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Posted Thursday, Jun 6th, 2019
warwickadvertiser.com
Shavuot, observed this year June 9-10, celebrates the Giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai over 3,300 years ago. Shavuot is the second of the three major festivals (Passover being the first and Sukkot the third) and comes exactly fifty days after Passover. Rabbi Pesach Burston, director of Chabad of Orange County, invites the community to celebrate... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jun 4th, 2019
lubavitch.com
Millennials want to make a difference. And Chabad emissaries want to help them do just that. That’s why they’ve started a program called Chabad Young Professional Ambassadors (CYP Ambassadors). Its mission is to honor the ambitions of the next generation by presenting them with leadership opportunities within the Jewish community. Danit Zivan was active in Jewish communities... Read More
Posted Monday, Jun 3rd, 2019
jpost.com
Ten Jewish students from Vassar College in New York chose to donate their education stipends to help send aid to Syrian refugees in Aleppo. Last year, ten students at the liberal arts college who are participants of the Sinai Scholars Society program jointly decided to donate their $350 participant stipends to fund an aid shipment for the... Read More
Posted Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
lubavitch.com
 The Crown Heights area of Brooklyn, New York, is known as the heartland of the Chabad movement. Millions around the world have been touched by Chabad emissaries who were educated in the neighborhood’s yeshivahs and nurtured by renowned Crown Heights personalities. They were guided by the Lubavitcher Rebbe who led and grew the movement from his... Read More
Posted Monday, May 13th, 2019
communitynewspapers.com
This May, Chabad of Downtown Coral Gablesis offering “With All My Heart,” a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) that will examine the Jewish art of prayer and spiritual experience. Beginning Wednesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m., participants in the course will study the history and philosophy of Jewish worship, seeking to... Read More
Posted Friday, May 10th, 2019
bakersfield.com
 Next week, Esther Schlanger of The Chabad Jewish Community Center will offer "With All My Heart," a new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) examining the Jewish art of prayer and spiritual experience. Beginning Wednesday, course participants will study the history and philosophy of Jewish worship, seeking to discover the deep, elegant structure embedded... Read More
Posted Friday, May 10th, 2019
theadvocate.com
 Rabbi Peretz Kazen, of Chabad of Baton Rouge, will offer a six-session course, With All My Heart, by Rohr Jewish Learning Institute that will examine the Jewish art of prayer and spiritual experience. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, and continuing for the next 5 Tuesdays, participants will study the history and philosophy of Jewish worship,... Read More
Posted Thursday, May 9th, 2019
clevelandjewishnews.com
 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is offering a new six-session course, “With All My Heart,” with an opening night event from 7 to 9:30 p.m. May 15 at 25400 Fairmount Blvd. in Beachwood. The opening night event, which is dedicated to Lori Gilbert Kaye, who was killed in the Chabad of Poway shooting April 27 in Poway,... Read More
Posted Thursday, Apr 25th, 2019
theadvocate.com
 Rabbi Mendel Ceitlin of Chabad Jewish Center in Metairie will offer a course titled “With All My Heart,” a six-session series by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute that will examine the Jewish art of prayer and spiritual experience. The series begins Tuesday, May 7, and will be held at 10:30 a.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. at... Read More
Posted Thursday, Apr 25th, 2019
thealmanac.net
 With All My Heart: The Jewish Art of Prayer & Spiritual Experience is a new six week course form the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. The event runs from 7:30 to 9 p.m. six Tuesday evenings starting May 14th at the South Hills JCC and from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m six Sunday mornings, starting May 19th at Chabad... Read More
Posted Friday, Apr 19th, 2019
azjewishpost.com
A staggering 83 percent of more than 400,000 prisoners released in 2005 across 30 states were arrested at least once in the nine years following their release, according to a U. S. Department of Justice study released in 2018. Today many groups are talking about and researching justice reform. Some of the suggested changes are in... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 17th, 2019
boulderjewishnews.org
Beginning April 30th, Rabbi Benjy Brackman of Chabad of NW Metro Denver in Westmintser will offer With All My Heart, a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) that will examine the Jewish art of prayer and spiritual experience. For six Tuesdays, beginning Tuesday, April 30th, and offered at two convenient times, 10:30... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 17th, 2019
boulderjewishnews.org
 Westminster, CO Beginning April 30th, Rabbi Benjy Brackman of Chabad of NW Metro Denver in Westmintser will offer With All My Heart, a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) that will examine the Jewish art of prayer and spiritual experience. For six Tuesdays, beginning Tuesday, April 30th, and offered at two... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 11th, 2019
sudbury.wickedlocal.com
Beginning on Feb. 26, Rabbi Yisroel Freeman of the Chabad Center of Sudbury, 100 Horse Pond Road, will offer Crime and Consequence, a new six-session course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute that will explore 3,000 years of Jewish perspective on conviction, sentencing and criminal rehabilitation. Participants in the course will challenge their thinking, ponder the implications... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Feb 6th, 2019
thejewishnews.com
 Many Jews are familiar with the statement from the first chapter of Pirkei Avot that says the entire world rests on three things: Torah, prayer and good deeds. Fewer are aware that later in the same chapter three different things are cited: peace, truth and justice. Those concepts form the basis the Jewish approach to criminal justice,... Read More
Posted Saturday, Feb 2nd, 2019
theday.com
 New London — "An eye for an eye," the Biblical concept often cited to justify the death penalty or other harsh punishment, is not what it appears, Rabbi Avrohom Sternberg says. "According to a Jewish tradition, eye for an eye is not literal," said Sternberg, director of Chabad of Eastern Connecticut and spiritual leader of Congregation Ahavath... Read More
Posted Friday, Feb 1st, 2019
tucson.com
 Chabad Rabbi Yehuda Ceitlin will present Crime and Consequence, a six-session course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. The seminar at the Tucson JCC, 3800 E. River Road, will explore the Jewish perspective on conviction, sentencing and criminal rehabilitation. Co-presenters include Judge Richard E. Gordon, Pima County Superior Court; Jonathan Mosher, chief trial counsel in the Pima... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 28th, 2019
tampabay.com
 Chabad Jewish Center of Greater St. Petersburg will offer an adult education course on the Jewish approach to criminal justice beginning Wednesday. “Crime and Consequence” is a six-part series. The course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will address questions of crime, punishment and justice from a Jewish perspective. Topics will include “What’s the purpose of... Read More
Posted Saturday, Jan 26th, 2019
beaconhilltimes.com
This February, Rabbi Yosef Zaklos of Chabad of Downtown Boston will offer Crime and Consequence, a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) exploring 3,000 years of Jewish perspective on conviction, sentencing, and criminal rehabilitation. Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 8 a.m., at ADL New England Offices in Downtown Boston participants in the... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 24th, 2019
thejewishnews.com
 With criminal justice reform center stage in the U.S., Chabad Jewish Center of Bloomfield Hills, in partnership with the Jewish Bar Association of Michigan (JBAM), presents “Crime and Consequence,” starting Feb. 6, a new six-series course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute exploring 3,000 years of Jewish perspective on crime and criminal rehabilitation. The recent public focus... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 11th, 2019
staugustine.com
 Chabad of Jewish Centers in St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach will launch a six-week series in February exploring the Jewish approach to crime, punishment and justice. A Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) course, “Crime and Consequence” will address topics such as “What’s the Purpose of Prison: Punishment, Deterrence or Rehabilitation?,” “What’s Judaism’s Position on the Death... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 4th, 2019
theislandnow.com
 With criminal justice reform center-stage in the United States, Chabad of Port Washington is offering course by the Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), the world’s largest Jewish adult Jewish education network, that explores the Jewish approach to the challenging questions of crime, punishment and justice. “Crime and Consequence” is a six-part series that will be offered beginning... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 3rd, 2019
jewishlinknj.com
 (Courtesy of Anshei Lubavitch of Fair Lawn) With criminal justice reform center-stage in the United States, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI)—the world’s largest adult Jewish education network—is launching a course that explores the Jewish approach to the challenging questions of crime, punishment and justice. “Crime and Consequence” is a six-part series that will be offered... Read More
Posted Monday, Dec 17th, 2018
lubavitch.com
Six months ago, retired pulmonologist Dr. Jeff Aronson, was introduced to Rabbi Eli Rivkin of Chabad of Northridge, California, at a nearby class he was giving on Judaism. Aronson and Rivkin developed a rapport, and the doctor began participating in other Chabad programs. But when he started attending the rabbi’s six-week “Wrestling with Faith” course, he... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Nov 14th, 2018
www.huffingtonpost.com
 A beloved Jewish summer camp was nearly destroyed by one of the wildfires currently ravaging California ? but its iconic menorah has survived. The giant metal menorah at Camp Hess Kramer in Malibu was captured in photos standing tall on a hilltop overlooking the ocean, surrounded by the charred remains of grassy fields. On Sunday, camp leaders posted... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Nov 7th, 2018
http://liherald.com
A new course for women, “Larger Than Life,” explores the key Jewish values that have shaped the moral compass of Western society and were so influential in molding that civilization. “’Larger Than Life’ presents not only the wisdom of the ages, but, most importantly, focuses on areas outside the domain of the synagogue and Jewish ritual,” Rosh... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 31st, 2018
jewishjournal.com
Yehudis Fishman Jewish Community Educator Many sages address how elaborate and even repetitious is the first recorded match made in Torah. In our verse, the matchmaker Eliezer witnesses the gesture that clinches the couplehood of Isaac and Rebecca. She agrees to provide water not just for Eliezer and company, but also for his camels. This action demonstrates more... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 31st, 2018
www.nbc4i.com
 NEW ALBANY, OH (WCMH) -- - Several people from across Central Ohio gathered to discuss a difficult question in the wake of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, in Pittsburgh. The class, which was part of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute’s “Wrestling with Faith” course, focused on the following question: “Why do bad things happen... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2018
theislandnow.com
 This November, the Rosh Chodesh Society — the women’s division of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute — launches its latest course, Larger Than Life, a new seven-session series for women. Slated to run in over 200 locations across the globe, Larger Than Life promises to shine a spotlight on the Torah view of our social and ethical... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 25th, 2018
www.jewishlinknj.com
 Many Jewish observances seem petty and burdensome, and they interfere with the way we choose to run our lives. Why can’t God just leave me alone? Chabad of West Orange will present a lesson from the Jewish Learning Institute, entitled “Does God Really Care?” The event, led by instructor Rabbi Mendy Kasowitz, will take place on Monday,... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 24th, 2018
www.forsythnews.com
The questions have been coming to Rabbi Levi Mentz ever since he helped establish Chabad of Forsyth in 2017. They trickle in from residents, each one interested about the tenets of Judaism. “People in Forsyth County, they’re very deep thinkers,” Mentz said. “They’re curious: ‘Give me a bottom line from an ideological perspective. I want to know,... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Oct 23rd, 2018
cohasset.wickedlocal.com
 Rabbi Levi Lezell has been teaching since moving to the South Shore in 2015, but now he’s taking it to a new level. This summer, Lezell traveled to New York to attend a series of inaugural training seminars in advance of the upcoming launch of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. “At the heart of Jewish culture, there... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2018
stljewishlight.com
 Chabad of Greater St. Louis will offer a new course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) entitled “Wrestling With Faith” beginning Wednesday, Oct. 24. The class meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Lazaroff Chabad Center, 8124 Delmar Blvd., continuing for six weekly sessions. “Many people, even the most devout, experience some degree... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 18th, 2018
clevelandjewishnews.com
 The Jewish Learning Institute will present the six-session course, “Wrestling with Faith,” at 25400 Fairmount Blvd. in Beachwood. Rabbi Shmuli Friedman will teach the course. The first class at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 is being offered for free. The course will be offered Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11:30 and evenings from 7 to 8:30. The course will... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 18th, 2018
