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Hevra Mikra: Bible Study Circle
Note: This is a 4-week course that runs every Wednesday from 4/14/21 – 5/5/21 @ 8pm-9:30pm PST. Upon completed registration, you will receive a confirmation email with your Zoom invitation 7 days prior to the start time.
Taught by a master rabbi-scholar, Hevra Mikra is comprised of students of varying backgrounds and expertise in Biblical study.
The group is informal in learning style. Participation is an integral part of the study process. Join this energetic and thought provoking class to discuss the ethical, historical, spiritual and personal implications of the most important book in the Jewish tradition, the Torah.
Schochet is the author of seven books on Jewish thought and the lives of great Jewish figures, including “Amalek: The Enemy Within,” “The Hasidic Movement and the Gaon of Vilna” and “Saul Lieberman: the Man and his Work.” He served as the rabbi of Congregation Beth Kodesh, later renamed Shomrei Torah, in Los Angeles from 1960-1999. He has been an adjunct professor of rabbinical literature at American Jewish University for more than 40 years and professor of rabbinic studies at the Academy for Jewish Religion-California since its founding in 2000. He is also a licensed marriage and child counselor in California.