Tag - adult learning

Is it Jewish to Forgive?

By Amy Eilberg I frequently find myself in conversation with Jews who believe that forgiveness is not a Jewish practice. “The other person has to do teshuvah (make amends) first.” “How would society enforce social norms if forgiveness were offered too quickly?” Or even, “Forgiveness is a Christian concept, not a Jewish one.” There is...

The Chicago Adult
Jewish Learning Initiative:
Opportunities and Challenges

Adult learning at Spertus Institute, Chicago. Photo by Dan Rest. By Dr. Dean P. Bell First in a series of articles about lifelong Jewish learning There are many opportunities for adults seeking to engage in Jewish learning – ranging widely in format and topics and offered from synagogues and havurot, colleges and universities, local and national...