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B'nai Zion Presents:

Congregation B'nai Zion invites you to participate in the new adult learning series “ScholarStream.”
 

This is a joint initiative of the Rabbinical Assembly, the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies. 

ScholarStream provides B'nai Zion members the  opportunity to learn from world leading scholars, and to engage deeply in our texts and traditions. 

This program consists of two different series of four
one-hour sessions held on Tuesday evenings and Wednesday evenings. Regisration is required and you must sign up individually for each session in order to access the program.

There is no cost to B'nai Zion members. Upon registering, use the following coupon code to waive any associated fees. Coupon code is valid for all sessions.

Sessions are filling up quickly - register today! 


Coupon Code: ElPasoFall20

 

Hidden Histories and Untold Stories

 

Hidden Histories and Untold Stories
Tuesdays at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT

JTS Registration Link

Join JTS scholars as they uncover the hidden context around biblical figures and important eras in Jewish history.

11/10: Dr. David Fishman on how religious pre-Holocaust Eastern European Jewry actually was—or wasn’t.

11/17: Dr. Alan Cooper on why we stopped caring about Moses’s descendants.

12/1: Dr. Sarah Wolf on how foreign the beit midrash would feel to the early Rabbis.

12/8: Dr. Amy Kalmanofsky on what the Bible really had against Jezebel.

 

Equity, Forgiveness and Intersectionality

 

Wednesdays at 10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Ziegler Registration Link

Join Ziegler faculty as they explore issues related to race, gender equality, intersectionality, and building a democracy of the future.

11/11: Rabbi Cheryl Peretz will examine the centuries old Jewish march towards gender equality and justice.

11/18: Rabbi Dr. Elliot Dorff will explore the concept of communal forgiveness.

12/2: Rabbi Dr. Gail Labovitz on what Exodus has to teach us about intersectionality.

12/9: Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Cohen on building a multiracial democracy.

 

Please Note:

 

If you plan to participate, you must sign up individually for each session in order to access the program.

Coupon Code: ElPasoFall20
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The deadline to sign up will be 11 AM EST on the morning of each session.

All sessions will be recorded and will be available to registered participants.

For more information, contact Max Arad at: marad@rabbinicalassembly.org.

Or call our office at: (915) 833-2222.

Yizkor 

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    The History of our Present Moment 

Jewish Community Calendar

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Have a Programming Idea?

Contact Denise Tolentino, Programming Manager (915-833-2222 or programs@cbzep.org) We'd love to make your idea come to life!

Tue, November 24 2020 8 Kislev 5781