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Women to explore love and marriage at Chabad of Hunterdon
nj.com
Posted Monday, Nov 17th, 2014

 CLINTON TWP. — The intricacies of love have been contemplated through the ages.

Now, a seven-session series called SoulMates will ex...

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Boundary Crossers: Adult Jewish Learning Summit Explores Collaboration
E Jewish Philanthropy
Posted Sunday, Nov 16th, 2014

In a spirit of exploring opportunities for collaboration and learning, nineteen providers of adult Jewish learning gathered recently in Newton, MA. Co-sponsored by Hebrew College and the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, the Summit for Leaders in Adult Jewish Learning open...

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New SoulMates course for women
Columbia Star
Posted Friday, Nov 14th, 2014

This November the Rosh Chodesh Society— the women’s division of the Chabad- Lubavitch movement’s Rohr Jewish Learning Institute ( JLI)— launches its newest course, SoulMates, a new seven-session series for women. Slate...

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New Chabad course will focus on Jewish positive psychology
St. Louis Jewish Light
Posted Wednesday, Nov 12th, 2014

 

Beginning Nov. 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., and continuing for six consecutive Tuesday evenings, Chabad’s  Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present “How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology” at the Jewish Community Center Arts & Education Building, 2 Millstone Campu...

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How happiness thinks
North Eastern Tribune
Posted Thursday, Nov 6th, 2014

SAVOY ESTATE – Chabad’s Jewish Learning Institute is calling on community members to examine their happiness through a course combining psychology with Jewish wisdom.

The six-session course, entitled ‘How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology’, will explore the question of what makes people happy; so often a central issue in 21st century life.

Chabad of Hunterdon offers new course on positive psychology, starting Nov. 4
nj.com
Posted Monday, Nov 3rd, 2014

Chabad of Hunterdon's newest class looks at positive psychology through the 3,000-year-old lens of Jewish thought.

When Israeli-born psychologist Tal Ben-Shahar began teaching a class called Positive Psychology at Harvard in 2006, a record 85...

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Politics didn't interfere with woman's blessing ritual
Statesman Journal
Posted Saturday, Nov 1st, 2014

The middle of this week will have the winners and losers of this year's general election known, but that doesn't end the responsibility of the faithful.

West Hartford Happenings, Oct. 30, 2014
West Hartford News
Posted Thursday, Oct 30th, 2014

Nov. 3

NEW COURSE: The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present “How Happi...

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Chabad hosts Jewish perspectives on staying positive
New Jersey Hills
Posted Thursday, Oct 30th, 2014

EAST HANOVER TWP. – Chabad of Southeast Morris County, serving East Hanover, will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) course entitled “How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology” on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

The six&n...

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Six-week course focuses on positivity
ns.gmnews.com
Posted Thursday, Oct 30th, 2014

 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present “How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology” beginning Nov. 4.

Rabbi Levi Azimov of Chabad Jewish Center of South Brunswick will c...

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Program on Jewish perspectives offered
Citizen-Times
Posted Friday, Oct 24th, 2014

 Program on Jewish perspectives offered

ASHEVILLE – The Asheville Jewish Learning Institute will present “How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology,” the institute’s new six-session fall course beginning Nov. 4 at The Chabad House...

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Happiness and Positive living series starts Nov. 5 at Chabad of SE Morris County in Madison
nj.com
Posted Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014

Chabad of SE Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course entitled “How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology” on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

The six –week course will meet on six consecutive...

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the column | Don?t worry, act happy
Jweekly
Posted Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014

 How much would you pay to learn how to be happy? I had to pause when I got the email yesterday from Chabad Rabbi Yisrael Rice in Marin, with this subject line: Are you a happy person?

First reaction: Who wantsta know? Second: What’s it to ya?

Once I calmed down and read...

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?Happiness? class scheduled for November
Jewishaz
Posted Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014

 

“How Happiness Thinks,” a six-week course that draws on classical Jewish and mystical teachings to lead participants in a journey of their mind and psyche, is the next course being offered by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute.

Exciting Class on Jewish Positive Psychology to be Presented in Northbrook
Chicago Tribune
Posted Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014

 The Jewish Learning Institute's (JLI) Newest Class Looks at Positive Psychology through the 3,000-year-old lens of Jewish thought.

Northbrook, IL - When Israeli-born psychologist Tal Ben-Shahar began teaching a class called Positive Psychology at Harvard in 2006,...

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Exciting Class on Jewish Positive Psychology in North Metro Denver
Boulder Jewish News
Posted Monday, Oct 20th, 2014

 The Jewish Learning Institute’s Newest Class Looks at Positive Psychology through the 3,000-year-old lens of Jewish thought.

RCS Offers Course on Love
Jewishtimes
Posted Thursday, Oct 16th, 2014

 Women looking to explore love and marriage from a Jewish perspective will have a new resource beginning this December.

 
The Rosh Chodesh Society, the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s Rohr Jewish Learning Inst...

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How Does She Do It?
lubavitch.com
Posted Monday, Oct 6th, 2014

 It’s that time of year when hosting an endless stream of guests over the Sukkot holiday (three days in a row this year=six festive, multi-course meals) and then again for the last days of Sukkot=preparation for hosting another six meals, becomes a breathless marathon. Although men are often helpmates in the kitchen, for the most part, the women choreograph the production.

Chabad Jewish Center to celebrate anniversary with speaker
Tahoe Daily Tribune
Posted Wednesday, Aug 13th, 2014

On Sunday, Aug. 17, Chabad Jewish Center of Lake Tahoe will celebrate its first year anniversary, servicing the Jewish community and Jewish tourists who come year-round to enjoy a kosher Lake Tahoe setting.

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Class in Edwards examines Judaism
Vail Daily
Posted Sunday, Aug 3rd, 2014

EDWARDS — The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is presenting “Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism,” a four-session course that began last week.

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Q&A: Bringing to Light the "Teachings of the Rebbe"
Chabad.org
Posted Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Leading up to the 20-year mark since the passing of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory, tens of thousands of students ages 20 and up have begun a six-session Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) course this month on the Rebbe’s teachings under the aegis of Chabad-Lubavitch centers around the world. Titled “Paradigm Shift: Transformational Life Teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe,” the course took ...

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Religion: May 14
thealmanac.net
Posted Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

At Chabad of the South Hills, Mt. Lebanon, Paradigm Shift: Transformational Life Teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, a new six-session course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. beginning May 14.

The course is a series of local activities in Pittsburgh marking 20 years since the passing of “the Rebbe,” Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson of righteous memory. The course will explore Rabbi Schnee...

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Religion Offerings: 5-10
Toledo Blade
Posted Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Lubavitch learning
A six-session Jewish Learning Institute course titled “Paradigm Shift: Transformational Life Teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe,” begins Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Leo and Vera Sekach Community Services Building on the Jewish Federation Campus, 6505 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, with a second section held Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Chabad House of Greater Toledo, 4020 Nantuckett Dr., Toledo. The ...

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Course to explore Rebbe teachings
North South Brunswick Sentinel
Posted Thursday, May 8th, 2014

The Chabad Jewish Center of South Brunswick, 1 Riva Ave., North Brunswick, will present “Paradigm Shift: Transformational Life Teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe,” a new six-session course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI).

Vienna Celebrates ?the Most Influential Rabbi of Modern History?
connectionnewspapers.com
Posted Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Tuesday, May 13, Chabad Tysons Jewish Center will present Paradigm Shift: Transformational Life Teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, a new six-session course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. The course will be offered as part of a series of local activities in Northern Virginia marking 20 years since the passing of "the Rebbe," Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson of righteous memory. The Rebbe was a visionary religiou...

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Class focuses on influential rabbi
Vail Daily News
Posted Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

VAIL — This May, Chabad Jewish Center of Vail will present “Paradigm Shift: Transformational Life Teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe,” a new six-session course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. The course will be offered as part of a series of local activities in Vail marking 20 years since the passing of “the Rebbe,” Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson. a visionary religious leader who inspired countless individ...

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Celebrate the Most Influential Modern Rabbi with New Six Week Course
boulderjewishnews.org
Posted Thursday, May 1st, 2014

For years, Jewish affiliation was largely defined by synagogue membership and annual dues, but in the last few decades that reality has been supplanted by a trend of outreach with no strings attached – of community activists lowering the barriers of engagement to seek out and embrace Jews of all backgrounds without imposing stereotypical religious or social preconditions.

What sparked this Jewish revolution?

In the win...

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The Rabbi and the Kibbutznik
The Times of Israel
Posted Wednesday, Mar 26th, 2014

The cultural and religious dichotomy could not have been stronger. He was out of central casting. His name is Uddi, an old fashioned kibbutznik, the shirt out, the hair weathered. Despite dozens of trips to Israel, I hadn't seen such a guy in a long time. We met on the Lebanese border that weaves between the hills that straddle the northern Galilee. His kibbutz, Yiftach, was one of those that in the fifties had battled between the primacy o...

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Rohr Jewish Learning Institute in Fair Lawn to hold program
NorthJersey.com
Posted Thursday, Feb 6th, 2014

'To Be a Jew in the Free World'

Fair Lawn - The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present "To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History."

Rabbi Bergstein of Anshei Lubavitch will conduct the sessions at 8 p.m. on Feb. 9, Feb. 16, Feb. 23, March 2 and March 9 in Fair Lawn.

"In To Be a Jew in the Free World," participants will confront qu...

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Judaism relevance in modern society class begins Feb. 10
Cleveland Jewish News
Posted Wednesday, Feb 5th, 2014

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present “To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History,” a six-session course that begins Monday, Feb. 10.

There will be three class schedules: six Mondays from Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the Waxman Chabad Center, 2479 S. Green Road in Beachwood; six Tuesdays from Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Mandel Jewish Community Center, 26001 S. Woodland Road i...

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Jewish identity course begins this week at Inn at Riverwalk
Vail Daily News
Posted Monday, Feb 3rd, 2014

EDWARDS — The course titled To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History begins this week.

Rabbi Dovid Mintz, of the Chabad Jewish Center, will conduct the six-class course at 7:15 p.m. on six consecutive Wednesdays starting today at the Inn at Riverwalk at Edwards.

“A recent Pew study exposed that 22 percent of Jews identify as ‘Jews with no religion’ and for many...

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New JLI course to examine identity
Jweekly.com
Posted Thursday, Jan 30th, 2014

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is launching a new series of weekly classes around the globe, including in the Bay Area.

“To Be a Jew in the Free World” starts next week and will run for six weeks. The series will be held locally at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto, Contra Costa Jewish Day School in Lafayette and at least five other locations.

Topics to be covered include conflicts between Judaism and modern...

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Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy to present course on Jewish identity
masslive.com
Posted Wednesday, Jan 29th, 2014

LONGMEADOW - The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute and Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy will present "To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History," the institute's new six-session course.

It will be offered at the academy, 1148 Converse St., for six Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 5, from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Fee for the course, which includes a student textbook, is $100 with a couples' price of ...

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Chabad of South Hills to explore Jewish identity in modern world
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Posted Thursday, Jan 23rd, 2014

Those interested in learning more about Jewish identity might want to consider a six-week course being offered by the Chabad of the South Hills, a chapter of the international organization known as the Jewish Learning Institute.

The course, which starts in February, is titled "To ...

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Program Planned to Address Relevance of Judaism in Modern Society
Patch.com
Posted Tuesday, Jan 21st, 2014

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present "To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History" in February.

Rabbi Shalom Paltiel, spiritual leader of Chabad of Port Washington, will conduct the program's six course sessions at 10 a.m. on six consecutive Sundays beginning February 2, at the Chabad House, 80 Shore Rd., in Port ...

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Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History
Packet Online
Posted Friday, Jan 17th, 2014

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present “To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History,” the institute’s new six-session course.

Rabbi Levi Azimov of Chabad of South Brunswick will conduct the sessions from Tuesdays 7:45– 9:15 p.m. or Wednesdays from11:a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Chabad Jewish Center, One Riva Avenue, North Brunswick.

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Class looks at Jewish identity through history
Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
Posted Thursday, Jan 16th, 2014

"To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History" is a six-week class offered by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute at several locations in February.

The class will be offered though Chabad centers in Chandler, Flagstaff and Phoenix.

Lessons include "Once a Jew, Forever a Jew," "Freedom for All," "Judaism of Our Choosing," "The Jewish Vote," ...

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Jewish Identity course slated to begin Feb. 2
North Brunswick Sentinel
Posted Wednesday, Jan 15th, 2014

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present “To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History,” the institute’s new winter course that will begin the week of Feb. 2.

Rabbi Levi Azimov of Chabad of South Brunswick, 1 Riva Ave., North Brunswick, will conduct the six course sessions on Tuesday evenings from 7:45 to...

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What is the relevance of Judaism in modern society?
NOLA.com
Posted Tuesday, Jan 14th, 2014

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present "To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History," the institute's new six-session Winter 2014 course that will begin during the first week of February. Rabbi Mendel Ceitlin of Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the six course sessions at 7:30 p.m. on six Wednesday evening beginning F...

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The Challenges of Freedom & Identity in the Modern Era.
Virginia Connection Newspapers
Posted Friday, Jan 10th, 2014

When the age of faith gave way to the age of reason and the modern world was launched, the Jewish people were profoundly affected. With the emergence of the United States and the enshrinement of religious freedom as a fundamental right of all citizens, the nature of Jewish life in the Diaspora entered a radically new era.

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Jews of Ponte Vedra/Jacksonville Beaches Address Relevance of Judaism in Modern Society
PR.com
Posted Thursday, Jan 9th, 2014

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History the institute’s new six-session Winter 2014 course that will begin during the week of February 5th.

Rabbi Nochum Kurinsky of Chabad @ the Beaches will conduct the six course sessions at 7:00 PM on Wednesdays starting Feb 5th at The Aaron and Blanche Scharf Chabad Center.

“A rece...

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'To Be a Jew in the Free World'
NOLA.com
Posted Wednesday, Jan 8th, 2014

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present "To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History," the institute’s new six-session course that will begin during the first week of February.

Rabbi Mendel Ceitlin of Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the six course sessions at 7:30 p.m. on six Wednesday evening beginning Feb. 5 at Chabad Jewish Center, 4141 West Esplanade in Metairie.

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Jewish Learning Institute classes highly interesting
Heritage Florida Jewish News
Posted Friday, Dec 27th, 2013

Dear Editor:

Inundated with stories in the news and social media, I hear about medical challenges and decisions of celebrities and those thrust into the limelight by virtue of circumstance. The huma...

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Health Sense: What Jewish law says about breast and ovarian cancer risk
Wisconsin State Journal
Posted Monday, Nov 11th, 2013

 Ashkenazi Jewish women are five times more likely than the general population to have gene mutations that greatly increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancers.
Does Jewish law obligate them to be tested for the mutations?

If they test positive, are they obligated to take preventive measures — such as having their breasts or ovaries removed — to reduce their risk?

Those were the intriguing ...

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New course to explore Jewish perspective on modern ethical dilemmas
Your Houston News
Posted Sunday, Nov 3rd, 2013

A new six session adult education course by the world’s largest adult education network, will begin next Tuesday and Wednesday in Clear Lake, Galveston and Pearland. The course, developed by the renowned Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), is part of a series of courses covering a spectrum of topics ranging from the moral to the mystical.

The kick-off course this fall, Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical ...

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Reconciling Faith
Toledo City Paper
Posted Saturday, Nov 2nd, 2013

While modern medicine has improved the quality of life for most it has also raised religious questions.

Whether it is the question of prolonging life at the cost of pain, legalizing the sale of organs or abortion, it seems that nearly every option is morally questionable. Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas is a new six-week course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute that aims to show what ...

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Lamorindans Learn about Tough Cancer Problem
Lamorindaweekly
Posted Friday, Nov 1st, 2013

 "Cancer is still a word that strikes fear into people's hearts, producing a deep sense of powerlessness. But today it is possible to find out through a blood test whether you are highly susceptible to breast and ovarian cancer, and then take action." - Angelina Jolie

The ever beautiful and oft-controversial humanitarian and Oscar winner, Angelina Jolie, recently lit a fire with those words in a May 14 New York Times ...

