Starting Points: Wisdom for Daily Living

Join us for these sessions designed for those who are interested in growing Jewishly, regardless of education or level of observance. Each session explores Jewish concepts in practical, understandable terms. Sessions are held every Shabbat at 10:15 in the NHBZ chapel on the lower level, unless otherwise noted.

Schedule for February and March

Every Shabbos ~ Starting Points: “Wisdom for Daily Living” with Rabbi Ze’ev Smason ~ A program tailor-made for those, regardless of prior educational or observance level, interested in growing Jewishly. Each freestanding session (at 10:15 am every Shabbos, unless otherwise noted) explores a distinct Jewish concept in practical, understandable terms.

Join us to learn, explore, and raise your Jewish soul with the following eye-opening sessions:

February 16: “How Not to Be Your Own Worst Critic”
February 23: “Making Life Fun Again”
March 2: “The Golden Rules of Good Conversation”
March 9: “Honesty: Are ‘White Lies’ Acceptable?”
March 16: “How Can We Rise Above Our Daily Struggles?”
March 23: “Jackpot! What Would YOU Do If You Won the Lottery?”
March 30: “Shabbat, the Day of Rest: But I Enjoy Working Out and Shopping!”

Every Shabbos ~ Tanach (Bible) Study (3/4 hour before Mincha)
Every Sunday ~ Mishna Learning (after Shacharis) with Rabbi Chanan Swidler
Every Monday ~ 8:30 pm ~ ‘Amud-of –the Week’ with Rabbi Perlman (for men only)