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Learning with USCJ

Learning Opportunities with The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism – Free for CBI Members
Congregation B’nai Israel is a co-sponsor of the following Zoom programs:

The Schechter Institutes Series – From Sorrow to Joy: The Spring Holidays

Click here to register for the Schechter Institute Series Lectures.  CBI Members use Coupon code: TustinApr21

Tuesday, April 27 @ 10 AM: Lag Ba’omer
“Why Do We Celebrate Lag Ba’omer and How?” Rabbi Prof. David Golinkin, President, The Schechter Institutes, Inc.

Tuesday, May 4 @ 10 AM: Yom Yerushalayim
“Jerusalem Built Up – A City Knit Together” (Psalm 122:3): How does Jerusalem unite the Jewish people? Rabbi Chaya Rowen Baker, Lecturer, Schechter Rabbinical Seminary

USCJ Collaborative Series – What should Zionism look like in an era of a confident and strong Jewish state?

Click here to register for the USCJ Collaborative Series .  CBI Members use Coupon code: TustinApr21

Wednesday, April 21 @ 5 PM: Zionist Thought: Classical Theories and Current Dilemmas
Dr. Arnold M. Eisen, Professor of Jewish Thought and Chancellor Emeritus, JTS 

Wednesday, April 28 @ 5 PM: Everywhere I Go! Affirming our Rootedness in Zion and the Earth
Rabbi Dr. Bradley Shavit Artson, Abner and Roslyn Goldstine Dean’s Chair, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies

Wednesday, May 5 @ 5 PM: Religion and State in Israel: A Zionist Dilemma
Rabbi Prof. David Golinkin, President, Schechter Institutes, Inc.

Wednesday, May 12 @ 5 PM: Peoplehood, Pluralism, and the Meanings of Zionism for Diaspora Jews Today
Rabbi Lauren Berkun, Vice President, Rabbinic Initiatives, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America

You must sign up individually for the two series.
Thank you to the CBI Enrichment Fund Benefactors for making this co-sponsorship possible.