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3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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June 2017

JOFEE Torah Study

June 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Free

Join us for a recurring series of Torah studies delving into topics related to Jewish outdoor, food, and environmental education (JOFEE).  In these sessions we will explore ancient and modern Jewish ideas about how we treat our planet, ourselves, and each other.

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July 2017

JOFEE Torah Study

July 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Free

Join us for a recurring series of Torah studies delving into topics related to Jewish outdoor, food, and environmental education (JOFEE).  In these sessions we will explore ancient and modern Jewish ideas about how we treat our planet, ourselves, and each other.

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August 2017

JOFEE Torah Study

August 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Did you know that Judaism has a holiday all about animals? Along with new years such as Rosh Hashanah and Tu B’Shevat (the new year for the trees), there is a holiday called Rosh Hashanah La-Behemot, the New Year for the Animals. Come learn more about where this holiday comes from and what it can teach us about respecting and caring for the pets, livestock, pollinators and many other animals under our care.

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September 2017

JOFEE Torah Study

September 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Join us for a recurring series of Torah studies delving into topics related to Jewish outdoor, food, and environmental education (JOFEE).  In these sessions we will explore ancient and modern Jewish ideas about how we treat our planet, ourselves, and each other.

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October 2017

JOFEE Torah Study

October 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Join us for a recurring series of Torah studies delving into topics related to Jewish outdoor, food, and environmental education (JOFEE).  In these sessions we will explore ancient and modern Jewish ideas about how we treat our planet, ourselves, and each other.

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November 2017

JOFEE Torah Study

November 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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“Cave Stories: Solitude, Self-Discovery, and Spirituality" Come explore some of Judaism’s most well-known stories about caves and their inhabitants.  Kings, prophets, rabbis, and others went to caves seeking wisdom, safety, and revelation—but did they always find them?  What can these stories teach us about connecting to the wilderness and to each other?

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December 2017

JOFEE Torah Study

December 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Explore the historical, intellectual, and religious roots of the Jewish sustainability movement through a monthly Torah study. Judaism and the Wilderness From shepherd ancestors to wandering in the desert to praying in fields and forests, Jews have had a long and deep-standing connection to the wilderness as a source of inspiration and challenge. How does the wilderness test us, ground us, and change us? What can we learn from Jewish tradition about how to engage with wilderness as both a…

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January 2018

JOFEE Torah Study

January 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Come learn about the holiday of Tu B’Shevat, also known as the birthday of the trees or the Jewish arbor day. Why does Judaism have a holiday devoted to trees? What is its historical significance, and how should we understand it today?

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February 2018

JOFEE Torah Study

February 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 11, 2018

The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Building a Just Society Through Food What role do food, food access and food policy play in creating a just society? How can we ensure that everybody has the resources that they need to thrive? Although we continue to struggle with these questions in modern times, Judaism has has been addressing them for thousands of years. Explore the historical, intellectual, and religious roots of the Jewish sustainability movement through a monthly Torah study.

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March 2018

JOFEE Torah Study

March 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 11, 2018

The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Building a Just Society Through Food What role do food, food access and food policy play in creating a just society? How can we ensure that everybody has the resources that they need to thrive? Although we continue to struggle with these questions in modern times, Judaism has has been addressing them for thousands of years. Explore the historical, intellectual, and religious roots of the Jewish sustainability movement through a monthly Torah study.

Find out more »

April 2018

JOFEE Torah Study

April 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 11, 2018

The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Building a Just Society Through Food What role do food, food access and food policy play in creating a just society? How can we ensure that everybody has the resources that they need to thrive? Although we continue to struggle with these questions in modern times, Judaism has has been addressing them for thousands of years. Explore the historical, intellectual, and religious roots of the Jewish sustainability movement through a monthly Torah study.

Find out more »

May 2018

JOFEE Torah Study

May 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 11, 2018

The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Building a Just Society Through Food What role do food, food access and food policy play in creating a just society? How can we ensure that everybody has the resources that they need to thrive? Although we continue to struggle with these questions in modern times, Judaism has has been addressing them for thousands of years. Explore the historical, intellectual, and religious roots of the Jewish sustainability movement through a monthly Torah study.

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June 2018

JOFEE Torah Study

June 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Creation and Human Responsibility Tuesday, June 12th, 6-7pm, J Library Join us for a close reading of the creation story in Genesis and a discussion of the questions that arise from it.  What ethical mandates arise from the creation story?  What is the role of humans in the story, and how do they interact with animals and nature?  What lessons can we draw from this story to apply to our own lives?

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February 2019

The Song of Songs

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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The Song of Songs, the Bible’s classic love poem, is full of references to plants, animals, mountains, trees, and other natural features. What made nature such an appealing outlet of expression? Come read some excerpts from this classic work and explore some of the deeper meanings behind Judaism’s earliest pastoral poem.

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March 2019

JOFEE Torah Study

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Free

A monthly Torah study at the J focusing on the outdoors, food, and the environment.

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April 2019

JOFEE Torah Study

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The J Library, 3600 Dutchman's Lane
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205 United States
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Free

A monthly Torah study at the J focusing on the outdoors, food, and the environment.

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