jhvonline.com
“Wrestling with Faith,” a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, will address common challenges people have in their relationship with G-d. Beginning the week of Oct. 21, participants will examine beliefs in Judaism that many struggle with because they seem primitive or outdated. How can we reconcile scientific findings with ideas that cannot... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 12th, 2018
www.theadvocate.com
 Beginning this fall, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will open in Baton Rouge. Rabbi Peretz Kazen has taught more than 100 Jewish classes since moving to Baton Rouge in 2015, but now he’s taking it to a new level. This summer, Kazen traveled to New York to attend a series of inaugural training seminars in advance of... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 8th, 2018
www.jta.org
 (JTA) — The American Jewish University in Los Angeles is stopping its undergraduate admissions and phasing out its undergraduate curriculum. The university, which has about 70 undergraduate students, said it is committed to ensuring that the enrolled students are able to complete their degrees. “Our students come first, and we have notified them of these plans,” said Jeffrey... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 5th, 2018
clevelandjewishnews.com
 Fromovitz Chabad Center in Beachwood got a visit from a Holocaust survivor this weekend – a Torah scroll that made its way out of the destruction that occurred on the night of Kristallnacht. Nearly 80 years ago, beginning on Nov. 9, 1938, Jewish businesses and synagogues across Germany, Austria and the Sudetenland were destroyed by Nazi forces... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 3rd, 2018
www.jewishchronicle.org
MILWAUKEE – Several local agencies and book clubs are partnering to hold a “Milwaukee Jewish Community Read” of a bestselling book, “Letters to my Palestinian Neighbor,” before the author speaks here in May. The Atlantic has hailed the short non-fiction book, by Yossi Klein Halevi, as “one of the best one-volume introductions to the conflict between Israel... Read More
Posted Friday, Sep 28th, 2018
stljewishlight.com
 The chief curator of the Core Exhibition at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, located in Warsaw, Poland, will visit the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center on Thursday, Oct. 11, for a presentation on the role of museums in historical debates. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett played an instrumental role in establishing the museum, which opened in... Read More
Posted Friday, Sep 28th, 2018
www.staugustine.com
 Rabbi Levi Vogel of the Chabad Jewish Center in St. Augustine will offer a six-week course, “Wrestling with Faith,” beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 22. A Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) course, the curriculum addresses common challenges people have in their relationship with God. Participants will grapple with issues that many struggle with, including beliefs in Judaism that... Read More
Posted Monday, Sep 24th, 2018
communitynewspapers.com
 The Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will launch a new partnership through the City of Aventura with the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center starting with a new lecture series. The first presentation, “A Postmortem of the 2018 Midterm Elections” by NSU Professor of History and Political Science Charles Zelden, Ph.D., takes place... Read More
Posted Thursday, Sep 13th, 2018
www.chicagobusiness.com
 Dean Bell became CEO of the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning & Leadership in July. He's been with the organization for 24 years, most recently as provost and vice president. His inauguration takes place in October. Bell, 51, who grew up in Pittsburgh, is also a professor of history at Spertus; his research focuses on cultural... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Sep 11th, 2018
www.chicagotribune.com
 About 10 years ago, Vickie Block and her husband, Chuck, attended a Rohr Jewish Learning Institute adult education class offered through the Chabad of Northbrook. Unbeknownst to Vicki, she was about to take a trip down memory lane. Also at the class was Susan Sack, a friend of Block’s from childhood. Sack said she asked Block if “she was... Read More
Posted Sunday, Aug 5th, 2018
algemeiner.com
JNS.org – Robert Meeropol was 6 when his parents, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, were executed in 1953 by the US government as spies for the Soviet Union. On Aug. 2, at age 71, he took part in an ancient Jewish ritual when he put on tefillin for the first time—something Jewish boys usually do when they... Read More
Posted Friday, Aug 3rd, 2018
timesofisrael.com
 Robert Meeropol, the son of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, celebrated a belated bar mitzvah at age 71. The Rosenbergs were executed in 1953 on charges of illegally giving classified information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union, helping enable the USSR to attain nuclear weapons. J. Edgar Hoover, the powerful director of the FBI, called their... Read More
Posted Friday, Aug 3rd, 2018
providencejournal.com
 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The National Jewish Retreat has been hosting annual conferences across the country for 13 years, but this year’s conference holds special meaning because of its Rhode Island location. Indeed, it was to a Jewish congregation in Newport that President George Washington delivered a letter in 1790 guaranteeing religious liberties for Jews, said Rabbi David... Read More
Posted Thursday, Aug 2nd, 2018
religionnews.com
 (RNS) — Maple syrup can be kosher. But it isn’t always, and Jews who aspire to keep kosher can be hard-pressed to spot the difference. That’s because syrup-makers often use pig fat and other nonkosher animal products to prevent their tree sap from boiling over as it condenses, said Rabbi Berel Bell during a seminar at the... Read More
Posted Thursday, Aug 2nd, 2018
religionnews.com
 (RNS) — Maple syrup can be kosher. But it isn’t always, and Jews who aspire to keep kosher can be hard-pressed to spot the difference. That’s because syrup-makers often use pig fat and other nonkosher animal products to prevent their tree sap from boiling over as it condenses, said Rabbi Berel Bell during a seminar at the... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jul 26th, 2018
thejewishnews.com
 Twenty years ago, Rabbi Tzvi Muller, then a yeshivah student in Israel, had a chance encounter on a Jerusalem street that shook up his Jewish conceptions — and forever altered the course of his life. This one brief conversation with a random stranger sent Muller on a decades-long quest to enhance the way Judaism’s Golden Rule —... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jul 26th, 2018
thejewishnews.com
 It began as a modest effort to expand the Jewish footprint in the Birmingham-Bloomfield area — but it has the potential of becoming an educational gem for the entire Metro Detroit Jewish community. The new Hyman and Sonia Blumenstein Jewish Learning Center, 36300 Woodward Ave., a half-mile north of downtown Birmingham, is intended for the educational enlightenment... Read More
Posted Friday, Jul 13th, 2018
beaconhilltimes.com
A new, cutting-edge, Hebrew-reading crash course is taking the Jewish world by storm. The flashcard based language course developed by the Jewish Learning Institute, promises users that they can learn to read Hebrew in only four weeks if they follow the program. Beginning Monday, July 30, at 8 p.m., Rabbi Yosef Zaklos director of Chabad of Downtown... Read More
Posted Friday, Jul 13th, 2018
beaconhilltimes.com
 A new, cutting-edge, Hebrew-reading crash course is taking the Jewish world by storm. The flashcard based language course developed by the Jewish Learning Institute, promises users that they can learn to read Hebrew in only four weeks if they follow the program. Beginning Monday, July 30, at 8 p.m., Rabbi Yosef Zaklos director of Chabad of Downtown... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jul 10th, 2018
www.juf.org
Chicago's Jewish community is vibrant, thanks in part to rich opportunities for Jewish education. With a selection of Jewish day schools and the graduate-level Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, there are opportunities to tap into Jewish learning at every age. What follows is a conversation about Jewish education and the importance of lifelong Jewish learning... Read More
Posted Friday, Jun 29th, 2018
vaildaily.com
 VAIL — Beginning Wednesday, July 11, with a 10 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. option, Rabbi Dovid Mintz of Chabad Jewish Center will be offering "What Is? Rethinking Everything We Know about Our Universe," a new, six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. Drawing from the wisdom of Chasidic teaching, the most basic building blocks of existence... Read More
Posted Saturday, Jun 9th, 2018
israelnationalnews.com
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel is not the most significant threat to Jewish students and focus on the movement has brought it undue attention, a 35-year veteran campus Jewish educator said last week at the National Jewish Retreat. Rohr Chabad Center for Jewish Student Life at Binghamton University Education Director Rivkah Slonim made... Read More
Posted Friday, May 25th, 2018
heritagefl.com
 This summer, a delegation from the Orlando community will be joining Rabbi Yanky and Chanshy Majesky of Chabad North Orlando at the National Jewish Retreat in Providence, Rhode Island. The annual event, coordinated by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, will run from July 31 to Aug. 5 at the Rhode Island Convention... Read More
Posted Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
jewishexponent.com
 In March, 770 participants from around the world journeyed to Israel for an eight-day immersive learning experience through The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) on The Land & The Spirit trip. The Philadelphia area was represented by Chabad of Bucks County & Western Main Line, and participants from the Main Line, Rydal and Camden County, N.J. http://jewishexponent.com/2018/05/09/the-rohr-jewish-learning-institute-heads-to-israel/ Read More
Posted Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
jewishlinknj.com
 Why do bad things happen to good people? The question has been asked—and answered—for thousands of years. But even if we understood the purpose of evil, would this make it more palatable and acceptable? Would it aid us in our efforts to defeat evil? Join the conversation on Tuesday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Chabad of... Read More
Posted Friday, Apr 20th, 2018
blog.silive.com
 Beginning on Tuesday April 24 at 7:30 PM, Rabbi Mendy Katzman of Chabad of Staten Island will be offering What Is? Rethinking Everything We Know about Our Universe--a fascinating, new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI). The website description of the course reads: Drawing on the wisdom of Chasidic teaching, the most basic building... Read More
Posted Thursday, Apr 19th, 2018
jewishlinknj.com
 Beginning Tuesday, April 24, at 8:15 p.m., Rabbi Mordechai Shain of Lubavitch on the Palisades in Tenafly will be offering “What Is? Rethinking Everything We Know about Our Universe,” a new six-week course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI). This course invites participants to live more deeply by deepening their thinking, insight and awareness of the... Read More
Posted Thursday, Apr 19th, 2018
westmilfordmessenger.com
 Rabbi Mendy Gurkov of Chabad Jewish Center Upper Passaic County will be offering "What Is? Rethinking Everything We Know about Our Universe" — a fascinating, new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI). The course begins on Wednesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. The course The website description of the course reads: Drawing on the wisdom of... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Apr 17th, 2018
westhartfordnews.com
 Beginning on May 1 at 7:30 p.m., Chabad of Greater Hartford will offer “What Is? Rethinking Everything We Know about Our Universe,” a fascinating, new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. Drawing on the wisdom of Jewish Mysticism, the most basic building blocks of existence are reexamined from the bottom up, revolutionizing our understanding of... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 16th, 2018
sudbury.wickedlocal.com
The Jewish Learning Institute of Sudbury will offer “What Is? Rethinking Everything We Know about Our Universe,” a new six-session course from the International Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, beginning at 7:30 p.m. April 24 at the Chabad Center of Sudbury, 100 Horse Pond Road. “What Is?” explores the following six questions: Is the world real? Is time... Read More
Posted Saturday, Apr 14th, 2018
tallahassee.com
 Rabbi Oirechman of Chabad Tallahassee and FSU will be offering a six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute beginning 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25. The website description of the course reads: Drawing on the wisdom of Chasidic teaching, the most basic building blocks of existence are reexamined from the bottom up, revolutionizing our understanding of life,... Read More
Posted Thursday, Apr 12th, 2018
clevelandjewishnews.com
 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will hold its “What Is? Rethinking Everything We Know About Our Universe” six-part course from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays from April 25 through May 30 at 25400 Fairmount Blvd. in Beachwood. The course will allow participants to deepen their thinking, insight and awareness of life and... Read More
Posted Thursday, Mar 15th, 2018
lubavitch.com
 American Jews, recent studies report, are increasingly feeling that Israel is just not all that important to them. But eight days of sightseeing and soul searching in the Holy Land may have been a game-changer for many, if not all of the 800 participants at the the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute’s recent tour of Israel. The Land... Read More
Posted Thursday, Mar 15th, 2018
breakingisraelnews.com
 The largest tour group to visit Israel this year, comprising over 770 participants from 80 communities all around the United States, finished an eight-day visit on Monday that was designed to be as uplifting as it was enjoyable. The group capped off their visit by parading through Hebron with a very special Torah scroll saved from... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Mar 14th, 2018
