Talmud Torah of St. Paul Summer Programs: Grades 9 – College

Check out the recently announced summer program options from the Talmud Torah of St. Paul! Learn more and register for any of the offerings below at https://www.ttsp.org/summer-teens-college/.

For Midrasha High School Students

“How Do You Jew?”
Dates: June 16 – July 28, Tuesdays
Time: 5-6 p.m.
Cost: $50
Using Jewish texts, we will examine very different ways of constructing a Jewish life and opens for our students the concept of fashioning their own Jewish path according to their own values, priorities and style. (It’s about diversity and pluralism and creativity.)
Instructor: Rabbi Yosi Gordon

Epidemics, Pandemics and the Biblical Narrative of our People; From the Book of Genesis through Chronicles
Dates: June 18 – July 30, Thursdays
Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
Cost: $50
How the biblical narratives discuss epidemics and healing to solidify belief in G-D among the tribes of Israel, while punishing the nations that threatened to destroy or enslave the Children of Israel. How epidemics and Divine intervention were instrumental in the formation of the Israelite nation over centuries. Will discuss the Plagues cast on P’aro and Egypt; The Plague that hit the Philistines and Aram. On the other hand, we’ll read closely Psalms 91 as consolation and traditional prayer for centuries served to guard the vulnerable from the wrath of plague and epidemics, and more……
Instructor: Dr. Arie Zmora

HEBREW 2S (College Level 2-Summer)
Dates: June 17 – July 29, Mondays / Wednesdays
Time: 6-7:10 p.m.
Cost: $500
This course is a continuation of Hebrew 1. Using the Israeli textbook בראש ובראשונה/First and Foremost, enriched by other materials, we will learn modern Israeli Hebrew speaking, listening, reading and writing. All assigned work will be in class and cooperative, and we will expand our Hebrew vocabulary while learning to produce and comprehend more complex sentences, new noun forms, and a new category of verbs. We will learn to communicate about a wide range of interesting areas, with more vivid sentences and lively conversation.
Instructor: Rabbi Yosi Gordon

HEBREW 3S (College Level 3-Summer)
Dates: June 15 – July 29, Mondays / Wednesdays
Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
Cost: $625
This course is a continuation of Hebrew 2. Using the Israeli textbook עברית בשניים/Hebrew: Take Two, enriched by many other materials and media, we will learn modern Israeli Hebrew speaking, listening, reading and writing. We will expand our Hebrew vocabulary while learning to produce and comprehend more complex sentences, new noun forms, and new categories of verbs. We will learn to communicate about a wide range of interesting areas, with more vivid sentences and lively conversation.
Instructor: Rabbi Yosi Gordon

For Midrasha Alumni (High School Graduates and College Age Students)

Great Jewish Thinkers of the 20th and 21st Centuries
Dates: June 16 – July 28, Tuesdays
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free of charge
Together, we will read significant writings by the Jewish thinkers of the last 120 years, men and women who tried and succeeded, or failed, to provide a vision of Judaism for our times. The conversation will be open, free, respectful, and thought-provoking. Pluralism, diversity, and individuality will be the hallmarks of our study.
Instructor: Rabbi Yosi Gordon

Details

Date:
June 30
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.ttsp.org/summer-teens-college/