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Torah Cafe meets each SUNDAY morning at 9:00 AM for breakfast

The discussion runs from 9:30-10:30am.

Each week, we address a different topic related to the Parsha (The Weekly Torah Portion) or an upcoming holiday.  

At the Jewish Community Center (In the Small Shul)

2108 Vail Ave. Redondo Beach, CA  

 

Date

Topic

Sponsors

August 7

The Expulsion from Spain

No Breakfast

August 14

Does G‑d need our prayers?

 

August 21

Defender of Jews: Sir Moses Montefiore

 

August 28

The Mitzvah of Not Wasting

 

September 4

The Levirate Marriage and Chalitza Ceremony

Lewis & Ellen Schwartz

September 11

Why do bad things happen?

 

September 18

The history of Hebrew Printing

 

September 25

Pruzbol - The Legal Loophole for Loans

 

October 2

The Yizkor Service

 

October 9

Hakhel - The Year of Gathering  

October 16

Circling the Bima  

October 23

How did people in the Torah live so long?

 

October 30

The Covenant with Abraham

 

November 6

Did G‑d want Abraham to sacrifice his son?

 

November 13
 

Understanding the Daily Prayers
 
 

November 20
 

Should we have more children?
 
 

November 27
 

The 12 Tribes
 
 

December 4
 

The Historical Riddle of the Missing 150 years
 
 

December 11
 

Battle of the 2 Souls
 

December 18
 

The Greeks in Jewish Tradition
 
 

December 25
 

The Star of David
 
 

January 1
 

Translating the Torah
 

January 8
 

The Dead Sea Scrolls
 

January 15
 

Why do Jewish men wear a Kippa?
 

January 22


The Blessing Over the Moon
 

January 29
 

What is a Rebbe?
 

February 5
 

What is a Yeshiva?
 

February 12
 

The Jewish View on Labor & Trade Unions
 

February 19
 

What happened to the artifacts from the Temple?
 

February 26
 

The Role of Music in Judaism
 

For more information please call 310-214-4999 or email [email protected]