SESSIONS

 

SESSION 1

Inner Light

Dates: 6 Wednesdays, October 10- November 14

 Join as we explore the Inner Light of the Torah on a variety of levels.

-Advanced Talmud- The Intent Behind Mitzvos

-Chassidus- (Re)Discovering the Tanya 

- Begginers Class- Intro to Jewish Mysticism- A historic and thematic tour

-Sichos- The Rebbe on 19 Kislev

-Women's Group- Join Rebbeztin Nechamie Fajnland of Chabad Reston-Herndon for a fascinating in-depth exploration of Sefer Melachim- The Book of Kings

SESSION 2

Ethics

Date: 5 Wednesdays- December 12- January 23

 How can we know Right from Wrong, and how can we implement that in our lives?

-Advanced Talmud- Lifnei Iver- Modern Day Stumbling Blocks. What is our responsibility?

-Chassidus- Derech Mitzvosecha- The rational for the commandments

-Beginners Class- Modern Moral Dilemmas- Join an exploration of hot button items from a Jewish perspective.

-Sichos- The Rebbe's view on Mitzvos and Morality

-Women- Join Rebbeztin Nechamie Fajnland of Chabad Reston-Herndon for a fascinating in-depth exploration of Sefer Melachim- The Book of Kings

SESSION 3

Jewish Survival

Dates- 6 Wednesdays- February 6- March 13

Against all odds the Jewish people have survived all of the vicissitudes of history. Get ready for Purim and discover how we did and continue to do it. 

-Advanced Talmud- The Mitzvah to "remember" our greatest foe- Amalek

-Chassidus- Learn how our "crushing" historical and existential experience has and can bring out the best in us!

Beginners Class- Why do they hate us? Anti-semitism and the Jewish Response

 Sichos- The Rebbe on Purim

Women's Group- Join Rebbeztin Nechamie Fajnland of Chabad Reston-Herndon for a fascinating in-depth exploration of Sefer Melachim- The Book of Kings

SESSION 4

The Torah

Dates- 6 Wednesdays- May 1- June 5

We have always been known as the "People of the Book", and for good reason. Jewish identity is intrinsically tied to a book- The Torah. Explore why this text is the essence of who we are.

-Advanced Talmud- We will discuss the concept of Mushba Ve'Omed Me'Har Sinai - the idea that at Matan Torah, all  Jews of every generation were sworn to uphold all the commandments of the Torah.

-Chassidus- The Power of 3's- starting with the 3 fold bond- The Jews, The Torah and G-d.

Beginners Class- What is the Torah? An intro into Jewish learning and scholarship.

 Sichos- The Rebbe on Shavuos

Women's Group- Join Rebbeztin Nechamie Fajnland of Chabad Reston-Herndon for a fascinating in-depth exploration of Sefer Melachim- The Book of Kings

SESSION 5

The Future

Dates- 5 Wednesdays- July 10- August 7

In a world of chaos and confusion, what does the future hold? What is the Jewish vision of tomorrow? Join us for our Summer session and be ready to be surprised!

-Advanced Talmud- We will discuss the discusses the general concept of Taaneisim (Fasts); specifically, the four fast days memorializing different tragedies associated with the Churban Habayis (Destruction of the Temple).

-Chassidus- Do we really believe in Resurrection? What does that mean and how does it work?

-Beginners Class- Why is Jesus not the Messiah? What is the Jewish concept of Messiah?

 Sichos- The Rebbe on Moshiach

Women's Group- Join Rebbeztin Nechamie Fajnland of Chabad Reston-Herndon for a fascinating in-depth exploration of Sefer Melachim- The Book of Kings

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