Living Life as a Jewish Woman
Mondays, October 7-November 11 at 7 p.m.
Women are always evolving and seeking to find balance, direction and fulfillment. The Eastside Torah Center’s Rochie Farkash leads a six-week class on living a fulfilling life. First class on October 7: “Our Pioneer Woman: Studying the women of our past, to find inspiration and meaning in our lives today.” Following classes include “Rise and Shine,” “Is My Body My Own?,” “Fine Feathers Make Fine Birds,” “Jewish Feng Shui,” and “We Are Family: Keeping It All Together.” $25 for the series.
At Eastside Torah Center, 1837 156th Ave. NE, Suite 303, Bellevue.
Welcome, David Bunis!
Wednesday, October 9 at 6 p.m.
David Bunis, a world-famous expert on Ladino and Jewish languages at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will be spending the 2013-2014 academic year at the University of Washington as a Schusterman Visiting Professor of Israel Studies with the Stroum Jewish Studies Program and its Sephardic Studies Initiative. At this welcoming event, Prof. Bunis will give a talk on “Ladino/Judezmo as a Jewish Language,” focusing on the features unique to its Sephardic speakers and its shared elements with Yiddish and other Jewish languages.
At Hillel at the University of Washington, 4745 17th Ave. NE, Seattle. For more information contact Lauren Spokane at email@example.com or 206-543-0138. Register at
“Sages in Collision”: Rabbi Daniel Landes Shabbaton
Rabbi Daniel Landes, director of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, will discuss several rabbinic figures and the tension, polarity, and love that characterized their relationships. Landes will also give a talk for middle and high school students on Saturday at 10 a.m. on “The Lying Truth: When and If Deceit Trumps the Way it Went Down.” A dinner on Friday night will take place at 7:15 p.m. $18 per individual, $50 per family.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make reservations.
All talks, except for Saturday night’s, take place at Minyan Ohr Chadash,
6701 51st Ave. S, Seattle. For a full schedule and to arrange Shabbat hospitality, contact email@example.com or visit www.minyanohrchadash.org.
Limmud Seeks Uncommon Jewish Perspectives
The first annual Limmud conference in Vancouver, BC, is seeking individuals with uncommon and surprising ways of applying Judaism or Jewish concepts to art, music, writing, performance or any expression of Jewish identity that arouses the senses.
To learn more about Limmud, or to submit a presentation proposal for consideration, visit limmudvancouver.ca. Deadline for proposals is early October.