applies for AMA CME credit examination).

Soul Maps: Kabbalah to Navigate Your Inner World - Register Now
About the Course

 

Perhaps you have struggled before with the elusive search for meaning, and wished you had a personal mentor to guide your growth. What if you had the chance to meet one of the greatest masters of Kabbalah and learn ancient proven strategies for self-realization and contentment?

This fall, you’ll have that chance. Soul Maps, a new course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, investigates Tanya, the fundamental text of Chassidic thought. The course is structured as a six-session consultation with the author of the Tanya, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi. During each session, you will receive insight into your inner world and you will discover new strategies for overcoming obstacles to change and progress. You’ll learn to resolve guilt, conflict, and confusion, and to traverse life’s journey with joy, purpose, and direction.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Nov 11th - Dec 16th 2008
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $60.00
Availability Register Now

First Class FREE:
Attend the first class for free and then decide if you wish to pay and attend the rest of the course.

Money-Back Guarantee:
If, at any time, you are not satisfied with this course you may receive a full refund.

Scholarships available. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds.


Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living - Register Now
About the Course

Discover inner courage, determination, and resilience in the life stories of legendary Talmudic figures. Witness the strength of human character in tales that are sure to resonate within your soul and inspire you to unleash the power within.

One part biography,
One part history,
All parts inspiration

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Feb 2nd - Mar 9th 2010
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $60.00
Availability Register Now

TEMPORARY ADDRESS FOR THIS COURSE:
1276 River St., Boise, ID 83702, 2nd floor (use back door).

First class FREE: Attend the first class for free and then decide if you wish to pay and attend the rest of the course.

Scholarships available. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.


SoulQuest: The Journey, Through Life, Death, and Beyond - Register Now
About the Course

 

The before, during, and after. Life is a journey, but it's also a cycle. Unravel the mystery of death by exploring life, and get answers to your questions on the afterlife and beyond.  

Learn where you come from, where your lost loved ones are to be found, and how the before and after is all about the here and now.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Nov 3rd - Dec 8th 2009
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $60.00
Availability Register Now

First class FREE: Attend the first class for free and then decide if you wish to pay and attend the rest of the course.

Scholarships available.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds.


Beyond Never Again: How the Holocaust Speaks to Us Today - Register Now
About the Course

Explore the ways in which the Holocaust continues to affect our generation and colors what it means to live as a Jew today. 

The Holocaust forces us to grapple with the existence of evil and suffering. It challenges us to find faith and optimism in the face of devastation and despair. And it humbles us as we encounter heroes of the spirit who fought for truth and decency in the darkest of times.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Apr 27th - Jun 1st 2010
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $60.00
Availability Register Now

Lesson 4 of this course will be held on Sunday, May 16, due to the festival of Shavuot.

Lessons 5 and 6 will be delayed one week and will be held on Tuesday, June 1 and Tuesday, June 8.

First class FREE: Attend the first class for free and then decide if you wish to pay and attend the rest of the course.

Early-bird registration fee of $50 expires on April 2, 2010. Standard fee is $60.

Scholarships available. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.


Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life's Tough Decisions - Register Now
About the Course

- A man wonders if his dying father should remain on life support.
What would you do?

 - A parent wonders if they should tell their child he has a potentially serious genetic disorder.
What would you do?

 - A woman wonders if she’s morally obligated to give a kidney to her cousin who has to undergo dialysis daily.
What would you do?

Chances are, like most people, you don’t know what you would do — or even where you would turn for guidance. But with medicine’s increasing role in our lives, most of us will have to face such issues at some point or another.

That’s why you’ll want to know about a remarkable new course called Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide through Life’s Tough Decisions. It’s based on two premises: (1) that Jewish wisdom has much to say about these matters; and (2) that the best time to deal with them is now, while the pressure is off.

Actually, there’s a third premise: that today's complex medical issues are fascinating, profound, and likely to kick up amazingly lively classroom discussion.

No easy questions. No easy answers. Medicine and Morals, is your chance to get real with the subject of medical ethics —discuss actual case histories, and get a sense of direction to weather the toughest challenges you’ll ever face.

Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide through Life’s Tough Decisions, coming this October to your local JLI chapter.


This course is eligible for CLE credits in the following US States: Alabama, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Montana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin

Canadian physicians attending this activity may record MOC (Maintenance of Certification) Section 1 credits.

This course is approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits in the United Kingdom by the Royal College of Physcians for medical professionals, and by both The Law Society and the Bar Standards Board for Solicitors and Barristers. Special thanks to the United Kingdom Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (UKAJLJ).

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Oct 26th - Nov 30th 2010
Time 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Fee $80.00
Availability Register Now

This course is authorized by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to award up to 30 AMA (American Medical Association) PRA (Physicians Recognition Award) Category 1 credits to physicians for completing the course.

