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103 School Road West
Marlboro, NJ 07746
Phone: (732) 536-2300

Adult Education

The Five Books of Miriam
Mondays from 7:15 to 8:15pm
December 21, 28 and January 4 and 25, ongoing
 
Every week on Shabbat we read a parsha (chapter) in the Torah. If we study it, often we study commentary written by men but rarely by women. Join Dr. Beth Banks Cohn where we approach the weekly parsha (chapter) purely from a woman’s perspective. Using the book The Five Books of Miriam by Ellen Frankel PhD, we will read the parsha (chapter) of the week and then look at what women commentators say about it. Dr. Frankel gives voices to the voiceless by imagining what women in the parsha and the Torah might say if given the chance. We incorporate other women’s commentary as well.
This class is ongoing but doesn’t build on itself. You are welcome to join at any time. Never studied Torah? Don’t read Hebrew? No problem. This class is great for people of all Jewish background and Hebrew levels.
Please purchase the book The Five Books of Miriam by Ellen Frankel PhD. Want to try it out first before you buy the book? We are happy to share with you during your first session. For more info and an expanded schedule, please contact Beth at bethbankscohn@gmail.com.
 
Talmud
Mondays at 8:30 pm in Jewish War Veterans’ Room
Led by Rabbi Oratz
Don’t forget,  Talmud meets regularly – join any time. If you think of the Torah as Cliff Notes, this is the full explanation. No Hebrew needed, extremely interesting, keeps your brain active. Join in lively discussions  as we learn, beginners welcome. Our longest running class, since 1986!
Introduction to Judaism Class
Sundays at 10:00 am at MJC, began November 1  
It is a great beginning for Jews and non-Jews who are looking to learn more about Jewish traditions, values, culture, and spirituality.  To register and for more information go to www.introjudaismnj.com.
Jewish Home Theater
Saturday night, December 12th  – 6:30- 9:30 PM 
and February 6th – snow date  February 27th
On December 12th the Kriegers will be hosting at their home at 111 Prescott Place in Freehold.  They will be reading through the great American farce, “Lend Me a Tenor.”
There is a $12 fee to defray the cost of the dinner. Please mark the dates on your calendar. If you have never come to Jewish Home Theater, you are missing one exciting, hilarious and entertaining evening of comedy and camaraderie.  If you are interested in hosting future programs, please contact Cantor Krieger.
Please register with Cantor Krieger at 732-536- 2300 (ext. 113) or cantorkrieger@mjcnj.com
Book Club
Jan. 5, 2016
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng