Jewish Life & Learning
Did you know that the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge was bread?! Join Rabbi Adam Aranov from Ohr Torah in a discussion on why the theme of Tu B'Shevat is so fruity, and how it relates to the "Original Sin."
An absurdist, poignant, dark-comedy on the ups and downs of Hollywood awards season with a farcical Purim twist. Please join us for a hamentaschen after the film screening.
Free, with suggested non-perishable donation to the Brighton Food Cupboard
Co-sponsored by the Rochester Jewish Film Festival
NYC duo Rémy Yulzari and Nadav Lev return on doublebass and guitar. Refreshments following concert.
Suggested Donation: $15
Co-sponsored by Congregation Beth Hamedresh-Beth Israel.
Both Egypt and the Land of Israel overlook the Red Sea, and both views are incredible. Or are they? Join Rabbi Adam Aranov this Passover on a journey to discover what true freedom has to offer, and how it effects the "view."
InstructorRabbi Adam Aranov
Does your life move at a breakneck pace? Do you want the freedom to take control, but the world seems to always conspire against you? Our chaotic lives are reflective of our chaotic minds. Join Rabbi Adam Aranov on an interactive journey through the fundamentals of thought management and "Meditate your way to Success!"
Member and Non Member: $5/class, or all four classes for just $15!
Co-sponsored by Ohr Torah.
The untold true story of a group of WWII pilots, mostly Americans, who volunteered to fight for Israel in its War of Independence.
A special RJFF event!
To purchase tickets please call the Main Desk at 585-461-2000 or visit rjff.org
Summer 2014 was a challenging time for Israel. The program will begin with a presentation about Operation Protective Edge in its historical context, followed by a discussion on Israel's options going forward.
Join us as we salute the American flag and honor our Jewish WWII veterans, 70 years after the end of WWII. Thank you!
Join Rabbi Adam Aranov as he travels the globe witnessing the great impact the values of the Torah have had on our planet.
LocationYiddish Culture Center
Nine week sessions begin Tuesday, Jan 20 or Wednesday, Jan 21
Instructor: Deborah Rothman
Non Member: $120/session
Tuesday Session: Beginner and Intensive
Yiddish Cultural Center
Discover the world of Yiddish in our beginner class geared to students with little or no background. Learn to read, carry on a basic conversation, and explore the history and culture of this expressive language. Then, consider staying for the second hour which will focus on the development of language skills - speaking, listening, reading, and writing - at an accelerated pace.
Wednesday Session: Intermediate and Advanced
10:30 am-12:30 pm
Yiddish Cultural Center
This class continues to build on skills gained in previous classes. Students will also work on textbook exercises and reading assignments, both in Yiddish and in translation.
What a Deal: Sign Up for the Year!
Sign up for all three sessions – fall, winter, and spring – and receive a discount!
Members: $85/session, $255/year Non Members: $110/session, $330/year