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Education Catalogue Fall 2016
For All your Torah-Learning Needs
Featured Educational Programs
Sunday-Thursday 9:00 PM
Gavi Kutliroff email@example.com
Come join the great group of students learning in the Beit Midrash several nights a week! If you’re a member of the London OU-JLIC Kollel (see below), this is your time to shine. Feel free to attend as often and as long as you can!
Sunday Night Learning
Sunday 7:00 PM
Katherine Vargas firstname.lastname@example.org
Every Sunday night is SNL, when we gather in the Beit Midrash for some open learning and FREE PIZZA. So grab a chavruta and join us! If you don’t have a special someone, we‘re happy to pair you with a partner!
Thursday 10:00 PM
Come enjoy words of Torah from your friends and some delicious chulent every Thursday night! Each week will feature a Dvar Torah given by a different student, followed by homemade chulent, as is our long-standing tradition. If you are interested in speaking at a Mishmar Let us know!
Rabbi and Ariel Pardo are available for one-on-one learning, help preparing your Chaburah, Chatan/Kallah classes, and much more! You can contact Rabbi Pardo at email@example.com and Ariel Pardo at firstname.lastname@example.org
The London OU-JLIC Kollel at Brandeis
Monday-Thursday 9:00 PM (and more!)
Join a group of dedicated, bright learners in the Kollel! Members of the Kollel commit to regular learning and a small pool of responsibilities, and the best part: you get paid! For more info, please inquire of Tamar Ossip or Rabbi Pardo.
From the Lecture Hall to the Prayer Hall
Come join your favorite professors as they join us and share their wealth of knowledge.
Gemara Baba Kama
Monday 9:00 PM
Fast pace, Daf yomi syle (but once a week). Some background required.
Tuesday 9:00 PM
Ariel Pardo– email@example.com
We may have learned some of these stories as children but they contain an oft overlooked rich world of wisdom, philosophy and ethics. Join Ari as she opens a window into this world for the scholar and layman alike.
PPP - Parsha Pardo and....
Wednesday 9:00 PM
Pretzels? Pizza? Popcorn? Come for some in depth Parsha. Source sheets for optional preparation will be put out Sunday night.
Torah on Tap
Parsha shiur in the Stein. Come for the relaxed high point of your week
Shabbat, one hour before Minha
Join the Pardos for an entertaining and enlightening way to cap off Shabbat!
Parsha in 20
Shabbat, after Kiddush
A brief, fresh take on the parsha!
How Holidays Hwork
Thursday 8:00 PM
Gavi Kutliroff – firstname.lastname@example.org
A chabura that through discussing popular questions about the chagim, reveals their inner workings. Learn why Purim will remain even after all the other holidays disappear, how teshuva works during the Aseret Yemei Teshuva, and what in the name of pearl Sukkot is actually about.
Parsha Learning with Ilana and Friends
Thursday 9:30 PM
Ilana Bauman – email@example.com
Delve into the depths of the weekly Torah Parasha by coming to “Parasha Learning with Ilana and Friends,” previously known as “Parasha Learning with Melissa and Friends.” Pick an aliyah of the Parasha and prepare some small insights to share with everyone. No need to fret – just a small 5-minutes worth of insight will do, or just come and listen!
Shu’’t Brandeis: The Chabura
Ezra Cohen – firstname.lastname@example.org
Come learn how to navigate the complexities of a halachic lifestyle! We will discuss a variety of practical challenges, like playing bananagrams on shabbat and eating in vegan restaurants! If you're interested in an honest approach to everyday concerns, this class is for you!
The Masorah: Studying the Masoretic Scribal and Texual Traditions of the Torah
Tuesday 8:00 PM
Noam Cohen – email@example.com
A chabura that will examine why our text of the Torah looks the way that it does, through the study of the masoretic text itself (found in at least abbreviated form in every Tanach we use today).
All classes and chaburot meet in the Beit Midrash unless otherwise noted. The Beit Midrash is located in the basement of Shapiro Residence Hall (Room 10B) in Massell Quad. Schedule changes will be publicized on Facebook, in BOO announcements, and in the Beit Midrash Education Corner To set up a chevruta with another student or refer to the chevruta shidduch Google doc
Other Torah Opportunities
For any questions or comments, feel free to contact BOO Education Coordinator Elisha Penn firstname.lastname@example.org
Torat Emet – to write for BOO’s weekly Torah publication, contact email@example.com Minyan – to read Torah for the Orthodox minyan, contact Gabbait Ilana Bauman at firstname.lastname@example.org Beit Midrash Committee – to join, contact Beit Midrash Coordinator Ezra Cohen at email@example.com