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Chabad Of East Boca Presents ‘A Reason to Celebrate’
The Jewish Press
Posted Thursday, Oct 31st, 2013

On November 3 the Rosh Chodesh Society, an international Jewish sisterhood that aims to empower, inform, and inspire women through Jewish learning, launches its newest course, A Reason to Celebrate: Illuminating Our Lives through the Jewish Holidays. The Rosh Chodesh Society is a division of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI).

Slated to run in some 150 locations around the world, A Reason to ...

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Jewish statistics on breast cancer prompt prevention program
Naperville Sun
Posted Wednesday, Oct 30th, 2013

Angelina Jolie’s preventative double mastectomy to reduce her chance of getting cancer had the unlikely ripple effect of inspiring an educational program for The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute.

An Ounce of Prevention: BRCA, Genetic Testing and Preventative Measures, was developed by JLI for more than 300 locations around the world and is being held in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

“Nowada...

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BRCA gene cancer risk for Ashkenazi Jews the focus in West Hartford
West Hartford News
Posted Tuesday, Oct 29th, 2013

WEST HARTFORD - The risk of carrying a BRCA gene mutation that causes breast and ovarian cancer is ten times greater among women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent than among the general population. With growing concern over what preventive measures Jewish women should take, Chabad of Greater Hartford in West Hartford is organizing a community awareness workshop on how Jewish law views this modern day medical dilemma.

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Jewish Institute aims to educate about breast cancer risks
Deseret News
Posted Monday, Oct 28th, 2013

A prominent Jewish education institute is beginning an aggressive community outreach campaign to educate people, especially Jewish women, on potential risks for breast cancer, such as the BRCA gene mutation that led to celebrity Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy.

According to a statement from The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, a BRCA gene mutation that causes breast can...

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Rohr Jewish Learning Institute tackling medical dilemmas
Calgary Herald
Posted Sunday, Oct 27th, 2013

Wide range of ethical questions explored

CALGARY — Calgary’s Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is tackling some interesting and challenging topics in the next few weeks.

In Life in the Balance: A Jewish Perspective to Everyday Medical Dilemmas, participants in a new course will ponder ethical questions ranging from end of life issues to preventive measures and respect due to the body after death.

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Arends: Life and death from a Jewish perspective
Statesman Journal
Posted Saturday, Oct 26th, 2013

Questions of life and death are the hardest for any of us to face.

When seeking input for ourselves or beloved family members, we are sometimes reluctant to draw others into discussions on our hard choices.

Those needing a Jewish perspective on such issues may find their solutions in a six-week course beginning Tuesday titled “Life in the Balance.” It is subtitled “Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Di...

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Medical Ethics Program Takes Aim at BRCA 'Jewish' Gene Mutation
The Jewish Daily Forward
Posted Friday, Oct 25th, 2013

After actress Angelina Jolie announced her decision to have a double mastectomy back in May, it didn’t take long for synagogues and Shabbat tables in the Jewish community to buzz with a new conversation.

Her choice to have her breasts surgically removed touched a raw nerve within the community: while one in every 800 individuals is susceptible to the BRCA breast cancer gene, one in 40 Ashkenazi Jews test positive for it.

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Day school grants in exchange for learning
Intermountain Jewish News
Posted Thursday, Oct 24th, 2013

ROSE Community Foundation and the Kohelet Foundation have partnered to fund a Denver program that covers part of day school tuition in exchange for parents’ commitment to study Jewish texts.
RCF has commited $52,000 over two years and the Kohelet Foundation has commited as much as $120,000 over two years.

Families will earn $1,000 per year when one parent completes the two-year program and $1,250 per ye...

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Course set on Jewish approach to medical dilemmas
Cleveland Jewish News
Posted Wednesday, Oct 23rd, 2013

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present a new six-week course, “Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas” starting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 at the Waxman Chabad Center, 2479 S. Green Road in Beachwood.

Scientists recently identified the BRCA genetic mutations, common in Ashkenazi Jews, which significantly increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancers. The course will examine whe...

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Rohr Jewish Learning Institute to present 'Life in the Balance'
Norwich Bulletin
Posted Tuesday, Oct 22nd, 2013

New London, Conn.

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present "Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas" from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays starting Oct. 29 at Congregation Ahavath Chesed, 590 Montauk Ave., New London.

Participants will answer ethical questions about a range of topics, including end-of-life issues and preventive measures. The six-course...

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JLI offers adult courses on medical dilemmas
Jweekly.com
Posted Monday, Oct 21st, 2013

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will offer “Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas” at some 600 locations around the globe — including 10 in the Bay Area — starting later this month.

JLI courses are open to the public and generally are led by Chabad rabbis. They are designed for all levels of Jewish knowledge.

The six-course “Life in the Balance” series wi...

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Chandler AZ Community seeks answers to a Jewish problem
Ahwatukee Foothills News
Posted Sunday, Oct 20th, 2013

The risk of carrying a BRCA gene mutation that causes breast and ovarian cancer is ten times greater among women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent than among the general population. With growing concern over what preventive measures Jewish women should take, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) in Chandler Arizona is organizing a community awareness workshop on how Jewish law views this modern day medical dilemma.

The class will start...

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"Is it legit?" New course for Jewish teens
Heritage Florida Jewish News
Posted Saturday, Oct 19th, 2013

Are teens prepared to make choices that will shape their future? For example, is it okay to lie to protect someone you love? Do parents have a right to read their children’s text messages?; is there anything wrong with being a bystander to bullying?

Jewish Learning Institute Teens (JLI Teens) new course, ‘Is it Legit? Steering your Way through Everyday Ethical Dilemmas’ offers teens the tools to make decisions, dev...

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Program tackles risk Jews face from genes
Columbus Dispatch
Posted Friday, Oct 18th, 2013

In response to her sister’s diagnosis and then death from breast cancer, Kathy Worly has spent countless hours volunteering to help others battling the disease.

To safeguard her own health, she gets regular mammograms. But she has forgone a genetic test increasingly sought by close relatives of women diagnosed with breast cancer.

As a Jewish woman with ancestors from eastern Europe, Worly knows she has a higher chance ...

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Program to explore medical dilemmas
North Brunswick Sentinel
Posted Thursday, Oct 17th, 2013

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present a six-session program titled “Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas.”

Beginning the week of Oct. 22, Rabbi Levi Azimov of the Chabad of South Brunswick will conduct the sessions at 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Chabad Jewish Center, 1 Riva Ave., North Brunswick.

Participants will ponder ethical questions about...

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Jewish leaders get advanced degrees at first Spertus commencement here
thejewishchronicle.net
Posted Wednesday, Oct 16th, 2013

Ten Jewish Pittsburgh professionals received master’s of arts degrees in Jewish professional studies (MAJPS) from the Chicago-based Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership at a commencement ceremony held on Monday night at Rodef Shalom.

It marked the first time a Spertus commencement ceremony has been held in Pittsburgh.

All the graduates, honorees and speakers (representing Spertus and co-sponsoring agenc...

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Course looks at Jewish perspective on medical dilemmas
Lancaster Newspapers
Posted Monday, Oct 14th, 2013

Rabbi Elazar Green believes Shakespeare either didn't understand Jewish law or was exercising artistic license when he wrote "The Merchant of Venice."

Shylock, the Jewish moneylender in the play, would never have demanded a pound of flesh from debtors, Green says.

"In Jewish law, our bodies are not our own. They are on loan from God. One is morally obligated to take care of himself … to the point that t...

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Faith Focus
Post-Bulletin
Posted Sunday, Oct 13th, 2013

Course promotes Jewish medical awareness

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present "Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas," the institute's new six-session fall 2013 course that will begin during the week of Nov. 10.

Rabbi Dovid Greene of Chabad Lubavitch of Rochester will conduct the six course sessions from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Sundays starting Nov. 10 at Ba...

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Promoting Jewish Medical Awareness In Boca Raton
The Jewish Press
Posted Saturday, Oct 12th, 2013

 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas, the institute’s new six-session Fall 2013 course that will begin during the week of Tuesday, October 29.

Rabbi Ruvi New of Chabad of East Boca will conduct the six course sessions at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, October 29 at 120 NE 1st Ave. in Boca Raton.

“Nowadays, at some point or another, ...

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Promoting Jewish Medical Awareness in Northern Virginia
Virginia Connection Newspapers
Posted Friday, Oct 11th, 2013

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present a program on ethics, “Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas,” as part of the institute’s new six-session Fall 2013 course that will begin during the week of Oct. 27.

Rabbi Leibel Fajnland of Chabad of Northern Virginia will conduct the six course sessions from 7:30-9 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28 in Fairfax and Tuesday, Oct. 29 in Hernd...

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Jacksonville Journal: High tides closing St. Johns County beaches -- for now
Jacksonville.com
Posted Thursday, Oct 10th, 2013

St. Johns County’s beaches are expected to be closed to driving until at least Friday morning because of unusually high tides and surf.

Beaches are still open to pedestrians, said county Beach Manager Billy Zeits.

Onshore winds from the northeast have contributed to the conditions, including tides over 6 feet high.

“When you combine the surf winds and tide, it doesn&r...

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Chabad's Learning Series Returns With End-of-Life Study
Hillsborough Patch
Posted Wednesday, Oct 9th, 2013

Will present Rohr Jewish Learning Institute program "Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas"

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas the institute’s new six-session Fall 2013 course that will begin during the week of Oct. 27.

Rabbi Shmaya Krinsky of the Chabad Center for Jewish Life will conduct ...

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Promoting Jewish Medical Awareness In Northbrook
Chicago Tribune
Posted Tuesday, Oct 8th, 2013

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present it’s new six week fall course, Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas, beginning the last week of October.

Rabbi Meir Moscowitz of Chabad of Northbrook will conduct the six course sessions with four different class options in Northbrook.

“Nowadays, at some point or another, everyone faces an extremely difficult medical decision t...

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Promoting Jewish medical awareness in Hunterdon County
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
Posted Monday, Oct 7th, 2013

Chabad of Hunterdon County and its Jewish Learning Institute will present Life in the Balance: Jewish Perspectives on Everyday Medical Dilemmas, the institute’s new six-session Fall 2013 course that will begin Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Rabbi Eli Kornfeld will be conducting the course along with presentations by national medical experts by Dr. Gary Shangold, Dr. Stephen Victor and Dr. Lloyd Haskell as well as a legal presentation by Ma...

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The Jewish Learning Institute to open branch in Lake Mary
Heritage: Florida Jewish News
Posted Sunday, Oct 6th, 2013

After months of planning, Lake Mary is finally on the map of premier Jewish learning. Beginning this fall, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) opens a new branch in Lake Mary, which brings the total number of JLI locations to over 600 worldwide.

JLI is the first international educational institution to present traditional Judaism in a professional, innovative, academically challenging-yet-accessible format. JLI was created to a...

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Ancient tales reveal answers to the greatest mysteries of life
Calgary Herald
Posted Friday, Apr 26th, 2013

Rohr Jewish Learning Institute offering course on sages

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute in Calgary is presenting some interesting sessions on ancient tales that are sure to spark people’s curiosity.

Curious Tales of the Talmud: Finding Yourself in the Legends of Our Sages is the institute’s new six-session Spring 2013 course that began the week of April 21.

Rabbi Mordechai Groner leads...

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Chabad launches course on ‘Curious Tales of the Talmud’
St. Louis Jewish Light
Posted Wednesday, Apr 24th, 2013

Chabad of Greater St. Louis will present “Curious Tales of the Talmud: Finding Personal Meaning in the Legends of Our Sages”, a new six-session course developed by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI). The course will begin on Monday, April 29 and will continue for six consecutive Monday evenings. Classes will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the JCC Arts and Education Building, 2 Millstone Campus Drive in Creve Coeur.

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Ancient Tales Reveal Answers to the Greatest Mysteries of Life
Boulder Jewish News
Posted Monday, Apr 22nd, 2013

Chabad of NW Metro Denver’s Jewish Learning Institute will present Curious Tales of the Talmud: Finding Yourself in the Legends of Our Sages, the center’s new six-session Spring 2013 course that will begin Wednesday April 24th 2013.

Members of the community may join the first session free of charge with no obligation to continue the remaining five sessions.

Rabbi Benjy Brackman of Chabad of NW Metro Denver will c...

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Chabad offers new six-week course in Clinton
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
Posted Wednesday, Apr 17th, 2013

Chabad of Hunterdon County’s Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present ‘Curious Tales of the Talmud: Finding Yourself in the Legends of Our Sages,’ a new six week course that will begin April 23.

Rabbi Eli Kornfeld will conduct the six course sessions at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday’s starting April 23, and running to June 4, at the Chabad Jewish Center 90 Beaver Ave., Clinton.

“We'll explore the mys...

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Event Spotlight: Finding Personal Meaning at Chabad at Stony Brook
Patch.com
Posted Tuesday, Apr 16th, 2013

Beginning next week Chabad at Stony Brook will offer a six-week course, open to everyone, designed to help people find personal meaning in the stories of the Talmud sages.

The course, titled "Curious Tales of the Talmud: Finding Yourself in the Legends of Our Sages," will be offered in two sessions – Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. beginning April 24 and Friday mornings ...

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Ancient Tales Reveal Answers to the Greatest Mysteries of Life at Chabad Larchmont-Mamaroneck
Patch.com
Posted Tuesday, Apr 9th, 2013

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Curious Tales of the Talmud: Finding Yourself in the Legends of Our Sages, the institute’s new six-session Spring 2013 course that will begin during the week of April 22.

Rabbi Mendel Silberstein of Chabad of Larchmont and Mamaroneck will conduct the six course sessions at 7:30 p.m. on six Mondays beginning April 22 through May 27 at Chabad (921 W. Boston Post Rd., Mamarone...

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The Outreach Revolution
Commentary Magazine
Posted Monday, Apr 1st, 2013

Jack Wertheimer — April 2013

...Orthodox outreach, or kiruv (literally, “bringing close,” meaning closer to God and the commandments), first began in the United States after the Second World War. Inside the Modern Orthodox sector—those Jews who rigorously follow the commandments but do not seek to separate themselves from the commercial and cultural life of the country—educational programs were launched...

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Teachings of the Torah brought to life weekly at Linwood Library
Press of Atlantic City
Posted Wednesday, Mar 13th, 2013

Snow fell heavily on a recent Friday afternoon, but that didn't prevent nearly 20 Atlantic County residents from attending Chabad at the Shore's adult Jewish education class, "A Weekly Journey into the Soul of the Torah."

The 12-week series, held at the Linwood Library, touches on texts from the five books of the Torah, but relates them to relevant, modern messages, said the group's facilitator, Rabbi Avrohom Rapoport, of ...

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Learning to live with integrity
Washington Jewish Week
Posted Wednesday, Feb 20th, 2013

"Living With Integrity."

Sounds like a goal we'd all want to reach somehow, some way.

Suppose we were given an opportunity to think differently about life's daily decisions?

The Chabad Jewish Learning Institute of Friends of Lubavitch is offering a six-week course helping us "navigate through everyday ethical dilemmas" at the Chabad Shul of Potomac.

"There comes a time when we're forc...

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Chabad of Hunterdon offers course in 'Living With Integrity'
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
Posted Sunday, Jan 20th, 2013

Chabad of Hunterdon County’s Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present "Living with Integrity: Navigating Everyday Ethical Dilemmas," a new six-session winter course that will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

“There’s a lot of talk about ethics for government and big corporations, but almost every day we confront complex ethical decisions in our own relationships,” said Rabbi Eli Kornfeld. “From n...

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Rohr JLI Presents ‘Living With Integrity’ Series
The Jewish Press
Posted Thursday, Jan 17th, 2013

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) is offering a six-session winter 2013 course called “Living With Integrity: Navigating Everyday Ethical Dilemmas.” The classes will begin at 7:30 p.m. January 29. Rabbi Ruvi New will lead the sessions at 120 NE 1st Avenue, in Boca Raton.

“Living with Integrity” challenges students to articulate their own opinions while providing practical Talmudic wisdom to help them n...

