Adult Learning

Upcoming Adult Education Learning Opportunities

A Tale of Two Americas: How can Jews effectively engage in dialogue in a polarized culture? 

Monday, October 19 at 7PM
First in our 2020-2021 SPS Talks Series, moderated by Jeremy Reiss 

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Meeting ID: 924 7100 5664
Call-in Number: 646 876 9923
Dr. Naomi Baum presents My Year of Kaddish: Mourning, Memory, and Meaning

Tuesday, October 20 at 1 PM
In this profoundly honest and revealing memoir, psychologist Dr. NaomiL. Baum invites us to journey with her as she says Kaddish, in the year following her mother’s death. She takes a new look at tradition and discovers both emotional and spiritual sources of comfort in unexpected places. 
In partnership with the Jewish Book Council. We encourage SPSers to purchase the book at

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Meeting ID: 946 3265 2207
Call-in Number: 646 876 9923
Solomon Goldstein-Rose presents The 100% Solution, moderated by SPS member Michael Gottlieb

Tuesday, October 27 at 8 PM
Join us in learning from Solomon Goldstein-Rose, a millennial climate activist. Goldstein-Rose ran and won office in his state legislature at age 22, on a platform focused on climate change. This book gives Goldstein-Rose’s plan for how to reach negative greenhouse gas emission by 2050.
In partnership with the Jewish Book Council. We encourage SPSers to purchase the book at

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Meeting ID: 933 1109 4310
Call-in Number: 646 876 9923
It’s A Mitzvah! Join Rabbi Ain for the SPS Mitzvah Initiative! 

Dates: October 28, November 18, December 16, January 20, February 24, March 17, April 21, May 19
Take a lunch break, join us virtually, and delve into the understanding of the history and practice of Mitzvot in Judaism and how their observance can elevate our world and our lives. You will even have a chance to choose a signature Mitzvah to learn more about.
Wednesdays from 12-1 pm

Please email Abby Johnson to RSVP by October 23.
Jewish Parenting Class with Rabbi Ain

Friday, November 6 and December 11 at 9:30 AM
Using personal stories and sacred texts, this class will look at how to incorporate Jewish values into your home as we dis- cuss rites and rituals, gratitude and giving, life and loss, what it means to it means to “parent Jewishly” in the 21st century.

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Meeting ID: 315 481 8425
Call-in Number: 646 876 9923