israelnationalnews.com
 With tourism to Israel breaking all records, the largest group of tourists to visit the country this year came on a trip organized by the Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), Chabad’s adult educational arm. They visited the width and breadth of the country, engaged in in-depth study and daily reflection sessions, met with locals and soldiers, studied... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Mar 14th, 2018
clevelandjewishnews.com
 Nearly 800 participants from 80 communities around the world came to Israel this week with Chabad’s Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, as the culmination of a six-session adult-education course titled “Survival of a Nation: Exploring Israel Through the Lens of the Six-Day War.” Tens of thousands of participants completed the course in more than 400 locations worldwide. On... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Mar 14th, 2018
jns.org
 Nearly 800 participants from 80 communities around the world came to Israel this week with Chabad’s Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, as the culmination of a six-session adult-education course titled “Survival of a Nation: Exploring Israel Through the Lens of the Six-Day War.” Tens of thousands of participants completed the course in more than 400 locations worldwide. On... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 26th, 2018
jpost.com
 For six nights a year,  thousands of Jewish mental health professionals, lawyers, and physicians from around the world participate in courses delivered by Chabad rabbis that focus on contemporary, relevant and ethical topics with a halachic flavor. The courses earn participants their continuing education units (CEUs) that are required by their licensing bodies to practice their respective... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Feb 14th, 2018
njjewishnews.com
 Though his statue stands in Córdoba and his name adorns hospitals and schools, the books of Maimonides, the medieval Sephardic-Jewish philosopher also known as the Rambam, were once consigned to the flames. His elevation of reason throughout his oeuvre sparked widespread argument and indignation across Europe. The incendiary debate ended in the very real flames of... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 25th, 2018
vaildaily.com
How are our almost constant interactions with devices affecting our relationships? This question is what drove Rabbi Dovid Mintz, of Chabad Jewish Center, to offer Communication: Its Art and Soul in the Vail Valley. Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 7:15 p.m., he will present the first lesson of this new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 23rd, 2018
westhartfordnews.com
 How are our almost constant interactions with devices affecting our relationships? This question is what drove Rabbi Shaya Gopin of Chabad of Greater Hartford to offer the course “Communication: Its Art and Soul” in West Hartford. The first installment of the six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute began Jan. 22. The course takes place Mondays... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 18th, 2018
stljewishlight.com
 Chabad will offer a new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), titled “Communication: Its Art & Soul,” at two locations in the St. Louis area, that will contrast Jewish thought with scientific discovery to unearth the essence of communication and how to utilize its power to better ourselves, our relationships and society.  The six-session... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 12th, 2018
richmond-news.com
 Through a new communication course, Chabad Richmond is exploring how interaction with digital devices affects relationships. The six-session course, Communication: Its Art and Soul hosted by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, runs from Jan. 24 to Feb. 28. The course is designed to people at all levels of knowledge, and is open to the public. Medical and mental... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 11th, 2018
clevelandjewishnews.com
 The Jewish Learning Institute will hold its Kabbalah of Communication “Communication: It’s Art and Soul” class from 10 a.m. to 11:30 and 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at 25400 Fairmount Blvd. in Beachwood. Rabbi Shmuli Friedman of Enriching Judaism will lead the first lesson of the six-part course. The class is free and will include a hors... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 11th, 2018
jewishstandard.timesofisrael.com
 Lubavitch on the Palisades begins “Communication: Its Art and Soul,” a six-week course from the Jewish Learning Institute. The rise of the internet, mobile phones, and social media has completely changed the way people relate, interact, and communicate with one another. The course aims to teach how to reclaim the lost art of communication. The course will... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 10th, 2018
bakersfield.com
 With so many of us engaging in almost-constant interactions with smart devices and social media, you have to wonder how that affects our relationships. That concern drove Esther Schlanger, director of The Chabad Jewish Community Center of Bakersfield, to offer "Communication: Its Art and Soul," a six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI). The first... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 9th, 2018
sltrib.com
 Utah’s Rabbi Benny Zippel says that for the modern challenges that high-tech devices pose to relationships, answers can be found in ancient Jewish wisdom. Zippel, chief rabbi of Chabad Lubavitch of Utah, will explore that heritage and its applications in an age of social media during his new Rohr Jewish Learning Institute-sponsored course titled “Communication: Its Art... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 5th, 2018
newton.wickedlocal.com
 Rabbi Shalom Ber Prus, of Beth Menachem Chabad, will offer Communication: Its Art and Soul, new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at Beth Menachem Chabad, 349 Dedham St., Newton Centre. The courses seeks to answer how constant interaction with devices affects relationships. “Jewish wisdom includes many powerful and... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Dec 6th, 2017
jewishaz.com
 For Marcia Diane, the highlight of her trip to Israel last year was a visit to the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron, where Abraham and most of his storied kin are said to be buried. Inside the building’s thick stone walls are several cenotaphs, empty tombs erected to honor a person’s memory. As Diane approached... Read More
Posted Saturday, Nov 11th, 2017
israelnationalnews.com
 Seventy years after the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, at least 20,000 students of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, the largest adult Jewish education network in the world, will begin a course which examines the historical debates about Jewish philosophy and practice brought to light by those texts The six-part course, which is currently taking place,... Read More
Posted Friday, Nov 10th, 2017
myhorrynews.com
 Rabbi Doron Aizenman has been a busy man since starting Chabad of Myrtle Beach on Oak Street in Myrtle Beach many years ago. And now, he’s taken on another role to add to his long list of responsibilities—teacher. Every Thursday afternoon, Rabbi Aizenman will be presenting the national Jewish Learning Institute’s “Great Debates in Jewish History.” The program takes... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 27th, 2017
bakersfield.com
 Over the course of 2,000 years, Jewish history has been shaped by six epic debates that still resound powerfully today. Starting Wednesday, The Chabad Jewish Community Center will offering a new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), titled "Great Debates in Jewish History." JLI courses are presented in Bakersfield in conjunction with The Chabad... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 26th, 2017
stljewishlight.com
 Chabad will offer a new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), titled “Great Debates in Jewish History,” at two locations in the greater St. Louis area. Participants will be able to learn about 2,000 years of Jewish history through the lens of six epic debates that gripped the Jewish world and still resound... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 25th, 2017
westhartfordnews.com
 WEST HARTFORD — Chabad of Greater Hartford will be hosting an exploration of 2000 years of Jewish history through the lens of six epic debates that rocked the Jewish world and still resound powerfully today. Beginning Monday Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m., Chabad of Greater Hartford will be offering a new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 23rd, 2017
sudbury.wickedlocal.com
 SUDBURY — The Jewish Learning Institute of the Chabad Center of Sudbury will offer its newest course, “Great Debates in Jewish History,” for six Tuesday evenings beginning on Oct 31 at 100 Horse Pond Road. “Judaism welcomes debate and discourse” said Rabbi Freeman, who will be the instructor for the course. “This JLI course invites participants to... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 16th, 2017
newton.wickedlocal.com
 Beth Menachem Chabad will offer a new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, titled “Great Debates in Jewish History,” beginning at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Rabbi Shalom Ber Prus, of Beth Menachem Chabad, will recount 2000 years of Jewish history through the lens of six debates that changed the Jewish world and still resound... Read More
Posted Sunday, Oct 15th, 2017
jewishpress.com
Seventy years after the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (the adult educational arm of Chabad Lubavitch) is poised to launch a course that examines the historical debates about Jewish philosophy and practice that were brought to light by those texts. Some 20,000 participants who are part of what a JLI spokesperson... Read More
Posted Friday, Jul 28th, 2017
nevadaappeal.com
 A new Hebrew reading crash course is being offered in South Lake Tahoe. The flashcard based language course developed by the Jewish Learning Institute aims at teaching users to read Hebrew in five weeks. Rabbi Mordey Richler of Chabad at Lake Tahoe will conduct the five sessions of the new course, Read it in Hebrew, starting from 7... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jul 25th, 2017
southtahoenow.com
 LAKE TAHOE — A new, cutting-edge Hebrew reading crash course is taking the Jewish world by storm. The flashcard based language course developed by the Jewish Learning Institute, promises users that they can learn to read Hebrew in only five weeks if they follow the program. Beginning Monday August 14 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.,... Read More
Posted Saturday, May 20th, 2017
stljewishlight.com
In commemoration of 50 years since the Six-Day War, and beginning Tuesday, May, 2, Chabad of Greater St. Louis will premiere a new course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) called “Survival of a Nation: Exploring Israel through the Lens of the Six-Day War.” The series is open to the community, and will meet for... Read More
Posted Thursday, May 4th, 2017
clevelandjewishnews.com
 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute of Cleveland will host “Survival of a Nation: Exploring Israel Through the Lens of the Six-Day War,” a six-session course by Rabbi Shmuli Friedman, director of the JLI. The course is offered beginning at 7:30 p.m. May 9 or beginning at 10:30 a.m. May 10 at the JLI, 25400 Fairmount Blvd.... Read More
Posted Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
jewishvoiceny.com
 One fateful week in June 1967 redrew the map of the Middle East. Fifty years later, Israel continues to face numerous existential threats. Beginning Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. (at the Gottesman RTW Academy) and 7:30 p.m. (at the Chabad of Randolph), the Chabad of Randolph will offer a fascinating new six-session course from the... Read More
Posted Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
vcreporter.com
 In 1967, Israel launched a surprise attack against neighboring Egypt, Syria and Jordan in response to a buildup of military presence along shared borders and the perceived threat of an invasion. Beginning on May 10, Rabbi Yakov Latowicz of Chabad of Ventura will lead a six-session course on the brief war entitled “Survival of a Nation:... Read More
Posted Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
jweekly.com
Chabad centers nationwide, including in the Bay Area, are offering a six-session course called “Survival of a Nation: Exploring Israel Through the Lens of the Six-Day War.” The course, developed by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 war, draws on the ideas of great Jewish writers and thinkers to... Read More
Posted Saturday, Apr 29th, 2017
newjerseyhills.com
 CLINTON – Rabbi Eli Kornfeld of Chabad of Hunterdon County Jewish Learning Institute will offer a new six-session course called “Survival of a Nation: Exploring Israel Through the Lens of the Six-Day War” beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, at 90 Beaver St. One fateful week in June 1967 redrew the map of the Middle... Read More
Posted Friday, Feb 3rd, 2017
heritagefl.com
 A new, cutting-edge Hebrew reading crash course is taking the Jewish world by storm. The flashcard based language course developed by the Jewish Learning Institute, promises users that they can learn to read Hebrew in only five weeks if they follow the program. Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m., Akiva Anderson will conduct the five... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 26th, 2017
stljewishlight.com
  Chabad of Greater St. Louis will offer a new six-week course starting in late January on “The Dilemma: Modern Conundrums. Talmudic Debates. Your Solutions.” Chabad will lead two sessions of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute course:  • On Mondays at 7:30 p.m., beginning Jan. 30, at Total Wine & More, 1781 Clarkson Road in Chesterfield  • On Tuesdays... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 26th, 2017
jewishlinkbwc.com
Beginning Sunday, January 29, at 11:45 a.m., Rabbi Yanky Raskin of Chabad of Riverdale will teach a fascinating new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) called “The Dilemma: Modern Conundrums. Talmudic Debates. Your Solutions.” In an example of one such conundrum, Tesla Motors is currently programming self-driving cars for instances when death is inevitable.... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 25th, 2017
clevelandjewishnews.com