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Exodus Class to be held in Rockaway Township
New Jersey Hills
Posted Wednesday, Jan 2nd, 2013

ROCKAWAY TWP.- An eleven week course on the Biblical Book of Exodus will start on Monday, January 7, at the Chabad Educational Center, 65 Pawnee Avenue, in Rockaway Township. The course is titled "Let My People Know". Classes, complete with specially prepared textbooks and PowerPoint presentations, will probe the depths of this Biblical classic while providing meaningful insights applicable to contemporary life situations. Classes...

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In the Spirit: In this Kabbalah class, there's ancient wisdom but no Madonna
Wisconsin State Journal
Posted Sunday, Dec 2nd, 2012

The instructor asked us to ponder this statement:

“If ___________, then I would be a happier person.”

There were 20 of us in the class on a recent Monday night at the Lussier Community Education Center on Madison’s West Side. We had gathered for the third installment of a six-session course titled “The Kabbalah of You: A Guide to Unlocking Your Hidden Potential.”

This session focused on ...

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Chabad of Hunterdon County in Clinton Township to present women empowerment courses
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
Posted Saturday, Nov 24th, 2012

The Rosh Chodesh Society, an international Jewish sisterhood organized by the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), launches its newest location in Hunterdon County.

Participants may join by registering for the entire course or may chose to try month by month. The next Rosh Chodesh Society event is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. and is titled, “Rising Above: A Practical Guide to E...

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Kabbalah Course
Syosset Jericho Tribune
Posted Wednesday, Oct 31st, 2012

“The Kabbalah of You: A Guide to Unlocking Your Hidden Potential”. A six-week course from the Jewish Learning Institute that will explore what it is that makes the real you, enabling you to discover new depths of meaning that will have an impact on every aspect of your life. Six Wednesdays beginning Oct. 31 to Dec. 5 (excluding Nov. 21) from 8 to 9:30 p.m. At Chabad of Roslyn, 75 Powerhouse Rd., Roslyn Heights. Fee: $99 which in...

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Four questions +1 about Kabbalah of You Course
Boulder Jewish News
Posted Monday, Oct 29th, 2012

Beginning this Tuesday and Wednesday evening is the JLI Kabbalah of You course. We present four questions plus one about the upcoming course.

What benefit will I walk away with from the course?

This course covers so many vital issues. It’s about living your life to the fullest and finding deeper meanings. It’s about creating joy and lasting happiness. It’s about what it mea...

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Jewish Learning Institute offers a course about you
Calgary Herald
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2012

Getting to the core of your essence

CALGARY — Sometimes in the busy lives we lead we tend to forget who we really are — and it’s more than what we do.

To help people rediscover themselves, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is presenting The Kabbalah of You: A Guide to Unlocking Your Hidden Potential, the institute’s new six-session Fall 2012 course that will begin next week.

...

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‘Kabbalah of You’ course offered in Edwards
Vail Daily News
Posted Thursday, Oct 25th, 2012

EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado — The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present The “Kabbalah of You: A Guide to Unlocking Your Hidden Potential,” the institute's new six-session fall 2012 course that will begin next week.

Rabbi Dovid Mintz of the Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the six course sessions at 7:15 p.m. on consecutive Wednesdays beginning Wednesday at the Inn at Riverwalk in Edwards .

“As diver...

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‘Kabbalah of You’ course offered at Chabad
Westport-News
Posted Thursday, Oct 25th, 2012

"The Kabbalah of You: A Guide to Unlocking Your Hidden Potential" is the topic of a six-session course to be offered at Chabad of Westport, 79 Newtown Turnpike.

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present the course beginning the week of Oct. 28.

Rabbi Yehuda Kantor will lead two six-session courses: Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. starting Oct. 31 or Thursdays from 8 to 9:30 p.m. beginning Nov. 1. The fe...

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New Classes Explore Judaism’s Relevance in Modern Life
Jewish Times of Southern New Jersey
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2012

Chabad at the Shore’s Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) new Torah Studies course – classes that explore Judaism’s relevance in modern life – begins this week with “Mirror on the Wall: Why What You See in Others is a Reflection of Yourself,” on Friday, Oct. 19, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m.

Two people witness the same event, one finds flaw, while the other sees opportunity. Why do people see things differently?...

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Chabad Offers New Look at Spirituality
Patch.com
Posted Thursday, Oct 18th, 2012

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present "The Kabbalah of You: A Guide to Unlocking Your Hidden Potential," the institute’s new six-session Fall 2012 course that will begin on Oct. 29, 2012.

Rabbi Mendel Silberstein of Chabad of Larchmont and Mamaroneck will conduct the six course sessions at Chabad on Mondays ...

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Jewish Learning Institute course ‘The Kabbalah of You’
Independent Press - NJ.com
Posted Sunday, Oct 14th, 2012

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, Chabad of SE Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) course called “The Kabbalah of You: A Guide to Unlocking Your Hidden Potential.”

The six–week course will meet on consecutive Wednesdays beginning Oct. 24 at the Chabad Center, located at 42 Park Ave. in Madison. The course will be taught at two convenient times on Wednesdays from 7:30-9 p.m., and from noon to1:15 p.m...

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Life Enriching “Kabbalah of You” Course Starting
Boulder Jewish News
Posted Thursday, Oct 11th, 2012

Chabad of NW Metro Denver and the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present The Kabbalah of You: A Guide to Unlocking Your Hidden Potential, the institute’s new six-session Fall 2012 course that will begin during the week of October 28, 2012.

Rabbi Benjy Brackman of Chabad of NW Metro Denver will conduct the six course sessions at two locations. Six Wednesday evenings in Westminster beginning Oct 31st and six Thursday ...

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Chabad hosts Kabbalah course for East Hanover
New Jersey Hills
Posted Thursday, Oct 4th, 2012

EAST HANOVER TWP. ‑ Chabad of Southeast (SE) Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) course on Wednesday, Oct. 24, “The Kabbalah of You: A Guide to Unlocking Your Hidden Potential.”

The six-week course will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays beginning Oct 24 at the Chabad Center at 42 Park Ave. in Madison. The course will be taught at two convenient times, from noon to 1:15 p.m. and from 7:30...

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Chabad Lubavitch launching new educational series
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Posted Friday, Aug 24th, 2012

The Jewish Learning Institute is the first international educational institution to present traditional Judaism in a professional, innovative, academically challenging yet accessible format. The JLI was created to address the need of Jews for in-depth Jewish knowledge. Authorities on each subject have organized the curriculum and teaching materials for each course.

As the world's pre-eminent provider of adult Jewish learning with 35...

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Rabbis aim to inject more morality into business
Washington Post
Posted Friday, Aug 3rd, 2012

Banks make loans they know homebuyers can’t pay back. Conglomerates market unhealthy food to children. Wall Street tycoons bet against their own shareholders.

In an age when the phrase “business ethics” can seem like an oxymoron, a group of rabbis has designed a course to use age-old Jewish teachings to help infuse some morality into economics — from the household budget to the stock market.

Run by th...

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Rabbis aim to inject more morality into business
Religion News Service
Posted Thursday, Aug 2nd, 2012

Banks make loans they know homebuyers can’t pay back. Conglomerates market unhealthy food to children. Wall Street tycoons bet against their own shareholders.

In an age when the phrase “business ethics” can seem like an oxymoron, a group of rabbis has designed a course to use age-old Jewish teachings to help infuse some morality into economics -- from the household budget to the stock market. 

Run by t...

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Jewish educational program coming to PV
pontevedrarecorder.com
Posted Thursday, Jul 19th, 2012

The Jewish Learning Institute will open a new branch in Ponte Vedra and the Beaches area.

JLI is the first international educational institution to present traditional Judaism in a professional, innovative, academically challenging but accessible format, according to a news release.

Rabbi Nochum Kurinsky of Chabad at the Beaches will serve as chairman of the local JLI committee and as an instructor.

"The Jewish ...

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Chabad Center offers virtual tour of ancient Jerusalem
The Sparta Independent
Posted Monday, Jul 9th, 2012

Interactive presentation will explore Jewish history

A three week interactive course, focusing on the history and spiritual significance of the Beit Hamikdash, the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, will start on Wednesday, July 18.

The course classes will run from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. and will take place at the Chabad Educational Center located at 65 Pawnee Avenue in Rockaway Township. PowerPoint presentations, Biblical ...

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Chabad Center offers ‘Kabbalah of Marriage’ sessions Wednesdays
New Jersey Hills
Posted Friday, May 4th, 2012

MADISON – Chabad of Southeast Morris County is offering a new Jewish Learning Institute course, “The Kabbalah of Marriage: How to Add Meaning to Your Love,” with a choice of afternoon and evening sessions on consecutive Wednesdays, May 9, 16, 23 and 30, and June 6, at the Chabad Center at 42 Park Ave.

All are welcome to attend any or all of the classes.

Rabbi Shalom Lubin, director of the Chabad Center, sai...

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Ancient Marriage Secrets Revealed
Calgary Herald
Posted Friday, May 4th, 2012

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is presenting what it calls a “provocative” new series of classes on the secrets of successful marriage.

Everyone is invited to attend the six-session course at Chabad of Alberta, presented by the JLI and taught by Rabbi Mordechai Groner. The course starts this coming week.

The Jewish Learning Institute says the Art of Marriage “will go far beyond platitudes, to cover topi...

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Chabad of South Brunswick Explores Ancient Marriage Secrets
Patch.com
Posted Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

The Art of Marriage will go far beyond platitudes, to cover topics at the heart of modern marriage.

A provocative new series of classes on the secrets of successful marriage will begin the week of May 6 at the Chabad Jewish Center of South Brunswick.

Regardless of marital status, all are invited to attend the six-session course, presented by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) and taught by Rabbi Levi A...

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Vail Valley class focuses on marriage
Vail Daily News
Posted Monday, Apr 30th, 2012

EDWARDS, Colorado — A new series of classes on the secrets of successful marriage will begin the week of April 29 at the Inn at Riverwalk in Edwards. Regardless of marital status, all are invited to attend the six-session course at 7:15 p.m. on six Wednesdays beginning this week, presented by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute and taught by Rabbi Dovid Mintz.

“The Art of Marriage” will go far beyond platitudes, to ...

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Jewish center to offer Art of Marriage classes
Toledo Blade
Posted Saturday, Apr 28th, 2012

Six weekly classes on "The Art of Marriage" will be offered by the Jewish Learning Institute and taught by Rabbi Yossi Shemtov of Chabad House-Lubavitch.

Judaism views a loving marriage as a spiritual as well as a human ideal, and the course seeks to teach ways to make marriage a masterpiece with lessons from modern and ancient Jewish texts.

Classes will be taught on Tuesdays starting May 8 in two sessions, one in ...

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Ancient Marriage Secrets Revealed
Boulder Jewish News
Posted Thursday, Apr 26th, 2012

A provocative new series of classes on the secrets of successful marriage will begin on Thursday May 3. Regardless of marital status, all are invited to attend the six-session course, presented and taught by Rabbi Benjy Brackman the spiritual leader of Chabad of NW Metro Denver a Jewish outreach group located in Westminster.

The course is a product of the Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) an adult learning experience that offers its c...

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‘Kabbalah of Marriage’ course offered at Chabad Center in Madison
Independent Press - NJ.com
Posted Friday, Apr 20th, 2012

MADISON — The free course “Kabbalah of Marriage” begins Wednesday, May 2 at the Chabad Center, 42 Park Ave.

The Kabbalah of Marriage was created by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, an internationally acclaimed adult education program running in over 350 cities worldwide, and boasting over 75,000 students. This particular course is structured as a six-step program, and Kabbalah-themed lessons will invite a whole ...

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Ancient Marriage Secrets Revealed at Larchmont-Mamaroneck Chabad
Patch.com
Posted Wednesday, Apr 18th, 2012

Art of Marriage series explores time-honored traditions for keeping marriages strong

A provocative new series of classes on the secrets of successful marriage will begin on April 29 at Chabad of Larchmont and Mamaroneck. Regardless of marital status, all are invited to attend the six-session course, presented by the Rohr J...

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The Art Of Marriage - New JLI course
HerndonPatch
Posted Tuesday, Apr 10th, 2012

Marriage: It can be the most challenging...confusing...exhilarating...exhausting...relationship we can ever experience, and ultimately the most rewarding.

Join us as we reveal the mysteries of marriage in a remarkable new JLI course called The Art of Marriage.

This course will provide spiritual and practical ways to enhance your relationship, increase your happiness, and strengthen your marriage. It also explor...

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Ancient Jewish Marriage Secrets Revealed
TribLocal
Posted Thursday, Mar 22nd, 2012

A provocative new series of classes on the secrets of successful marriage will begin May 1 at Lubavitch Chabad Northbrook 2095 Landwehr Rd Northbrook. Regardless of marital status, all are invited to attend the six-session course, presented by the Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) and taught by Rabbi Meir Moscowitz.

The Art of Marriage will go far beyond platitudes, to cover topics at the heart of modern marriage. Does marriage still ...

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Chabad celebrates 25 years with expansion of teen programs
News Transcript
Posted Wednesday, Mar 14th, 2012

In celebration of its 25th year in western Monmouth County, Chabad is focusing on the expansion of its programs for teenagers.

“Teens in college are vulnerable,” said Rabbi Boruch Chazanow, director of Chabad of Western Monmouth County. “The teen years are crucial to establishing their Jewish identities.”

In order to help local Jewish teenagers meet the challenges they will face, Chabad welcomes Rabbi...

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Jewish centers offering course
Scranton Times-Tribune
Posted Saturday, Feb 11th, 2012

SCRANTON - Jewish Discover Center and the Scranton Jewish Community Center teamed up to offer a six-week educational series on ethics and economics.

The Jewish Learning Institute course "Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics" will be offered at both the Jewish Discover Center in Clarks Summit on Tuesday evenings and the JCC in Scranton at noon Wednesdays. Both start next week.

"The recent failures in the finan...

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Jewish business ethics to be topic for course
Toledo Blade
Posted Saturday, Jan 28th, 2012

The Jewish Learning Institute is offering a six-week “Money Matters” course on Jewish business ethics and their application to everyday economics.

“The recent failures in the financial industry have drastically changed the way we think about business,” said Rabbi Yossi Shemtov, JLI instructor and rabbi at Toledo’s Chabad House-Lubavitch. “At JLI, we deeply believe that business should be a force f...

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Economic crisis from a Jewish perspective
NapervilleSun
Posted Thursday, Jan 26th, 2012

A program presented at Chabad Jewish Center in Naperville is examining today’s financial morals, or lack thereof, from a 3,000-year tradition.

“Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics” looks at modern practices from the perspective of the Jewish Torah and Talmud.

“The recent failures in the financial industry have drastically changed the way we think about business,” Rabbi Mendy Goldstein of Chaba...

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Faith Briefs
Thousand Oaks Acorn
Posted Thursday, Jan 26th, 2012

Chabad offers course on biz ethics

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present a new course, “Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Chabad of Thousand Oaks, 2060 E. Avenida Los Arboles, Ste. I. The first session was Jan. 25.

The six-session series is accredited for nine CLE ethics credits.

Rabbi Chaim Bryski of Chabad of Thousand Oaks will conduct the sess...

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Faith Briefs
Thousand Oaks Acorn
Posted Thursday, Jan 26th, 2012

Chabad offers course on biz ethics

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present a new course, “Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Chabad of Thousand Oaks, 2060 E. Avenida Los Arboles, Ste. I. The first session was Jan. 25.

The six-session series is accredited for nine CLE ethics credits.

Rabbi Chaim Bryski of Chabad of Thousand Oaks will conduct the sess...

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Rohr JLI Launches Russian Chapter
Lubavitch.com
Posted Wednesday, Jan 25th, 2012

With the launch of the first Russian language Rohr Jewish Learning Institute course February 6, Jews in formerly communist countries will join the ranks of their brethren everywhere else as they participate in a richer Jewish life experience with the benefit of advanced learning opportunities.

“Towards a Meaningful Life,” as the course is named, will run simultaneously in 14 cities in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Estonia an...

