When innocent people are wrongly convicted... When "correctional facilities" turn first-time offenders into hardened criminals... When known murderers walk free on a technicality … Fairness in justice simply cannot be left to chance. In Crime and Consequence, we explore 3000 years of Jewish wisdom concerning criminal convictions, sentencing, crime prevention, and rehabilitation. We challenge ...
The DilemmaJanuary 2017
Accredited for Continuing Legal Education (in most states) Apply mind-bending, brain-twisting, hair-splitting Talmudic reasoning to solve real-life modern dilemmas—situations that actually happened yet seem impossible to solve. What do you do when your gut tells you one thing, and your brain tells you another? Prepare for a mental expedition to mind-wrestle ...
Justice and the War on TerrorMarch 2014
Life in the BalanceOctober 2013
Living with IntegrityJanuary 2013
Medicine and MoralsOctober 2010
Money MattersJanuary 2012
Talmudic EthicsApril 2008
Talmudic EthicsOctober 2003
From Internet privacy and corporate scandals to abortion and euthanasia - our lives are filled with difficult, often gut-wrenching ethical dilemmas. Perplexed? Come discover new ways to navigate the moral sea as we examine some of today's toughest questions in the light of the Torah - Judaism's ethical and moral ...
You Be the JudgeOctober 2006
You Be the Judge IISeptember 2010
Wrestling with FaithOctober 2018
The Jewish Course of WhyJanuary 2016
Give your Judaism the intellection you know it deserves. Prepare to tackle the quizzical, queer, and seemingly-unanswerable questions about Jewish belief and practice. Ever wondered why there are so many Jews in Hollywood? Why Jews eat gefilte fish and cholent and wish each other mazal tov and l’chaim? Why the ...
Fascinating FactsOctober 2011
From Sinai to CyberspaceDecember 2009
A lot can change in 3,000 years. We've gone from camel backs to Cadillacs, and have entered a world of fast-paced technological advance. We've gone from a Jewish world marked by prophets and pilgrimages to a world where students study Torah in cyber-classrooms and rabbis address ethical question posed by ...
Jewish EssentialsJanuary 2002
Judaism DecodedApril 2015
Just as science follows the scientific method, Jewish tradition has its own system to ensure its authenticity remains intact. Judaism Decoded sheds light on the mysteries surrounding biblical interpretation. How do we know our interpretation is true? If it is true, why is it subject to differences of opinion? And with so many interpretations to choose from, how do we know ...
Kabbalah UnpluggedFebruary 2004
Beyond BeliefMarch 2001
Our beliefs color the way we see the world and help us to make sense of the inevitable challenges that confront us. The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute's upcoming winter course, Beyond Belief: Reflections on Jewish Faith, Reason, and Experience, is designed to help students take a closer look at how ...
Oasis in TimeMay 2011
We invite you to explore the mystical, psychological, social, and cultural dimensions of Shabbat as we unlock a model for achieving balance and serenity in the modern age. Over six weeks, we’ll uncover timeless principles for how to achieve a life of inner peace while making each workday more productive and ...
Seasons of the SoulMay 2004
The Land and the SpiritOctober 2008
The Messiah MysteryApril 2005
What Is?April 2018
Imagine that you were able to rethink everything you knew about the universe, the laws of nature, your own consciousness, and the very idea of existence and reality. Imagine the new insights you will gain, the fresh perspective with which you will embark on the journey of life each morning. What ...
How Success ThinksNovember 2016
Communication: Its Art and SoulJanuary 2018
Can you express yourself effectively in 140 characters or less? Should you? The rise of the internet, mobile phones, and social media has completely changed the way we relate, interact, and communicate with one another—and it’s high time we reclaim this lost art. In Jewish philosophy, communication is more than just a ...
Biblical ReflectionsMay 2005
Everybody loves a good story. A good story takes hold of the imagination and provides a window into the human soul. The stories of the book of Genesis are the oldest stories in the world, yet they continue to inspire countless retellings and adaptations. They retain their power because they deal ...
Curious Tales of the TalmudApril 2013
Everyone loves a good story. Knowing this, the sages of the Talmud used stories to encode messages about life that are far too deep and profound to communicate directly. This course decodes some of these extraordinary Talmudic mysteries to uncover layer within layer of insight into the nature of life, ...
How Happiness ThinksOctober 2014
Since the dawn of time, man has been ever-fascinated by the workings of the human brain. Only recently, scientists have been discovering the underlying dynamics that shape and influence our frame of mind--new ways to cope with anxiety and stress, steps that we can take to crystallize our self-concept, and ...
Journey of the SoulOctober 2015
Journey of the Soul explores the mysteries surrounding the spiritual dimension of our existence—our destiny that continues even after we’ve shed our earth-bound body suit. We examine the transition of the soul into the hereafter, the kinds of legacies that are valued even after we’ve forsaken this earthly existence, and ...
Kabbalah RhythmsFebruary 2003
Men, Women & KabbalahJanuary 2005
Paradigm ShiftApril 2014
Paradigm Shift is an elevator ride to the heights of what is possible. Synchronize yourself with the mission for which you were placed on earth, and learn to recognize the inherent goodness and perfection in yourself, in others, and in every circumstance of your life. Distilled into six succinct lessons, this ...
Soul MapsSeptember 2008
Perhaps you have struggled before with the elusive search for meaning, and wished you had a personal mentor to guide your growth. What if you had the chance to meet one of the greatest masters of Kabbalah and learn ancient proven strategies for self-realization and contentment? This fall, you’ll have that chance. ...
Soul PowerJanuary 2002
The Art of MarriageApril 2012
The Art of ParentingJanuary 2015
As parents, we worry about the well-being of our kids; about their future, and about our role in shaping it. In The Art of Parenting, we scale the challenges that face us as parents and explore timeless insights from Jewish wisdom to instill values, foster independence, and ensure the long-term success ...
The Kabalah of TimeJanuary 2006
Examine time and the Jewish calendar through the mystical lens of Kabbalah. Time is a profound organizing element of our existence, and the cycle of the Jewish calendar provides a powerful template for personal growth. Discover both a practical understanding of the structure of the Jewish calendar as well as mystical ...
The Kabbalah of CharacterJanuary 2007
The Kabbalah of YouOctober 2012
Toward A Meaningful LifeJanuary 2011
Survival of a NationApril 2017
Experience an inspiring and thrilling account of what was then considered the most improbable and astonishing victory in all of military history. Drawing on ideas of great Jewish writers and thinkers from throughout the ages, Survival of a Nation presents the Six-Day War as you’ve never experienced it before. Its six sessions ...
Beyond Never AgainApril 2010
Great DebatesOctober 2017
Debate is not only encouraged within Judaism but resides at the very heart of our history and theology. Great Debates in Jewish History explores six fundamental conflicts that pitted the greatest Jewish minds against each other—six instances of divergent perspectives, including several that are still debated today. Discover stirring and surprising ...
Strength and StruggleMay 2016
In Strength and Struggle we unlock the secrets of great character by exploring some of the most dramatic narratives and inspiring personalities in all of history. Set in the midst of our nation’s formative years, an era in which our ancestors fought to carve out a civilization among hostile neighbors, these thrilling ...
Flashbacks In Jewish HistoryApril 2007
Journey of a NationJuly 2006
Portraits in LeadershipFebruary 2009
Discover inner courage, determination, and resilience in the life stories of legendary Talmudic figures. Witness the strength of human character in tales that are sure to resonate within your soul and inspire you to unleash the power within. One part biography, One part history, All parts inspiration