3919 Moran Road   Tampa, Florida 33618
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Adult Education

The Adult and Family education program, Tree of Life Long Learning at Kol Ami, continues to grow and prosper with the development of new and exciting classes, seminars & lectures. These include scholar-in-residence, the Seminary Outreach Program (cosponsored with other Conservative Congregations in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties), Women’s Rosh Circle, a wide variety of classes & seminars, and a number of holiday programs. Tree of Life Long Learning schedules a variety of classes throughout the year taught by our Rabbi, Cantor, and many other instructors, some of whom are Congregants and others who are professionals in the field they teach.  All Tree of Life Long Learning classes are published in our Weekly Watch, Shabbat Shalom and The Chai Lites (our monthly news letter). 

Monday 

Conversational Hebrew class with Rina Donchin - April 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 at 1:00 p.m. 

The Book they will be using is Colloquial Hebrew, by Zippi Littleton and Tamar Wang. No knowledge of Hebrew is required, but knowledge of the Alef Bet is helpful.

Tuesday

L'Chaim: Sharing Life's Lessons - April 10, 17, & 24 at 11:00 a.m.

Discussion topics vary with a different leader each week. Friendly group sharing our life's lessons. Everyone is welcome. Coordinators: Debby Greenberg, Sue Dvorchik, & Sylvia Richman.

Wednesday

If I Am Not for Myself, Who is for me: A course in Jewish Ethics with Rabbi Siegel - March 28 and April 4, 11, & 18 at 11:00 a.m.

This course will use Pirke Avot: Ethics Of Our Ancestors as a springboard to discussion and debate on issues of the day in the light of Jewish moral/ethical demands.

Thursday

Swimming in the Sea of Talmud: Talmud Study with Rabbi Siegel - March 29 and April 5, 12, & 19 at 10:30 a.m.

How about taking a dip in the "sea of Talmud (Jewish Law)?" Jewish law confronts everything from Capital punishment to How to Make Rain. There is seldom a dull moment in this learning. This is open to everyone from beginners thru experts. Texts are provided.

Saturday

Gutsy Torah with Rabbi Siegel - March 31 and April 7, 21, & 28at 8:30 a.m. 

A weekly Shabbat morning discussion of the Torah portion of the week with some attitude. A wonderful way to learn there is more to Torah than meets the eye!
Sunday
Who Nu? with Dr. Tanya Gold - April 8 at 10:00 a.m.

What is Holistic Medicine? Dr. Tanya Gold will provide attendees with an overview of its different components and supporting evidence. It will be an interactive discussion and include holistic treatments for common ailments, based on the audience's interests.

Rabbi Joel Wasser Memorial Scholar-In-Residence Weekend

Friday, April 13 at 6:00 p.m.

Rabbi Hyman Herring, "Who Moved my Jewish Community." A broad overview of the changed landscape of the Jewish community and the forces that continue to disrupt Jewish

life as we have known it until recently. Following services there will be a Shabbat dinner - Reservations mandatory.

Saturday, April 14 at 9:30 a.m.

Rabbi Hyman Herring will present a D'var Torah entitled "Your role in Transitioning to an engaged Congregation". Understand how a congregation can conduct its work so that it can be more inclusive of new ideas and possibilities.

Sunday, April 15 at 10:00 a.m.

Rabbi Hyman Herring will present a workshop entitled "Inspiring community Through Practices of Engagement." Using insights from the Shabbat presentations as a framework, learn how we can re-envision Congregation Kol Ami as an engaging congregation. 

 

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