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Wisdom of the Ages for Today's Economic Dilemmas
Jewishinstlouis.org
Posted Monday, Jan 23rd, 2012

Chabad and JCC to Present Jewish Business Ethics Course

Chabad ‘s Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will be partnering with the Jewish Community Center to present a new accredited six-session course, Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics, beginning Thursday, January 26.

Money Matters discusses Jewish teachings about business and money, addressing issues such as the ethics of bankruptcy and freeloading, fair living wages...

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Sustainable business practices examined in Calgary
Calgary Herald
Posted Friday, Jan 20th, 2012

Wisdom of the Ages on Today’s Economic Crisis

CALGARY — The uncertain economy, both on a global and local scale, has been on people’s minds now for a number of years.

And with continued debate about the future, the economy promises to remain in the public eye as a popular area for discussion for some time.

With that in mind, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute in Calgary is presentin...

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FINANCIAL ETHICS TOPIC
SILive.com
Posted Friday, Jan 20th, 2012

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present a new course, "Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics," led by Rabbi Shmuli Bendet of Chabad Lubavitch of Staten Island, beginning Wednesday at the Joan and Alan Bernikow JCC in Sea View.

"The recent failures in the financial industry have drastically changed the way we think about business," explains Rabbi Bendet, a JLI instructor and rabbi at the Chabad in Me...

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Jewish Learning Institute presents course on business ethics
Jweekly.com
Posted Thursday, Jan 19th, 2012

Local chapters of the Jewish Learning Institute will present a six-part course, “Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics,” later this month.

The course will be taught by Chabad rabbis at several Bay Area locations, including a new San Francisco site (Jewish Community High School of the Bay, 1835 Ellis St.),which starts Feb. 2. Other locations include Redwood City, Walnut Creek and Lafayette. The course, which starts Tuesda...

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Jewish Learning Institute to sponsor new series next week
NOLA.com
Posted Thursday, Jan 19th, 2012

The Jewish Learning Institute will present a new course beginning next week called “Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics.” The course will take place at two locations - one in Metairie and one in New Orleans.

Classes are planned for Tuesday nights at 7:30 p.m. beginnning this Tuesday at the Chabad Jewish Center, 4141 West Esplanade Ave., Metairie, and at noon beginning this Wednesday at the law office of Lee, Futrell an...

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Capitalism, Socialism, Judaism?
Boulder Jewish News
Posted Thursday, Jan 19th, 2012

Chabad of NW Metro Denver is a week away from beginning one of JLI’s (Jewish Learning Institute) most exciting courses, Money Matters.

This six session course is really important to anyone who is looking for a Jewish compass into so many of the fundamental issues that define us as a society.

What does the Torah have to say about your salary? Do you have a right to earn as much as possible? T...

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Business Ethics Examined
Laguna Beach Independent
Posted Wednesday, Jan 18th, 2012

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present their new course, Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics beginning Sunday, Jan. 29, 11 a.m. at Chabad Jewish Center, 30804 S. Coast Highway.

Rabbi Eli Goorevitch of Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the six-week course.

“The recent failures in the financial industry have drastically changed the way we think about business,” explains Goorevitch, &ld...

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Chabad plans courses on Judaism’s relevance today, business ethics
St. Louis Jewish Light
Posted Wednesday, Jan 18th, 2012

Chabad's Jewish Learning Institute will begin two courses beginning in late January: one on Judaism's relevance in modern life, taking place over 11 Wednesday evenings starting Jan. 25 and another focusing on Jewish Business Ethics, taking place over 6 Thursday evenings.

• The Torah Studies course on Judaism's relevance in modern life will be held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on 11 consecutive Wednesdays beginning Jan. 25 at the Laza...

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Jewish Institute in Madison offers course on money matters/ethics
Independent Press - NJ.com
Posted Tuesday, Jan 17th, 2012

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, Chabad of SE Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course titled “Money Matters-Jewish Business Ethics.” The six–week course is CLE accredited, and will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., at the Chabad Center located at 42 Park Ave. in Madison.

The six lessons will include topics such as: “Insider Trading,” “Living Wages,” &ldqu...

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Sustainable Business Practices Examined at Chabad of South Brunswick
Patch.com
Posted Friday, Jan 13th, 2012

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present the new course Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics; the six-session series is accredited for 9 CLE ethics credits and will commence during the week of Nov. 6.

Rabbi Levi Azimov of Chabad of South Brunswick will conduct the six course sessions beginning Jan. 24, from 7:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. for the evening class and Jan. 25 for the morning class, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Chab...

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Chabad of East Boca Raton To Offer Business Ethics Course
BocaNewsNow.com
Posted Monday, Jan 9th, 2012

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A course in business ethics is set to be offered by the Chabad of East Boca a little later this month. Here is the press release just submitted to BocaNewsNow.com:

//The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present the new course Money Matters: Jewish Business Ethics. Rabbi Ruvi New of Chabad of East Boca will conduct the six course sessions at 7:30 pm on Tuesdays beginning January 24, 2...

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‘Money Matters’ course offered
NorthJersey.com
Posted Wednesday, Jan 4th, 2012

Valley Chabad

Woodcliff Lake – A six-week course entitled "Money Matters" beginning Tuesday, Jan. 24 will be offered at the temple.

Classes, held from 8 to 9:30 p.m., are scheduled for six consecutive Tuesdays ending Feb. 28.

Questions to be addressed include "After purchasing a ticket for a ball game, can you move to an unoccupied, higher-priced seat?" and "If you ever have money are y...

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Temple launches Torah Studies course
NorthJersey.com
Posted Wednesday, Dec 28th, 2011

Valley Chabad

Woodcliff Lake – Valley Chabad's Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch the second season of its Torah Studies course in early January.

Classes will be held at the Chabad House, 100 Overlook Dr., Woodcliff Lake NJ, beginning Jan. 11 from 7:45-8:45 p.m., and continue for twelve consecutive Wednesday evenings.

Like all JLI's courses, this latest adult education offering is designed for people a...

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Faith Briefs
Thousand Oaks Acorn
Posted Thursday, Dec 1st, 2011

Course offered for Jewish women

The Rosh Chodesh Society, an international Jewish sisterhood organized by the Chabad- Lubavitch movement’s Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, will launch a new course, “Portrait of a Woman: Seven Dimensions of the Feminine Mystique” for seven Sundays starting Dec. 4 at Chabad of Thousand Oaks, 2060- I Avenida de Los Arboles.

The teacher is Shula Bryski.

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Chabad, JCC offer ‘Myths and Mysteries of Judaism’
S. Louis Jewish Light
Posted Wednesday, Nov 9th, 2011

Chabad's Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will be partnering for the first time with the Jewish Community Center to present "Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism," a newly developed six-session course commencing Monday, Nov. 21.

Spanning a wide range of intriguing subjects, Fascinating Facts includes sessions on Jewish myth and urban legend, biblical stories and events, Jewish foods, the Hebrew la...

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New classes on Jewish culture
The Almanac Online
Posted Tuesday, Nov 8th, 2011

The Brooklyn-based Rohr Jewish Learning Institute has begun offering classes on the Midpeninsula in Jewish heritage, thought and tradition. Courses start this month and will be held at Congregation Beth Jacob at 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas in Redwood City.

"At the heart of Jewish culture there has always been Jewish learning an engaged and vibrant meeting of minds," said Rabbi Levi Potash, who will teach the local classes. ...

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Judaism course begins this week in Edwards
Vail Daily
Posted Monday, Nov 7th, 2011

EDWARDS, Colorado — The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present “Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism,” a six-session course that will commence this week.

Rabbi Dovid Mintz of the Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the six course sessions at 7:15 p.m. on six consecutive Wednesdays starting this Wednesday at the Inn at Riverwalk in Edwards.

Fascinating Facts includes sessions on...

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A Circuitous Relationship
San Diego Jewish Journal
Posted Thursday, Nov 3rd, 2011

By Jessica Hanewinckel

La Jolla’s chic and scenic Prospect Street is already known for its upscale boutiques, charming cafés and ocean views, but now, at least in Jewish circles, it will be known as the home of Chabad of La Jolla and the Sinai Circle — an innovative and one-of-a-kind adult education institution open to the entire community. Open unofficially since late September and celebrating its offici...

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Chabad of Hunterdon presents evening course debunking myths about Judaism
NJ.com
Posted Wednesday, Nov 2nd, 2011

By Rick Epstein / Hunterdon County Democrat

CLINTON — Chabad of Hunterdon County’s Jewish Learning Institute will present Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism; the six-session course starts Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Rabbi Eli Kornfeld will conduct the six course sessions at 7:30 p.m. on six consecutive Tuesdays at the Chabad Jewish Center in Clinton.

"Jews have always been called 'T...

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Richmond rabbi offers a six-week course on the Jewish faith and dispelling its myths
Richmond News
Posted Tuesday, Nov 1st, 2011

BY MICHELLE HOPKINS, RICHMOND NEWS


Have you ever wondered where the expression, "an eye for an eye" came from? Or where kosher salt got its name? Or maybe you've wondered about why the pig is the quintessential no-no for Jews?

"These are common questions asked by Jewish people, so we decided to offer a course to address common questions and answer common assumptions as well," said Rabbi Yec...

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Chabad offers Torah studies course, beginning Oct. 26
St. Louis Jewish Light
Posted Wednesday, Oct 19th, 2011

Chabad of Greater St. Louis' Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch the first season of its 2011-2012 Torah Studies course in late October. Classes will take place from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on 11 consecutive Wednesdays, beginning Oct. 26. Classes are held at the Lazaroff Chabad Center, 8124 Delmar Boulevard in University City. Like all JLI's courses, this latest adult education offering is designed for people at all levels of Jewish knowl...

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Promoting Jewish Cultural Literacy In Northbrook
TribLocal.com
Posted Tuesday, Oct 18th, 2011

Debunking the Myths

The Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism; the six-session course will commence November 8.

Rabbi Meir Moscowitz of Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook will conduct the six course sessions at Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook’s new location 2095 Landwehr Rd Northbrook on Tuesday morning 10:00-11:30am and evening 7:30-9:00pm.

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Plantation rabbi at ease in front of camera
SunSentinel.com
Posted Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2011

Rabbi Pinchas Taylor was at ease in front of the camera as it recorded his lecture on "Dreams in the Jewish Tradition" during an adult education class at Chabad of Plantation. The 27-year-old rabbi's presentation was being taped for Torah Café, an Internet-based collection of video lectures, classes and presentations by Torah scholars and experts operated by the Chabad-Lubavitch's Rohr Jewish Learning Institute.

Vid...

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Over 800 attend National Jewish Retreat in Old Greenwich
greenwichtime.com
Posted Thursday, Aug 18th, 2011

As the smell of Kosher cooking wafted from the hallwa...

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Extreme Makeover – Divine Edition
Jewish Times of South Jersey
Posted Friday, Jul 8th, 2011

Two thousand years later, Jews still converge upon the Western Wall, the surviving remnant of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. However, while many have explored the politics and geography of Israel and the Temple Mount, few have explored the spiritual significance of the structures that stood on that mount for a millennium. 

This summer, Chabad at the Shore and the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute are proud to unveil Heaven on Earth...

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Jewish lecture series focuses on Sabbath
deseretnews.com
Posted Friday, May 20th, 2011

Rabbi Benny Zippel adjusts his yarmulke.

"Let me show you something," he said as he leans over to point out words in the liturgy on the desk of his Salt Lake City office .

"Come let us go welcome the Sabbath because it is the source of blessing," it read in both English and Hebrew.

The Rohr Jewish Institute (JLI) will present "Oasis in Time: The Gift of Shabbat in a 24/7 World" at the Ch...

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Chabad Unveils New “Oasis in Time” Course on Shabbat and Finding Serenity in a Fast-Paced World
jewishinstlouis.org
Posted Monday, May 16th, 2011

 Chabad of Greater St. Louis and its affiliate Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present the institute’s new six-session spring course Oasis in Time: The Gift of Shabbat in a 24/7 World. The course will begin on Tuesday, May 17, and will continue on six consecutive Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Rabbi Yosef Landa, regional director of Chabad of Greater St. Louis will conduct the course sessions at the Lazaroff Chabad Center, 8...

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JLI - Shabbat: An Oasis in Time
Albany.com
Posted Monday, May 9th, 2011

JLI - Shabbat an Oasis in Time - Why do we tend to focus on whats urgent instead of whats truly important?


Imagine. 24 hours of digital silence. No phones. No computers. No TV. Just valuable time with the people you love, to do all the things you have needed to do but never quite found the time for.

We invite you to explore the mystical, psychological, social, and cultural dimensions of Shabb...

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Jewish Learning Institute offers six-week course
Mail Tribune
Posted Monday, May 9th, 2011

The Jewish Learning Institute of Southern Oregon will host a six-week course, called "Oasis in Time: The Gift of Shabbat in a 24/7 World," at 7 p.m. Wednesdays beginning May 11 at the Chabad Jewish Center in Ashland.

Rabbi Avi Zwiebel will lead the course, designed to offer ways to achieve a life of rest, relaxation, inspiration and fulfillment amid the distractions and circumstances that breed stress and anxiety....

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Faith in action • Serenity’s secrets, spring sprint, golf fundraiser and more
The Salt Lake Tribune
Posted Monday, May 9th, 2011

Secrets to serenity

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present "Oasis in Time: The Gift of Shabbat in a 24/7 World," the institute’s new six-session spring 2011 course on Mondays through June 13. Rabbi Benny Zippel, of Chabad Lubavitch of Utah, will conduct the sessions on Mondays at 7: 30 p.m. at Chabad Community Center, 1760 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City. Register at www.myjli.com. "I see this course as Ju...

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Oasis in Time – The Gift of Shabbat in a 24/7 World
TheWestburyTimes.com
Posted Friday, May 6th, 2011

 A new course from the Jewish Learning Institute, taught by Rabbi Yaakov Reiter, explores 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, uncover timeless principles for how to achieve a life of inner peace while making each workday more productive and fulfilling. Six Wednesdays, May 11 – June 15, from 8 to 9:30 p.m....

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Jewish Sabbath course set to begin next week
NorwichBulletin.com
Posted Friday, May 6th, 2011

New London, Conn. - A course that examines the therapeutic effects of the Jewish Sabbath, or day of rest, is slated to begin next week.

Rabbi Avrohom Sternberg, spiritual leader of Congregation Ahavath Chesed in New London, will teach the six-session course that begins May 11. The course called “Oasis in Time: The Gift of Shabbat in a 24/7 World,” includes a taped introduction by U.S. Sen. Joseph I. Lie...

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Sabbath Offers Serenity in a Fast-Paced World
TribLocal
Posted Wednesday, Apr 27th, 2011

Sabbath Offers Serenity in a Fast-Paced World

By Jill Huber

Once upon a time, the workday ended when we left the workplace and returned home; now, however, thanks to voice mail, e-mail, smart phones, laptop computers, a myriad of other PDAs, and hundreds of cable television and radio channels that provide 24-hour access, our work follows us wherever we go.

And because information technology plays an ever-increasing r...

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‘Meaningful Life' course offered in Edwards
Vail Daily
Posted Thursday, Feb 10th, 2011

 EDWARDS, Colorado — The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is presenting “Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey,” the institute's new six-session winter 2011 course, which began this week.

Rabbi Dovid Mintz of the Chabad Jewish Center is conducting the six-week course at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesdays, at the inn at Riverwalk in Edwards.

Through the examination of the spectrum of life, personal grow...

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Course teaches soul-searching journey
Mississauga.com
Posted Monday, Feb 7th, 2011

 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute's (JLI) new course, Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey for Every Person, is being offered at the Chabad Jewish Discovery Centre in Erindale.
The six-session course, taught by Mississauga Rabbi Yitzchok Slavin, is offered Wednesday nights beginning this week.
The classes examine the spectrum of life, personal growth, relationships, home, work, special challenges and the ...

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Meaningful life lessons start at Jewish Learning Institute
Orlando Sentinel
Posted Monday, Feb 7th, 2011

A six-week course on Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey for Every Jew will begin Tuesday, Feb. 8, at The Chabad Center, 7504 Universal Blvd., Orlando.