This course is aauthorized by the Idaho State Bar to award 9.0 CLE Credits, including 2.25 Ethics Credits.

Try the first lesson free! If you are unsure about signing up for the whole course, come to Lesson One for free and then decide if you want to continue the rest of the course.


Toward A Meaningful Life: A Soul-searching Journey for Every Jew - Register Now
About the Course

Life can be a treadmill - as we go through the motions day after day without ever asking why or seeking what really matters to us. This course, prepared by the author of the best-selling book, Toward a Meaningful Life, is determined to change that. Here are strategies, tips, and suggestions for not only discovering where your true meaning lies, but in actually making it a part of your daily existence. Whether you are dealing with family relationships or job satisfaction, this course  will help you look beyond a crisis to find the lessons within. Most important of all, these sessions will help you see life as the mysterious, challenging, and satisfying wonder that it really is.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Feb 8th - Mar 9th 2011
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $80.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 01/25/2011
Multiple Signups Special 15% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now

Try the first lesson free! If you are unsure about signing up for the whole course, come to Lesson One for free and then decide if you want to continue the rest of the course.

Satisfaction Guaranteed. If you are not happy with the course your tuition will be refunded.

Scholarships available. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Please call 853-9200 to discuss scholarships.


Oasis in Time: The Gift of Shabbat in a 24/7 World - Register Now
About the Course

We invite you to explore the mystical, psychological, social, and cultural dimensions of Shabbat as we unlock a model for achieving balance and serenity in the modern age.

Over six weeks, we’ll uncover timeless principles for how to achieve a life of inner peace while making each workday more productive and fulfilling.

Sign up today for a remarkable experience.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, May 10th - Jun 14th 2011
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $80.00
Early Bird Special $5 off before 04/24/2011
Multiple Signups Special 15% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now

First class FREE: Attend the first class for free and then decide if you wish to attend the rest of the course.

Money-back guarrantee: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with this course you may receive a full refund

In observance of Shavuot, Lesson 5 will be held on Monday, June 6 (instead of Tuesday, June 7).


Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism - Register Now
About the Course

Does Judaism believe in guardian angels? Why do Jews use matchmakers? Who wrote the handwriting on the wall? A fun course in Jewish cultural literacy, full of surprising facts, myths, and mysteries surrounding Jewish tradition and practice.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Nov 8th - Dec 13th 2011
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $80.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 10/28/2011
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now

TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course.

MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee.


Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics - Register Now
About the Course

Is Judaism socialist or capitalist? Who is responsible for preventing poverty? Is unionization a Jewish ideal? Must Walmart pay its workers a livable wage? Where would you draw the line? An ethical, Talmudic, and legal debate on the economic issues of our time.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Jan 24th - Feb 28th 2012
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $80.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 01/13/2012
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now

TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course.

MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee.

CLE CREDITS: This course is accredited by the Idaho State Bar for 9.0 CLE Credits (course number 11-4021).  A $250 fee applies to attorneys seeking CLE credits (fee includes regular tuition).


The Art of Marriage - Register Now
About the Course

Judaism views a loving marriage as a spiritual as well as a human ideal. 

“The Art of Marriage” is a six session course that will show participants how to attain that for themselves and their spouses, with timeless lessons from both modern and ancient Jewish texts such as the Talmud and Zohar.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, May 1st - Jun 5th 2012
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $80.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 04/16/2012
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now

TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course.

MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee.


The Kabbalah of You: A Guide to Unlocking Your Hidden Potential - Register Now
About the Course

 Are you all you can be? How can you unleash the infinite power of your soul within? This course provides a mystical roadmap to living a life of happiness, fulfillment, and self-actualization by revealing how you can thrive and be more than just alive.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Oct 30th - Dec 4th 2012
Time 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fee $75.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 10/16/2012
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now

TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course.

MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee.

FIRST-TIME STUDENT DISCOUNT: Never attended a JLI course? Receive 50% off. Contact us for a discount code.


Living with Integrity: Navigating Everyday Ethical Dilemmas - Register Now
About the Course

Are you obliged to keep all commitments? What are the responsibilities of the sandwich generation? Are the ungracious deserving of our charity? How far should we go to give the benefit of the doubt? A discussion on personal ethics and the Jewish view on laws that test the limits of our integrity.

This course is eligible for CLE credits in the following US States: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.

This course is also eligible for CPD credits in England and British Columbia.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Jan 29th - Mar 5th 2013
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fee $75.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 01/14/2013
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now

TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course.

MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee.

FIRST-TIME STUDENT DISCOUNT: Never attended a JLI course? Receive 50% off. Contact us for a discount code.


