INFORMATION
Director
Talya Gorsetman

Talya Gorsetman, MJCCA Lisa F. Brill Institute For Jewish Learning, Director
Talya was born and raised in Manhattan and studied at Jewish day school before attending Midreshet Lindenbaum, a post-high school program in Israel teaching women Bible, Talmud, and Jewish law. Talya studied at Stern College for Women, earned her bachelor’s degree in Jewish studies from Yeshiva University, and attended Hunter College’s theater master’s program. Talya married Rabbi Adam Starr and went to Israel to complete the post-college Women’s Bruriah Scholars program at Midreshet Lindenbaum. Talya moved to Atlanta, serving as Drama Director at Camps Ramah, Moshava, and Yeshiva Atlanta High School. Talya was recently the Performing Arts Director at the Atlanta Jewish Academy. Talya and Rabbi Adam Starr are delighted to raise their children in the Atlanta Jewish community.

Assistant Director

Judy Stolovitz
Judy is the Program Associate at the Lisa F. Brill Institute for Jewish Learning at the MJCCA. She served on the GHA and AJA Boards for over a decade and in 2014, as Board President of GHA, she was involved in the creation of AJA. She received her M.A. in Islamic Studies and a Diploma in Education from McGill University and a B.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. Judy is married with three wonderful children. 


Sponsoring Agency

Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta
Lisa F Brill Institute for Jewish Learning at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA)
5342 Tilly Mill Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
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REGISTRATION

 

Ethics

Day and Time: Tuesday 9:30am
Start Date: Aug 25
Dates & Exceptions: Aug 25; Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Oct 6, 13, 20, 27; Nov 3, 10, 17; Dec 1, 8; Jan 5, 12, 19, 26; Feb 2, Feb 9, 16, 23; Mar 2, 9, 16, 23; Apr 6, 13, 20
Location: Online
Faculty: Talya Gorsetman

Crossroads

Day and Time: Tuesday 10:45am
Start Date: Aug 25
Dates & Exceptions: Aug 25; Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Oct 6, 13, 20, 27; Nov 3, 10, 17; Dec 1, 8; Jan 5, 12, 19, 26; Feb 2, Feb 9, 16, 23; Mar 2, 9, 16, 23; Apr 6, 13, 20
Location: Online
Faculty: Judy Stolovitz

Purposes

Day and Time: Wednesday, 11:15am-12:15pm
Start Date: Aug 26
Dates & Exceptions: Aug 26; Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov 4, 11, 8; Dec 2, 9; Jan 6, 13, 20, 27; Feb 3; Feb 10, 17, 24; Mar 3, 10, 17, 24; Apr 7, 14, 21.
Location: Online
Faculty: Judy Stolovitz

Rhythms

Day and Time: Wednesday, 10:00-11:00am
Start Date: Aug 26
Dates & Exceptions: Aug 26; Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov 4, 11, 8; Dec 2, 9; Jan 6, 13, 20, 27; Feb 3; Feb 10, 17, 24; Mar 3, 10, 17, 24; Apr 7, 14, 21.
Location: Online
Faculty: Talya Gorsetman

Jewish Denominations

Day and Time: Thursday, 9-10:30am
Start Date: Aug 27; Sep 3, 10, 17,24; Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Location: Online/ Weber School
Faculty: Judy Stolovitz

Jewish Denominations

Day and Time: Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am
Start Date: September 8th
Dates & Exceptions: September 8, 15, 22, 29; Oct 6, 13, 20; 27; Nov 3, 10, 17; Dec 1, 8, 15 Jan 5 (excluding Nov. 24, December 22, Jan. 29)
Location: Online/ Congregation Bnai Torah
Faculty: Devorah Lowenstein

Rhythms

Day and Time: Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm
Start Date: Aug 25
Dates & Exceptions: Aug 25; Sep 1, 8,15, 22, 29; Oct 6, 13, 20, 27; Nov 3, 10, 17; Dec 1, 8; Jan 5, 12, 19, 26; Feb 2, 9, 16, 23; Mar 2, 9, 16, 23; Apr 6, 13, 20
Location: Online/ Congregation Shearith Israel
Faculty: Rabbi Melvin Sirner

