Monday

Pirkei Avot with Rabbeinu Yonah
12:15 p.m. At Powedermaker room 118.
Women. With Channah Cohen.
Join us as we learn Pirkei Avos with Rabbeinu Yonah in-depth. Not only are we critically analyzing Rabbeinu Yonah’s commentary on the mishna, we are also “learning how to learn” a meforash: building our skills in textual analysis and understanding how to independently understand the depths of logic of RY. As well, the chaburah will focus on the moral lessons contained both in the mishna and in the meforash(im) and its application to daily life or hashkafic thought.

Daf Shavua
5:00 p.m. At the Hillel Beit Midrash.
Co-ed. With Rav Benny Berlin.
Come and learn a daf of Masechet Ta’anit. This chaburah will touch on some very interesting topics within Judaism as well as some famous and fascinating stories of our Talmudic tradition.

Tuesday

Sichos Mussar
2:00 p.m. At the Hillel Beit Midrash.
Women. With Channah Cohen.
Come join this chaburah as we learn Rav Chaim Shmulewitz’s famous ethical work. This text addresses a portion of the weekly parsha, and highlights a meaningful moral or hashkafic point that can be learned from it for daily living. The chaburah will emphasize mussar that is relevant to 21st-century Jewish life, and is discussion-based as well as text-based.

Wednesday

Shalom Bayit with Rav Wolbe
11:15 a.m. At the Hillel Beit Midrash
Women. With Channah Cohen.
Back by popular demand! We are reading through Rav Volbe’s kuntris on shalom bayit l’kalot, a text that deals with the big questions of how to build a healthy relationship, what is important to look for in a spouse, and essential attitudes for marital success. The chaburah is highly discussion-based.

Shiur Klali on the Parsha
12:15 p.m. at the Hillel Beit Midrash
Co-ed. With Rav Benny Berlin.
OU-JLIC is proud to bring back Shiur Klali on the Parsha every Wednesday at Free Hour with Rav Benny Berlin! We will explore deep concepts within the Parsha which will give us a greater sense of the parsha as a whole and offer practical implications for everyday life. This is a great way to maximize Free Hour, learn about the parsha every week, and have something meaningful to take back to the Shabbos table.

Men’s Mishmar
Monthly: 6:45 p.m. at the Berlin Home.
Men. With Rav Michael Goldman.
Join Rav Michael on select Wednesday nights for a special OU-JLIC Men’s Shiur Event! There will of course be poppers and fries from Carlos and Gabby’s! While you enjoy the food, hear inspiring words of Torah on the parsha from Rav Michael. Stay tuned to our website and emails to see when the next Men’s Shiur is coming!

Timely Topics in Halacha
Monthly: 6:45 p.m. at the Berlin Home.
Co-ed. With Rav Michael Goldman.
Join Rav Michael on select Wednesday nights for a monthly OU-JLIC Halacha Shiur! This semester, we will be learning some relevant and practical topics related to Purim and Pesach. This shiur is a great opportunity to learn Torah and get a head start on the holidays. Stay tuned to our website and emails to see when the next Timely Topics in Halacha shiur is coming!

Thursday

Hilchot Brachot
1:40 p.m. At the Hillel Beit Midrash.
Co-ed. With Rav Benny Berlin.
In this chaburah, we will give a general framework for Hilchot Brachot, learn the basics, and answer some of the more complex questions related to Brachot as well. Join us for this amazing opportunity to learn some practical Torah relevant to your daily life!

Monday – Thursday

Mishnayot Yomi
1:05 – 1:20 p.m. At the Hillel Beit Midrash.
Co-ed. With Rav Benny Berlin.
Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to increase your knowledge and skills in Mishnah and delve into the fundamentals of Torah SheBa’al Peh! Followed by 1:20 Mincha.