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Rabbi Kaufman's Understanding The World

Jan 15, 2019

Rabbi Kaufman's Introduction to Judaism Class discussing the history from the Plague to the beginning of Hasidism, the middle of the 14th Century through the 17th Century. Featuring specific discussions of the impact of the Plague and the story of Shabbatai Tzvi, the most important history of the Jewish community that...


Jan 15, 2019

The last portion of the December 2018 class including a discussion of the aftermath of the Khashoggi execution and a discussion of an ancient meteor strike that could be the origin of the story of Sodom and Gomorrah.


Jan 15, 2019

Rabbi Kaufman discussed

The origin and meaning of Chanukah

Antisemitism in Europe

Immigration - Both Border Security and Immigration Reform

Meteor Strike and Sodom and Gomorrah

Among other Issues


Jan 15, 2019

Rabbi Kaufman's class on the Jewish Calendar and Jewish Holidays taught as part of the Taste of Judaism class at Temple B'nai Jeshurun in October, 2018.


Jan 15, 2019

Discussed

-The pipe bombs mailed to progressive political figures and organizations

-War almost started by Gazan Rockets caused by Lightning

-Kavanaugh Hearings

-How Should We Judge

-Presumption of Innocence

-Khashoggi Execution

-US - Saudi Arabia Relations