 Rabbi Shmuli Friedman of Cleveland Chabad will offer a new, six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, “The Dilemma: Modern Conundrums. Talmudic Debates. Your Solutions.” Courses meet from 7:30-9 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning Jan. 31 or from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays, starting Feb. 1. Classes will be held at The Jewish Learning Insitute, 25400... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 24th, 2016
sun-sentinel.com
The South Florida Jewish community has the chance to take part in a new cutting-edge adult Hebrew reading crash course, "Read it in Hebrew,"at Chabad Chayil – Highland Lakes Jewish Center. This flashcard based language course, developed by the Jewish Learning Institute, is intended to have users learn to read Hebrew in only five weeks if they... Read More
Posted Friday, Sep 2nd, 2016
eastcountymagazine.org
 East County News Service September 2, 2016 (San Carlos) -- Beginning this fall, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will open its doors in San Carlos. Rabbi Rafi Andrusier has taught hundreds of Jewish classes since he first moved to San Diego in 2012, but now he’s taking it to a whole new level. This summer, Rabbi Rafi traveled... Read More
Posted Thursday, Sep 1st, 2016
jewishlinknj.com
 Elections 2016: What Does Judaism Say? Join this brand new JLI course discussing two hotly debated topics of this year’s presidential election—gun control and immigration. This course will tackle these tough issues head-on by comparing how US law, contemporary Israeli law and Talmudic law approach these matters. Rabbi Mordechai Shain of Lubavitch on the Palisades will conduct... Read More
Posted Thursday, Aug 11th, 2016
fredericknewspost.com
 A new Hebrew reading crash course is taking the Jewish world by storm. The flashcard-based language course developed by the Jewish Learning Institute promises users that they can learn to read Hebrew in only five weeks if they follow the program. Beginning at 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Rabbi Boruch Labkowski, of Chabad of Frederick, will conduct... Read More
Posted Friday, May 13th, 2016
www.heritagefl.com
 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is offering a new course, beginning this month at three Chabad locations. The upcoming JLI course is titled Strength and Struggle: Lessons in Character from the Stories of Our Prophets? “It’s not (just) a course about David, Ruth, Saul, and Elijah,” said Rabbi Yosef Konikov, “this course is about you!” “It’s about how to enrich... Read More
Posted Thursday, May 12th, 2016
www.stljewishlight.com
  This month, Chabad will offer a six-week Rohr Jewish Learning Institute course on “Strength and Struggle: Lessons in Character from the Stories of Our Prophets.” Participants can choose from two locations for the course:  • The Lazaroff Chabad Center, 8124 Delmar Blvd. in University City, where Rabbi Yosef Landa will lead the course on Tuesdays at 7... Read More
Posted Thursday, May 12th, 2016
jewishlinknj.com
How do we beat burnout and gain perspective to make progress on the goals most important to us, particularly when our judgment is clouded? The newest course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) offers an interesting twist to dealing with these common challenges, an approach that examines the stories and characters of kings and prophets. Beginning... Read More
Posted Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
www.jewishaz.com/
  “Strength & Struggle: Lessons in Character from the Stories of Our Prophets,” is a new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, beginning the week of May 16. It will be offered at multiple locations: Pollack Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Chandler on Mondays; Chabad of Phoenix on Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings; and... Read More
Posted Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
newton.wickedlocal.com
 Rabbi Shalom Ber Prus of Beth Menachem Chabad will conduct the six sessions of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute course, “Strength and Struggle: Lessons in Character from the Stories of Our Prophets,” beginning at 7:45 p.m. May 17 at Beth Menachem Chabad, 349 Dedham St., Newton. “Strength and Struggle” examines the lives of biblical heroes and antiheroes,“For... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Apr 5th, 2016
lubavitch.com
 When he was 22 years old, Yehoshua Hoffman’s neck was broken in a serious car accident. Eight years later, he is a person with paraplegia. But his wheelchair hasn’t slowed him down: Hoffman, the proud father of three toddlers, is an inspirational speaker and is completing his doctorate in clinical psychology. Being a part of the community, he... Read More
Posted Thursday, Feb 18th, 2016
jewishlinknj.com
 “The Jewish Course of Why” began with a bang this past Tuesday evening at Lubavitch on the Palisades. Led by Rabbi Mordechai Shain, participants explored, discussed and questioned different topics in Judaism, Torah and Jewish culture. “Why ask Why—Isn’t Judaism a belief system?” “Does our prayer change God’s will?” “Why is there so much fragmentation in... Read More
Posted Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
fox2now.com
 ST. LOUIS, MO. (KTVI)- The Jewish religion and culture has many traditions. Some of those traditions raise questions like "Why?" Now there is a course in St. Louis to answer those questions. Rabbi Avi Rubenfeld of the Jewish Learning Institute stopped by the Fox 2 newsroom this morning to discuss a new course aimed at answering the questions about Jewish tradition. The... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Feb 9th, 2016
malibusurfsidenews.com
 Last week, Chabad of Malibu started The Jewish Course of Why, a new six-session winter 2016 course introduced by The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute that began during the week of Feb. 9. The course spans a diverse range of topics, from fun, light, and off-the-beaten-track questions, to more complex and controversial issues. Some of the course’s 50... Read More
Posted Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
www.stljewishlight.com
“The Jewish Course of Why,” the new six-session winter course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), will be offered at two area locations starting this month. The course will be led by Rabbi Yosef Landa from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning Feb. 16 at the newly constructed Lazaroff Chabad Center, 8124 Delmar Blvd. in... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
www.nj.com
 Chabad of Hunterdon County's Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present The Jewish Course of Why, the institute's new six-session winter 2016 course that will begin Feb. 9. Rabbi Eli Kornfeld of Chabad of Hunterdon County will conduct the six-course sessions at 7:30 p.m., on Tuesdays, Feb. 9 through March 15, at Chabad of Hunterdon County, located at... Read More
Posted Sunday, Jan 31st, 2016
newton.wickedlocal.com
 NEWTON Rabbi Shalom Ber Prus of Beth Menachem Chabad will conduct the Jewish Course of Why in six course sessions at 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays Feb. 23 through March 29 at Beth Menachem Chabad of Newton, 349 Dedham St.The Jewish Course of Why spans a diverse range of topics, from light and off-the-beaten-track questions, to more complex and... Read More
Posted Saturday, Jan 30th, 2016
www.malibutimes.com
  Over 30,000 questions about Judaism were submitted to the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), and the most popular were chosen to be addressed in the institute’s six-session winter course, “The Jewish Course of Why” — coming to Chabad of Malibu beginning Feb. 9.  Led by Rabbi Levi Cunin, the course will cover a diverse range of topics... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 28th, 2016
www.newjerseyhills.com
 MADISON – Chabad of Southeast Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) course, “The Jewish Course of Why,” on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the Chabad Center at 42 Park Ave. in Madison. The six–week course will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 10, with a choice of two convenient times: from noon to 1:15 p.m., and from 7:30... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 21st, 2016
www.newrochelletalk.com
 WHITE PLAINS, NY -- The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present The Jewish Course of Why, the institute’s new six-session winter 2016 course that will begin during the week of February 22, 2016. Rabbi Mendel Silberstein of Chabad of Larchmont & Mamaroneck will conduct the six course sessions at 7:30PM on Mondays, beginning February 22nd through... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 21st, 2016
www.jewishlinknj.com
 The newest six-week course from the Jewish Learning Institute, titled “The Jewish Course of Why,” will be beginning at various Chabad locations shortly. The topics of this course span a diverse range, from fun, light and off-the-beaten-track questions to more complex and controversial issues. Ever wondered why there are so many Jews in Hollywood? Why Jews eat... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 21st, 2016
www.westhartfordnews.com
 WEST HARTFORD >> Chabad of Greater Hartford will present The Jewish Course of Why, a new six-session winter 2016 course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) to begin on Monday, February 8. Rabbi Shaya Gopin of Chabad of Greater Hartford will conduct the sessions on Mondays, Feb. 8, 15, 22, 29, and March 7 and 14... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 19th, 2016
www.starnewsonline.com
 WILMINGTON -- Chabad of Wilmington will offer"The Jewish Course of Why," a six-part session on the most-often asked questions about Judaism. Developed by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, the course is based on a survey of 30,000 adult learners based on their biggest questions about Judaism. According to Rabbi Moshe Y. Lieblich of Chabad, topics range from why... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 15th, 2016
www.heritagefl.com
 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present The Jewish Course of Why, the institute’s new six-session winter 2016 course that will begin during the week of Feb. 7, 2016 Rabbi Yossi Hecht, director of The Chabad Jewish Center of Ocala and The Villages will conduct the six-course sessions at The Chabad Jewish Center 10:45 a.m.-noon on... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 14th, 2016
blog.nola.com/eastjefferson
 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present "The Jewish Course of Why, the institute's new six-session winter ourse. Rabbi Mendel Ceitlin of Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the six course sessions at noon and 7:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 16 at Chabad Jewish Center, 4141 W. Esplanade Ave, Metairie. The course spans a diverse range of topics, from fun, light and... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 13th, 2016
jacksonville.com
 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present The Jewish Course of Why, the institute’s new six-session winter 2016 course that will begin in February. Rabbi Nochum Kurinsky of Chabad at the Beaches will conduct the six course sessions at 7 p.m. on six consecutive Wednesdays at The Aaron and Blanche Scharf Chabad Center, 521 A1A N.,... Read More
Posted Thursday, Nov 26th, 2015
lubavitch.com
The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) has announced a commission by the family of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzchak Shamir to develop a series of educational classes to be offered in corporate offices in Israel, during lunch hour.  To date, the “Lunch & Learn” series has been launched in 100 offices in 34 cities Israel-wide. Sessions have been designed... Read More
Posted Thursday, Nov 12th, 2015
www.claytodayonline.com
By Mike Ford Staff Writer FLEMING ISLAND – Volumes of books have been written in which authors and scribes ponder the meaning of life. Just as big, the question of what happens after death has been unanswered by science, leaving the question to religion. As in Christianity, Judaism believes the soul continues to live after the body dies. "Heaven and... Read More
Posted Saturday, Oct 24th, 2015
www.lancasteronline.com
 "What is a soul? Where does it go after it departs this world? Do Jews believe in heaven and hell? Can souls communicate with us from the afterlife?" These intriguing questions are posed in the online promotion of a new course developed by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, titled "Journey of the Soul: An Exploration of Life,... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 23rd, 2015
www.heritagefl.com
This November, the Rosh Chodesh Society-the women's division of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI)-launches its newest course, Art & Soul, a new seven-session series for women. Slated to run in more than 200 locations across the globe, Art & Soul draws upon Jewish wisdom on seven art forms - painting, music, literature, dance, architecture, clothing... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 23rd, 2015
www.jacksonville.com
Some questions are universal to the human experience. Is there life after death? What happens to the soul after we die? What is it like for those who have traveled over to the Great Beyond? These are but a few of the questions addressed in the newest course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI). Beginning Oct.... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 22nd, 2015
www.jacksonville.com
Some questions are universal to the human experience. Is there life after death? What happens to the soul after we die? What is it like for those who have traveled over to the Great Beyond? These are but a few of the questions addressed in the newest course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI). Beginning Oct.... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 21st, 2015
www.clevelandjewishnews.com
Rabbi Shmuli Friedman, program director at Chabad of Cleveland in Beachwood, will teach a course titled “Journey of the Soul: Life, Death and What Lies Beyond” starting Oct. 27 at the Jewish Learning Institute, 25400 Fairmount Blvd. in Beachwood. The purpose of the course is to dispel misconceptions and confusion about the Jewish belief of souls,... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 21st, 2015
www.lamorindaweekly.com/
JLI offers a new course in Lafayette on the spiritual side of existence Submitted by Rabbi Dovber Berkowitz Some questions are universal to the human experience. Is there life after death? What happens to the soul after we die? What is it like for those who have traveled over to the Great Beyond? These are but a... Read More
Posted Sunday, Oct 18th, 2015
www.westmilfordmessenger.com
