Thursdays, Noon–1:30pm, November 9, January 11 and February 8
Loop Location: The Illinois Decalogue Society, 134 N. LaSalle #1430
Relying on source material from biblical and rabbinic texts, there will be discussion of the principles and interpretation of Jewish law over the centuries and how to apply these responsa to contemporary dilemmas. Fee: $12 per session to cover lunch.
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El Men's Club to Honor Rabbi Vernon Kurtz with the Keeper of the Flame Award Rabbi Kurtz will be honored with the Men's Club Keeper of the Flame Award as part of his 30 years at NSS Beth EL and 70th anniversary of the synagogue.
The dinner will be held on Sunday, December 3 at 5:00pm at Beth El.
Rabbi Kurtz has been a champion of Men's Club locally, regionally and internationally.
The NSS Beth El Writer’s Beit Midrash continues to meet every other Wednesday morning in the Maxwell Abbell Library: May 3 & May 17, 9:30-11:00am. All fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, and essay writers (published or not yet published) are welcome for discussions, exercises, camaraderie, and critique. Contact Rachel Kamin at [email protected] or 847/432-8900x242 for more information and for the full summer schedule.