April 28 2011

Pirkei Avot 1

The Sages’ Guide to Living The ancient writings of “Pirkei Avot” is the Talmud’s Handbook of advice morality and ethics. It's a roadmap to happiness, fulfilment and personal growth. Join Rabbi Avrohom Jacks for an interactive study group which will draw on the insights of our sages, mysticism and modern psychology. This class is guaranteed to alter, elevate and enrich the way you look at life!

Part of the Talk of the Town series of lectures by Rabbi Avrohom Jacks of Melbourne Hebrew Congregation. This takes place every Thursday at 12.15pm at Wingate Group, 9/333 Collins St, Melbourne.


April 4 2011

Rav Mosheh Lichtenstein - Floods, Fires & Tsunamis - A Jewish Response

In recent times, the entire world has been beset by extreme and catastrophic weather events – is there a Jewish response to these?

This was a JBD lunch event on 4 April 2011. Click here to go to the JBD event page.

Rav Mosheh Lichtenstein, grandson of Rabbi Yosef Dov Soloveitchik zt”l, is one of the Roshei Yeshiva of Yeshivat Har Etzion. He made Aliyah from New York as a child and studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion for many years, before joining its staff in 1991. He served in the IDF in the armoured corps as a member of a tank crew and received a degree in English literature from Hebrew University.