Kollel Sunday Series

Sunday Kollel Series

Date:  May 19

It's Party Time: The 2019 Israeli Elections and the 46 Parties That Ran

Michael Argaman is a dual US-Israeli citizen and member of TBK. He recently returned from Israel, where he voted and campaigned in the elections. He will discuss the quirks and features of the Israeli political system, and why it attracts a very diverse group of interesting characters. Michael was a member of a kibbutz on the border with Gaza, served in the IDF, and has been involved in the Israeli peace movement.  He has a degree in economics and political science from Tel Aviv University.

Coffee and bagels will be available at 9:30 a.m.
The program begins at 10:00 a.m. 



Parashat Kedoshim
May 11, 2019

In this Torah portion, God describes to Moses many ethical and ritual laws aimed at helping people live lives of holiness.  The laws described include some of those recorded in the Ten Commandments, such as respecting one's parents, keeping the Sabbath and not stealing.  God also introduces laws about farming and about belief in supernatural beings.