2019 Day of Jewish Learning – Sunday, November 17, 8:30am-4:30pm

At SUNY Ulster, Vanderlyn Hall, Stone Ridge Campus.

Featuring keynote by Rabbi Rachel Barenblat (the Velveteen Rabbi, beloved poet, blogger and teacher).

Kosher lunch and snacks. PJ Library children’s activities. All welcome.

Advance registration is requested:
$30/adults; $35 at door
$25/Veterans with ID
$10/Teens & Students

Tentative Schedule
Welcome to the 5th Day of Jewish Learning
Sunday, November 17, 2019, 8:30am-4:00pm
SUNY Ulster, Vanderlyn Hall, Stone Ridge, NY

8:30-8:55am – Registration Check-in, Coffee & Kosher Snacks, Book Exchange, CD sales, Synagogue & PJ Library displays & more in the Cafeteria

9:00-10:00 Morning breakout session includes:

Breathing Torah: Intro to Meditation Group – Sarah Litvin & Taier Perlman
Judaism & Science: Is there a Conflict? – Miriam Geronimus
Birth Your Next Creation & Repair the World – Julia Indichova
Jewish Secrets to Feeling Good: However You Feel – Shlomie Deren

10:15-11:30pm – KEYNOTE - Prayer, Poetry, and Being Real

Rachel Barenblat (the Velveteen Rabbi)
Vanderlyn Hall College Lounge

11:45-12:30pm – KOSHER Lunch & Schmoozing

12:45-1:45pm - Afternoon breakout session I includes:

Tshuvah on Jewish Sacred Clowning – Reb Kugel (aka Judy Kerman)
Is Synagogue Membership Relevant? – Andrew Maayan
Music, Movement & Meditation – Shir Yaakov Feit
Jews in the New World – Jeff Gold

2:00-3:00pm – Afternoon breakout session II includes:

Herstory: Forgotten Women of the Bible – Devorah Gartner
Illumination: A Healing Journey Through Kabbalah – Sharon Rosen
Zionism and Anti-Zionism – Jonathan Kligler
Synchronicity & Faith: Creating Jewish-Themed Art – Yael Bernhard

3:15-4:00pm – Wrap-up & Schmoozing.

Purchase audio CDs from our 2018, 2016, and 2015 Day of Jewish Learning sessions

Rabbi Hanoch Hecht - Hasidic Tales
Rabbi Romer's session; Conversation with the Divine
Lively conversations