Home Alone no More 

Join Geoffrey Stern and Rabbi Adam Mintz on Clubhouse Friday April 16th at 4:00pm (ET). A continuation of our exploration of Jewish institutions with fresh eyes, and after the plague of Covid-19. This week we look at the home and towards the time when we will re-open our home as we re-open our temples. We explore the relationship between the home and the temple. The Mishkan and the Mishkan Ma’at…. the “small temple that is the home”. Which came first?Which holds the secret to the perseverance of the Jewish People?

Friday April 16th at 4:00pm Eastern Time

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Synagogue Services and the Sickness Unto Death 

Join Geoffrey Stern and Rabbi Adam Mintz on Clubhouse Friday April 2nd at 4:00pm (ET). As we return to Synagogue services Post-Covid and we renew our temples let’s take the death-during-services of Aaron’s sons as an opportunity to critique services that are too long, with too many additions and imagine how our services could be improved.

Friday 2nd at 4:00pm Eastern Time

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This week’s joke:

On Rosh Hashanah morning, the Rabbi noticed little Adam was staring up at the large plaque that hung in the foyer of the synagogue. It was covered with names, and small American flags were mounted on either side of it. The seven-year old had been staring at the plaque for some time, so the Rabbi walked up, stood beside the boy, and said quietly, “Good morning, Adam.” “Good morning, Rabbi,” replied the young man, still focused on the plaque. “Rabbi Resnick, what is this?” Adam asked. “Well, it’s a memorial to all the young men and women who died in the service.” Soberly, they stood together, staring at the large plaque. Little Adam’s voice was barely audible when he asked: “Which service? Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur?” source

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Ḥol HaMoed – Unholy Gatherings and how Secular Culture can inspire Judaism – a discussion on Clubhouse

Join Geoffrey Stern and Rabbi Adam Mintz on Clubhouse Friday April 2nd at 4:00pm (ET). We use Chol HaMoed (Hebrew: חול המועד‎) as an opportunity to explore the place of secular Ḥiloni culture in Judaism and its potential to inspire, uplift and improve. Also joining us will be Ahad Ha’am, Mordecai Kaplan, Rabbi Abraham Isaac Hacohen Kook and Elain de Button….

Friday 2nd at 4:00pm Eastern Time

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The Missing Stranger at the Seder … So Strange – a discussion on Clubhouse

Join Geoffrey Stern and Rabbi Adam Mintz on Clubhouse Friday March 26th at 4:00pm (ET). “You shall not oppress a stranger, … having yourselves been strangers in the land of Egypt” and the motif of loving the stranger is not found in the Haggadah unless we follow the advise of the Mishnah and read the parsha until the end…

Friday March 26th 4:00pm Eastern Time

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Enough with the Pouring… Enough with the Wrath…

Join Geoffrey Stern and Rabbi Adam Mintz on Clubhouse Friday March 19th at 4:00pm (ET). We’ll discuss the incantation of “Pour out Your Wrath” and suggest some authentic alternatives….

Friday March 12th 4:00pm Eastern Time

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Where has all the Hametz gone … gone to ClubHouse everyone..

Join Geoffrey Stern and Amichai Lau Lavi as we discuss Spiritual Spring Cleaning in the Ancient Near East and its appearance, disappearance and potential re-appearance in Judaism.

Friday March 12th 4:00pm Eastern Time

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Madlik Live – on Clubhouse – Ki Tisa

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This week – We explore the lack of appeal of idol worship for us moderns and discover that we are not alone. The Rabbis of the Talmud had trouble understanding the allure of the fetish worship described in the Biblical texts.
– with Geoffrey Stern & Rabbi Adam Mintz and others…

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Madlik Live – on Clubhouse – Terumah

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This week: Madlik – Is the Torah eternal or temporal? An analysis of the “Heavenly Temple”
with Geoffrey Stern & Rabbi Adam Mintz

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Is the Torah eternal or temporal?
An analysis of the “Heavenly Temple” of Exodus 25:9:

“the pattern” that I shall show you.”

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Madlik Live – on Clubhouse – Mishpatim

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This week: The Earth is the Lord’s / This Land is your Land
with Geoffrey Stern and Rabbi Adam Mintz

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Re-Imagining the Conquest of the Land

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Join me on Clubhouse for Parshat Hashavua

Hi Madlik family! I hope you’re all well.

If you’ve joined Clubhouse – Join the discussion tomorrow.

Subject: Dispositional Judaism – What’s your position to Torah?

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4:00pm Eastern Standard time

וַיִּסְע֣וּ מֵרְפִידִ֗ים וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ מִדְבַּ֣ר סִינַ֔י וַֽיַּחֲנ֖וּ בַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר וַיִּֽחַן־שָׁ֥ם יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל נֶ֥גֶד הָהָֽר

Having journeyed from Rephidim, they entered the wilderness of Sinai and encamped in the wilderness. Israel encamped opposite the mountain,

Exodus 19:2

וַיּוֹצֵ֨א מֹשֶׁ֧ה אֶת־הָעָ֛ם לִקְרַ֥את הָֽאֱ-לֹהִ֖ים מִן־הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֑ה וַיִּֽתְיַצְּב֖וּ בְּתַחְתִּ֥ית הָהָֽר

Moses led the people out of the camp toward God, and they took their places under the mountain.

Exodus 19:17

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