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  • Great Jewish Thinkers Throughout the Centuries

    Dr. Sandra Lilienthal,
    Dr. Abraham J. Gittelson Scholar, 2017-2018

    Join Dr. Sandra Lilienthal for a stimulating eight week session focusing on both well and lesser known Jewish thinkers whose philosophical insights have impacted Jewish thought. From Rashi to Einstein, Maimonides to the Lubavitcher Rebbe, students will learn about the life and teachings of these great Jewish luminaries as well as the Jewish context in which their philosophies developed.

    Dr. Sandra Lilienthal has a Masters in Jewish studies and a Doctorate in Jewish education. In 2015, she received the prestigious Covenant Award for Excellence in Jewish Education. Sandra has over 25 years of experience in Jewish education working with all ages in both Brazil and the United States.  For the past 12 years, Dr. Lilienthal has focused exclusively on teaching adults. She is an Adjunct Professor at Gratz College, a Melton faculty member in Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties and the author of the Pillars of Judaism Curriculum. Sandra is a guest speaker at many synagogues in the tri-County area, presents at Limmud conferences in the United States and Canada, and is invited for scholar in residence programs across the country.

    Dates & Times

    Session One:  Rashi (1050 – 1105)                           Tuesday, October 24, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

    Session Two: Maimonides (1135-1204)                    Tuesday, November 7, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

    Session Three: Baruch Spinoza (1632 – 1677)         Sunday, November 19, 10:30 a.m. – noon

    Session Four: Baal Shem Tov (1700 – 1760)            Sunday, January 14, 10:30 a.m. – noon

    Session Five: Moses Mendelsohn (1729 – 1786)      Tuesday, February 6, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

    Session Six: Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)               Sunday, March 4, 10:30 a.m. – noon

    Session Seven: Abraham Yehoshua Heschel (1907 – 1972)

                                                                                        Tuesday, April 10, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

    Session Eight:   Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902 – 1994)

                                                                                        Sunday, April 29, 10:30 a.m. – noon


    Location:                 The Boardroom of the Katz Building, 5890 S. Pine Island Rd. in Davie


    Cost:                           $185 for the eight week session, or $25 per session


    To register:                 Please call Judy at (954) 660-2074 or e-mail jasuleen@orloffcaje.org