Rabbi Yosef Konikov of Chabad of South Orlando will conduct the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute sessions at 7 p.m.

“The objective of this course is to teach and empower individuals of all backgrounds with new life skills based on traditional Torah thought,...

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Course: Towards a Meaningful Life
EastGreenwichPatch
Posted Monday, Feb 7th, 2011

Where: Chabad of West Bay Chai Center 3871 Post Rd, Warwick, RI 02886
Date: Weekly on Mondays
Time: 7:00pm–8:30pm
Next on: Today, February 7, 2011

JLI to Offer “Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey”

Chabad of West Bay, 3871 Post Road, Warwick RI

The Jewish Learning...

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Learning another perspective on Jewish beliefs
Cleveland Jewish News
Posted Friday, Feb 4th, 2011

By RONALD L. ROSENFIELD
Special to the CJN
Published: Friday, February 4, 2011 1:06 AM EST

As a Reform Jew, I thought taking a six-session course with the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) – the “educational arm of the worldwide Chabad Lubavitch movement” – would require my fending off proselytization while focusing on course content. What I found instead was a remarkably open atmosphere that...

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Chabad House and Jewish Community Center offer path 'Toward a Meaningful Life'
Ann Arbor
Posted Thursday, Feb 3rd, 2011

 by Pam Stout

 In mid-February, when many Michigan folk are looking toward a beach vacation or sunlamp to lift their spirits, Rabbi Aharon Goldstein of the Ann Arbor Chabad House will lead the six-week course "Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey for Every Jew," which aims to bring participants beyond a brief getaway.

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Chabad offers new course: ‘Toward a Meaningful Life’
St. Louis Jewish Light
Posted Wednesday, Feb 2nd, 2011

 Chabad of Greater St. Louis, through its affiliate Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), is unveiling an all-new six-week course entitled "Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey for Every Jew." The course aims to empower adults of all ages with new life skills gleaned from traditional Torah thought, and thereby enhance the way they view their daily lives.


The course will examine life issues such as rel...

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Toward a Meaningful Life: A winter course at the AJLI
Mountain Xpress
Posted Monday, Jan 31st, 2011

by Margaret Williams


The Asheville Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch its winter course, Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey for Every Jew. Rabbi Shaya Susskind will conduct the six-session course at The Chabad House beginning the week of February 8th.


Each session will examine the Torah’s perspective as well as life cycles, personal growth, relationships, home, work, and the rol...

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Chabad South Hills News
IN Community Magazines
Posted Monday, Jan 31st, 2011

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey for Every Jew, the institute’s new six-session Winter 2011 course that will begin during the week of Feb. 6, 2011.

“The objective of this course is to teach and empower individuals of all backgrounds with new life skills based on traditional Torah thought, thereby enabling them to transform the...

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Chabad course focusing on 'A Meaningful Life'
Daily Record
Posted Friday, Jan 28th, 2011

 MADISON — Chabad of SE Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course titled "Why am I Here? — Toward A Meaningful Life" from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Chabad Center, 42 Park Ave.

The six-week course will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays. The six lessons will include: "Home and Family"; "Marriage, Love, and Intimacy"; "Pain, Loss and Anxiety"; and "...

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Schedule for ‘Meaningful Life’
Jweekly.com
Posted Thursday, Jan 27th, 2011

by Janet Silver Ghent

So you’d like to find out who you really are? Develop better relationships? Build a life that works? Achieve enlightenment?

It’s a mammoth task for a six-week course titled “Toward a Meaningful Life,” offered by Chabad affiliates beginning in February.

It’s not a simple matter of “don’t worry, be happy,” but of seeing the big picture and refocusing...

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Briefly In Religion
Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot
Posted Thursday, Jan 27th, 2011

 Chabad hosts Torah seminar

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present a six-week seminar, "Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey," at Chabad Jewish Center for six consecutive weeks, beginning at 7 p.m. Feb. 9.

"Day after day, life can be a treadmill, as we go through the motions without asking why or seeking what really matters to us," according to a written statem...

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JLI Offers “Toward a Meaningful Life” Class
Boulder Jewish News
Posted Tuesday, Jan 25th, 2011

by Rabbi Benjy Brackman

Chabad of NW Metro Denver’s Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey for Every Jew, the institute’s new six-session Winter 2011 course that will begin Wednesday February 9, 2011.


Rabbi Benjy Brackman spiritual leader of the Chabad Jewish center will conduct the six course sessions at 7:00 pm on Wednesdays at Chabad of ...

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Why am I here? - Toward A Meaningful Life New JLI Course begins in Madison 2/9
The Alternative Press
Posted Thursday, Jan 20th, 2011

On Wednesday, Februa...

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Toward a Meaningful Life course at Chabad
Sparta Independent
Posted Wednesday, Jan 19th, 2011

Sparta — The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey for Every Jew, the institute’s new six-session winter course that will begin during the week of Feb. 6.

Rabbi Shmuel Lewis of Chabad of Sussex County will conduct the six course sessions from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays, Feb. 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, and 16 at Chabad of Sussex County, located at 191 Woodport Road, Sui...

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JLI to Offer “Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey for Every Jew”
Trib Local
Posted Tuesday, Jan 4th, 2011

Chabad's JLI: Tools for Living
Jewishinstlouis.org
Posted Tuesday, Jan 4th, 2011

Is the ancient Torah – over 3,300 years old – relevant to living in the real world? Can the stories and challenges of our ancestors address today’s issues and questions – relationships, social justice, self improvement etc.? Drawing from their journey and the Torah’s infinite wisdom, this course by Chabad’s Jewish Learning Institute is designed to impart practical tools that we can take home with us. Led...

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Israeli consul general proves inspiring, educational in Swampscott talk
Swampscott Reporter
Posted Wednesday, Dec 15th, 2010


Swampscott Reporter
Posted Dec 14, 2010 @ 03:30 PM

Swampscott - More than 150 North Shore people gathered in Swampscott on Sunday, Dec. 12, to celebrate the Jewish community’s commitment to youth education and to welcome the new Israeli consul general, Shai Bazak, to the North Shore.

This was Bazak’s first appearance on the North Shore, and his visit demonstrated both his passion for youth and the community’s...

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Medical ethics explained by Jewish law
Naperville Sun
Posted Wednesday, Nov 3rd, 2010

Medical ethics explained by Jewish law

By Wendy Foster

For The Sun

Last Modified: Oct 21, 2010 06:06PM

As medical technology dramatically extends life expectancy, so too the likelihood that, at some point, every adult will be faced with an ethical dilemma about the medical care of a person they love.

Helping to connect the dots between medical ethics and Jewish law is a six-session cour...

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Medicine and Morals course in Brisbane
J-Wire
Posted Tuesday, Nov 2nd, 2010

Medicine and Morals course in Brisbane

October 10, 2010 by Community Editor

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life’s Tough Decisions.

The six-session course will be launched during the week of Oct. 24.

Chanoch Sufrin of the Jewish Educational Institute – Chabad Brisbane will conduct the six course sessions at 8:00 pm on Monday evenings, commencin...

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Jewish institute to offer course on medicine and morals in Bonita Springs
The News-Press, Southwest Florida
Posted Tuesday, Nov 2nd, 2010

12:05 P.M. — The Jewish Learning Institute will lead “Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life’s Tough Decisions.”

The six-week course will be offered on Tuesdays from Nov. 16-Dec. 21.

They will be offered from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and from 7:30-9 p.m.

The fee is $75 and $127.50 for couples.

The Chabad Jewish Center is located at 24850...

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Medicine and Morals class offered by Jewish Learning Institute
The Rice Thresher
Posted Monday, Nov 1st, 2010

Online only: Medicine and Morals class offered by Jewish Learning Institute By: Molly Chiu Posted: 10/29/10Should doctors be genetically engineering babies? Should they proceed with clinical trials at the risk of a patient's life? Should a doctor be able to force lifesaving but painful treatment on a patient? Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life's Tough Decisions hopes to answer these questions and more through lessons from ...

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Chabad's Jewish Learning Institute: Medicine & Morals
Jewishinstlouis.org
Posted Wednesday, Oct 27th, 2010

Chabad's Jewish Learning Institute: Medicine & Morals

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 | 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM     

Chabad's Jewish Learning Institute presents Medicine & Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life's Tough Decisions. Modern Medicine has brought us near miracles. It has also brought us some of the most difficult decisions we'll ever have to fac...

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Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life’s Tough Decisions
NY Blueprint
Posted Tuesday, Oct 26th, 2010

Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life’s Tough Decisions

Oct 25 2010 7:30 PM

Venue:   Contact Website: www.myJLI.com  Contact: 212-774-5678, e-mail JLI@ckj.org, or visit www.myJLI.com   Organi...

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WORLDWIDE RELEASE OF MEDICINE AND MORALS
Winnipeg Jewish Review
Posted Tuesday, Oct 26th, 2010

WORLDWIDE RELEASE OF MEDICINE AND MORALS

New Course Provides Jewish Guidance for Medical Decision Making 

Medicine and Morals, like all of JLI’s courses, is designed for people at all levels of Jewish knowledge. Participants without any prior experience or background in Jewish learning can attend and enjoy this course. All JLI courses are open to the public, and attendees need not to be a member of an...

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JLI to offer medicine, morals course Oct. 26
North South Brunswick Sentinel
Posted Tuesday, Oct 26th, 2010

JLI to offer medicine, morals course Oct. 26

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present “Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life’s Tough Decisions.” Rabbi Levi Azimov of the Chabad Jewish Center of South Brunswick will conduct the six sessions 7:45-9:15 p.m. Tuesdays at the Chabad Jewish Center, 1 Riva Ave., South Brunswick beginning Oct. 26.

The six lessons are: “Choosing Life...

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Medicine and Morals class coming to Edwards
Vail Daily News
Posted Tuesday, Oct 26th, 2010

‘Medicine and Morals' class coming to Edwards
Rabbi Dovid Mintz of the Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the six course sessions

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EDWARDS, Colorado — The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present “Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life's Tough Decisions,” a six-session cours...

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Jewish Learning Institute offers course on ‘Medicine and Morals’
Miami's Community Newspapers
Posted Monday, Oct 18th, 2010

Jewish Learning Institute offers course on ‘Medicine and Morals’

By Robert Hamilton.

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present “Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life’s Tough Decisions;” the six-session course will commence during the week of Oct. 24.
Rabbi Avrohom Stolik of Chabad of Downtown Coral Gables will conduct the six course sessions at three locations: two dayt...

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New JLI course is being offered by Chabad House
South African Jewish Report
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010

CHABAD HOUSE’S Chai Seniors in Johannesburg has added a new community course to its wide array of shiurim.

From the international Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), Chabad is introducing “Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life’s Tough Decisions”, a six-session course which will start on Tuesday, October 26 at 09:30 at several convenient locations. It will continue for six Tuesdays.

Rabbi Ari Kievman...

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Chabad to present course on ‘Medicine and Morals’
St. Louis Jewish Light
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010

Chabad to present course on ‘Medicine and Morals’

Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2010 10:44 am

Later this month, Chabad's Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch its fall course, "Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life's Tough Decisions." Medicine and Morals is a case-study-based exploration of Jewish medical ethics and a look at Judaism's approach to 21st century medical dilemmas. ...

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Jewish medical ethics course to start Oct. 26
Norwich Bulletin
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010

Jewish medical ethics course to start Oct. 26

By JAMES MOSHER
Norwich Bulletin
Posted Oct 12, 2010 @ 03:15 PM
     
New London, Conn. — Congregation Ahavath Chesed in New London will offer a six-session course in medical ethics beginning Oct. 26.

The classes, being offered through the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, will be lead by Rabbi Avrohom Sternberg, Ahavath Chesed’s spiritual leader....

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JLI offers ‘Medicine and Morals’ course
Swampscott Reporter
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010

JLI offers ‘Medicine and Morals’ course

Swampscott Reporter
Posted Oct 07, 2010 @ 07:47 PM

Swampscott — Chabad of the North Shore’s Jewish Learning Institute will present “Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide through Life’s Tough Decision,” a six-session course that will begin Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Layah Lipsker will teach the six course sessions, o...

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Medicine and Morals course in Brisbane
J-Wire
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010

Medicine and Morals course in Brisbane

October 10, 2010 by Community Editor

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life’s Tough Decisions.

The six-session course will be launched during the week of Oct. 24.

Chanoch Sufrin of the Jewish Educational Institute – Chabad Brisbane will conduct the six course sessions at 8:00 pm on Mo...

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Jewish Learning Center course offers guidance for medical decision making
Warwick Beacon
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010

Jewish Learning Center course offers guidance for medical decision making

09.23.10 - 01:50 pm

This October, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch its fall course, Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life’s Tough Decisions. Medicine and Morals is a case-study-based exploration of Jewish medical ethics and a fascinating look at Judaism’s approach to 21st century medical dilemmas. ...

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JLI Mission a Spiritual Exploration of Israel
Jewish Ledger
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010

JLI Mission a Spiritual Exploration of Israel

Published: Thursday, September 16, 2010 12:04 PM EDT

Seven members of the Greater Springfield community recently embarked on a spiritual exploration of the ancient and modern land of Israel. "The Land and the Spirit" mission, sponsored by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), was a gathering of people from the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Israel and South Africa....

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A Welcome Retreat: Reston Town Center hosts National Jewish Retreat.
Reston Connection
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010

A Welcome Retreat
Reston Town Center hosts National Jewish Retreat.

By Alex McVeigh
Wednesday, September 01, 2010

The National Jewish Retreat came to Reston this year, where hundreds of Jewish adults, teenagers and children came to enjoy five days of inspirational programs. Former Virginia Governor George Allen and Reston founder Robert E. Simon were among the local luminaries inv...

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Northbrook to Join Worldwide Release of Medicine and Morals
TribLocal.com
Posted Tuesday, Sep 14th, 2010

9/7/10

Northbrook to Join Worldwide Release of Medicine and Morals

By JewishNorthbrook

 

New Course Provides Jewish Guidance for Medical Decision Making

This October the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch its fall course, M...

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Kohelet Foundation Partners With Rohr JLI
lubavitch.com
Posted Tuesday, Sep 14th, 2010

SEPTEMBER 7, 2010

Kohelet Foundation Partners With Rohr JLI

Partnership To Enhance Adult Participation in Jewish Education


by Mordechai Lightstone - Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters

(lubavitch.com) With the new school year fast approaching, parents affected by the current economic crisis are facing difficult choices regarding their children’s education. Many have alredy enrolled their c...

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Intersection of Torah and the environment
Sparta Independent
Posted Friday, May 14th, 2010

Published: May 12, 2010

SPARTA — Beginning next week, The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute of Sussex County (located in Sparta) will explore the comprehensive and often surprising concepts, advice and guidelines that Jewish law, ethics, philosophy and mysticism have articulated about environmental issues.

In a series of hour-long classes given once a week as part of the JLI’s Torah Studies program, this study will delve int...

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Leon Leyson was youngest on Schindler's List
The Vancouver Sun
Posted Monday, May 10th, 2010

Holocaust survivor to deliver 'Saved By An Angel' speech Monday in RichmondBY GERRY BELLET, VANCOUVER SUN
MAY 8, 2010

Leon Leyson can't compute the odds of his being alive today given that, at the age of 10, he was entombed in the Krakow ghetto with thousands of other Polish Jews whose fate — with rare exception — was to be murdered by the occupying Germans.

"The odds of surviving were incredible. I was always skeptical I'd ...

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Jewish lessons examine why bad things happen
Stockton Record
Posted Thursday, Apr 29th, 2010

By Jo Ann Kirby
April 26, 2010
Record Staff Writer

It's a question that people ask over and over again: Why do bad things happen to good people?

Chabad of Stockton - an outreach organization devoted to helping Jews reconnect with their faith - presents a six-week course, "Beyond Never Again," beginning Tuesday to address the timeless question.

"Everyone can identify with this question," Rabbi Avremel Brod said. "...

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Son of hero speaks at Niles West
Skokie Review
Posted Thursday, Apr 29th, 2010

April 25, 2010

Zvi Bielski, son of hero Zus Bielski, spoke April 13 at the Jewish Learning Institute's (JLI) "Evening of Defiance" at Niles West High School.

