Category Archives: Adult Education

Join Rabbi Tom in a High Holy Days Learning Series at Panera, Crystal Lake

Preparing for the High Holy Days: An Exploration of Ancient and Contemporary Jewish Wisdom The High Holy Days have the power to enrich and transform our lives. We have an opportunity to become aware, deeply aware, of how fragile life is. … Continue reading

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Learn with Rabbi Tom Wednesdays, Sundays

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom Wednesdays, 2:00 pm Explore Jewish history through the lens of the erratic, the unpredictable, the fascinating, and the truly inspiring. Drop in whenever your schedule permits: for a single session or every week. Please … Continue reading

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How to Live a Life of Meaning and Purpose

Explore the teachings of ancient rabbinic sages on how to live a life of meaning and purpose. Join us at Panera Bread in Crystal Lake for this 4-part summer series, Pirkei Avot: Ethics of the Fathers, taught by Rabbi Tom … Continue reading

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MCJC Book Club Meets This Week

Following a Jewish thread yet mixing up the genres, MCJC’s Book Club will tackle an Israeli novella series, a split-screen work of historical fiction, and an autobiographical account of what it means to be Jewish in modern day New York. … Continue reading

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The MCJC Book Club

The MCJC Book Club continues to meet every other month. Our next meeting is Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 7:00 PM. We will discuss And After the Fire by Lauren Belfer. This book is available in paperback format at libraries, … Continue reading

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MCJC Book Club Report

MCJC Connections March/April 2018 * Adar/Nissan/Iyar * Volume 5778 The MCJC Book Club meets every other month to discuss a Jewish themed book. It meets next on Thursday, March 15, at 7 pm, to discuss Bertrand Court by Michelle Brafman. Bertrand … Continue reading

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MCJC Book Club – Moonglow

Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 7:00 pm The MCJC Book Club continues to meet every other month! Our next meeting will be Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m. We will discuss MOONGLOW by Michael Chabon.     The MCJC Book Club … Continue reading

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The MCJC Book Club November 2017 Meeting

MCJC Connections November/December 2017 ~ Cheshvan/Kislev/Tevet ~ Vol. 5778 The MCJC Book Club continues to meet every other month! Our next meeting will be Thursday, November 9, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m. We will discuss WINDY CITY BLUES by Renee Rosen. … Continue reading

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