Upper Passaic County - Some questions are universal to the human experience. Is there life after death? What happens to the soul after we die? What is it like for those who have traveled over to the Great Beyond? These are but a few of the questions addressed in the newest course from the Jewish Learning... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 15th, 2015
blog.nola.com/eastjefferson
 "Where Does the Soul Go After It Departs This World?" the newest course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, will be presented, beginning Oct. 27. Rabbi Mendel Ceitlin of Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the six course sessions on Tuesdays at two times and locations; at noon at the Goldring­Woldenberg Jewish Community Campus, 3747 W. Esplanade Ave.,... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 15th, 2015
www.nj.com
 Some questions are universal to the human experience. Is there life after death? What happens to the soul after we die? What is it like for those who have traveled over to the Great Beyond? These are but a few of the questions addressed in the newest course from Chabad of Hunterdon County. Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 27,... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 14th, 2015
www.westhartfordnews.com
 WEST HARTFORD >> Some questions are universal to the human experience. Is there life after death? What happens to the soul after we die? What is it like for those who have traveled over to the Great Beyond? These are but a few of the questions addressed in the newest course from the Rohr Jewish Learning... Read More
Posted Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
jacksonville.com
How can the inherent conflict between maintaining national security and protecting civil liberties be resolved? The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute wants to shed some light on the controversial issue. On Aug. 26 and Sept. 2, the institute will present “Justice and the War on Terror,” a special two-part series that will illuminate the modern dilemma. Rabbi Nochum... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jul 29th, 2015
jacksonville.com
In the weeks and months following 9-11, the Bush administration launched what it named the “War on Terror” against militant Islam. With the realization that the West was doing battle not with a particular nation-state, but a worldwide terror network, many conventional methods of warfare suddenly became obsolete, as did the traditional definition of war. Almost immediately,... Read More
Posted Monday, Jul 13th, 2015
sun-sentinel.com
 How do we resolve the conflict between maintaining national security and the integral American ethic of protecting civil liberties of every individual? That is the topic to be explored when the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present "Justice and the War on Terror," a special CLE accredited, two-part series which will examine the dilemma. The course,... Read More
Posted Monday, Jul 13th, 2015
www.vaildaily.com
 VAIL — Beginning Wednesday, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition, a new six-week summer course. Rabbi Dovid Mintz of Chabad Vail will conduct the six course sessions at 7:15 p.m. beginning Wednesday and continuing for six Wednesdays at the Chabad Jewish Center. “Just as science follows the scientific... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jun 16th, 2015
www.sun-sentinel.com
The Jewish Learning Institute Teen Leadership Program (JLI), directed by Chabad of Jupiter and Chabad of West Palm Beach, just completed its first year of studies with a celebration ceremony honoring the participants at the Courtyard Marriott in Jupiter. Drawing on research-based instructional design and cutting-edge approaches to learning, JLI's innovative presentation of Jewish wisdom is designed... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jun 4th, 2015
www.jewishlinkbwc.com
To commemorate the 21st anniversary of the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, the Chabad of Riverdale will be hosting Rabbi Lazer Gurkow of Congregation Beth Tefilah of London, Ontario, over the Shabbat of June 19–20. Rabbi Gurkow is a sought-after teacher who has presented in Israel, Australia, Europe and North America. His talks combine hands-on mentorship with... Read More
Posted Thursday, Apr 30th, 2015
www.ranchosantafereview.com
 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present “Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition,” a six-week spring course that will uncover the formula that has sustained Jewish tradition for millennia. Rabbi Levi Raskin of Chabad Jewish Center of RSF will conduct the course sessions at 7 p.m. Wednesdays starting May 6. “Just as science follows the... Read More
Posted Friday, Apr 24th, 2015
heritagefl.com
 Beginning this May, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition, a new six-week spring course which will uncover the unique formula that has sustained Jewish tradition for millennia. “Just as science follows the scientific method, Judaism has its own system to ensure authenticity remains intact,” explains Rabbi... Read More
Posted Friday, Apr 24th, 2015
cape-coral-daily-breeze.com
Beginning this May, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present "Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition," a new six-week spring course which will uncover the unique formula that has sustained Jewish tradition for millennia. Rabbi Yossi Labkowski of the Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the six-course sessions at 7 p.m., Mondays, May 4 to... Read More
Posted Thursday, Apr 23rd, 2015
jewishlinknj.com
Beginning in early May, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition, a new six-week spring course that will uncover the unique formula that has sustained Jewish tradition for millennia. Judaism Decoded sheds light on the mysteries surrounding biblical interpretation. With the world changing at a rapid pace,... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 20th, 2015
www.chicagotribune.com
 Northbrook, IL-Beginning May 5, 2015 the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition, a new six-week spring course which will uncover the unique formula that has sustained Jewish tradition for millennia. Rabbi Meir Moscowitz of Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook will conduct the six course sessions at 10am -... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 20th, 2015
patch.com
 The unique formula that has sustained Jewish tradition for many years is the subject of a spring course presented by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute this year. Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition will begin on May 5 at the JLI, according to a community post on the Glenview Announcements. Rabbi Meir Moscowitz of Lubavitch... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Apr 14th, 2015
dailynorthshore.com
 WILMETTE — Beginning the last week of April, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition, a new six-week spring course that will uncover the unique formula that has sustained Jewish tradition for millennia. Rabbi Dovid Flinkenstein of Chabad’s Center for Jewish Life and Learning in Wilmette will... Read More
Posted Monday, Mar 23rd, 2015
lubavitch.com
 “If we have a written law, why do we need tradition? And if we have a tradition, what’s the point of a written law?” This question is being posed in a course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI)Judaism Decoded: The Origins and Evolution of Jewish Tradition. Set to begin in early May, the course promises to... Read More
Posted Thursday, Feb 19th, 2015
Bradenton Herald
LAKEWOOD RANCH -- There's an ancient Jewish tradition from Israel when a couple about to take their marriage vows stands under the chuppah and the rabbi asks the groom two questions about the path he would take in his marriage: Have you found your mate for life? Are you finding your spouse and will you need... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 22nd, 2015
jewishlinknj.com
“The Art of Parenting,” a six-week lecture series, is being hosted by Chabad in Fort Lee and West Orange in conjunction with the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. The lectures in West Orange began on January 19, and are being given by Rabbi Mendy Kasowitz, rabbi of Chabad of West Orange and a... Read More
Posted Saturday, Jan 17th, 2015
mamaroneck.dailyvoice.com
 MAMARONECK, N.Y. – The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) in Mamaroneck will present The Art of Parenting, a six-session course that will begin during the week of Jan. 25. Rabbi Mendel Silberstein of Chabad, Larchmont & Mamaroneck will run the course for six Sunday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon. starting Jan.25, and six Mondays, starting the next... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 16th, 2015
heritagefl.com
Parenting is quite possibly the most difficult job in the world, yet it’s one for which most receive little or no preparation. Children do not come with instruction manuals, and the awesome responsibility of raising them to be well-adjusted, moral and productive members of society falls squarely on their parents’ shoulders. In order... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 16th, 2015
www.cape-coral-daily-breeze.com
 The Chabad Jewish Center will present "The Art of Parenting," a new six-session course that will begin during the week of Jan. 19. Rabbi Yossi Labkowski of Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the sessions at 7 p.m. on Mondays at the Chabad Jewish Center, 1716 Cape Coral Parkway, W., Cape Coral "As parents we are constantly being bombarded... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 15th, 2015
centraljersey.com
The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present The Art of Parenting, the institute’s new six-session spring 2015 course that will begin during the week of Jan. 26. Rabbi Levi Azimov of Chabad Jewish Center of South Brunswick will conduct the six course sessions at 7:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. beginning on Tuesday,... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 13th, 2015
patch.com
Parenting is quite possibly the most difficult job in the world, yet it’s one for which most receive little or no preparation. Children do not come with instruction manuals, and the awesome responsibility of raising them to be well-adjusted, moral and productive members of society falls squarely on their parents’ shoulders. So, in... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 9th, 2015
theledger.com
WINTER HAVEN | Todd Simon left his place of worship when he moved from Tampa to Polk County three years ago. Simon is Jewish and visited a synagogue in Winter Haven, but said it was too Reform for him. (There are several branches of Judaism, including Reform, Conservative and Orthodox.) That's why he was excited... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 8th, 2015
chabad.org
While there’s no wrong time for studying Torah, an argument can be made that now is an especially good time, with a stretch between major Jewish holidays and winter in full swing in much of the world. For those not involved, Chabad has always been a central place to get started. It is the... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 8th, 2015
oregonlive.com
Beginning the week of Jan. 18, Portland-area parents will have the opportunity to join in a new parenting education course being rolled out nationwide by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute of New York. "The Art of Parenting," a six-week course, will have two Portland sessions: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Sundays at The Gan – Portland Jewish... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 5th, 2015
boulderjewishnews.org
The Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present The Art of Parenting, the institute’s new six-session spring 2015 course that will begin during the week of January 18th. Rabbi Benjy Brackman of Chabad of North Metro Denver will conduct the six course sessions six Sunday mornings from 10:15 to 11:45 am and on six Tuesday evenings... Read More
Posted Sunday, Jan 4th, 2015
deseretnews.com
SALT LAKE CITY — For thousands of years, adherents of the Jewish faith have been victors over oppression and threats, perhaps most notably the Holocaust, when an estimated 40 percent of Jews were killed. But now Jews face another threat: the loss of their heritage and tradition. How do members of the world's oldest... Read More
Posted Saturday, Jan 3rd, 2015
bronxville.dailyvoice.com
 BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present The Art of Parenting, a six-session course that will begin on Thursday, Jan. 22 in Bronxville. Rabbi Sruli Deitsch of the Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the six sessions at 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Chabad Jewish Center 1 Stone Place 303, Bronxville. “As parents we are constantly being bombarded with... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 2nd, 2015
heritagefl.com
Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) Teens will present its new course, Hollywood Idol, beginning on Jan. 7, 2015. The course will offer Jewish teenagers the tools to make decisions, develop strong ethical opinions, and empower their inner voice to stand up for what they believe. Rabbi Yanky Majesky of Chabad of North Orlando will conduct the six-course... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014
www.tahoedailytribune.com
 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present The Art of Parenting, the institute’s new six-session spring 2015 course that will begin January 21st. The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present The Art of Parenting, the institute’s new six-session spring course that will begin Jan. 21. Rabbi Mordey Richler of Chabad of Lake Tahoe will conduct the... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014
patch.com
 Navigating Parenthood, the World’s Hardest Job “The Art of Parenting,” a new six-session course, will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 10:30 a.m. at the Chabad Jewish Center, located at 375 Pulis Avenue in Franklin Lakes. A second course will start on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 9:45 a.m. The course was designed by the Jewish Learning Institute -... Read More
Posted Monday, Nov 17th, 2014
nj.com
 CLINTON TWP. — The intricacies of love have been contemplated through the ages. Now, a seven-session series called SoulMates will explore love, marriage and intimacy from a Jewish perspective. The course will be taught at Chabad of Hunterdon at 90 Beaver Ave. in Annandale. The program is being launched by the Rosh Chodesh Society — the women’s sisterhood of Hunterdon. SoulMates... Read More
Posted Sunday, Nov 16th, 2014
E Jewish Philanthropy