The event was organized by JLI, a division of Lubavitch Chabad and co-sponsored by the Illinois Holocaust Museum.

The evening was a prelude to the upcoming JLI six-week course "Beyond Never Again; how the Holocaust speaks to us today" offered in 10 Ch...

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Wilhelm on National Board
Jewish Review
Posted Wednesday, Apr 28th, 2010

article created on: 2010-04-15T00:00:00

Rabbi Motti Wilhelm has joined the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute’s National Editorial Board, which reviews and comments on JLI course materials before they are published.

The executive director of the Jewish Learning Institute, the adult educational arm of Chabad-Lubavitch, recently wrote to Wilhelm to acknowledge the latter for his achievement as Portland JLI instructor.

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JLI Offers Course on Lessons of the Holocaust
Jewish Press of Tampa
Posted Wednesday, Apr 28th, 2010

JLI offers course on lessons of the Holocaust

The Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), the adult education arm of Chabad-Lubavitch, is offering a six-session course on lessons of the Holocaust entitled “Beyond Never Again.”

The series, timed to coincide with Yom HaShoahm Holocaust Remembrance Day, will be taught for six consecutive weeks at Tampa Bay area Chabad centers beginning the week of April 25.

Although the pr...

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Course looks at effects of Holocaust
Roseville Press Tribune
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010

Rabbi Yossi Korick hopes that the Holocaust education course, “Beyond Never Again,” will have a lasting impact on those take part in it.

“A horrible event like the Holocaust makes us, everyone, confront such things as the nature of good and evil,” Korick said. “It makes us question many things. Why did this happen, how can we keep the faith when something like happens.”

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute created ...

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Summit County to host Holocaust educational initiative
Summit Daily News
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
DAILY NEWS STAFF REPORT,

FRISCO — Starting on April 27 at 7:15 p.m., the Chabad Jewish Center in Frisco will host “Beyond Never Again” — a course about the Holocaust — for six consecutive Tuesdays. Timed to coincide with Yom Hashoah, the course will premiere in more than 300 locations worldwide, including Summit County. 

Created by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, “Beyond Never...

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Wilhelm on national board
Jewish Review
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010

article created on: 2010-04-15T00:00:00

Rabbi Motti Wilhelm has joined the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute’s National Editorial Board, which reviews and comments on JLI course materials before they are published.

The executive director of the Jewish Learning Institute, the adult educational arm of Chabad-Lubavitch, recently wrote to Wilhelm to acknowledge the latter for his achievement as Portland JLI instructor.

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New Generation of Scholars Ponders Jewish Existential Issues
Lubavitch.com
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010

2010 Sinai Scholars Symposium Hosted At Dartmouth

(lubavitch.com) Is it rational to believe in the historical accuracy and divine origin of the Bible? Can Jews exist as a community without a land of their own? Is the traditional role of women in Judaism an affront to feminism?

These were some of the questions Jewish students explored and debated this past Sunday-Monday, at the 2nd Annual Sinai Scholars Sympo...

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‘Beyond Never Again:’ Madison course examines lessons of Holocaust
Madison Eagle
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010

Published: Apr 16th, 7:09 AM

MADISON - On Wednesday, April 28, Chabad of Southeast Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course, “Beyond Never Again - How the Holocaust Speaks to Us Today.”

The six-week course will meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on six consecutive Wednesdays, beginning April 28, at the Chabad Center at 42 Park Ave. in Madison.

“Beyond Never Again” was created by the Rohr Jewis...

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Finding Comfort Following Tragedy - Two New Nachamus
Beliefnet.com
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010

Friday April 16, 2010

The Shabbat after Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is always a little bitter-sweet for me. The move from profound tragedy to a taste of the World To Come, as Shabbat is sometimes called is not so simple. How do we let go of the pain without letting go of the sensitivity and awareness it creates? How do allow ourselves to embrace the sweetness of Shabbat, looking to the future while remembering the past and yet ...

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Bernikow JCC to offer 6-week Holocaust course
SILive.com
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010

April 16, 2010, 11:37AMSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Rabbi Shmuli Bendet will lead "Beyond Never Again: How The Holocaust Speaks To Us Today," beginning April 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Joan and Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center. This six-week course will run consecutive Wednesdays. 

The course was created by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), the world's largest network of adult education. 

"Beyond Never Again" has won...

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Beyond Never Again
Boulder Jewish News
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010

By Rabbi Benjy Brackman on April 13, 2010 

Holocaust Education Course Dedicated to the Memory of Broomfield Holocaust Survivor Martin Small

April 2010 – Chabad of NW Metro Denver will present Beyond Never Again, a six-part course about the Holocaust beginning April 28th. Created by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), the world’s largest network of adult educa...

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NEVER AGAIN: Survivors stress importance of remembering, and never repeating, the Holocaust
Santa Barbara News-Press
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010

By DAVE MASON, NEWS-PRESS STAFF WRITER
April 11, 2010 6:16 AM

Santa Barbara residents say they survived the Holocaust because of heroes, faith and decisive moments frozen forever in time.

For Thomas (Toivi) Blatt, 82, that moment came at Sobibor, a Polish extermination camp, where he was saved from the gas chambers because a Nazi officer picked him to shine his shoes.

"My will to live was strong, and I concentra...

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Course on Holocaust to begin April 27 in Mtn. Lakes
Daily Record
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010

STAFF REPORT

MOUNTAIN LAKES — Chabad of Mountain Lakes will host "Beyond Never Again: How the Holocaust Speaks to Us Today," a six-week course to take place Tuesdays starting April 27.

The sessions, created by The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute and offered throughout Morris County and the world, will cover how Judaism helps people grapple with large life questions such as the existence of evil, what makes life worth living...

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JLI “Beyond Never Again,” Begins April 28
5 Towns Jewish Times
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010

By 5TJT Staff
on Friday, April 09, 2010

Timed to coincide with Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Beyond Never Again, a six-part course about the Holocaust, will premiere in more than 300 locations worldwide, including Cedarhurst. Created by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), the world’s largest network of adult education, Beyond Never Again has won support from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Yad Vashem, and ...

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Beyond Never Again: New Course to Explore Modern Lessons from the Holocaust, April 28th
TheAlternativePress.com
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010

By Chabad of SE Morris County
4/11/2010

On Wednesday, April 28th, Chabad of SE Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course entitled "Beyond Never Again-How the Holocaust Speaks to Us Today". The six –week course will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays beginning April 28th from 7:30pm- 9pm at the Chabad Center located at 42 Park Ave in Madison.

Beyond Never Again was created by the Rohr Jewish Learnin...

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Staten Island Yom Hashoah services recall those lost in Holocaust
SILive.com
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010

By Staten Island Advance April 09, 2010, 6:14AM

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The 6 million lost in the Holocaust will be remembered during Yom Hashoah services at 7 p.m. today in Congregation Ahavath Israel.

Services will be run by Rabbi Dr. Abe Unger, with congregant Benjamin Wayne, a Holocaust survivor. Services are open to the community.

The synagogue is located at 7630 Amboy Rd. in Tottenville. Consult<...

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JLI For Teens At Chabad Of The Five Towns
5 Towns Jewish Times
Posted Thursday, Apr 1st, 2010

By 5TJT Staff
on Wednesday, October 28, 2009

The JLI Course for Teens, which began on October 18 at Chabad of the Five Towns, was an immediate success. Eighteen students explored real-life issues that tested their courage and challenged their instincts. They learned how to find meaningful solutions for everyday problems. Rabbi Meir Geisinsky, Youth Director for Chabad of the Five Towns, taught the teens about moral challenges and...

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Talmudic, civil law similar, rabbi says his course comparing legal systems has turned out to be 'an eye-opener'
The Montreal Gazette
Posted Tuesday, Mar 16th, 2010

BY KATHRYN LEGER, FREELANCE MARCH 12, 2010

Moshe Krasnanski is not a lawyer, but he knows plenty about different concepts of law, notably Jewish civil law - the multiple life-governing facets of the Talmud, the massive compilation of oral teachings in written form and commentaries on them that is the central text for mainstream Judaism.

Before being ordained in his native New York as a rabbi - by another rabbi who, as per tradition...

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Canadian rabbi offers lessons on leadership
Toledo Blade
Posted Monday, Feb 8th, 2010

Wise decisions made thousands of years ago can help people make the right choices today, according to Rabbi Lazer Gurkow.

A prolific author and spiritual leader of a London, Ontario, synagogue, Rabbi Gurkow will speak in Toledo Thursday night on "The Soul of Leadership."

The rabbi's new book, Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living, also will be used as the text for a course starting tomorrow at 300 Jewi...

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New Series Explores Inspirational Personalities
Hartford Courant
Posted Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2010

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Tu B’Shevat celebration inspires rabbi’s lecture series
Norwich Bulletin
Posted Monday, Feb 1st, 2010

By JAMES MOSHER
Posted Jan 29, 2010 @ 11:36 PM

Judaism’s Arbor Day, known in Hebrew as Tu B’Shevat, will be celebrated today and a local rabbi is using the occasion as inspiration to start a lecture series.

Besides the “New Year for Trees” theme, Tu B’Shevat also points to the importance of securing the future by honoring the great people and things of the past.

Rabbi Avrohom Sternberg, spiritual leader ...

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Portraits in Leadership offered at Jewish Learning Institute
Cincinnati.com
Posted Monday, Feb 1st, 2010

Contributed By Shauna Steigerwald | The Enquirer 

The Goldstein Family Learning Academy Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) is launching its winter course, “Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living.” 

The course will study six historical figures who, during the first-century Roman assault on Jerusalem, took the needed steps to preserve the essence of Judaism.

“This course is one part h...

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Asheville's JLI to offer ‘Welcome to Hollywood’ course for teens
Asheville Citizen-Times
Posted Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2010

January 22, 2010
STAFF REPORTS

The Asheville Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch a new course for teens. It is conceived and developed with today’s teenager in mind and is geared toward grades 9-12.

“Welcome to Hollywood” will be held at 7 p.m. for six Sundays starting Jan. 24 at The Chabad House, 660 Merrimon Ave. Course fee is $36 and includes textbooks and refreshments. Participants without any prior expe...

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JLI To Launch Timeless Tales For Inspired Living Course
Westchester.com
Posted Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2010

POSTED BY WESTCHESTER.COM    SATURDAY, 23 JANUARY 2010

Dobbs Ferry, NY - This February, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch its winter course, Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living.

Portraits in Leadership is a study of the inspiring life story of six figures whose courage and determination helped Judaism weather its darkest hours. In the face of the f...

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Course on Jewish leaders offered in Vail Valley
Vail Daily News
Posted Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2010

Course will study six figures who helped Judaism through its most difficult periods, says Rabbi Dovid Mintz, of Chabad Vail

VAIL DAILY STAFF REPORT
NEWSROOM@VAILDAILY.COM
VAIL, CO COLORADO

VAIL — This February, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute 's winter course, “Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living,” will be offered in the Vail Valley.  

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JLI course to examine lives of historic Jewish leaders
Jewish Press of Pinellas County
Posted Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2010

A six-part course that shows how timeless values helped Jews weather their darkest hours will be offered by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute at a variety of Tampa Bay locations.

The course, “Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living,” tells the saga of six leaders who paved the road to Jewish destiny. The JLI is part of the educational arm of the worldwide Chabad Lubavitch movement.

Each class session...

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Chabad offers course on ‘inspired living’
New Jersey Jewish Standard
Posted Tuesday, Jan 26th, 2010

Rabbi Dov Drizin of Valley Chabad in Woodcliff Lake will lead the Academy of Jewish Studies’ new six-session course, “Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living,” beginning Feb. 2

The course, released worldwide for Chabad through its adult-education arm, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, is “one part history, one part biography — all parts uplifting inspiration,” according to Drizin. “It is about dec...

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Course in Madison will examine leadership of Talmudic heroes
Madison Eagle
Posted Monday, Jan 25th, 2010

Course in Madison will examine leadership of Talmudic heroes

Published: Jan 22nd, 6:46 AM

MADISON – On Wednesday, Feb. 3, Chabad of Southeast Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course, “Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living.”

The six-week course will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays beginning Feb. 3 at two convenient times: from noon to 1:15 p.m., and again from 7:...

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Course explores avenues to emerge from times of uncertainty
NorthJersey.com
Posted Wednesday, Jan 20th, 2010

Course explores avenues to emerge from times of uncertainty
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Neighbor News (Dover Edition)

This winter, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch its winter course, Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living.

Portraits in Leadership is a study of the inspiring life story of six figures whose courage and determination helped Judaism weather its darkest hou...

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Six-week course in Madison to study leadership of Talmud heroes
Recorder Community Newspapers
Posted Tuesday, Jan 19th, 2010

Six-week course in Madison to study leadership of Talmud heroes Classes to begin Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Chabad Center of Southeast Morris County Published: Jan 19th, 11:44 AM

   MADISON ‑ On Wednesday, Feb. 3, Chabad of Southeast Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course, “Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living.”

   The six-...

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New Leadership Course to Explore Stories from the Talmud
The Alternative Press
Posted Monday, Jan 18th, 2010

New Leadership Course to Explore Stories from the Talmud

By Chabad of SE Morris County
1/18/2010

On Wednesday, February 3rd, Chabad of SE Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course entitled "Portraits in Leadership-Timeless Tales for Inspired Living". The six –week course will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays beginning February 3rd at two convenient times: from 12pm -1:15pm and from 7:30pm- 9pm at...

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Class gives portraits of leadership
Cincinnati.Com
Posted Wednesday, Jan 13th, 2010

January 6, 2010

Class gives portraits of leadership

Starting the first week in February, the Goldstein Family Learning Academy Jewish Learning Institute will launch its winter course, "Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living."

Portraits in Leadership is a study of the inspiring life story of six figures whose courage and determination helped Judaism weather its darkest hours....

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Chabad to launch 'Portraits in Leadership'
Florida Sun Sentinel
Posted Wednesday, Jan 13th, 2010

This February, the Chabad Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch its winter course, "Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living."

Portraits in Leadership is a study of the life story of six figures whose courage and determination helped Judaism weather its darkest hours.

"They were ordinary people, yet they managed to change the world," said Rabbi Dovid Vigler from Chabad of Palm Beach Gardens. "The sto...

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Chanukah Class: Miracles, Through the Lens of Kabbalah
Jewish Times of Southern New Jersey
Posted Friday, Dec 11th, 2009

Chanukah Class: Miracles, Through the Lens of Kabbalah

Submitted by Chabad at the Shore

Have you experienced any miracles in your life? We’d love to hear about them. Your input will be invaluable as we examine the sources to shed light on the meaning of the holiday of Chanukah in our lives.

Mighty Greek armies take a heavy defeat at the hands of a small band of Jew...

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JLI Launches Advanced Women’s Study Division
Lubavitch.com
Posted Thursday, Dec 3rd, 2009

JLI Launches Advanced Women’s Study Division

by Dvora Lakein - Malmo, Sweden

(lubavitch.com) The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, pioneer of adult Jewish education, is breaking new ground with its latest division–a women’s only study program that debuts this month in 40 cities around the world.

The Rosh Chodesh Society (named for the mini-holiday of the first day of the Jewi...

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Mumbai attacks remembered in Chestnut Ridge
Lower Hudson Journal news
Posted Wednesday, Dec 2nd, 2009

Mumbai attacks remembered in Chestnut Ridge

Akiko Matsuda
amatsuda@lohud.com

CHESTNUT RIDGE - Rabbi Chaim Zvi Ehrenreich has been reaching out to fellow Jews in Rockland, urging them to appreciate their heritage and honor the memory of those lost in a terror attack in India a year ago.

Ehrenreich, who leads the Chabad Jewish Enrichment Center, said he believed that the killings of his counterp...

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Jewish leaders: We've fought back
Daily Breeze
Posted Monday, Nov 30th, 2009

Jewish leaders: We've fought back

By Melissa Pamer and Melissa Evans Staff Writers
Posted: 11/30/2009 06:57:45 AM PST

A year ago, Jewish leaders believed some good would come from the brutal deaths of two young emissaries killed along with 166 others in terrorist attacks that rocked Mumbai, India.

