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Programs and Schedule: 2017-18

Tuesday morning Study Group (with Rabbi Marc Kline)

  • 9:45-11:15 AM
  • starts 9/12/2017

Martin Raffel, "2017: A Year of Anniversaries" from the 100th anniversary of the Balfour

  • Sunday, September 17, 2017.  2-3:30 PM

Scholar in Residence Weekend - December 1st - 3rd, 2017

  • Rabbi Gary Bretton-Granatoor
  • Rabbi, Scholar, activist on behalf of Interfaith affairs, currently editor and writer of Shaom/Salaam: A Resource for Jewish/Muslim Dialogue.
  • Friday, December 1st (First Friday): Jacob, Esau, and Ishmael - A dysfunctional family, can these relationships be repaired?
  • Saturday, December 2nd:
    • 1:00 - 2:30 PM: Buffet Lunch & The State of Our Unions - Relationships with special focus on the Catholic Church.
    • 15-minute break
    • 2:45 - 3:30 PM: Social Justice Partners and Enemies
  • Sunday, December 3rd, 10:00 - 11:30 AM: Breakfast Sponsored by MRT Men's Club. Shalom/Salaam

Martin Luther King (Justice Weekend) - January 12th - 15th, 2018

  • Friday, January 12th, 7:00 PM at MRT: Speaker - Reverend Gil Caldwell
  • Saturday, January 13th, 3;00 PM at MRT: Presentation of the film Rosenwald - Jewish philanthropist in the South
  • Monday, January 15th, 12 Noon: Service at the Pilgrim Baptist Church, including remarks by Rabbi Kline and Cantor Clissold

Maurice Mahler, Art Historian   "Marc Chagall, His Life and Work"

  • Sunday, February 4, 2018.  2 - 3:30 PM

Shabbat Kallah - Sunday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

  • Susannah Heschel, Chair of Judaic Studies Department at Dartmouth College
  • Program Theme: Prophet or Profit?  What does faith demand of us?
  • 10:00 - 11:30 AM: Some are Guilty, but All are Responsible
  • 12:00 - 12:45 PM: Buffet Lunch
  • 12:45 - 2:15 PM: The Prophetic Tradition and the Civil Rights Movement
  • 2:15 - 2:30 PM: Coffee Break
  • 2:30 - 4:00 PM: Ecstacy vs. Ethics:  The Debate Between Protestants and Jews over the Prophets

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

  • Ernest Mathias presenting the film "The Last Refuge"
  • Sunday, April 15, 2018.   2 - 3:30 PM
  • Mr. Mathias will address Religious School students prior to showing the film.

Dillies Pilevsky, Professor of Literature at Brookdale College

  • Philipi Roth, "What it Means to be Jewish:  Loss and Renewal"
  • Sunday, April 29, 2018.  2 - 3:30 PM
  • A joint program with MRT Sisterhood

Category: Adult Education Programs