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 opened a long-overdue conversation about how to advance the place of adult learning in... Read More
Posted Friday, Nov 14th, 2014
Columbia Star
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. Slated to run in over 200 locations across the globe, SoulMates draws upon millennia of Jewish wisdom, from the mystical to the down-toearth, allowing women... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Nov 12th, 2014
St. Louis Jewish Light
  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 Campus Drive in Creve Coeur. The course was developed by Chabad’s Rohr Jewish Learning... Read More
Posted Thursday, Nov 6th, 2014
North Eastern Tribune
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. While most people innately... Read More
Posted Monday, Nov 3rd, 2014
nj.com
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 855 undergraduate students signed up for his class. Droves of students at the academically-intense university came to learn, as the course description puts... Read More
Posted Saturday, Nov 1st, 2014
Statesman Journal
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. A Washington Post article brought that fact to mind for the Rev. Bob Hanna, pastor of the Salem First Christian Church. The story told of Ema Daniel Grey, a White House cleaner... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2014
www.heritagefl.com
 LAKE MARY—When Israeli-born psychologist Tal Ben-Shahar began teaching a class called Positive Psychology at Harvard in 2006, a record 855 undergraduate students signed up for his class. Droves of students at the academically intense university came to learn, as the course description puts it, about “psychological aspects of a fulfilling and flourishing life.” Speaking to the Harvard... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2014
www.cape-coral-daily-breeze.com
 Beginning Monday, Nov. 3, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present "How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology," the institute's new six-session fall 2014 course. Rabbi Yossi Labkowski will be conducting the classes on Monday evenings in Cape Coral at the Chabad Jewish Center, 1716 Cape Coral Parkway, W., and Rabbi Minkowicz will be conducting the... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 30th, 2014
West Hartford News
Nov. 3 NEW COURSE: The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present “How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology,” the institute’s new six-session winter 2014 course starting Nov. 3. Rabbi Shaya Gopin of Chabad of Greater Hartford will conduct the six course sessions at 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24 and Dec. 1... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 30th, 2014
New Jersey Hills
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–week course will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays at the Chabad Center located at 42 Park Ave in Madison. The... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 30th, 2014
ns.gmnews.com
 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 conduct the six-course sessions 7:45-9:15 p.m. Tuesdays at the Chabad Jewish Center of South Brunswick, 1 Riva Ave., North Brunswick. The course is based on the science behind positive psychology, and... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 30th, 2014
Tahoe Daily Tribune
 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology, the institute’s new six-session winter course that begins Nov. 5. “The science behind positive psychology has been become very popular in recent years, and has drawn a lot of attention,” Rabbi Zalman Abraham of JLI’s headquarters in Brooklyn said. “People innately... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 24th, 2014
Citizen-Times
 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, 660 Merrimon Ave. Two weekly meeting times are offered: 7 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Nov. 4 and 11 a.m. Wednesdays beginning Nov. 5. The course... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014
nj.com
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 Wednesdays beginning November 5th at the Chabad Center at 42 Park Ave. in Madison. The course will be taught at two convenient... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014
Jweekly
 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 further, I saw he’d sent... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
Jewishaz
  “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. The course will be held at the Pollack Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Chandler beginning Monday, Nov.... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
Chicago Tribune
 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, a record 855 undergraduate students signed up for his class. Droves of students at the academically-intense university came to learn,... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 20th, 2014
Boulder Jewish News
 The Jewish Learning Institute’s Newest Class Looks at Positive Psychology through the 3,000-year-old lens of Jewish thought. Westminster,Colorado  – When Israeli-born psychologist Tal Ben-Shahar began teaching a class called Positive Psychology at Harvard in 2006, a record 855 undergraduate students signed up for his class. Droves of students at the academically-intense university came to learn, as the... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 16th, 2014
Jewishtimes
 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 Institute women’s division, will kick off SoulMates, a seven-session course that begins Dec. 14 and runs through April 2015. Pulling from different Jewish sources, the course will offer... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 6th, 2014
lubavitch.com
 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,... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Sep 3rd, 2014
jewishvoiceny.com
 Amid the gleaming, densely populated towers of Hong Kong, a dozen Jewish teenagers from various backgrounds were in full-swing class mode at the headquarters of Chabad-Lubavitch of Hong Kong. The conversation grew more animated as the subject matter jumped from bullying to honesty to issues of privacy. The teens were excited, engaged. They tried individually to... Read More
Posted Friday, Aug 22nd, 2014
heritagefl.com
 Empowering Teens to Build a More Meaningful and Value-driven Society. Beginning Oct. 24 Chabad of North Orlando will be offering The JLI Teens Discovery Program, a think-and-debate club for Jewish high school students. This program encourages teens to think deeply about their identity and values as they discuss real-life situations and debate fascinating solutions to life's intriguing conundrums. "Adolescence is a time in... Read More
Posted Friday, Aug 22nd, 2014
chabad.org
 Stephanie Zighelboim says she is still coming down from what she describes as “five days in a perpetual state of ‘wow.’ ” The resident of Eau Claire, Wis., was one of 1,000 participants in the National Jewish Retreat, held this year in Chicago from Aug. 6 to Aug. 10. Together with her husband and daughter, she had... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Aug 13th, 2014
Tahoe Daily Tribune
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. In summer 2013 Rabbi Mordey and Shaina Richler together with their daughter Rochel moved from Brooklyn, N.Y. to Lake Tahoe to establish the Chabad... Read More
Posted Sunday, Aug 3rd, 2014
Vail Daily
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. Rabbi Dovid Mintz, of the Chabad Jewish Center, is conducting the sessions at 7 p.m. on four consecutive Wednesday at the Inn at Riverwalk in Edwards. “As the people of the book, we... Read More
Posted Sunday, May 25th, 2014
Chabad.org
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
thealmanac.net
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... Read More
Posted Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Toledo Blade
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, May 8th, 2014
North South Brunswick Sentinel
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). It has been 20 years since the passing of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, also known as “the Rebbe.” Paradigm Shift will be offered at... Read More
Posted Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
connectionnewspapers.com
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.... Read More
Posted Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Vail Daily News
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, May 1st, 2014
boulderjewishnews.org
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 21st, 2014
www.chicagotribune.com
 "Paradigm Shift" is an elevator ride to the heights, of what is possible. Synchronize yourself with the mission for which you were placed on earth, and learn to recognize the inherent goodness and perfection in yourself, in others, and in every circumstance of your life. Distilled into six succinct lessons, this empowering course offers a revolutionary outlook... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Mar 26th, 2014
The Times of Israel
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Feb 6th, 2014
NorthJersey.com
'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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Feb 5th, 2014
Cleveland Jewish News
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 3rd, 2014
Vail Daily News
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 30th, 2014
Jweekly.com
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 29th, 2014
masslive.com
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 23rd, 2014
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
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 Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 21st, 2014
Patch.com
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 17th, 2014
Packet Online
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,... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 16th, 2014
Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
"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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 15th, 2014
North Brunswick Sentinel
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 14th, 2014
NOLA.com
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.... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 10th, 2014
Virginia Connection Newspapers
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 9th, 2014
PR.com
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 8th, 2014
NOLA.com
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Dec 27th, 2013
Heritage Florida Jewish News
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 human-interest stories also generate vocalizations of fundamentalist religious groups, most frequently in opposition to private, heart-wrenching personal decisions. What is lacking is the Jewish perspective of... Read More
Posted Monday, Nov 11th, 2013
Wisconsin State Journal
 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 —... Read More
Posted Sunday, Nov 3rd, 2013
Your Houston News
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... Read More
Posted Saturday, Nov 2nd, 2013
Toledo City Paper
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Nov 1st, 2013
Lamorindaweekly
 "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,... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 31st, 2013
The Jewish Press
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 30th, 2013
Naperville Sun
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Oct 29th, 2013
West Hartford News
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 28th, 2013
Deseret News
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 cancer is... Read More
Posted Sunday, Oct 27th, 2013
Calgary Herald
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... Read More
Posted Saturday, Oct 26th, 2013
Statesman Journal
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 25th, 2013
The Jewish Daily Forward
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 24th, 2013
Intermountain Jewish News
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 23rd, 2013
Cleveland Jewish News
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Oct 22nd, 2013
Norwich Bulletin
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 21st, 2013
Jweekly.com
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... Read More
Posted Sunday, Oct 20th, 2013
Ahwatukee Foothills News
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... Read More
Posted Saturday, Oct 19th, 2013
Heritage Florida Jewish News
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 18th, 2013
Columbus Dispatch
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 17th, 2013
North Brunswick Sentinel
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.,... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 16th, 2013
thejewishchronicle.net
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 14th, 2013
Lancaster Newspapers
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... Read More
Posted Sunday, Oct 13th, 2013
Post-Bulletin
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.... Read More
Posted Saturday, Oct 12th, 2013
The Jewish Press
 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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 11th, 2013
Virginia Connection Newspapers
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 10th, 2013
Jacksonville.com
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,... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 9th, 2013
Hillsborough Patch
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Oct 8th, 2013
Chicago Tribune
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 7th, 2013
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
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... Read More
Posted Sunday, Oct 6th, 2013
Heritage: Florida Jewish News
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,... Read More
Posted Friday, Apr 26th, 2013
Calgary Herald
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 24th, 2013
St. Louis Jewish Light
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 22nd, 2013
Boulder Jewish News
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 17th, 2013
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Apr 16th, 2013
Patch.com
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Apr 9th, 2013
Patch.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 1st, 2013
Commentary Magazine
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Mar 13th, 2013
Press of Atlantic City
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Feb 20th, 2013
Washington Jewish Week
"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... Read More
Posted Sunday, Jan 20th, 2013
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 17th, 2013
