Wednesday Morning Talmud Study 
Wednesdays, 8:30-9:30 AM, at CBI

Plunge into the depths of wisdom found in the Talmud with Rabbi Rose.  What could be a better way to start your Wednesday!  Talmud talmidim(students) learn from the new Steinsaltz edition of the Talmud, Tractate Berakhot.  No Talmud experience required.  Extra copies of necessary materials are provided each session; once you become a devotee, you can purchase a digital copy of the text here: http://korenpub.com/koren/intusd/talmud/digital-pdf-editions/koren-talmud-bavli-pdf-berakhot.html or a hard copy here: http://korenpub.com/koren/intusd/talmud/new-koren-talmud-bavli/volume-1-berakhot.html  

Free; open to members and non-members

Monthly Jewish Mindfulness Practice Group
Thursdays 12-1:15pm
Sept 15, Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 15, Jan 12, Feb 16, Mar 16, Apr 6, May 11

Intended for those who already have a meditation or other, regular mindfulness practice, this monthly check-in group will offer community, support and shared Jewish mindfulness teaching to help support those practices. Members of last year’s Jewish Mindfulness Class, regular attendees at the Weekday Meditation Service and participants in our Thursday Night Meditation Group are all welcome and eligible to attend. Other interested individuals should contact Rabbi Folberg directly, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Awake, Loving & Present: A Jewish Mindfulness Workshop
Tuesdays 12-1:30pm, Jan 10,17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 21, 28

Kindness, awareness, and intention: Judaism offers many teachings and practices to help us live our lives with greater authenticity and wisdom. Rabbi Folberg is delighted to be offering this 8 session, lunch hour class, incorporating text study, meditation practice and individual work outside of class. No prerequisites, but participants are asked to commit to all 8 sessions prior to registering. 

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Doing Jewish 101 
Sundays, 9-10am, Sept 18, Oct 30, Nov 13, Dec 11, Jan 29, Feb 12, Mar 26, Apr 23

Calling all beginners!  A series for those who would like to become comfortable doing foundational Jewish rituals - because they became Jewish later in life, because they grew up Jewish but not doing rituals, or for any other reason.  Come to any one class, or all of them!  Join our rabbis, teachers, and Sisterhood members in hands-on basic practice of rituals and traditions.  

Topics:

Sept 18 – Jewish Bedtime Rituals
Oct 30 – Shabbat Dinner
Nov 13 – Chanukkah
Dec 11 – Torah Study at home, with scholar-in-residence Matt Bar of Bible Raps
Jan 29 – Gratitude for Food
Feb 12 – Shabbat Dinner
Mar 26 – Passover 
Apr 23 – Havdalah 

 

 

All events will take place at Congregation Beth Israel and are open to the greater Austin community.