REGISTRATION
Ethics of Jewish Living
Day and Time: Tuesdays, 9:30am
Start Date: Aug 25, 2020
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: via Zoom
Faculty: Talya Gorsetman

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Day and Time: Mondays, 8pm
Start Date: Oct 13, 2020
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

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Day and Time: TBA
Start Date: Spring 2021
Dates & Exceptions: TBA
Location: Congregation Etz Chaim
Faculty: Rabbi Dan Dorsch
Crossroads of Jewish History
Day and Time: Tuesdays, 10:45 am
Start Date: Aug 25, 2020
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: via Zoom
Faculty: Judy Stolovitz

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Day and Time: Mondays, 7 pm
Start Date: Oct 13, 2020
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
Purposes of Jewish Living
Day and Time: Wednesdays, 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Start Date: Aug 26, 2020
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: via Zoom
Faculty: Judy Stolovitz
Rhythms of Jewish Living
Day and Time: Wednesdays, 10:00-11:00 am
Start Date: Aug 26, 2020
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: via Zoom
Faculty: Talya Gorsetman

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Day and Time: Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 pm
Start Date: Aug 25, 2020 
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: via Zoom/ Congregation Shearith Israel
Faculty: Rabbi Melvin Sirner
Jewish Denominations: Addressing the Challenges of Modernity
Day and Time: Thursdays, 9-10:30 am
Start Date: Aug 27, 2020
Dates & Exceptions: Aug 27; Sep 3, 10, 17, 24; Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Location: via Zoom/ Weber School
Faculty: Judy Stolovitz

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Day and Time: Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 am
Start Date: Sept 8, 2020 
Dates & Exceptions: Sept 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: via Zoom/ Congregation Bnai Torah
Faculty: Devorah Lowenstein
Exploring a Forgotten World: A Social History of Medieval Jewry as Revealed in the Cairo Genizah
Day and Time: Mondays, 7 pm (and one Wednesday)
Start Date: Oct 5, 2020
Dates & Exceptions Oct 5,12, 19, 26; Nov 2, 9, 16, 30; Dec 7, 14
Location: via Zoom/ Congregation Etz Chaim
Faculty: Dr. Shelley Buxbaum

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

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Day and Time: Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm
Start date: October 2020
Location: Zoom with Congregation B’nai Torah
Beyond Borders: The History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Day and Time: Fridays, 9 am
Start Date: Aug 21, 2020
Dates & Exceptions: Aug 21, 28; Sep 11, 25; Oct 16, 30; Nov 6, 20; Dec 4, 11
Location: Private Home
Faculty: Liora Krug

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Day and Time: Fridays, 9 am
Start Date: Jan 8, 2021
Dates & Exceptions: Jan 8, 22; Feb 5, 19; Mar 5, 19; Apr 16, 23; May 7, 14.
Location: Private Home
Faculty: Liora Krug
Jewish Medical Ethics
Day and Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 am-12 pm
Start Date: Spring 2021
Dates & Exceptions: TBA
Location: Temple Sinai
Faculty: Dr. Shelley Buxbaum
Social Justice: The Heart of Judaism in Theory and Practice
Day and Time: Wednesdays, 9-10:30 am
Start Date: Aug 19, 2020
Dates & Exceptions: Aug 21, 28; Sep 11, 25; Oct 16, 30; Nov 6, 20; Dec 4, 11
Location: The Kehilla
Faculty: Rabbi Reuven Travis
Foundations of Jewish Family Living
Day and Time: Evenings
Start Date: October 2020
Dates & Exceptions: TBA
Location: Congregation B’nai Torah
Faculty: Rabbi Ari Konigsberg
 Exodus / Shemot Part II: Revelation and Revolution
Day and Time: Mondays, 10-11:30 am
Start Date: Aug 17, 2020
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
Leviticus / Vayikra: A Call to Holiness
Day and Time: Mondays, 10-11:30 am
Start Date: Nov 16, 2020
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
Numbers / BeMidbar: Leadership Defied and Defended
Day and Time: Mondays, 10-11:30 am
Start Date: Feburary 22, 2021 
Dates & Exceptions: 2/22, 3/1,3/8,3/15,4/5,4/12,4/19,4/26, 5/3
Location: Congregation Ohr Hatorah
Faculty: Rabbi Adam Starr

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INFORMATION
Director

Talya GorsetmanTalya 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. 

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Marcus Jewish Community Center of AtlantaLisa 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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