Sessions 13 -18

Class 13 – Love, Marriage and Sex

Read text

Recommended read: Taking the Plunge: A Practical and Spiritual Guide to the Mikveh Revised Edition, by Miriam C. Berkowitz (Author), David Golinkin (Editor)

Class 14- Birth to Bar Mitzvah

Terminology to know

OOF text to read

Class 15 – Death and Mourning

OOF text to read

Class 16 – Anti-Semitism/Holocaust

OOF text to read

Suggested reading: Philip Steele, The Holocaust: The Origins, Events, and Remarkable Tales of Survival

Class 17  Israel 

OOF text to read

Map of Middle East

Two important articles to read:

The War that Changed Everything

Six Transformative Days

Video on Six Day War

Israel and the UN (Honest Reporting video)

Nikki Haley at AIPAC video

Suggested book: Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn, by Daniel Gordis. 2016. HarperCollins

 Especially, Chapter 12, from p. 259-282 for the period of the Six Day War.


Class 18   Tzedakah and Tikun Olam

OOF text to read

Philanthropy Tzedakah booklet