JLI Thornhill Woods

JLI Thornhill Woods

JLI Thornhill Woods
8808 Bathurst st, Thornhill, ON L4J 8A7 Canada
Office: 905-881-1919
Email: rabbi@jewishtw.org
Web: jewishtw.org

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Past Courses

Great Debates in Jewish History -
About the Course

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

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

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Date 6 Wednesdays, Nov 1st - Dec 6th 2017
Time 8:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Fee $99.00 CAD
Early Bird Special $20 CAD off before 10/25/2017

Communication: Its Art and Soul -
About the Course

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 tool: it is who we are. Humans are defined as communicative beings with a communicative soul, and aligning ourselves with this soul is our raison d’être.

In Communication: Its Art and Soul, we contrast Jewish thought with scientific discovery to unearth the essence of communication and how to utilize its powers to better ourselves, our relationships, and all of society

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Date 6 Wednesdays, Jan 24th - Mar 7th 2018
Time 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Fee $99.00 CAD
Early Bird Special 20% off before 01/12/2018