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Adult Learning Opportunities

FROM SLAVERY TO SINAI with Rabbi Guido Cohen.  This course brings to life the exhilarating portrayal of the exile from Egypt. A dramatic story of redemption, survival, and the multi-faceted journey of becoming Am Yisrael, the People of Israel. The critical moments in these texts define our people’s narrative and offer us a rich backdrop for challenging our own assumptions.THURSDAYS - Thru FEBRUARY 6 - 10:00AM - 11:30AM - TUITION $ 250
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BERESHIT (Genesis) II – Story of the First Jewish Family with Rabbi Dr. Leon Weissberg - Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30PM thru Jan. 29, 2020.

Fall Lifelong Series 10:00 AM - 11:30AM. 
LOCATION: Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center (Willner Pavilion) 20400 NE 30th Ave, Aventura, FL 33180 For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute at Nova Southeastern University, 954-262-8471, email or visit
November 4: Helene Herman • From Honey to Money: History of Candy
From the cavemen eating honey comb to Mars Inc., from homemade treats to penny candies to global conglomerate, humanity has sought to soothe its sweet tooth with candy. We will cover the history of candy and candy-making throughout history.
November 18: Vince Toscano, Ph.D. • Vietnam and Iraq: Comparisons of the Decisions for Intervention
Join Professor Toscano to discuss the differences and similarities between two long conflicts which caused divisiveness with U.S. citizens and in world opinion. Dr. Toscano is the Heritage Professor of History at Marist College where he taught for over 3 decades.
December 2: Stephen Singer, Esq. • Salem Witch Trials
England was both heavily Puritan and very superstitious at the same time. A group of young girls seek-ing attention in a totally male dominated world created the spread of chaos and fear that led to the ex-ecution of 19 people for witchcraft in and around Salem Massachusetts. Stephen Singer was a criminal defense attorney for 44 years before leaving New York and a sought after speaker in South Florida.
December 9: Missy Dore, Ph.D. • Sharks, Turtles and Corals, Oh My!
Dr. Dore will take you (virtually) to the South Florida seas to see the array of animals that live there. She will discuss the changing environment of the ocean and how it is effecting the under the sea creatures. Dr. Dore is Director of Academic Support and Administration at the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography at NSU.
December 16: Lillian Schanfield, Ph.D. • Pardon My Dust: Inscriptions on the Grave Stones of Famous Authors
The graves of great authors are often in memorable or unique settings, and the inscriptions on their gravestones frequently provide interesting insights into their major literary themes, self-estimation, or final frame of mind. Dr. Schanfield is an Emerita Professor of English at Barry University.
Tue, December 10 2019 12 Kislev 5780