Darsheini Program


Darsheini is part of the Australian Centre for the Study of Jewish Civilisation
at Monash University Melbourne Australia Events hosted by the Darsheini Program include:-

Will the Centre Hold? The uncertain future of Australian Jewish Identity
Sunday 16 July 2006 The uncertain future of Australian Jewish Identity

Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Thursday 1 June 2006 Tikkun Leil Shavuot

The Jewish Guide to The Da Vinci Code
Thursday 18 May 2006 The Jewish Guide to The Da Vinci Code

The Surprising Bible
Monday 15, 22 & 29 May 2006 The Surprising Bible

Mother of Life: Honouring the birthing mother
Sunday 14 May 2006 Mother of Life: Honouring the birthing mother

A sceptic's guide to religion: Maimonides for beginners
Thursday 27 April, 4 May, 11 May 2006 A sceptic's guide to religion: Maimonides for beginners

Paradise Now: Jewish reflections on martyrdom
Sunday 2 April 2006 Paradise Now: Jewish reflections on martyrdom

New Moon Gatherings for Women
Wednesday 29 March 2006 New Moon Gatherings for Women

Exploring Self through Hassidic teachings
Thursday 23 March, Thursday 30 March & Thursday 6 April 2006
Exploring Self through Hassidic teachings

Purim Masquerade Party
Sunday 12 March 2006 Purim Masquerade Party

Kabbalah & the Zohar Awakening to the Radiance Within
Sunday 26 February 2006 Kabbalah & the Zohar Awakening to the Radiance Within

Religious and secular Israelis: a cultural war?
Tuesday 21 February 2006 Religious and secular Israelis: a cultural war

Chanukah Party 2005
Tuesday 27th December 2005 Chanukah Party

Refugees and Immigration: Jewish values and political considerations
Monday 21 November 2005 Refugees and Immigration: Jewish values and political considerations

Storytelling: Jewish and Aboriginal voices
Sunday 6 November 2005 Storytelling: Jewish and Aboriginal voices

Protecting human rights in times of conflict
Wednesday 2 November 2005 Protecting human rights in times of conflict

Sukkot party
Sunday 23 October 2005 Sukkot party

Ushpizin
Thursday 20 October 2005 Ushpizin

Meet Victoria Hanna
Thursday 6 October 2005 Meet Victoria Hanna

Rosh Hashanah learning service (second day only)
Wednesday 5 October 2005 Rosh Hashanah learning service

Shabbat escape
Friday 30 Sept. Ė Sunday 2 October 2005 Shabbat escape

Scepticism, Atheism and Jewish Identity
Sunday 18 September 2005 Scepticism, Atheism and Jewish Identity

Mitzvot and Morality: what is the relationship between ethics and halakhah?
Tuesday 6, 13 & 20 September 2005 Mitzvot and Morality: what is the relationship between ethics and halakhah?

In Search of a Jewish Kama Sutra
Thursday 1, 8 & 15 September 2005 In Search of a Jewish Kama Sutra Darsheini

Einsteinís Jewish Identity
Tuesday 30 August 2005 Einsteinís Jewish Identity Darsheini

The Parent as Jewish Educator
Monday 15 August 2005 The Parent as Jewish Educator Darsheini

Tisha B’av
Saturday 13 August 2005 Tisha B’av Darsheini

Exploring Jewishness through Literature
Thursday 11, 18 & 25 August 2005 Exploring Jewishness through Literature Darsheini

Ethics of Warfare: A Jewish Perspective
Sunday 31 July 2005 Darsheini Ethics of Warfare: A Jewish Perspective

Advanced Zohar Learning
Wednesday 27 July 2005 Darsheini Advanced Zohar Learning

Disengagement from Gaza
Tuesday 26 July 2005 Darsheini Disengagement from Gaza

DON’T ‘GETT’ IT
Tuesday 19 July 2005 Darsheini DON’T ‘GETT’ IT

Fighting Holocaust Denial in a British Courtroom
Sunday 10 July 2005 Darsheini Fighting Holocaust Denial in a British Courtroom

