Virtual Learning

Watch/Listen to our clergy teaching about everything from mishna to parsha to the holidays.

  • Mishna
  • Parsha
  • The Study of Justice
  • Biblical Poetry
  • Passover Learning 2021
  • IKAR Limited Series
  • Holiday Learnings
  • A Few of My Favorite Things
  • Special Programs

Join us on Mondays at 12pm for Mishna Study with Rabbi Kasher. All are welcome.

Past Classes:

Join us on Thursdays at 12pm for Parsha Study with Rabbi Kasher. All are welcome.

Past Classes:

This series has ended. Watch it all the way through using the links below!

Past Classes:

This series has ended. Watch it all the way through using the links below!

Past Classes:

The IKAR (Essence) of the Haggadah, with Rabbi Kasher:

Passover, the Holiday of Justice, with Rabbi Brous:

Poetry as a Form of Liberation, with Rabbi Kasher:

Hillel Tigay’s Behind the Music: Passover Edition

HAGGADAH SLAM 2021 with IKAR, Temple Beth Am, and B’nai-David Judea Congregation
With a bonus: Full podcast (including breakout sessions) here.

A Bissel Shtisel, Hassidic Thought with Rabbi David Kasher

  • Dangerous Torah: The Fiery Waters of the Mei HaShiloah. July 14, 2020. Watch here. [source]
  • The Psychological Turn: The Breakaway School of Peshiskha. July 7, 2o20. Watch here. [source]
  • Letters Flying Through the Air: Hassidic Readings of the Torah. June 30, 2020. Watch here. [source]
  • The Philosopher of Hassidism: Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi. June 23, 2020. Watch here. [source]
  • The People’s Defense Attorney: Rabbi Levi Yitzhak of Berdichev. June 9, 2020. Listen here. [source]
  • The Hassidic Approach to Prayer. June 2, 2020. Listen here. [source]
  • Eat Like a Hassid. May 26, 2020. Listen here. [source]
  • The Danger of the Righteous Man: The Torah of Rabbi Elimelekh of Lizhensk. May 12, 2020. Listen here. [source]
  • The Kabbalistic Foundations of Hassidism. May 5, 2020. Listen here. [source]
  • Introduction: The Master of the Good Name. April 21, 2020. Listen here. [source]

The Pirkei Avot Collective with Rabbi David Kasher

Holiday Bootcamps

  • Purim Bootcamp: Misogyny, Anti-Semitism and Intersectionality in the Book of Esther. February 25, 2021. Watch here. [source sheet]
  • Yom Kippur Prayer Bootcamp. September 22,  2020. Watch here. [source: Mahzor Lev Shalem]
  • Rosh Hashanah Prayer Bootcamp. September 15, 2020. Watch here. [source]

Maimonides’ Guide to the High Holidays with Rabbi David Kasher

Holy Heresy: The Very Strange Yom Kippur Service with Rabbi David Kasher

Led by Rabbi Sharon Brous.

Regenerative Change: Compost as Climate Action & Ritual in These Times, with Devorah Brous

Watch Dev Brous’ new TEDx talk on Regenerative Change. Then, buckle down and learn a foolproof method to compost! Sheltering-in-Place affords us a laboratory to up our commitment to the climate, reduce consumption patterns, and transform waste into food for the soil and the soul. Learn composting and deepen into a reciprocal relationship: feed the land that feeds us. Watch here.