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

New Leadership Course to Explore Stories from the Talmud

By Chabad of SE Morris County
1/18/2010

On Wednesday, February 3rd, Chabad of SE Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course entitled "Portraits in Leadership-Timeless Tales for Inspired Living". The six –week course will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays beginning February 3rd at two convenient times: from 12pm -1:15pm and from 7:30pm- 9pm at the Chabad Center located at 42 Park Ave in Madison.

Portraits in Leadership was created by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute- an internationally acclaimed adult education program running on over 300 cities worldwide, and boasting over 75,000 students. This particular course is structured as a six-step program, and lessons will examine a range of classic Jewish sources, drawing extensively from the stories of the Talmud and modern commentaries that point out their personal significance to our lives.

Importantly, Portraits in Leadership is designed for people at all levels of Jewish knowledge, and participants don’t have to have any prior experience or background in Jewish learning to attend and enjoy this course. Additionally, all JLI courses are open to the entire Jewish community and people from all backgrounds and affiliations are welcome.

The course fee is $75 (early registration by Jan. 25), which includes the course workbook and all materials. All attendees are welcome to attend the first class on February 3rd free of charge. There is also a special couple’s rate of $125.A limited number of scholarships are available on a first come, first serve basis.

"All of us are looking for tools to deal with day-to-day challenges, and what better way to find guidance than from the wise example of others who encountered hardships and used them as the impetus for growth and change." says Rabbi Shalom Lubin, JLI Instructor and Director of Chabad of SE Morris County. This course will examine study of the inspiring life story of six figures whose courage and determination helped Judaism weather its darkest hours. In the face of the first-century Roman assault on Jerusalem, the fundamental institutions of the Jewish people were utterly destroyed. But with wisdom and verve, these leaders took the radical steps that managed to preserve the essence of Judaism to this very day.

Chabad of SE Morris County is a Jewish outreach and educational organization located at 42 Park Ave in Madison. Chabad seeks to strengthen and promote Jewish unity, awareness, and pride; by providing educational, religious, and social services to Jewish families and individuals from all backgrounds and affiliations.

For reserve a spot for this course or to learn more information about Chabad of SE Morris County, please call (973) 377-0707, or email: info@chabadcares.com 

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