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Judaism's Best Kept Secrets

Judaism's Best Kept Secrets

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Judaism's Best Kept Secrets . . . women only!

What: An excellent space to explore relevant topics like love & relationships, intimacy, gender roles in Judaism and more. This wildly popular course explores hot button issues confronting women today.

In addition to being a safe, comfortable forum to discuss many sensitive issues, previous participants have cherished this hour and half as “their special time of the week: the time they can just focus on themselves”. Of course, chocolate dipped strawberries and hot tea always helps.

When: Time based on schedules of registered participants.

Duration: 6 sessions, 90 minutes

Where: Chabad House click for directions.

With: Chanie Backman

REGISTER: email chanie@jewishjumbo.com

To read reflections from past participants about the class, click here.

Course Syllabus
Text/exploration/dialogue/research

Class One – To Be a Jewish Woman
The vast majority of mitzvot are gender-nuetral. Kabbalah offers a unique (and surprising!) perspective on those that are gender specific. How does this impact Jewish women today?

Class Two – Love and Intimacy
Do you believe in love? Why get married? Real girl talk and a frank discussion on the intense power of intimacy and its gift to humanity.

Class Three – Mikvah - Then and Now
It’s Judaism’s best kept secret . . . but it shouldn’t be anymore! Everything you wanted to know about Mikvah but didn’t know how to ask. Discover the key component to loving jewishly.

Class Four - The Jewish Contribution to the Big Ideas of History.
More than monotheism, beyond socialism or nationalism or the rights of man, the Jewish contribution to civilization has resonated for over 3,500 years. What is it?

Class Five – What Does It All Mean to Me, Anyway?
A discussion of life on campus, and in the working world today. 

Class Six – Mikvah Tour and Luncheon -
Visit Malden’s new state of the art, beautiful Mikvah. Meet back at Chabad House for a celebratory luncheon and share reflections.

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