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. For couples, the fee is $18.00 per unit or $40.00 for all three units. Each unit (lasting four class sessions) will be followed by a fifth session with a “guest speaker”.

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

Unit 1 – Alan Edelman

Topic: “Am I My Brothers’ Keeper? A Jewish Social Justice Response to Black Lives Matter”

Oct 15, 22, 29, and Nov 5, 2020

Unit 1 – Dan Margolies, Guest Speaker

Topic: “Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Influence of  Judaism in Her Decisions”

Nov 12, 2020

Unit 2 – Hazzan Tahl Ben-Yehuda

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

Jan 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2021

Unit 2 –  Guest Speaker & Topic to be announced

Feb 4, 2021

Unit 3 – Rabbi David Glickman

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

Apr 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2021

Unit 3 – Pete Cabell, Guest Speaker

Topic: “Mitzvot of Speech”

May 6, 2021

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