Genizah

Day and Time: Monday, 7pm (and one Wednesday)
Start Date: Oct 5
Dates & Exceptions Oct 5,12, 19, 26; Nov 2, 9, 16, 30; Dec 7, 14
Location: Online/ Congregation Etz Chaim
Faculty: Dr. Shelley Buxbaum

Beyond Borders

Day and Time: Friday 9am
Start Date: Aug 21
Dates & Exceptions: Aug 21, 28; Sep 11, 25; Oct 16, 30; Nov 6, 20; Dec 4, 11
Location: Private Home
Faculty: Liora Krug

Beyond Borders

Day and Time: Friday 9am
Start Date: Jan 8
Dates & Exceptions: Jan 8, 22; Feb 5, 19; Mar 5, 19; Apr 16, 23; May 7, 14.
Location: Private Home
Faculty: Liora Krug

Genizah

Day and Time: Tuesdays 10:30am-12
Start Date: Fall 2020
Dates & Exceptions:
Location: Temple Sinai
Faculty: Dr. Shelley Buxbaum

Medical Ethics

Day and Time: Tuesdays 10:30am-12
Start Date: Spring 2021
Dates & Exceptions:
Location: Temple Sinai
Faculty: Dr. Shelley Buxbaum

Social Justice

Day and Time: Wednesday 9am
Start Date: Aug 19
Dates & Exceptions: Aug 21, 28; Sep 11, 25; Oct 16, 30; Nov 6, 20; Dec 4, 11
Location: The Kehilla
Faculty: Rabbi Reuven Travis

Crossroads

Day and Time: Monday 7pm
Start Date: Oct 13
Dates & Exceptions: Oct 13, 20, 27; Nov 10, 17; Dec 1, 8, 15; Jan 5, 12, 19, 26; Feb 2, 9, 16, 23; Mar 2, 9, 16, 23; Apr 6, 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25
Location: The Temple
Faculty: Rabbi Adam Starr

 Ethics

Day and Time: Monday 8pm

Start Date: Oct 13
Dates & Exceptions: Oct 13, 20, 27; Nov 10, 17; Dec 1, 8, 15; Jan 5, 12, 19, 26; Feb 2, 9, 16, 23; Mar 2, 9, 16, 23; Apr 6, 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25
Location: The Temple
Faculty: Rabbi Steven Rau

 Ethics

Day and Time: TBA
Start Date: Spring 2021
Dates & Exceptions: TBA
Location: Congregation Etz Chaim
Faculty: Rabbi Dan Dorsch

 Genizah
Day and Time: Tuesdays 7-8:30pm
Start date: October
Location: Zoom with Congregation B’nai Torah
Foundations
Day and Time: Evenings
Start Date: October
Dates & Exceptions:
Location: Congregation B’nai Torah
Faculty: Rabbi Ari Konigsberg
 Shemot 2
Day and Time: Monday 10-11:30
Start Date: August 17th
Dates & Exceptions: 8/17, 8/24,8/31,9/14,9/21,10/12,10/19,10/26, 11/2,11/9
Location: Congregation Ohr Hatorah
Faculty: Talya Gorsetman
Vayikra
Day and Time: Mondays 10-11:30
Start Date: 11/16
Dates & Exceptions: 11/16, 11/30, 12/7,12/14,12/21, 1/4, 1/11,1/25, 2/1,2/8
Location: Congregation Oh Hatorah
Faculty: Rabbi Adam Starr
Bamidbar
Day and Time: Mondays 10-11:30
Start Date: 2/22, 3/1,3/8,3/15,4/5,4/12,4/19,4/26, 5/3
Dates & Exceptions:
Location: Congregation Ohr Hatorah
Faculty: Rabbi Adam Starr

 

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