Critical Inquiry into Judaism and Modernity
Friday 1 July 2005 Darsheini Critical Inquiry into Judaism and Modernity

Conversation Between Australian Jewish Poets
Thursday 23 June 2005 Darsheini a Tribute to Poets

Shavuot
Sunday 12 June 2005 Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Monday 13 June 2005 Darsheini Shavuot Celebration

Land, memory and identity
Monday 23 May 2005 Darsheini talk Land, memory and identity

Evil and suffering: Jewish perspectives on a contemporary problem
Thursday 19 May 2005 Darsheini Evil and suffering: Jewish perspectives Session 1 of 4
Thursday 26 May 2005 Darsheini Evil and suffering: Jewish perspectives Session 2 of 4
Thursday 2 June 2005 Darsheini Evil and suffering: Jewish perspectives Session 3 of 4
Thursday 9 June 2005 Darsheini Evil and suffering: Jewish perspectives Session 4 of 4

Yom Ha’atzmaut
Thursday 12 May 2005 Darsheini Yom Ha’atzmaut Musical Celebration

Kabbalah and Cosmos
Sunday 10 April 2005 Darsheini talk Kabbalah and Cosmos

Purim Party, with Rachel Berger and Spiel Azoi
Sunday 27 March 2005 Darsheini Purim Party

The mystical quest: Introduction to Jewish mystical experience
Wednesday 23 March 2005 Darsheini Jewish mystical experience Session 1 of 4
Wednesday 30 March 2005 Darsheini Jewish mystical experience Session 2 of 4
Wednesday 6 April 2005 Darsheini Jewish mystical experience Session 3 of 4
Wednesday 13 April 2005 Darsheini Jewish mystical experience Session 4 of 4

The spirit of things: reconnecting to Judaism
Tuesday 22 March 2005 Darsheini Reconnecting to Judaism Session 1 of 4
Tuesday 29 March 2005 Darsheini Reconnecting to Judaism Session 2 of 4
Tuesday 5 April 2005 Darsheini Reconnecting to Judaism Session 3 of 4
Tuesday 12 April 2005 Darsheini Reconnecting to Judaism Session 4 of 4

Finding your inner Yiddeshe Mumma
Tuesday 1 March 2005 Darsheini Finding your inner Yiddeshe Mumma Session 1 of 5
Tuesday 15 March 2005 Darsheini Finding your inner Yiddeshe Mumma Session 2 of 5
Tuesday 29 March 2005 Darsheini Finding your inner Yiddeshe Mumma Session 3 of 5
Tuesday 12 April 2005 Darsheini Finding your inner Yiddeshe Mumma Session 4 of 5
Tuesday 26 April 2005 Darsheini Finding your inner Yiddeshe Mumma Session 5 of 5

Imago Dei / In the Image of G-d
Tuesday 1 March 2005 Darsheini Image of G-d Program Session 1 of 3
Tuesday 8 March 2005 Darsheini Image of G-d Program Session 2 of 3
Tuesday 15 March 2005 Darsheini Image of G-d Program Session 3 of 3

Sunday 6 February 2005 to Monday 7 February 2005
Antisemitism in the contemporary world
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For the draft timetable follow this link

Community Forum on Sunday 6 February 2005 follow this link

Sunday 9 January 2005
Tsunami relief event
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Regular Activities of Darsheini

Weekly lunchtime learning at ABL in the CBD

Take some time out from the hustle and bustle of work life in the CBD to get in touch with larger questions.
Join Darsheini at Arnold Bloch Leibler Law Offices for a burst of stimulating Jewish learning that will add meaning to your day.
Level 21/333 Collins Street, Melbourne Australia
Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm. Cost $5


Darsheini Advanced learning: Readings in the Zohar

Using Aramaic and Hebrew texts, this reading group is for students who want to take their appreciation of Judaism to a new level.

Wednesdays, 8:00 – 9:30pm
Leslie St, Elsternwick Melbourne Australia
Call 95279890 for further details about this event


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