The Calgary JLI (Jewish Learning Institute) Presents

High Holiday Classes

  5780 / 2019

 

 

 Thursday Sep. 26th, 7:30pm

 REPENTANCE SHOULDN'T BE SCARY. TRY IT ON FOR SIZE
How to Achieve a Joyful
High Holidays in 30 Days or Less

That picture of a Jew crying in the corner, bitterly remorseful about his or her past misdeeds is, agreeably, a scary one. But it’s also counterintuitive—what happened to positive reinforcement? Find out how to ace repentance this season, and come out happier for it.


 

Thursday Oct. 3rd, 7:30pm 

BROKEN PROMISES
Kol Nidrei's Message of Hope

Of all things, the Yom Kippur prayers start with the cancellation of vows. Couldn't we choose something a little more inspiring? Discover the fascinating historical background to this ancient tradition—and the reason why Kol Nidrei is the perfect opening pitch.


 

Thursday Oct. 10th, 7:30pm 

A SNAFU ABOUT CORFU
The Search for the Authentic Etrog

Some centuries ago, a great controversy arose in Europe: Was the beautiful etrog from the island of Corfu the preferred specimen for use on sukkot, or was it unfit for use entirely? Get involved in one the most heated—and intriguing—rabbinic debates in recent history.


 
 

For more information, call 403.281.3770 or email JLI@ChabadAlberta.org.

Location:
Chabad Lubavitch of Alberta
134 Forge Road SE Calgary AB T2H 0S8

www.myJLI.ca

 

 

Free admission!

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