CHAI: the Cooperative Hebrew Adult Institute

Date: Nov 19, 2018 - Nov 19, 2018

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community

Location: New York State

Category: JTS in Your Community

Five-Part Lecture Series With JTS Scholars

Chai: the Cooperative Hebrew Adult Institute is a a multi-synagogue adult education institute held at the Dix Hills Jewish Center in cooperation with the Hereld Institute for Jewish Studies of JTS.

Six Mondays: October 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19
8:30 p.m.
Dix Hills Jewish Center

November 19 Lecture

“Kids and Power-Talk: Talking about Gender in Jewish Education,” with Dr. Shira Epstein, Assistant Professor of Jewish Education in the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education, JTS

In the era of #metoo, how do we talk with kids about gender, power, status, h Education,”and violence? How might we draw upon our biblical stories to support us in this work? This session will explore the possibilities and opportunities for incorporating these conversations into Jewish learning.

The JTS lecture will be preceded by a class with a local clergy member.  


$36 per person for the five weeks of courses and lectures.


For additional information, please click here or contact Gail Jospa at

Dix Hills Jewish Center
555 Vanderbilt Parkway
Dix Hills, NY 11746