The Jewish Press
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 2nd, 2013
New Jersey Hills
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... Read More
Posted Sunday, Dec 2nd, 2012
Wisconsin State Journal
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... Read More
Posted Saturday, Nov 24th, 2012
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
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.... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 31st, 2012
Syosset Jericho Tribune
“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.... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 29th, 2012
Boulder Jewish News
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2012
Calgary Herald
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 25th, 2012
Vail Daily News
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 25th, 2012
Westport-News
"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.... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2012
Jewish Times of Southern New Jersey
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 18th, 2012
Patch.com
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 beginning Oct. 29 from 7:30-9:00... Read More
Posted Sunday, Oct 14th, 2012
Independent Press - NJ.com
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 11th, 2012
Boulder Jewish News
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 4th, 2012
New Jersey Hills
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Aug 24th, 2012
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Aug 3rd, 2012
Washington Post
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 —... Read More
Posted Thursday, Aug 2nd, 2012
Religion News Service
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 --... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jul 19th, 2012
pontevedrarecorder.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Jul 9th, 2012
The Sparta Independent
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... Read More
Posted Friday, May 4th, 2012
New Jersey Hills
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... Read More
Posted Friday, May 4th, 2012
Calgary Herald
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
Patch.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 30th, 2012
Vail Daily News
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... Read More
Posted Saturday, Apr 28th, 2012
Toledo Blade
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Apr 26th, 2012
Boulder Jewish News
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Apr 20th, 2012
Independent Press - NJ.com
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,... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 18th, 2012
Patch.com
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 Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) and taught by... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Apr 10th, 2012
HerndonPatch
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 explores... Read More
Posted Thursday, Mar 22nd, 2012
TribLocal
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Mar 14th, 2012
News Transcript
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... Read More
Posted Saturday, Feb 11th, 2012
Scranton Times-Tribune
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... Read More
Posted Saturday, Jan 28th, 2012
Toledo Blade
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 26th, 2012
NapervilleSun
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 26th, 2012
Thousand Oaks Acorn
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 26th, 2012
Thousand Oaks Acorn
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 25th, 2012
Lubavitch.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 23rd, 2012
Jewishinstlouis.org
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 20th, 2012
Calgary Herald
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 20th, 2012
SILive.com
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 19th, 2012
Jweekly.com
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,... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 19th, 2012
NOLA.com
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,... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 19th, 2012
Boulder Jewish News
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 18th, 2012
Laguna Beach Independent
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 18th, 2012
St. Louis Jewish Light
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 17th, 2012
Independent Press - NJ.com
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 13th, 2012
Patch.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 9th, 2012
BocaNewsNow.com
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 4th, 2012
NorthJersey.com
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Dec 28th, 2011
NorthJersey.com
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 1st, 2011
Thousand Oaks Acorn
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Nov 9th, 2011
S. Louis Jewish Light
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Nov 8th, 2011
The Almanac Online
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Nov 7th, 2011
Vail Daily
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Nov 3rd, 2011
San Diego Jewish Journal
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Nov 2nd, 2011
NJ.com
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Nov 1st, 2011
Richmond News
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 19th, 2011
St. Louis Jewish Light
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Oct 18th, 2011
TribLocal.com
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. "As... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2011
SunSentinel.com
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Aug 18th, 2011
greenwichtime.com
As the smell of Kosher cooking wafted from the hallway, a silent audience sat captivated while political pundits Mark Mellman and William Kristol, a frequent commentator on Fox News, joined Rabbi Levei Shemtov at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich to discuss the effect of American news on the Jewish community. "It's all about balancing political motivations with the Jewish faith and living the Torah," Mellman said... Read More
Posted Friday, Jul 8th, 2011
Jewish Times of South Jersey
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... Read More
Posted Friday, May 20th, 2011
deseretnews.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, May 16th, 2011
jewishinstlouis.org
 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... Read More
Posted Monday, May 9th, 2011
Albany.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, May 9th, 2011
Mail Tribune
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... Read More
Posted Monday, May 9th, 2011
The Salt Lake Tribune
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.... Read More
Posted Friday, May 6th, 2011
TheWestburyTimes.com
 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... Read More
Posted Friday, May 6th, 2011
NorwichBulletin.com
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 27th, 2011
TribLocal
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Feb 10th, 2011
Vail Daily
 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... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 7th, 2011
Mississauga.com
 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,... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 7th, 2011
Orlando Sentinel
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 7th, 2011
EastGreenwichPatch
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 Institute (JLI) will present Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey, the institute’s new six-session... Read More
Posted Friday, Feb 4th, 2011
Cleveland Jewish News
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Feb 3rd, 2011
Ann Arbor
 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. Based on the best-selling... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Feb 2nd, 2011
St. Louis Jewish Light
 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... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 31st, 2011
Mountain Xpress
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,... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 31st, 2011
IN Community Magazines
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Jan 28th, 2011
Daily Record
 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,... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 27th, 2011
Jweekly.com
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 27th, 2011
Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot
 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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 25th, 2011
Boulder Jewish News
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Jan 20th, 2011
The Alternative Press
On Wednesday, February 9th, Chabad of SE Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course entitled “Why am I here?- Toward A Meaningful Life ”. The six –week course will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays beginning February 9th from 7:30pm- 9pm at the Chabad Center located at 42 Park Ave in Madison. The six lessons... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 19th, 2011
Sparta Independent
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,... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 4th, 2011
Trib Local
by Miriam Klein The Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present its new six-session Winter Toward a Meaningful Life: A Soul-Searching Journey for Every Jew. The course will teach and empower individuals of all backgrounds with new life skills based on traditional Torah thought, enabling them to transform the way they view their daily lives. The course offers an... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 4th, 2011
Jewishinstlouis.org
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Dec 15th, 2010
Swampscott Reporter
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Nov 3rd, 2010
Naperville Sun
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Nov 2nd, 2010
J-Wire
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Nov 2nd, 2010
The News-Press, Southwest Florida
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 Old 41... Read More
Posted Monday, Nov 1st, 2010
The Rice Thresher
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 27th, 2010
Jewishinstlouis.org
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 face. Do you have a moral obligation... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Oct 26th, 2010
NY Blueprint
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   Organization: Kehilath Jeshurun  Cost:   Sponsors:   Is In Hebrew:  The Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life’s Tough Decisions; the six-session course will commence on October 25th.Rabbi Elie Weinstock of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun (KJ) on the Upper East... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Oct 26th, 2010
Winnipeg Jewish Review
WORLDWIDE RELEASE OF MEDICINE AND MORALSNew 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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Oct 26th, 2010
North South Brunswick Sentinel
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.... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Oct 26th, 2010
Vail Daily News
‘Medicine and Morals' class coming to EdwardsRabbi Dovid Mintz of the Chabad Jewish Center will conduct the six course sessions DAILY STAFF REPORTNEWSROOM@VAILDAILY.COMVAIL, CO COLORADO, EDWARDS, Colorado — The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present “Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life's Tough Decisions,” a six-session course beginning during the week of Oct. 24.Rabbi Dovid Mintz of... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 18th, 2010
Miami's Community Newspapers
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:... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010
South African Jewish Report
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010
St. Louis Jewish Light
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010
Norwich Bulletin
Jewish medical ethics course to start Oct. 26 By JAMES MOSHERNorwich BulletinPosted 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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010
Swampscott Reporter
JLI offers ‘Medicine and Morals’ course Swampscott ReporterPosted 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, offered twice on Wednesdays, at 10... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010
J-Wire
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010
Warwick Beacon
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010
Jewish Ledger
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.,... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 14th, 2010
Reston Connection
A Welcome RetreatReston Town Center hosts National Jewish Retreat. By Alex McVeighWednesday, 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 invited to speak... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Sep 14th, 2010
TribLocal.com
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, 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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Sep 14th, 2010
lubavitch.com
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 children in public schools in order to cut back on... Read More
Posted Friday, May 14th, 2010
Sparta Independent
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... Read More
Posted Monday, May 10th, 2010
The Vancouver Sun
Holocaust survivor to deliver 'Saved By An Angel' speech Monday in RichmondBY GERRY BELLET, VANCOUVER SUNMAY 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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Apr 29th, 2010
Stockton Record
By Jo Ann KirbyApril 26, 2010Record 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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Apr 29th, 2010
Skokie Review
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;... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 28th, 2010
Jewish Review
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. Rabbi... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 28th, 2010
Jewish Press of Tampa
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010
Roseville Press Tribune
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010
Summit Daily News
Wednesday, April 21, 2010DAILY 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... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010
Jewish Review
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. Rabbi... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010
Lubavitch.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010
Madison Eagle
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010