Curious Tales of the Talmud: Finding Personal Meaning in the Legends of our Sages - Register Now
About the Course

Everyone loves a good story. Knowing this, the sages of the Talmud used stories to encode messages about life that are far too deep and profound to communicate directly. This course decodes some of these extraordinary Talmudic mysteries to uncover layer within layer of insight into the nature of life, the universe, G-d, and man.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Apr 23rd - May 28th 2013
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $75.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 04/08/2013
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now

TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course.

MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee.

FIRST-TIME STUDENT DISCOUNT: Never attended a JLI course? Receive 50% off. Contact us for a discount code.

Due to the holiday of Shavuot, Lesson 4 will be held on Monday, May 13 instead of Tuesday, May 14.


Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas - Register Now
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 Tuesdays, Oct 29th - Dec 3rd 2013
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $75.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 10/11/2013
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now

TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course.

MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee.

FIRST-TIME STUDENT DISCOUNT: Never attended a JLI course? Receive 50% off. Email us for a discount code.

CLE & CME credit available (additional fee may apply).


To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History - Register Now
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 Tuesdays, Feb 4th - Mar 11th 2014
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $75.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 01/17/2014
Availability Register Now

TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course.

MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee.

FIRST-TIME STUDENT DISCOUNT: Never attended a JLI course? Receive 50% off. Email us for a discount code.


Paradigm Shift: Transformational Life Teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe - Register Now
About the Course

Paradigm Shift is an elevator ride to the heights of what is possible. Synchronize yourself with the mission for which you were placed on earth, and learn to recognize the inherent goodness and perfection in yourself, in others, and in every circumstance of your life.

Distilled into six succinct lessons, this empowering course offers a revolutionary outlook on life, culled from the wisdom of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory.

This course is offered in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Rebbe’s passing.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, May 13th - Jun 17th 2014
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $75.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 04/25/2014
Availability Register Now

50% OFF - In honor of the Rebbe's 20th yahrzeit, a donor has underwritten 20 spots at 50% off. First come first serve! Use promo code rebbe20.

Due to the festival of Shavuot, Lesson 4 will be held on Monday, June 2 at 7:00 pm.

TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course.

MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee.

FIRST-TIME STUDENT DISCOUNT: Never attended a JLI course? Receive 50% off. Email us for a discount code.


How Happiness Thinks - Register Now
About the Course

Since the dawn of time, man has been ever-fascinated by the workings of the human brain. Only recently, scientists have been discovering the underlying dynamics that shape and influence our frame of mind--new ways to cope with anxiety and stress, steps that we can take to crystallize our self-concept, and practical tools we can use to build the resilience and grit to ride through any challenge life throws our way.

Surprisingly, Torah and the Talmud have for centuries advocated various approaches to achieving happiness; ideas that are only now being confirmed through scientific observation.How Happiness Thinks offers a Jewish roadmap to happier living. Every lesson contains poignant insights into how our minds operate with practical steps you can take to boost your happiness levels to places unimaginable.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Nov 4th - Dec 9th 2014
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $75.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 10/17/2014
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now
New student discount | New student referral discount - Contact us for promo code First class FREE: Attend the first class and then decide if you wish to attend the rest of the course. Money-back guarantee: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with this course you may receive a full refund. Subsidized in part by a grant from an anonymous local donor.

The Art of Parenting - Register Now
About the Course

As parents, we worry about the well-being of our kids; about their future, and about our role in shaping it. In The Art of Parenting, we scale the challenges that face us as parents and explore timeless insights from Jewish wisdom to instill values, foster independence, and ensure the long-term success and emotional well-being of our children.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Jan 20th - Feb 24th 2015
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $75.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 01/06/2015
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now
New student discount | New student referral discount - contact us for promo code First class FREE: Attend the first class and then decide if you wish to attend the rest of the course. Money-back guarantee: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with this course you may receive a full refund. Subsidized in part by a grant from an anonymous local donor.

Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition - Register Now
About the Course
Just as science follows the scientific method, Jewish tradition has its own system to ensure its authenticity remains intact.
Judaism Decoded sheds light on the mysteries surrounding biblical interpretation. How do we know our interpretation is true? If it is true, why is it subject to differences of opinion? And with so many interpretations to choose from, how do we know which one reflects its original intent?
Discover the sheer elegance of the “source code” on which Torah law is built; enjoy the razor-sharp reasoning, intelligent debate, and compelling arguments of the Talmudic dialectic; and get a fascinating, behind-the-scenes glimpse of the most intellectually sophisticated religion in existence.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, May 5th - Jun 9th 2015
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $79.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 04/22/2015
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
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New student discount | New student referral discount - contact us for promo code First class FREE: Attend the first class and then decide if you wish to attend the rest of the course. Money-back guarantee: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with this course you may receive a full refund. Subsidized in part by a grant from an anonymous local donor.

