Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Sponsoring Agency: Chabad of Pittsburgh

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
5738 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 USA
Office: 412.421.3561
Email: jli@chabadpgh.com
Web: www.chabadpgh.com

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Past Courses

Men, Women & Kabbalah: Wisdom and Advice From the Masters -
About the Course

Viewed through the prism of Kabbalah, gender is an essential quality of the cosmos. From mystical secrets of reincarnation to practical tips on enhancing relationships, Judaism's ancient teachings will bring new depth in understanding life's most challenging issues.

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Date 8 Wednesdays, Jan 19th - Mar 9th 2005
Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $85.00

The Messiah Mystery: Toward a Perfect World -
About the Course

No idea in human history has inspired so much hope or ignited so much debate. It is the dream that has motivated prophets, poets, sages and mystics. It is the basis for the beliefs of billions across the globe.

What is this Jewish ideal, "Mashiach" - the Messiah? Where is its source? When did it become so important to Judaism? Why? How is it relevant to the here and now?

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Date 8 Wednesdays, May 11th - Jun 29th 2005
Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $85.00

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

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

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Date 6 Wednesdays, Nov 16th - Dec 25th 2016
Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $90.00
Early Bird Special 20% off before 11/01/2016

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

Accredited for Continuing Legal Education (in most states)

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

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

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Date 6 Wednesdays, Feb 1st - Mar 15th 2017
Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $90.00
Early Bird Special 20% off before 01/23/2017
A $15 fee per CLE credit due at conclusion of course.

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

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

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

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

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Date 6 Wednesdays, May 3rd - Jun 14th 2017
Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $90.00
Early Bird Special 20% off before 05/01/2017
There will not be class on Wednesday, May 31 (Shavuot). Please note that the fifth class will be on TUESDAY, June 6.

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 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $90.00
Early Bird Special 20% off before 10/20/2017

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