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Weekend Seminar with Rabbi Adam Chalom

Matzah Without Dogma – A Bold Exploration of Secular Humanistic Judaismadam shalom

Join us for an invigorating, interactive weekend seminar with  Rabbi Adam Chalom, a leading voice in Humanistic Judaism. Together we’ll explore frequently asked questions about truth, ethics, spirituality, Jewish identity, and more.

EVENTS ARE FREE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. 
Choose specific sessions or come for the whole weekend.
Registration includes an option to order a boxed lunch for Saturday.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.  (No Login is needed.)

Seminar Schedule
Friday February 24, 2017

Location: Southport Congregational Church
524 Pequot Avenue, Fairfield CT

7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Sign-in/Registration

7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Shabbat service & talk, “This We Believe: Secular Humanistic Jewish Philosophy”
Children in middle school and up are welcome.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Location: Southport Congregational Church
524 Pequot Avenue, Fairfield CT

9:15-10:00 am Sign-in/Registration; Bagels & Coffee

10:00 am-1:00 pm Morning Session: “Answering Philosophic Questions”
What role does faith play in Humanistic Judaism? How do secular Jews experience spirituality? Can we find profound meaning in a secular life? Plus more.

2:00 pm-5:00 pm. Afternoon Session: “Answering Jewish Questions”
How can you be Jewish if you’re a non-believer? How are Humanistic Jews related to “the rest of Judaism”? Who are you to make changes to our 5,000-year old tradition? Plus more.

Sunday, February 26, 2017
Location: Bedford Middle School
88 North Avenue, Westport CT  
(Note change in location!)

9:00-9:30 am Sign-in/Registration; Bagels & Coffee

9:30 am-12:00 pm Wrap-up: “The Hardest Questions”
We tackle the most challenging questions and crystallize what we’ve learned.
Complimentary childcare will be provided.

Faculty: Rabbi Chalom was ordained by the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism in 2001 and now serves as its Dean for North America. He is also the rabbi of Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation in suburban Chicago, Illinois.

This program is free and open to the public. Invite your friends and family!
Questions? Contact events@humanisticjews.org.