Students should purchase the Koren Talmud Bavli Noé, Vol.12: Ta’anit/Megilla, Hebrew/English, print (several versions) or the PDF (less than $10).
At HaMaqom | The Place, Peretz will be continuing the study of Tractate Ta’anit in Talmud Circles in San Francisco/Santa Rosa and Palo Alto/Los Gatos and Downtown Lunchtime Talmud. New participants are welcomed and will have webinars and tutorials to be able to jump in.
Developing Your Mind Body and Soul: An Exploration of Maimonides’s “The Eight Chapters” (Winter 2021)
Monday, January 25, 2021 thru Monday, March 22, 2021
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Coming to OLLI in 2021
Averroes, Maimonides and Spinoza:
The Possibilities of the Human Spirit
January 11th-February 8th
Spinoza is often presented as having laid the foundations for modernity, but he is standing on the shoulders of two sons of Cordova, the Muslim philosopher Averrores and his contemporary, Maimonides. Averrores and Maimonides lived at the end of the Golden Age of Al-Andalus and Spinoza was a child of the generation (both Jews and Muslims) exiled from Spain. They all were born one place and died another, experiencing migration and resisting intellectual oppression. What may they say to us today?