...

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Chabad brings Jewish view to Flag
JackCentral - Flagstaff, AZ
Posted Thursday, Nov 19th, 2009

Chabad brings Jewish view to Flag

Posted By Matthew Vinsko On November 18, 2009 @ 11:40 pm

A new course designed to help Jewish members of the community better understand the concepts life, death and beyond is currently being offered at the Chabad of Flagstaff.

SoulQuest, a series of seven classes designed by the national Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), helps stud...

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Course will study Jewish teachings on the afterlife
Toledo Blade
Posted Monday, Nov 9th, 2009

Course will study Jewish teachings on the afterlife

The Jewish Learning Institute will offer a course, starting tomorrow, on Judaic teachings about the afterlife.

“SoulQuest: The Journey Through Life, Death, and Beyond” will be taught from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on six Sundays through Dec. 13 at Chabad House-Lubavitch, 4020 Nantucket Drive.

The sessions will review Jewish teachings on heaven and hell, r...

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Jews and the afterlife: Tapping in to a winning concept
Charlotte Sun
Posted Thursday, Nov 5th, 2009

VENICE -- Reincarnation? Resurrection?

They're concepts usually associated with religions other than Judaism, so when the Chabad of Venice/North Port offered a 6-week seminar entitled SoulQuest that promised to weigh in on those topics, people called, inquired and signed up in unexpected numbers.

So many signed up that Chabad arranged a second session in addition to the one already planned.

Thirty-two people showed u...

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Chabad to offer SoulQuest course
Cincinnati.com
Posted Thursday, Oct 29th, 2009

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Chabad to offer SoulQuest course

Contributed By Shauna Steigerwald | The Enquirer 

This November, the Goldstein Family Learning Academy will unveil its fall JLI course, SoulQuest: The Journey Through Life, Death and Beyond. 

This new course will be offered at Chabad Jewish Center in Blue Ash for either six Thursday mornings or Monday evenin...

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Course explores the soul’s journey
YourNepean.com
Posted Wednesday, Oct 28th, 2009

Course explores the soul’s journey

October 26, 2009

BY SPECIAL TO THIS WEEK

This November, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will unveil its fall course, SoulQuest: The Journey Through Life, Death, and Beyond. The twin mysteries of life and death have fascinated philosophers and laymen alike since the dawn of time. Many questions have been asked, but far fewer have been answered. <...

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Kabbalah course in Madison explores the soul
NJ.com
Posted Wednesday, Oct 28th, 2009

Kabbalah course in Madison explores the soul By Tracy Ness October 27, 2009, 4:09PM

MADISON — On Wednesday, Nov. 4, Chabad of SE Morris County will begin a course in its Jewish Learning Institute. The course on Kabbalah is entitled “SoulQuest — The Journey Through Life, Death and Beyond.”

The course will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays beginning Nov. 4, from noon to 1:15 p.m. and from 7:30 to 9 p....

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Orlando to Join Worldwide Release of SoulQuest
Orlando Judaism Examiner
Posted Friday, Oct 23rd, 2009

Orlando to Join Worldwide Release of SoulQuest

October 22, 4:35 PMOrlando Judaism ExaminerCathleen Manville

This November, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will unveil its fall course, SoulQuest: The Journey Through Life, Death, and Beyond. The twin mysteries of life and death have fascinated philosophers and laymen alike since the dawn of time. Many questions have been asked, but far fewer have been answered.


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Soul stirs for guidance in daily lives
SILive.com
Posted Friday, Oct 23rd, 2009

Soul stirs for guidance in daily livesSix-week course will offer insights for practical spiritual connection

Friday, October 23, 2009
By LISA ANN WILLIAMSON
ADVANCE STAFF WRITER

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Beatrice Smith scans the news and the world around her, notices lawlessness, chaos and greed and wonders how to remain spiritual through it all.

It boils down to a one of the many questions relating to the f...

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Fall soul study at the YM-YWHA
The Riverdale Press
Posted Thursday, Oct 22nd, 2009

Fall soul study at the YM-YWHA

The Rohr Jewish Institute will hold its fall course, “Soul- Quest: The Journey Through Life, Death and Beyond,” starting Tuesday, Nov. 6

The course will be held on six Tuesdays through Dec. 8 at the Riverdale YM-YWHA, located at 5625 Arlington Ave.

“Sooner or later, everybody must reckon with que...

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Chabad House offers teen courses
Asheville Citizen-Times
Posted Wednesday, Oct 21st, 2009

Chabad House offers teen courses

Staff Reports


The Asheville Jewish Learning Institute, the adult education arm of The Chabad House, will launch a new program: Jewish Learning Institute for Teens!

The program is designed for teens in grades 9-12. The premiere course: MySpace/YourSpace: Is My Life Any of Your Business? will begin Nov. 1. The course will address modern day issues including suicide and sel...

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Jewish Learning Institute to open branch in Bozeman this autumn
The Billings Gazette
Posted Monday, Oct 19th, 2009

Jewish Learning Institute to open branch in Bozeman this autumn

Gazette News Service | Posted: Saturday, October 17, 2009 12:00 am

Beginning this fall, the Jewish Learning Institute is opening a branch in Gallatin County, and the classes are open to the public.

"At the heart of Jewish culture there has always been Jewish learning, an engaged and vibrant meeting of minds," said Rabbi Chaim Bruk, the local JL...

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North Shore, Boston to join worldwide release of ‘SoulQuest’
The Swampscott Reporter
Posted Friday, Sep 25th, 2009

North Shore, Boston to join worldwide release of ‘SoulQuest’ Wed Sep 23, 2009, 09:15 AM EDT

SWAMPSCOTT - This November, the North Shore Community Collel and Jewish Learning Institute will unveil its fall course, “SoulQuest: The Journey Through Life, Death, and Beyond" with classes in Swampscott and Boston.

Layah Lipsker of Chabad of the North Shore in Swampscott will teach the course in Swampscott.

The twin myst...

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Journey Into Jewish Mysticism
The Westender
Posted Monday, Sep 14th, 2009

Journey Into Jewish Mysticism Brisbane's Jewish Learning Institute undertakes an ambitious exploration of the soul's journey

This November, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will unveil its latest course, SoulQuest: The Journey Through Life, De...

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A Synergized Summer With JLI
Five Towns Jewish Times Online
Posted Friday, May 8th, 2009

A Synergized Summer With JLI

When you have finally put away your shovels and boots... When summer means more to you than swimsuits and barbecues... When you finally have some time to reflect... How can you make the most of this opportune time?

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, creator of the highly popular Jewish Learning Institute series, has created an intensive, inspirational, and invigorating weeklong prog...

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West Bloomfield to join worldwide release of Biblical reflections
www.hometownlife.com
Posted Monday, May 4th, 2009

May 3, 2009

West Bloomfield to join worldwide release of Biblical reflections

New Course Takes Revolutionary Approach to Bible Study

By Levi Stein

CORRESPONDENT

This May, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will unveil its spring course, Biblical Reflections: Finding Yourself in the Book of Genesis.

The stories in the Bible have intrigued sages and laymen alike and have inspired thous...

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New Course Takes Revolutionary Approach to Bible Study
Jewish Times of Southern New Jersey
Posted Monday, May 4th, 2009

New Course Takes Revolutionary Approach to Bible Study

This May, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will unveil its spring course, "Biblical Reflections: Finding Yourself in the Book of Genesis." The stories in the Bible have intrigued sages and laymen alike and have inspired thousands of artistic retellings. This six-session course examines classic stories from Genesis in a modern light, focusing on their eternal relev...

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Torah and Torts...
chicagojewishnews.com
Posted Friday, Feb 20th, 2009

At a time when every other news story seems to involve a matter of ethics, Rabbi Meir Hecht is teaching his adult students - many of them lawyers - how to understand complicated ethical issues with help from the Torah.

Hecht is the coordinator for the Jewish Learning Institute, which is currently offering a class called "You Be The Judge," with Thursday morning and evening classes at Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie....

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Vail Valley to join worldwide release of ‘You Be the Judge II’
Vail Daily
Posted Monday, Feb 16th, 2009

VAIL, Colorado — Other people have told their stories through music or monuments, or have expressed themselves in poetry and philosophy. But for more than 1,000 years, the most important cultural activity of the Jewish people has been the study of the Talmud, the pinnacle of their intellectual achievement.

“Perhaps you have been curious about the Talmud, but thought it was complex and inaccessible to anyone but scholars of the...

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You Be the Judge series starts tonight
YourHub.com
Posted Monday, Feb 16th, 2009

A Denver murder story that took place in 1955 will be discussed at tonight's first You Be The Judge six week series - an adult education course organized by Chabad of NW Metro Denver. The case surrounds John Gilbert Graham who on Nove-. 1,1955 placed sticks of dynamite in his mothers luggage on a United Flight 629 from Stapleton Airport in order to kill his mother, thereby allowing him to inherit her flight insurance and valuable estate. The ...

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Exploring Jewish wisdom
Calgary Herald
Posted Monday, Feb 9th, 2009

The application of timeless Jewish laws and wisdom in a contemporary legal world is the topic of a new course being offered by the Calgary chapter of the Jewish Learning Institute.

You Be the Judge II follows on the heels of the first interactive course of the same name, which was held in 2006.

It examines actual cases that were brought before "beit din," the court system of Jewish law, and compares the instructions given in...

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You Be the Judge: Talmudic study course starts Feb. 10
The Stonington Times
Posted Thursday, Feb 5th, 2009

When Jose and Kitty Menendez were shot to death in 1989 in their Beverly Hills home while watching television, police never suspected their sons Lyle and Erik were the killers. The brothers had told police that they had come home from a movie and had found their parents dead in the house they all shared.

For a year, Lyle and Erik lived an extravagant lifestyle, traveling in limousines, staying at four-star...

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Chabad Jewish Center invites Somerset County residents to 'Be The Judge'
NJ.com Somerset
Posted Wednesday, Feb 4th, 2009

A new approach to studying ancient Jewish wisdom: Other peoples have told their stories through music or monuments, or have expressed themselves in poetry and philosophy. But for over a thousand years, the most important cultural activity of the Jewish people has been the study of the Talmud, elevated to an art form, the pinnacle of their intellectual achievement.

In response to the incredibly successful turnout in 2006 for You Be ...

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Series of Classes
baltimoresun.com
Posted Wednesday, Feb 4th, 2009

The Lubavitch Center for Jewish Education, 770 Howes Lane, will offer a six-session class from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, "You Be the Judge II," at 10 a.m. Sundays, starting today.

The course examines six cases of modern-day ethical or moral dilemmas and how they would be viewed according to Talmudic law. Information or to register: 410-340-0371.

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Chabad of Southeast Morris County offers course in Talmudic ethics
NJ.com
Posted Wednesday, Feb 4th, 2009

MADISON -- On Wednesday, Feb. 11, Chabad of Southeast Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course on Talmudic ethics.

You Be The Judge II, an exploration of Jewish civil law, will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays at the Chabad Center, 42 Park Ave. Classes meet Wednesdays from noon to 1:15 p.m., and from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The course fee is $65 for those who register by Feb. 2. Couples pay $120.

Call 973-377...

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Sinai Scholars Society Launched at Chabad at UCF
Jewish Knight Report
Posted Wednesday, Jan 28th, 2009

"What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow: this is the whole Law; the rest is the explanation; go and learn" Before my experience with Sinai Scholars, I had an entirely different perspective on Jewish study, and the Chabad movement in general. Ten short weeks ago I would have told you that walking around Orlando dressed like an 18th Century Polish nobleman ...

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Compare Talmud to U.S. law in course open to everyone
silive.com
Posted Monday, Jan 26th, 2009

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An open mind is all you need to enroll in a Talmudic study course beginning Feb. 11 at the Joan & Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center in Sea View.

"Perhaps you have been curious about the Talmud but thought it was complex and inaccessible to anyone but scholars of the law," said Rabbi Shmuel Bendet, course instructor. "Perhaps you thought you needed to understand Aramaic or Hebrew to take part in the di...

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Brisbane Joins Worldwide Synchronized Lecture Series in Honour of the Jewish “Year of Gathering”
Westender-Brisbane
Posted Monday, Jan 26th, 2009

Hundreds of Jewish communities around the world gathered on Sunday, January 25, to hear a live broadcast of an address by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, one of the greatest Jewish thinkers of all time. Rabbi Steinsaltz is the first of four speakers to address worldwide Jewry, in a series of four webcast lectures to be held in honor of the Jewish “Year of Gathering.”

In Biblical times, the entire Jewish nation assembled every seven years in ...

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Worldwide Synchronized Lecture
Jewish Times of Southern New Jersey
Posted Wednesday, Jan 21st, 2009

Worldwide Synchronized Lecture

Rabbi Avrohom Rapoport Hundreds of Jewish communities around the world will gather on Sunday, Jan. 25, to hear a live broadcast of an address by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, one of the greatest Jewish thinkers of all time. Rabbi Steinsaltz is the first of four speakers to address worldwide Jewry, in a series of four...

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New Exploration of Jewish Civil Law Scheduled
wickedLocal.com- Swamscott
Posted Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2009

Swampscott - Those who enjoy puzzles and problem-solving, who love the give-and-take of thoughtful discussion and who can use logic and creativity to work their way out of challenging situations may find a new course exciting.

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute’s groundbreaking course, “You Be The Judge,” presented real cases brought before the beit din, the court system of Jewish law. It provided the primary texts from the Ta...

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Worldwide Synchronized Lecture
Chabad Jewish Learning Institute of Winnipeg
Posted Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2009

Since this year is a Hakhel year, a year when the Jewish people traditionally gathered to hear inspirational words of Torah from the Jewish King in the holy Temple, the Chabad Jewish Learning Institute has planned for a series of lectures presented by leading Jewish scholars throughout the course of the year. These assemblies will take place simultaneously around the world via web-casts in an unprecedented display of Global Unity.

The f...

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'Hakhel' Gathering to Emphasize Jewish Unity
silive.com
Posted Monday, Jan 19th, 2009

Friday, January 16, 2009 By LESLIE PALMA-SIMONCEK ADVANCE STAFF WRITER

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Hundreds of Jewish communities around the world will gather Jan. 25 to hear a live broadcast of an address by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz in the first of a series of webcast lectures to be held in honor of the Jewish "Year of Gathering."

The broadcast may be heard from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at two locations on Staten Island: The Chabad Center a...

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World Synchronized Lecture
Jewish Times-SJ
Posted Monday, Jan 19th, 2009

Hundreds of Jewish communities around the world will gather on Sunday, Jan. 25, to hear a live broadcast of an address by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, one of the greatest Jewish thinkers of all time. Rabbi Steinsaltz is the first of four speakers to address worldwide Jewry, in a series of four webcast lectures to be held in honor of the Jewish "Year of Gathering."

In Biblical times, the entire Jewish nation assembled every seven years in...

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Mapping a journey to inner peace
The Gazette (Montreal)
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

Mapping a journey to inner peace Spiritual Lessons. You don't have to be Madonna to find your soul through Kabbalah   CATHERINE SOLYOM The Gazette
Sunday, November 16, 2008
CREDIT: MARCOS TOWNSEND THE GAZETTE Rabbi Ronnie Fine addresses Jewish Learning Institute's Soul Maps lunchtime class, which teaches the Kabbalah, a set of spiritual lessons to achieve inner peace. The cou...

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Soul Maps course begins at Chabad
Greater Media Newspapers
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

Soul Maps course begins at Chabad

A new course, Soul Maps, is being offered at Chabad Jewish Center, 1 Riva Ave., North Brunswick, 7:45-9:15 p.m. for six Tuesdays. The course started Nov. 11.

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute course is designed to provide Kabbalahbased tools for emotional happiness. It is an ancient approach to human psychology based on Tanya, an 18th-century book that made the esoteric teachings of K...

