The newest Rohr Jewish Learning Institute course marks the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, which reunified Jerusalem under Jewish contr...
“Survival of a Nation: Exploring Israel Through the Lens of the Six Day War” will be held at Chabad houses in numerous communities.
Sessions include why Judaism cares so much about a certain piece of land despite being a religion of ideas, why there is so much anti-Israel sentiment in the world, the ethics of pre-emptive strikes and collateral damage, how to protect against an enemy that uses human shields, what to do with captured territories and what lies at the heart of the land-for-peace debate.
The course will run for six weeks.
In Birmingham, the course will be held at Bais Ariel Chabad Center on Wednesdays starting April 26 at 7 p.m., or Thursdays starting April 27 at 11:30 a.m. Registration is $89, with 25 percent off for multiple sign-ups.
Chabad of Mobile offers the course on Sundays at 7:30 p.m., starting on May 7 (not April 30 as previously announced). Registration is $60.
The Chabad Center in Metairie is offering two sessions, Mondays at noon or at 7:30 p.m., starting May 8. Registration is $70 with a 10 percent discount for multiple sign-ups or returning students.