Berman Night of Learning

Berman Night of Learning meets on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m., and is our community’s source for deep, experiential Jewish learning from a variety of sources, from the theological to the arts. Park at the North end of the lot, and enter through the doors for the Berman Center for Jewish Education, and join us early for sips sweets and schmoozing before the learning begins.

December 2019

The Arctic is Changing, and It’s Not Cool
with Robert Rich, PhD, CAE
December 5
Dramatic environmental changes are taking place at the top of the globe, affecting ecosystems, local and global populations, and weather everywhere. Hear from Dr. Robert Rich, former Executive Director of Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S., on how
researchers are studying the Arctic, what we’re learning, and how this might relate to our responsibilities as sacred stewards of the Earth.

Get Lit! A Chaunkah Learning
with Assistant Cantor Leonard Gutman
December 12
Explore the whys and wherefores of our Chaunkah traditions.

No Medals
with Author Peter Banks (CSZ Security Specialist)
December 19

A Book discussion in which Peter shares details of his search for records of his father’s WWII service. At the time, most of the war experiences of black veterans, no matter how heroic, were not treated with the same respect as those of white soldiers.


January 2020

Songs Of the Women of Jewish Spain
with Leahliza Lee
January 16

Drum Circle
with Sundance Sidomencio
January 23

Shul Skills 101/Choreography of Services
with Hazzan David Propis
January 30

February 2020

Recollections and Reflections
with Berl Falbaum
February 6

Tu B’Shevat Seder
with Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen
February 13

Paperwork Everyone Should Have: Wills, Trusts and Estate Plans
with Sanford Mall
February 20

Kosher Wine Tasting
with Paula Hartson
February 27