Beliefnet.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Apr 26th, 2010
SILive.com
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010
Boulder Jewish News
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 education, Beyond Never Again will premier in over... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010
Santa Barbara News-Press
By DAVE MASON, NEWS-PRESS STAFF WRITERApril 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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010
Daily Record
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010
5 Towns Jewish Times
By 5TJT Staffon 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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010
TheAlternativePress.com
By Chabad of SE Morris County4/11/2010 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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Apr 14th, 2010
SILive.com
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Apr 1st, 2010
5 Towns Jewish Times
By 5TJT Staffon 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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Mar 16th, 2010
The Montreal Gazette
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 8th, 2010
Toledo Blade
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2010
Hartford Courant
3:36 PM EST, February 1, 2010 The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will launch a new course: "Portraits in Leadership: Timeless Tales for Inspired Living" beginning Tuesday.The interactive series examines the inspiring life stories of six key figures in a pivotal point of Jewish history. Rabbi Yosef Wolvovsky, director of the JLI, said that by examining history, biographies... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 1st, 2010
Norwich Bulletin
By JAMES MOSHERPosted 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... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 1st, 2010
Cincinnati.com
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2010
Asheville Citizen-Times
January 22, 2010STAFF 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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2010
Westchester.com
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2010
Vail Daily News
Course will study six figures who helped Judaism through its most difficult periods, says Rabbi Dovid Mintz, of Chabad Vail VAIL DAILY STAFF REPORTNEWSROOM@VAILDAILY.COMVAIL, 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.  The course will study six... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 27th, 2010
Jewish Press of Pinellas County
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 26th, 2010
New Jersey Jewish Standard
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,”... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 25th, 2010
Madison Eagle
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 20th, 2010
NorthJersey.com
Course explores avenues to emerge from times of uncertaintyWednesday, January 20, 2010Neighbor 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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 19th, 2010
Recorder Community Newspapers
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-week course will meet... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 18th, 2010
The Alternative Press
New Leadership Course to Explore Stories from the Talmud By Chabad of SE Morris County1/18/2010 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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 13th, 2010
Cincinnati.Com
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.... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 13th, 2010
Florida Sun Sentinel
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Dec 11th, 2009
Jewish Times of Southern New Jersey
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 3rd, 2009
Lubavitch.com
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 Jewish calendar... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Dec 2nd, 2009
Lower Hudson Journal news
Mumbai attacks remembered in Chestnut RidgeAkiko Matsudaamatsuda@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... Read More
Posted Monday, Nov 30th, 2009
Daily Breeze
Jewish leaders: We've fought back By Melissa Pamer and Melissa Evans Staff WritersPosted: 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. As South Bay Jews gathered Sunday to mark the one-year anniversary of the... Read More
Posted Thursday, Nov 19th, 2009
JackCentral - Flagstaff, AZ
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Nov 9th, 2009
Toledo Blade
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Nov 5th, 2009
Charlotte Sun
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 29th, 2009
Cincinnati.com
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 evenings. Morning classes... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 28th, 2009
YourNepean.com
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 28th, 2009
NJ.com
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 23rd, 2009
Orlando Judaism Examiner
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,... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 23rd, 2009
SILive.com
Soul stirs for guidance in daily livesSix-week course will offer insights for practical spiritual connectionFriday, October 23, 2009By LISA ANN WILLIAMSONADVANCE 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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Oct 22nd, 2009
The Riverdale Press
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 questions of their own... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Oct 21st, 2009
Asheville Citizen-Times
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 19th, 2009
The Billings Gazette
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Sep 25th, 2009
The Swampscott Reporter
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Sep 14th, 2009
The Westender
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, Death, and Beyond.  The twin mysteries of life and death have fascinated philosophers and laymen alike since the dawn of time. Many questions have... Read More
Posted Friday, May 8th, 2009
Five Towns Jewish Times Online
A Synergized Summer With JLIWhen 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,... Read More
Posted Monday, May 4th, 2009
www.hometownlife.com
May 3, 2009 West Bloomfield to join worldwide release of Biblical reflectionsNew 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 thousands of... Read More
Posted Monday, May 4th, 2009
Jewish Times of Southern New Jersey
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Feb 20th, 2009
chicagojewishnews.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 16th, 2009
Vail Daily
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,... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 16th, 2009
YourHub.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Feb 9th, 2009
Calgary Herald
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Feb 5th, 2009
The Stonington Times
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,... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Feb 4th, 2009
NJ.com Somerset
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Feb 4th, 2009
baltimoresun.com
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. Read More
Posted Wednesday, Feb 4th, 2009
NJ.com
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 28th, 2009
Jewish Knight Report
"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... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 26th, 2009
silive.com
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 26th, 2009
Westender-Brisbane
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Jan 21st, 2009
Jewish Times of Southern New Jersey
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2009
wickedLocal.com- Swamscott
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2009
Chabad Jewish Learning Institute of Winnipeg
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 19th, 2009
silive.com
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."... Read More
Posted Monday, Jan 19th, 2009
Jewish Times-SJ
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
The Gazette (Montreal)
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 course is taught simultaneously... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
Greater Media Newspapers
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
Toledo Blade
Article published Saturday, November 15, 2008Jewish 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 cost is $79, including... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
jewishinstlouis.org
GPS for Your Soul Maps: Kabbalah to Navigate Your Inner World6 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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
Daily Pilot
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. By Ashley Breeding 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,... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
Singapore Outreach Program
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 JLI comes to Singapore!!! Wednesday night brought the arrival of the Jewish Learning Institute to Singapore. JLI is a world-acclaimed adult education program which provides professionally concieved courses that are taught through interactive dialogue accompanied by dynamic textbooks and dramatic audio-visual presentations. The first series offered in Singapore, entitled "Soul Maps; Kabbalah for... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
The Westender
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
Vail Daily News
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
The Tennessean
November 8, 2008 Kabbalah-based course offers steps to fulfillmentBy Cheryl TatumFOR 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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
Calgary Herald
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
Cincinnati.com
Thursday, November 06, 2008Kabbalah-based course focuses on emotional happinessContributed By Shauna Steigerwald | The EnquirerThis 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.... Read More
Posted Thursday, Dec 11th, 2008
Canadian Jewish News
Chabad opens new learning institute in Winnipeg By MYRON LOVE, Prairies CorrespondentThursday, 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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Nov 4th, 2008
Asheville Citizen-Times
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008
WESTENDER
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008
News Press
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008
Thousand Oaks Acorn
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008
The Baltimore Sun
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008
YourHub.com
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 and Westminster which brings the total number of JLI locations to over 300... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 31st, 2008
The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 27th, 2008
Staten Island Advance
Educational series to have debut here Jewish Learning Institute to offer three courses at the Bernikow JCC Friday, October 24, 2008 By Leslie Palma-Simoncek Advance Staff Writer STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Jewish Learning Institute will open its first branch on Staten Island, with plans to offer classes in traditional Judaism in an innovative and challenging format accessible to Jews... Read More
Posted Tuesday, May 13th, 2008
Voices
05/10/2008Talmudic 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... Read More
Posted Monday, Mar 31st, 2008
5 Towns Jewish Times
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Feb 5th, 2008
Hunterdon County Democrat
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... Read More
Posted Tuesday, Jan 1st, 2008
Town-Crier
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... Read More
Posted Monday, Dec 31st, 2007
www.lubavitch.com
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Nov 21st, 2007
Arutz Sheva (www.IsraelNationalNews.com)
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Nov 9th, 2007
www.JewishTelegraph.com
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2007
Tallahassee Democrat (FL)
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2007
Jewish Review (Portland, OR)
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2007
The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2007
The Tennessean (Nashville, TN)
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 26th, 2007
CJN (Cleveland)
Israel and ‘The Tribe’ BY: RABBI YOSSI MAROZOV Special to the CJN 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 Foundation titled “Beyond... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2007
JTA News Wire
Chabad course explores Israel bondPublished: 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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2007
Towne Crier Online (Wellington, FL)
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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2007
The Reporter (Broome County, NY)
JLI course at Chabad House to begin on October 29The 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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2007
Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle
Chabad course designed to combat Israel apathyBy Toby TabachnickStaff WriterResponding 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... Read More
Posted Friday, Oct 19th, 2007
The Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia)
Goal of New Course: To Appreciate IsraelOctober 18, 2007 - Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, Staff WriterA 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.... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 15th, 2007
thestate.com
Rabbi says lessons couldn't be more timely as younger people losing touchBy CAROLYN CLICK - cclick@thestate.comEvery 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... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 15th, 2007
The Atlanta Jewish Times
Chabad Course Explores Israel's Spiritual SideFriday, 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... Read More
Posted Monday, Oct 15th, 2007
Westchester.com
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... Read More
Posted Thursday, Mar 30th, 2006
Washington Jewish Week
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... Read More
Posted Wednesday, Dec 31st, 1969
courant.com
 According to Rabbi Yosef Wolvovsky, criminal justice reform is a “hot-button issue." Starting Tuesday and running for six weeks, the Chabad East of the River Jewish Center will host “Crime and Consequence,” a new series by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. Wolvovsky, who will teach the course, said the series “will explore 3,000 years of Jewish wisdom"... Read More