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Living Room Learning: Virtual Adult Learning Programs

January 12, 2021 - January 24, 2021, All Day

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Living Room Learning at Shaare Emeth 

Virtual Adult Learning Programs – January 2021


A series of one-time classes and experiences  

All classes are open to everyone via Zoom
Questions? Contact Stacy Jespersen at sjespersen@sestl.org.

The Spirituality of Music with Cantor Seth Warner
with special guest Amy Camie
Tuesday, January 12, 7 – 8:15 p.m.

During this month when we celebrate Shabbat Shira (the Sabbat of Song) we will also be exploring music’s profound effect on us. Join Cantor Warner to learn about the science of music and emotion, to listen to different genres of music and to experience how music allows us to connect more deeply to one another and to our spiritual selves.

How to participate: Bookmark our Zoom room here, and then join on January 12!


Special MLK Shabbat Torah Study
Wednesday, January 13, 10 a.m.
Saturday, January 16, 9:30 a.m.

Rabbis Bearman and Bennett will lead “Rabbinic Responses to MLK.”

How to participate: 

  • Join the Wednesday Zoom room here.
  • Join the Saturday Zoom room here.


For Those Who Might Be Curious:
s*ngs ab-ut g?d: a musical exploration of the divine
Wednesday evenings, January 13 and 20, 7 p.m.

Join with musician and educator Eliana Light and Rabbi Bennett in a creative exploration of what we each believe, think and feel about our relationships with God, faith and more.

How to participate: Register for either session here.


James Baldwin and the Jews
Thursday, January 14, 7 p.m.: An Introduction to James Baldwin
Thursday, January 21, 7 p.m.: A Film Discussion of I Am Not Your Negro

This two-week miniseries explores the teachings of novelist, essayist and poet James Baldwin and how his opinions and perspectives remain relevant to our Jewish community today.

Sponsored by Shaare Emeth’s Racial Equity and Inclusion Committee, this program will be facilitated by Dr. Ellie DesPrez and Dr. Holly Bernstein. While the program is free, registration is required. Once registered you will receive copies of the readings and links to be able to watch the movie before the discussion on January 21st.

How to participate: Register for either session here.

Let’s Talk Dirty: An Introduction to Composting and Table Scrapping in Celebration of Tu B’Shevat
Sunday, January 24, 3 p.m.

Tu B’Shevat celebrates not only the New Year of the trees, but allows us to turn our attention and action towards our environment. Composting is a great way to care for the environment in the comfort of our own homes and is not as difficult as you might imagine. Join us for exploration and fun to learn one thing you can do right now to make an immediate impact on our environment.

How to participate: Register here.

Brought to you by The Circle of Action and Concern on Climate Change

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