At Passover “The Four Questions” are a central part of our seders. Why are questions so important in the telling of the Exodus story? In true Jewish form, let’s ask questions about the questions. We invite you to enjoy this resource, which includes the writings and commentaries of Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz. One of the most powerful forms of speech is asking questions, which informs our choice of “Speaking Volumes” as the study theme for … [Read more...] about Available Now, Text Learning Resource for Seder Conversations – “And You Shall Ask”: The Power of Questioning” – from the Global Day of Jewish Learning
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Announcing the Schedule and Speakers for the Global Day ON AIR 2018 - Webcast series exploring the theme: “Extraordinary Passages: Texts and Travels” Global Day ON AIR is a LIVE online video series available FREE to everyone, everywhere. Global Day ON AIR takes place on Sunday, November 11. October 29, 2018, Somewhere in Low Earth Orbit: They say it’s not the destination, but the journey that matters. Would Jewish texts agree? Judaism was … [Read more...] about Extraordinary Passages: Jewish learning will travel the world on November 11. Where will texts take you?
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Have you ever begun a journey without knowing the destination? In this week’s Torah reading Abraham is told to “go forth” and he sets off into the unknown.
On Sunday, November 11th, Jews around the world also have the opportunity to “go forth” and explore the journeys that matter … [Read more...] about What Are the Journeys That Matter Most to Us?
“Go Forth” on the Global Day of Jewish Learning
The Global Day of Jewish Learning has released a special Simchat Torah reading resource, “In the Beginning Of”: A Journey Through Text. Let Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz be your tour guide on your trip through the Torah with a taste from the new Steinsaltz Humash. The Global Day’s selection of suggested discussion questions pair with the Rabbi’s clear, insightful commentary. On November 11th, 500 communities will join this year’s Global … [Read more...] about Simchat Torah Resource – Begin the Journey Through Jewish Text
By Jessie Gindea Last year, Ross, a student at the University of Maryland, spent his Passover at Chabad in Rome. As per Jewish tradition, every year at the end of the Seder everyone says “next year in Jerusalem.” At that moment, Ross was struck with the deep appreciation that he was celebrating this century old holiday in Rome surrounded by Jews from all over the world, so he added, “this year in Rome, next year in Jerusalem.” He told us that … [Read more...] about Not all who Wander are Lost: KAHAL and Global Day of Jewish Learning Bring Meaning to Seders Around the World