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Sarah Peltzman Educational Series 2020-2021 – Menu for Your Mind

The SARAH PELTZMAN EDUCATIONAL SERIES consists of three educational units, beginning Thursday morning, October 15, 10:00-11:00 a.m. sponsored by Congregation Beth Shalom Sisterhood through Zoom.

The cost is $15.00 per unit or $36.00 for all three and is open to the entire Jewish community of Greater Kansas City. The fee for couples is $40.00 and includes all three units.  Each unit (lasting four class sessions) and will be followed by a fifth session with a “guest speaker”.

For more information, email our Education VP Amy Schultz or call 913-681-5752

Unit 1 – Alan Edelman

October 15,22, 29 and November 5, 2020

Topic – “Am I My Brother’s Keeper? A Jewish Social Justice Response to Black Lives Matter.”

Unit 1 – Guest speaker, Dan Margolies

November 12


Unit 2 –  Hazzan Tahl Ben-Yehuda

January 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2021  

Topic – “Difficult Texts in the Tanakh; How We Face and Frame the Texts that Make Us Squirm.”


Unit 2 – Guest speaker to be announced.

February 4

Topic – TBA


Unit 3 – Rabbi David Glickman

April 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2021

Topic – “Great Arguments: How the Jewish Methods of Disagreement are What the World Needs Now.”

Unit 3 — Guest speaker, Pete Cabell 

May 6

Topic – “Mitzvot of Speech.”


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