We find ourselves in remarkable circumstances, physically separated from each other, and yet reaching out by phone and online to engage and gather virtually and continue to learn and grow. Over the coming weeks, we are going to try to find and share with you unique and interesting online learning opportunities as we find them.

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Beth Jacob Weekly Ongoing Classes

Look for These Upcoming Classes in October, after Simchat Torah!
MONDAYS:
  • 21st Century Judaism
    Noon at Beth-Jacob.org/21
     – Judaism has come a long way, but where is it going? How can it speak to us as we journey ever onward into an uncertain future? Find out on Mondays at noon with Rabbi Rubin!
  • Swimming in the Sea of Talmud
    7:30 pm at Beth-jacob.org/Talmud
    – Join Rabbi Rubin for a deep dive into the repository of the rabbinic tradition on Monday evenings. Experience with Talmud study helpful, but not essential. All texts will be accessible in the original as well as via translation.
TUESDAYS:
  • On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism
    Noon at Beth-Jacob.org/1foot
    – This course with Rabbi Rubin and Rabbi Tamar is ideal for students seeking a basic orientation to fundamental Jewish concepts. The class is open to Beth Jacob members as well as the general community. Please go to Beth-Jacob.org/Intro to register.
WEDNESDAYS:
  • Morning Mishnah
    After Minyan (Around 8 Am) at Beth-Jacob.org/Mishnah
     – A new class with Rabbi Tamar! Delve deep into the words of our oral tradition and its place in our lives today. See you Wednesdays after Minyan!
THURSDAYS:

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Beth Jacob Classes Playlist on YouTube

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Outside Opportunities

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Courses from The Jewish Center:
A Mindful Approach to Managing Anxiety
With Ruth B. Goldston, Ph.d. Licensed Psychologist and TJC Member
Click Here to Watch the Video

Jewish Creativity and Innovation in Times of Crisis
With David Charles Kraemer, Ph.d. Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics and the Joseph J. And Dora Abbell Librarian the Jewish Theological Seminary of America
Click Here to Watch the Video

Laughter After: Humor and the Holocaust
With Avinoam J. Patt, Ph.d. Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies Director, Center for Judaic Studies & Contemporary Jewish Life – University of Connecticut
Click Here to Watch the Video

St. Paul JCC‘s Virtual JCC page

A directory of streaming services (e.g. Shacharit, not Netflix) from the Cantor’s Assembly at Cantors.org/servicesonline

An array of offerings from American Jewish University‘s  B’Yachad Together
Podcasts, discussions, webinars and more from The Shalom Hartman Institute
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Resources

Ramah Wisconsin has launched “Kikar from afar,” an on-line set of programs and resources to engage the Ramah and broader communities during this time of quarantine.  The landing page, here, will be continually updated with information as they roll out additional programs in the coming weeks.  There is Kikar dancing on Friday afternoon, and will be havdalah, shirah, omanut, mitbachon, and other activities, as well as games, milat hayom, and other resources.

PJ Library has a wide variety of resources for different ages available here.

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