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Jewish Learning Institute offers course on Kabbala
Toledo Blade
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

Article published Saturday, November 15, 2008
Jewish Learning Institute offers course on Kabbala

“Soul Maps,” a class that provides Kabbala-based tools for self-understanding, will be taught by the Jewish Learning Institute starting tomorrow morning at Chabad House-Lubavitch, 4020 Nantuckett Dr.

The course, which spans six Sunday-morning sessions, will be taught by Rabbi Yossi Shemtov. The c...

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GPS for Your Soul - Kabbalah to Navigate Your Inner World
jewishinstlouis.org
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

GPS for Your Soul Maps:
Kabbalah to Navigate Your Inner World

6 Tuesdays Nov 18th - Dec 23rd  - 7:30- 9:00pm


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?

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On a path toward happiness
Daily Pilot
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

Published Wednesday, November 12, 2008 11:19 PM PST Topstory On a path toward happiness Six-week Jewish program taught at more than 300 Chabad centers will help pupils to understand their purpose in life.

Most monks will tell you the path to enlightenment takes a lifetime, but how about getting there in six weeks?

OK, well maybe not so fast, but the new self-help course offered by Chabad Je...

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JLI comes to Singapore!!!
Singapore Outreach Program
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 JLI comes to Singapore!!!


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Ancient Wisdom for today
The Westender
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

Ancient Wisdom for today Brisbane to Join Worldwide Debut of Advanced Talmudic Study Program   The study of Talmud is high on the list of skills, most adults say ruefully, that you either got as a young yeshiva student, or not at all.

Not so, say developers of a successful Talmud study program for adults that is gaining popularity in Jewish communities worldwide.

MyShiur: Advanced Learning Initiative...

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Education for Happiness
Vail Daily News
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

Education for HappinessThe Chabad Jewish Center of the Vail Valley joins Soul Maps, a program that teaches Kabbalah as a tool to reach emotional happiness.

People are complicated. We have a warm, sensitive side and a wild, primitive side. We can act caring and nurturing one moment, and self-centered and aggressive the next. Making sense of our thoughts and emotions is not easy, and people often feel conflicted and overwhelmed.

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Kabbalah-based course offers steps to fulfillment
The Tennessean
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

November 8, 2008

Kabbalah-based course offers steps to fulfillment

By Cheryl Tatum
FOR THE TENNESSEAN

A Nashville rabbi hopes a six-step program offered through the Chabad Center for Jewish Awareness in Nashville will give participants a road map to a life of individual fulfillment resulting in better homes and communities.

Soul Maps, the program beginning on Wednesday is designed to help people understan...

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Keeping the Faith
Calgary Herald
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

Keeping the Faith   Calgary Herald
Saturday, November 08, 2008

Map to soul helps people change lives

Rabbi Mordechai Groner isn't promising any instant, easy fixes for those attending the Soul Maps course.

"We're not trying to be the equivalent of another self-help book," says Groner, the instructor for the Calgary chapter of the Jewish Learning Institute.

"We want to offer some practical s...

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Kabbalah-based course focuses on emotional happiness
Cincinnati.com
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

Thursday, November 06, 2008
Kabbalah-based course focuses on emotional happiness
Contributed By Shauna Steigerwald | The Enquirer

This Goldstein Learning Academy Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) is offering Soul Maps, an ancient approach to human psychology, at Chabad Jewish Center, 3977 Hunt Road in Blue Ash. Morning courses in the six-week program will take place from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays beginning Nov. 13, ...

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Chabad opens new learning institute in Winnipeg
Canadian Jewish News
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008

Chabad opens new learning institute in Winnipeg

By MYRON LOVE, Prairies Correspondent
Thursday, 06 November 2008

WINNIPEG — For the past 10 years, the Chabad Movement in Winnipeg has offered an annual summer yeshiva program in August, staffed by yeshiva students from out of town, that’s open to the entire community.

Rabbi Shmuly Altein, Chabad’s director of adult education ...

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Soul Maps: Chabad House sponsors Kaballah course
Asheville Citizen-Times
Posted Tuesday, Nov 4th, 2008

October 31, 2008

Soul Maps: Chabad House sponsors Kaballah course

People are complicated. They have a warm, sensitive side and a wild, primitive side. They can act caring and nurturing one moment, and self-centered and aggressive the next. Making sense of thoughts and emotions is not easy, and people often feel conflicted and overwhelmed.
The Asheville Jewish Learning Institute, the adult education arm of The Chabad...

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New course on Kabbalah
WESTENDER
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008

Brisbane to Join Worldwide Debut of Soul Maps - Innovative Course to Provide Tools for Emotional Happiness

Critically-Acclaimed Series Brings Wisdom of the Kabbalah to the General Public

Let’s face it: People are complicated. We have a warm, sensitive side and a wild, primitive side. We can act caring and nurturing one moment, and self-centered and aggressive the next. Making sense of our...

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In the news: Jewish learning coming to Bonita
News Press
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008

In the news: Jewish learning coming to Bonita

After months of planning, Bonita Springs is finally on the map of premier Jewish learning.

Beginning this fall, the Jewish Learning Institute opens a new branch in Bonita Springs, which brings the total number of JLI locations to more than 300 worldwide.

The JLI is the first international educational institution to present traditional Judaism in a pro...

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Jewish Learning Institution to teach 'soul maps'
Thousand Oaks Acorn
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008

Jewish Learning Institution to teach 'soul maps'

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will teach a six-week program for adults titled "Soul Maps," an innovative approach to human psychology, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays beginning Nov. 6 at Thousand Oaks Chabad Jewish Center, 2060 E. Avenida de Los Arboles, Ste. I, Thousand Oaks.

The course uses tools from the Kabbalah to help participants understand ...

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Lubavitch center to offer 'Soul Maps' course
The Baltimore Sun
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008

Lubavitch center to offer 'Soul Maps' course

October 30, 2008

The Lubavitch Center for Jewish Education, 770 Howes Lane, Columbia, will offer "Soul Maps," a course created by the Jewish Learning Institute to explore human psychology using insights and teachings from the Kabbalah, the ancient Jewish mystical text.

Based on the Tanya, the classic exposition of Kabbalistic concepts by 18th-century Chassidic leader Rabbi...

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Innovative educational series to begin Nov. 12
YourHub.com
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008

Innovative educational series to begin Nov. 12 Contributed by: Benjy Brackman on 10/27/2008
After months of planning, NW Metro Denver is finally on the map of premier Jewish learning. Beginning this fall, the Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) opens two new branches in Arvada ...

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Taub curriculum on Tanya being used throughout world
The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008

Taub curriculum on Tanya being used throughout world

The Jewish Learning Institute, a worldwide adult educational program of the international Chabad Lubavitch movement, launched an effort this fall to teach the Tanya, the movement’s foundational text, to Jews everywhere.

And the curriculum for this effort was developed by Milwaukeean Rabbi Shais Taub, rabbi at The Shul East and director of the Institute for Jewish Literacy of Lu...

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Educational series to have debut here
Staten Island Advance
Posted Monday, Oct 27th, 2008

Educational series to have debut here

Jewish Learning Institute to offer three courses at the Bernikow JCC


Friday, October 24, 2008

By Leslie Palma-...

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Talmudic Ethics Course Slated
Voices
Posted Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

05/10/2008
Talmudic Ethics Course Slated

LITCHFIELD - A six-week course, Talmudic Ethics: Timeless Wisdom for Timely Dilemmas, will be offered 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays, May 12 through June 16, at the Litchfield County Jewish Community Center, 7 Village Green Drive.

The same course will be offered 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, May 13 through June 17, at the Heritage Resort, 522 Heritage Rd., Southbury, and noon t...

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Annual JLI Conference Held In New Jersey
5 Towns Jewish Times
Posted Monday, Mar 31st, 2008

By 5TJT Staff   
on Wednesday, August 01, 2007

This November will mark the sixth year that the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will provide courses of Jewish interest in the Five Towns. Local residents who attend JLI courses will be joining a community of Jewish learners that spans the globe. This year, JLI has added 68 new centers, bringing the total number of JLI chapters to more than 250 worldwide. The Jewish Lea...

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Jewish faith is focus of class
Hunterdon County Democrat
Posted Tuesday, Feb 5th, 2008

Jewish faith is focus of classThursday, January 31, 2008

CLINTON TWP.-- Chabad of Hunterdon County will present a course entitled, Beyond Belief: Reflections on Jewish Faith, Reason and Experience, beginning Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. and running for six consecutive Tuesdays.

The course, from the Jewish Learning Institute, is designed to help students take a closer look at how their beliefs can bring meaning to their lives...

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Course Explores Jewish Faith In Modern World
Town-Crier
Posted Tuesday, Jan 1st, 2008

This February, the Wellington Jewish Center is set to unveil Beyond Belief, an intriguing new course from the Jewish Learning Institute. Beyond Belief provides an innovative look at the process whereby lives are enriched and deepened by thinking about faith. Fresh, provocative and insightful, the course is designed to help students take a closer look at how their beliefs can bring meaning to their lives and guide their choices in the real worl...

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Chabad Unveils Talmudic Study Program In 15 Cities
www.lubavitch.com
Posted Monday, Dec 31st, 2007

Chabad Unveils Talmudic Study Program In 15 Cities
LUBAVITCH HEADQUARTERS, NY -- (December 28, 2007)
Dvora Lakein (Lubavitch.com/LNS) Yeshiva boys typically crack their first Talmudic sugiya (problem) at a young age. The dense Aramaic text, the endless back and forth of argument and counter-argument, are daunting, and starting them young gives them a lifelong edge: mastery over a daf, or page of gemara that leaves ma...

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Combating Apathy to Israel: Chabad's New Israel Awareness Course
Arutz Sheva (www.IsraelNationalNews.com)
Posted Wednesday, Nov 21st, 2007

by Noelle Forde

(IsraelNN.com) Chabad has launched a free Israel: The Land and the Spirit course in an attempt to fight growing apathy among young Jews in the Diaspora towards Israel and connect them with the Promised Land.

The course, launched by the Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) of Chabad in October in 750 locations around the world, is different...

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Spirited lecture starts new JLI programme
www.JewishTelegraph.com
Posted Friday, Nov 9th, 2007

THE Jewish Learning Institute's education programme has arrived in Leeds.

The six-week series, titled The Land and the Spirit, examines what Israel was meant to be and what it means today.

More than 20 people attended the first lecture at the Leeds Lubavitch Centre, which involved a lively discussion on why we care about Israel and what it means to our lives.

After an introduction from JLI chairman John Goo...

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Chabad Lubavitch of the Panhandle-Tallahassee
Tallahassee Democrat (FL)
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2007

Chabad Lubavitch of the Panhandle-Tallahassee:

A recent study found that only half of American Jews younger than 35 are comfortable with the idea of a Jewish state. In response, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is holding a six-week course called "Israel: The Land and the Spirit" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. starting Oct. 30 at the Lubavitch Jewish Center, 402 Plantation Road. The fee is free (except for books) for anyone younger than 30; $65 for...

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To combat disconnect, Israel class free for young adults
Jewish Review (Portland, OR)
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2007

To combat disconnect, Israel class free for young adults

By Jewish Review

Just weeks after the release of a recent study that found only half of American Jews under the age of 35 are comfortable with the idea of a Jewish state, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute announced a new six-week course—to be offered at 750 locations around the world including Portland—that focuses on the ...

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Course all about Israel
The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2007

Course all about Israel

The Jewish Learning Institute is presenting a series called “The Land and the Spirit: Why We All Care About Israel.”

The course will be from 7 to 8:40 p.m. on six consecutive Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 30, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive. Cost is $120 per person or $204 per couple, and includes a textbook and refreshments. Those under age 30 can attend for free.

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Religion Briefs: Course traces bond between Jews, Israel
The Tennessean (Nashville, TN)
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2007

Course traces bond between Jews, Israel

After the release of a recent study that found only half of American Jews under the age of 35 are comfortable with the idea of a Jewish state, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute announced a new six-week course that focuses on the "millennia-old spiritual bond between Jews and Israel."

Israel: The Land and the Spirit will be offered ...

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Israel and ‘The Tribe’
CJN (Cleveland)
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2007

Israel and ‘The Tribe’

Take a poll of Clevelanders ages 35 and younger on the question “Do you feel heartbroken that the Cleveland Indians failed to reach the World Series?”

Presumably, over 50% would respond “Yes!”

Compare that (loosely) with the recent study sponsored by the Bronfman Foundati...

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Chabad course explores Israel bond
JTA News Wire
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2007

Chabad course explores Israel bond
Published: 10/17/2007

Chabad-Lubavitch is launching a course exploring the spiritual connection between Jews and Israel.

The six-week course by Chabad's adult education arm, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, will be featured at 750 locations around the world.

“Israel: The Land and the Spirit,” which has been in development for two years, comes on the heels of a major study t...

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Israel Course Offered At Wellington Jewish Center
Towne Crier Online (Wellington, FL)
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2007

Israel Course Offered At Wellington Jewish Center

Israel — the land that has captured the imagination of generations. Many have explored the politics and geography of Israel, but few have explored the soul of the land. This November, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is set to unveil an intriguing new course at more than 250 affiliates across the globe, including the Wellington Jewish Center. JLI courses are presented in Wellingt...

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JLI course at Chabad House to begin on October 29
The Reporter (Broome County, NY)
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2007

JLI course at Chabad House to begin on October 29

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will offer a six-week course, "Israel: The Land and the Spirit," at the Chabad House on Monday evenings beginning October 29 at 7 pm or Wednesday mornings beginning October 31 at 9:30 am. The course fee is $48, which includes the price of the text book. Participants can register by calling the Chabad office at 797-0015 or writing ...

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Chabad course designed to combat Israel apathy
Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2007

Chabad course designed to combat Israel apathy

By Toby Tabachnick
Staff Writer

Responding to an alarming result in a national survey, which showed young American Jews are showing less interest in Israel, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch a new six-week course entitled "Israel: The Land and the Spirit" starting the end of this month.

The course is the Rohr's attempt to combat apathy toward Israel among J...

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Goal of New Course: To Appreciate Israel
The Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia)
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2007

Goal of New Course: To Appreciate Israel
October 18, 2007 - Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, Staff Writer


A recent study commissioned by the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies found that young American Jews are feeling increasingly alienated from Israel. Responding to this trend, a new worldwide course aims to create a spiritual bond between participants and the State of Israel.

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute's...

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Class to explore Israel’s importance
thestate.com
Posted Monday, Oct 15th, 2007

Rabbi says lessons couldn't be more timely as younger people losing touch
By CAROLYN CLICK - cclick@thestate.com

Every weekday, Rabbi Hesh Epstein enters a classroom at the Columbia Jewish Day School and teaches eager children about their Jewish heritage, law and culture.

That comes naturally to the students, who are immersed both in traditional academics and in the 3,000-...

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Chabad Course Explores Israel's Spiritual Side
The Atlanta Jewish Times
Posted Monday, Oct 15th, 2007

Chabad Course Explores Israel's Spiritual Side
Friday, October 05, 2007

Rabbi Ari SollishA new six-part adult-education course from Chabad-Lubavitch's Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will explore the spiritual connection between the Jewish people and the land of Israel starting at the end of October.

Unlike courses that focus on the history or the culture of Israel, "The Land & the Spirit: Why We...

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Rohr Jewish Learning Institute Unveils The Land and The Spirit Courses
Westchester.com
Posted Monday, Oct 15th, 2007

Rohr Jewish Learning Institute Unveils The Land and The Spirit Courses 
Written by Westchester.com 
Thursday, 11 October 2007 

Dobbs Ferry, NY - Many have explored the politics and geography of Israel, but few have explored the soul of the land. This November, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is set to unveil an intriguing new course at over 250 affiliates across the globe.

Unlike o...

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Chabad keeps students worldwide on same page
Washington Jewish Week
Posted Thursday, Mar 30th, 2006

Each Monday since early last month, Washington-area Jews - singles, young parents, retirees and everyone in between - have been gathering in Fairfax and Potomac to explore time and space, God and spirituality.

Billed as a mystical approach to the concepts of time and the Jewish calendar, The Kabbalah of Time is the 14th course in adult Jewish literacy offered by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, a 7-year-old project of t...

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