Purim: What is it and why it matters today!

In this series you will learn about the history, customs and relevancy of this ancient Jewish holiday of Purim. Join Rabbi Reuven as he journeys through the ancient sources and shares insight on one of Judaism’s least understood holiday.

Awaken Tranquility – Menuchat Hanefesh

A Happy Life Consists in Tranquility of Mind Tranquility – Menuchat Hanefesh is part of the awaken series which highlight character traits that are necessary to understand and perfect one self. This enables one to achieve a higher degree of self-esteem and happiness. Join Rabbi Reuven for a discussion on the art of Tranquility…

Awaken Patience Savlanut

“Patience is not passive waiting. Patience is active acceptance of the process required to attain your goals and dreams” Patience – Savlanut is part of the awaken series which highlight character traits that are necessary to understand and perfect one self. This enables one to achieve a higher degree of self-esteem and happiness. Join Rabbi…

Gratitude Hakarat Ha’tov

Gratitude Hakarat Hatov is part of the awaken series which highlight character traits that are necessary to understand and prefect one self. This enables  one to achieve a higher degree of self-esteem and happiness.  Join Rabbi Reuven for a discussion on the art of Gratitude. Class notes attached.

Evil Eye – Fact or Fantasy

Evil Eye – Fact or Fantasy with Rabbi Aubrey Hersh ——————————————————————— Rabbi Aubrey Hersh   For the last 21 years Rabbi Aubrey Hersh has been based in London where he is currently Senior Lecturer and Projects Director at the JLE. Rabbi Hersh lectures at seminars, university campuses and city firms in the UK as well as…

Learning to Forgive and Love

Three Part Series: Thursdays September 8, 15 & 22 A unique series of classes designed to prepare you for the High Holidays. Join Rabbi Reuven for a discussion on the art of forgiveness, growth and love. Please use the attached PDF source sheet to follow along.  

If Judaism Is Supposed to Make People Better, How Do You Account for Unethical Religious Jews and for Ethical People Who Are Not Religious?

A Skeptic’s Guide to Judaism will examine some of the difficult issues confronting the modern Jew who is seeking a closer connection to their heritage and Judaism. Question Everything Series with Rabbi Reuven Class 2 August 11th: If Judaism Is Supposed to Make People Better, How Do You Account for Unethical Religious Jews and for Ethical…

Why do we need organized religion or Jewish Laws isn’t it enough to be a good person?

A Skeptic’s Guide to Judaism will examine some of the difficult issues confronting the modern Jew who is seeking a closer connection to their heritage and Judaism. Question Everything Series with Rabbi Reuven Class 1 August 4th: Why do we need organized religion or Jewish Laws isn’t it enough to be a good person? Source…

Messiah and The World to Come Part 1

Some people think about their ultimate future. What happens after a person dies? Is there life after death? Can we know what is the ultimate purpose of our lives? Will we find out if there is a God? Do we have a soul or not? If we do, what will become of it? Is there…