Omaha, Nebraska to Join Worldwide Release of "You Be The Judge II"
Jewish Press
Posted Thursday, May 21st, 2009

 After two-thousand year wait, sequel to critically acclaimed series brings wisdom of the Talmud to the general publicJanuary 28, 2009 – A groundbreaking new approach to studying ancient Jewish wisdom: Other peoples have told their stories through music or monuments, or have expressed themselves in poetry and philosophy. But for over a thousand years, the most important cultural activity of the Jewish people has been the study of the Talmud, elevated to an art form, the pinnacle of their i ...


A Synergized Summer With JLI
Five Towns Jewish Times Online
Posted Friday, May 8th, 2009

A Synergized Summer With JLIWhen you have finally put away your shovels and boots... When summer means more to you than swimsuits and barbecues... When you finally have some time to reflect... How can you make the most of this opportune time? The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, creator of the highly popular Jewish Learning Institute series, has created an intensive, inspirational, and invigorating weeklong program featuring the best in Jewish thought and philosophy. Presented by the Jean Fischma ...


West Bloomfield to join worldwide release of Biblical reflections
www.hometownlife.com
Posted Monday, May 4th, 2009

May 3, 2009 West Bloomfield to join worldwide release of Biblical reflectionsNew Course Takes Revolutionary Approach to Bible Study By Levi Stein CORRESPONDENT This May, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will unveil its spring course, Biblical Reflections: Finding Yourself in the Book of Genesis. The stories in the Bible have intrigued sages and laymen alike and have inspired thousands of artistic retellings. This six-session course examines classic stories from Genesis in a modern l ...


New Course Takes Revolutionary Approach to Bible Study
Jewish Times of Southern New Jersey
Posted Monday, May 4th, 2009

New Course Takes Revolutionary Approach to Bible Study This May, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will unveil its spring course, "Biblical Reflections: Finding Yourself in the Book of Genesis." The stories in the Bible have intrigued sages and laymen alike and have inspired thousands of artistic retellings. This six-session course examines classic stories from Genesis in a modern light, focusing on their eternal relevance to everyday life. Rabbi Avrohom Rapoport of Chabad at the Sh ...


Torah and Torts...
chicagojewishnews.com
Posted Friday, Feb 20th, 2009

At a time when every other news story seems to involve a matter of ethics, Rabbi Meir Hecht is teaching his adult students - many of them lawyers - how to understand complicated ethical issues with help from the Torah. Hecht is the coordinator for the Jewish Learning Institute, which is currently offering a class called "You Be The Judge," with Thursday morning and evening classes at Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie. (Childcare is available during the morning classes.) Lawyers can receive Continuing ...


Vail Valley to join worldwide release of ‘You Be the Judge II’
Vail Daily
Posted Monday, Feb 16th, 2009

VAIL, Colorado — Other people have told their stories through music or monuments, or have expressed themselves in poetry and philosophy. But for more than 1,000 years, the most important cultural activity of the Jewish people has been the study of the Talmud, the pinnacle of their intellectual achievement. “Perhaps you have been curious about the Talmud, but thought it was complex and inaccessible to anyone but scholars of the law,” said Rabbi Dovid Mintz of the Chabad Jewish Center. “Perha ...


You Be the Judge series starts tonight
YourHub.com
Posted Monday, Feb 16th, 2009

A Denver murder story that took place in 1955 will be discussed at tonight's first You Be The Judge six week series - an adult education course organized by Chabad of NW Metro Denver. The case surrounds John Gilbert Graham who on Nove-. 1,1955 placed sticks of dynamite in his mothers luggage on a United Flight 629 from Stapleton Airport in order to kill his mother, thereby allowing him to inherit her flight insurance and valuable estate. The bomb exploded over Longmont, killing all 44 passenger ...


Exploring Jewish wisdom
Calgary Herald
Posted Monday, Feb 9th, 2009

The application of timeless Jewish laws and wisdom in a contemporary legal world is the topic of a new course being offered by the Calgary chapter of the Jewish Learning Institute. You Be the Judge II follows on the heels of the first interactive course of the same name, which was held in 2006. It examines actual cases that were brought before "beit din," the court system of Jewish law, and compares the instructions given in the Talmud, the central source of Jewish law, ethics, customs and his ...


You Be the Judge: Talmudic study course starts Feb. 10
The Stonington Times
Posted Thursday, Feb 5th, 2009

When Jose and Kitty Menendez were shot to death in 1989 in their Beverly Hills home while watching television, police never suspected their sons Lyle and Erik were the killers. The brothers had told police that they had come home from a movie and had found their parents dead in the house they all shared. For a year, Lyle and Erik lived an extravagant lifestyle, traveling in limousines, staying at four-star hotels, and buying expensive cars, Rolex watches, designer clothes, and stereo equip ...


Chabad Jewish Center invites Somerset County residents to 'Be The Judge'
NJ.com Somerset
Posted Wednesday, Feb 4th, 2009

A new approach to studying ancient Jewish wisdom: Other peoples have told their stories through music or monuments, or have expressed themselves in poetry and philosophy. But for over a thousand years, the most important cultural activity of the Jewish people has been the study of the Talmud, elevated to an art form, the pinnacle of their intellectual achievement. In response to the incredibly successful turnout in 2006 for You Be The Judge, an interactive course allowing students to explore t ...


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