Rabbi's Tuesday Evening Study Group

The Tuesday evening meets every Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. It is open to anyone who wishes to participate.   Anyone wanting more information about the study group should contact Rabbi Saul Oresky by sending an email to Rabbi@MishkanTorah.org.  

Current TopicStar Shlep Using Jewish science fiction short stories as the starship, we will explore the farthest reaches of the galaxy of issues of Jewish identity, survival, and development. Texts: Wandering Stars (WS) and More Wandering Stars (MWS – both edited by Jack Dann); People of the Book: A Decade of Jewish Science Fiction & Fantasy (PB – edited by Swirsky and Wallace); Great Tales of Jewish Fantasy and the Occult (GTJFO – ed. and trans. by Joachim Neugroschel); and several other sources.   Syllabus

Initial Topic:  Excerpts from the book Dynamic Judaism: The Essential Writings of Morechai M. Kaplan.  These readings serve as a springboard into a discussion of Reconstructionism as based on Rabbi Kaplan's thought.  

Proposed future topics