Enriching Jewish Experiences
The mission of the Rembaum Institute for Adult Education and Family Programming reflects and preserves Rabbi Rembaum’s dedication to Jewish education and an enriched Jewish life, as well as a deep commitment to the state of Israel. The Institute in all of its programming reflects the quarter century commitment of Rabbi Joel Rembaum to adult and family education at Temple Beth Am. The Institute’s goals are to provide educational opportunities for the adults of Temple Beth Am, to broaden and enhance their Jewish education through diverse classes, lectures, panels, programs and social action. Additionally, to extend and strengthen the spiritual and religious lives of Temple Beth Am families through programming, retreats, and creative activities.
- Humash with Rashi
- Intro to the Siddur
- Mishnah Study
- Stepping Stones
- Talmud for Beginners & Beyond
- The Rise and Fall of Moses, Servant of God
Taught by Rabbi Joel Rembaum
3/14, 3/21, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2 From 7:30pm-9:30 at Temple Beth Am
The books of Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers contain a complex dramatic narrative that presents the evolution of Moses as Israel's leader and law giver. The reader of this narrative learns how, at the peak of his power, and unlike any other Biblical leader, Moses plays multiple roles that place him in a unique category of leadership that is difficult to characterize. That being the case, his decline -- as laid out in the Numbers account of the wanderings of the Israelites after leaving Mt. Sinai -- is all the more surprising and tragic. We will explore the Torah accounts of Moses' life's journey, and, through a close reading of selections of the Torah text, gain insights into his persona, his relationship with his people, his relationship with God, and his impact on the generations that came after him.
January 6 at 7:30 p.m.- The Women's Balcony
February 17 at 7:30 p.m. - Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent
March 3 at 8:00 p.m. - Fire Birds
For more details and to purchase tickets, please visit www.tbala.org/film
Questions? Contact Lia Mandelbaum, Director of Programming & Engagement