November 1, 2020, 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
A Festival of Unexpected Jewish Learning and Experience with a roster of outstanding presenters, including Rabbi Aaron Starr, Rabbi Yonatan Dahlen and Rebecca Starr. Sessions will take place at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.
Rabbi Starr will offer a session on
How the Bible ends: a Warning for Today
Many people know the five books of Moses, and some know the prophets. What happens at the end of the Biblical period? Together, we will look at the rise and fall of the Jewish people, including the important and timely messages for today: Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
Rabbi Dahlen will offer a session on
People of the Tweet: Navigating Jewish Learning, Culture and Law in the Internet Age
How can a religion and a peoplehood which has consistently relied on physical and spiritual closeness exist in the age of globalism and world-wide connectivity? And more importantly, how does community work when the gathering place is digital? Join us for a deep dive into some of the ways Judaism is using the internet to revolutionize our tradition as we know it – transforming our thoughts on Jewish law, Jewish text and culture, and even Jewish love.
Rebecca Starr will offer a session on
Parenting and Grandparenting Jewish Children in the 21st Century
Join us to explore ways in which parenting and grandparenting Jewish children has changed in the new millennium. What does it take in this day and age to bring Judaism to our young people? Join us for this interactive conversation to learn more. We will use our ancient Jewish texts and modern sensibilities to discover new understandings about how to grow today’s Jewish children.
For more information or to register, go to limmudmichigan.org,