Monday, February 08, 2010

Announcements #138: Etz Chaim in February

Etz Chaim in February

Exciting lectures at Etz Chaim this month.
147-19 73rd Ave.
Flushing, NY

Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb
Wednesdays February 10, 17, 24 7:30pm
Halakha and Psychology
1. Perspectives on Mental Health Issues in the Orthodox Jewish Community Today
2. New Trends in the Search for Spirituality: Helpful or Harmful to the Halachic Jew?
3. The Posek, the Pious, and the Parent: What Psychology Can Teach Them

Rabbi Dr. Edward Reichman
Wednesdays February 10, 17, 24 8:30pm
Medical Ethics
1. When Man Creates Man: The Beginning of Life
2. End of Life Issues
3. Entering Dangerous Situations for the Sake of a Mitzvah

Rabbi Moshe Taragin
Shabbat Yitro: February 5-6
Leil Shabbat: 8:00pm Shiur for all, followed by tish for Gush alumni
at Rabinovich home: 144-33 72nd Drive
Shabbat Morning Drasha: Approx. 10:30am
At Seuda Shlishit: Divine Geula and Secular Zionism

Dr. Michelle Levine
Wednesday February 3rd 7:45pm
Shiur Ha-Chodesh for Women

Rabbi Dr. Moshe Sokol
Tuesdays February 9, 16, 23 8:30pm
Judaism’s Encounter with Modernity
1. How Independent-Minded Should an Orthodox Jew Be?
2. Should an Orthodox Jew Be Tolerant of Those He Believes Are Religiously Wrong?
3. Was Rav Soloveitchik a Modern Orthodox Jew?

Rabbi Menachem Leibtag
Shabbat Mishpatim: February 12-13
Leil Shabbat, after congregational dinner:
From the Ten Commandments to Parshat Mishpatim –  A Step in the ‘White’ Direction
Shabbat day: approx. 10:45am 
Why Sefer Devarim ‘Belongs’ in Parshat Mishpatim (and how that explains the daily “kriyat shema”)
At Seuda shlishit – Why the Mishkan gets so much ‘press’ in Sefer Shmot [The ‘plus side’ of talking in shul]

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