The Or Zarua Talmud Class, beginning its twenty-eighth consecutive year on September 21, 2016, is held on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 - 9:00 pm and is a highlight of Or Zarua's Education program.
Living Generously! Tzedakah in the Talmud
During our fall semester, beginning September 21, 2016, at 7:30 pm, we'll study Talmudic passages discussing tzedakah (charity), g'milut hasadim (bestowing kindness), and righteousness.
Anyone may join the class at any time; previous participation is not necessary. No prior knowledge of
Talmud, Hebrew, or Aramaic is required.
If you miss a class, or if you'd like to hear what our classes are like, feel free to listen to classes from the current season from the links below. Left-click on a file to play it or right-click and select "Save Target As..." to download the file to transfer to your phone, tablet, mp3 player or computer. In the meantime, feel free to enjoy classes from previous years using the links at the top of this page.
Movie: "The Women's Balcony": Monday, August 14, at 8:00 pm
In the Belly of a Big Fish - Learning with Rabbi Bolton: Wednesday, August 16, at 7:00 pm
Annual T'shuvah Lecture by Rabbi Dr. Dov Weiss:
"Rabbinic Irreverence: Imagining a Repentant God": Sunday, September 24, at 6:00 pm