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Recordings of the weekly Friday morning Torah study class at Kehillat Israel in Pacific Palisades, California as well as other events at K.I. including sermons, classes and public events. Kehillat Israel is an inclusive Jewish synagogue community, which honors diverse religious and spiritual backgrounds. Grounded in Jewish cultural and religious tradition, and guided by the core Reconstructionist principle to value both the wisdom of the past and the need for evolving belief and practice, KI seeks through prayer, learning and Tikkun Olam to create a sacred space in which its members of all ages may find meaning, purpose and joy.

Recordings of the weekly Friday morning Torah study class at Kehillat Israel in Pacific Palisades, California as well as other events at K.I. including sermons, classes and public events. Kehillat Israel is an inclusive Jewish synagogue community, which honors diverse religious and spiritual backgrounds. Grounded in Jewish cultural and religious tradition, and guided by the core Reconstructionist principle to value both the wisdom of the past and the need for evolving belief and practice, KI seeks through prayer, learning and Tikkun Olam to create a sacred space in which its members of all ages may find meaning, purpose and joy.

Location:

Pacific Palisades, CA

Description:

Recordings of the weekly Friday morning Torah study class at Kehillat Israel in Pacific Palisades, California as well as other events at K.I. including sermons, classes and public events. Kehillat Israel is an inclusive Jewish synagogue community, which honors diverse religious and spiritual backgrounds. Grounded in Jewish cultural and religious tradition, and guided by the core Reconstructionist principle to value both the wisdom of the past and the need for evolving belief and practice, KI seeks through prayer, learning and Tikkun Olam to create a sacred space in which its members of all ages may find meaning, purpose and joy.

Language:

English

Contact:

310 295-9963


Episodes

Tazria-Metzora II: Healing and Rebirth As Individuals and Community

4/16/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Leviticus 13:40-14:32 - Arpil 16, 2021

Duration:01:04:14

Shemini II: Kashrut - Limits As An Act of Holiness

4/9/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Leviticus 10:12-11:32 - Arpil 9, 2021

Duration:01:06:50

Yom Hashoah 2021: Poetic Voices From The Warsaw Ghetto

4/8/2021
In this special Yom Hashoah remembrance program at K.I. and streamed on Zoom, Sarah Moskovitz reads translations of Yiddish poetry written by courageous men and women in the Warsaw Ghetto. Ms. Moskovitz is a poet, artist and translator of Yiddish poetry into English. She is introduced by K.I. Senior Rabbi Amy Bernstein who is joined in song by Cantorial Soloist Daniel Leanse. This program took place on April 8, 2021.

Duration:01:01:48

Pesach - God Controls All... Or Not?

4/2/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 13:17-15:26 - April 2, 2021

Duration:01:13:36

Tzav II: Ethics vs Ritual... Or Not?

3/26/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Leviticus 7:11-38 - March 26, 2021

Duration:01:07:32

Vayikra II: Coping With Moral Pollution - Personal and Communal

3/19/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Leviticus 3:1-4:26 - March 19, 2021

Duration:01:06:27

Texting: The Jewish Way with Rabbi Michael Strassfeld - Session 3

3/17/2021
The topic for this session: What are my responsibilities toward other people and what are the necessary limits of my responsibilities to others? The study of Torah is to be a lifelong enterprise. We do it not just to master the text or to learn how to perform the rituals of Judaism. Studying the texts is to help us encounter the challenges and opportunities of life. Hence texting (that is studying) is the Jewish way to live life to its fullest. In this class we will study and discuss some...

Duration:01:20:39

Vayakhel II: The Dwelling Place of God

3/12/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 37:17-39:21 - March 12, 2021

Duration:00:55:46

Ki Tisa II: The Golden Calf - What Was/Is The Sin?

3/5/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 31:18-33:11 - March 5, 2021

Duration:01:03:57

Tetzaveh and Purim: The Power of Clothes and Masks

2/26/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 28:31-29:18 - February 26, 2021

Duration:01:01:41

Terumah II: Building A Home For God And Us

2/19/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom with guest teacher Rabbi Daniel Sher - Exodus 26:1-30 - February 19, 2021

Duration:00:48:25

Mishpatim II: Improving The World In Partnership With God

2/12/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 21:22-23:19 - February 12, 2021

Duration:01:21:12

Texting: The Jewish Way with Rabbi Michael Strassfeld - Session 2

2/10/2021
The topic for this session: Does Judaism proclaim some fundamental truths? What about "my truth" drawn from my own experience? The study of Torah is to be a lifelong enterprise. We do it not just to master the text or to learn how to perform the rituals of Judaism. Studying the texts is to help us encounter the challenges and opportunities of life. Hence texting (that is studying) is the Jewish way to live life to its fullest. In this class we will study and discuss some stories and texts...

Duration:01:43:48

Yitro: Justice, Compromise and Peace

2/5/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 18:1-20:23 - February 5, 2021

Duration:01:05:25

Beshalach II: Coping With Fear

1/29/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 14:15-16:10 - January 29, 2021

Duration:00:56:19

Texting: The Jewish Way with Rabbi Michael Strassfeld - Session 1

1/27/2021
The topic for this session: Hillel vs. Shammai. The study of Torah is to be a lifelong enterprise. We do it not just to master the text or to learn how to perform the rituals of Judaism. Studying the texts is to help us encounter the challenges and opportunities of life. Hence texting (that is studying) is the Jewish way to live life to its fullest. In this class we will study and discuss some stories and texts from the Talmud as a way to explore issues both personal and societal in...

Duration:01:44:50

Ancient Wisdom for a Modern World - What the Talmud Can Teach us Today - Class 4

1/27/2021
Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben discusses some fascinating ideas and conversations among the ancient rabbis gleaned from the pages of the Talmud. Written over 1500 years ago, the conversations continue to provide direction, inspiration and wisdom to illuminate the challenges we face in the 21st century. They include living through a world-wide pandemic, wrestling with issues of social equalitu, the role of women, inequality in the disposition of justice , and finding meaning and purpose in our...

Duration:01:12:18

Bo II: Hardening The Heart

1/22/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 11:4-12:28 - January 22, 2021

Duration:00:59:59

Vaera II: The Plagues - Science, Faith and Fear

1/15/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom guest teacher Rabbi Daniel Sher - Exodus 7:8-8:15 - January 15, 2021

Duration:00:54:40

Shemot II: Moses Encounters God In The Burning Bush

1/8/2021
Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 3:1-4:17 - January 8, 2021

Duration:01:09:36