Journey of the Soul: An Exploration of Life, Death, and What Lies Beyond - Register Now
About the Course

Journey of the Soul explores the mysteries surrounding the spiritual dimension of our existence—our destiny that continues even after we’ve shed our earth-bound body suit. We examine the transition of the soul into the hereafter, the kinds of legacies that are valued even after we’ve forsaken this earthly existence, and the accompanying emotional journey and rituals that help the soul and those closest to it prepare for its new reality.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Oct 27th - Dec 1st 2015
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $79.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 10/13/2015
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
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Scholarships available. First class FREE: Attend the first class for free and then decide if you wish to attend the rest of the course. Money-back guarantee: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with this course you may receive a full refund.

The Jewish Course of Why - Register Now
About the Course

Give your Judaism the intellection you know it deserves. Prepare to tackle the quizzical, queer, and seemingly-unanswerable questions about Jewish belief and practice.

Ever wondered why there are so many Jews in Hollywood? Why Jews eat gefilte fish and cholent and wish each other mazal tov and l’chaim? Why the Bible sanctions slavery and animal sacrifices? What is the cause of antisemitism? What does Judaism say about Christianity? About the role of women in Jewish life? You will also gain insight into mysterious Jewish practices, strange biblical narratives, and enigmas of Jewish identity.  

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Feb 9th - Mar 15th 2016
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $79.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 01/25/2016
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
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Scholarships available. First class FREE: Attend the first class for free and then decide if you wish to attend the rest of the course. Money-back guarantee: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with this course you may receive a full refund.

Strength and Struggle: Lessons in Character from the Stories of Our Prophets - Register Now
About the Course

In Strength and Struggle we unlock the secrets of great character by exploring some of the most dramatic narratives and inspiring personalities in all of history. Set in the midst of our nation’s formative years, an era in which our ancestors fought to carve out a civilization among hostile neighbors, these thrilling tales of judges, kings, and prophets reach into the essence of the human condition. Their heroes and antiheroes teach us eternal lessons of struggle and triumph, courage and humility, hope and resilience.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, May 17th - Jun 21st 2016
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $79.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 05/02/2016
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
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Scholarships available. First class FREE: Attend the first class for free and then decide if you wish to attend the rest of the course. Money-back guarantee: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with this course you may receive a full refund.

How Success Thinks: Jewish Secrets for Leading a Productive Life - Register Now
About the Course

Whether it’s at home, in the office, or in your personal life, everyone craves success. This course provides uniquely Jewish ways of thinking to help you develop a growth mindset, identify and cultivate your signature strengths, deal with your weaknesses, and overcome the obstacles to your success.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Nov 15th - Dec 27th 2016
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $79.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 10/31/2016
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now
TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course. MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee. FIRST-TIME STUDENT DISCOUNT: Never attended a JLI course? Receive 50% off. Contact us for a discount code. This course is sponsored in part by an anonymous local donor.

The Dilemma : Modern Dilemmas. Talmudic Debates. Your Solutions. - Register Now
About the Course

Accredited for Continuing Legal Education (in most states)

Apply mind-bending, brain-twisting, hair-splitting Talmudic reasoning to solve real-life modern dilemmas—situations that actually happened yet seem impossible to solve. What do you do when your gut tells you one thing, and your brain tells you another? Prepare for a mental expedition to mind-wrestle with situations that force us to choose between two reasonable truths.

Analyze, discuss, and debate Talmudic texts with live interactive polling for an authentic taste of original, dynamic Talmud study.

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Date 6 Tuesdays, Jan 31st - Mar 14th 2017
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $79.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 01/06/2017
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now
TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course. MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee. FIRST-TIME STUDENT DISCOUNT: Never attended a JLI course? Receive 50% off. Contact us for a discount code. Sponsored in part by an anonymous local donor.

Survival of a Nation: Exploring Israel Through the Lens of the Six-Day War - Register Now
About the Course

Experience an inspiring and thrilling account of what was then considered the most improbable and astonishing victory in all of military history.

Drawing on ideas of great Jewish writers and thinkers from throughout the ages, Survival of a Nation presents the Six-Day War as you’ve never experienced it before.

Its six sessions confront the impossible yet important questions of our time with affectionate and fervent patriotism, while also remaining realistic, and morally anchored.

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Date 6 Mondays, May 1st - Jun 5th 2017
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $79.00
Early Bird Special 10% off before 04/21/2017
Multiple Signups Special 10% off per student with minimum 2 signups
Availability Register Now
TRY THE FIRST CLASS FREE: Not sure if you will like the course? Register and come to the first class for free and then decide if you would like to continue the course. MONEY-BACK GUARRANTEE: If, at any time, you are not satisfied with the course you may cancel and you will be refunded your entire registration fee. FIRST-TIME STUDENT DISCOUNT: Never attended a JLI course? Receive 50% off. Contact us for a discount code. Sponsored in part by an anonymous local donor.

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