Delve into the rich teachings of the Gemara, uncovering practical life lessons within its timeless stories and wisdom in this captivating course. Discover how ancient insights and fascinating stories are relevant and applicable to your modern-day experiences and personal growth.
Da Ma Shetashiv
In the 'Da Ma Shetashiv' course, students embark on a thought-provoking exploration, delving into a wide array of questions. The course offers a critical examination of Torah's stance topics such as feminism, gender identity, the prophetic nature of dreams, and the authenticity of the Torah's divine origin at Mount Sinai, amongst many more. The students guide the course through their inquiries and curiosities, fostering dynamic and interactive discussions where they can address the challenges they face and thoroughly explore their chosen topics. This course provides a profound opportunity to engage with complex questions and unearth the wisdom of Torah across a spectrum of subjects.
Discover the intricacies of the Halachos of Bishul (cooking) on Shabbos and their practical applications in this comprehensive course. Gain confidence in handling food on Shabbos without fear of halachik violations. Topics covered include an in-depth exploration of the laws of Bishul on Shabbos, other considerations regarding food on Shabbos, and a thorough examination of the Blech (a heat source used on Shabbos).
History of Chassidus
In the 'History of Chassidus' course, students embark on a captivating journey to explore the origins and development of the Chabad movement. They delve into the intriguing stories and significant events that have shaped this movement, gaining valuable insights into their Chabad heritage. By delving into the historical narrative, students develop a deeper understanding of the foundations of their current identity and the path that has led Chabad to its present-day prominence.
In our weekly Parsha class, students explore key aspects of the Torah portion and understand the Parsha’s content through a Chassidic perspective and a focus on drawing practical life lessons. Throughout the course, students gain knowledge of significant events and figures, interpret Torah verses and commentaries, recognize essential verses in Jewish discourse, identify recurring themes, understand different commentator approaches, make connections across Parshiot, and derive personal insights from the content.
This course delves into the historical development of Torah, from its original written form to modern-day Halachic decisions. Through the examination of contemporary Shaalos (questions) and connecting them to their origins in the written Torah, students gain insights into the historical progression of Torah and the evolution of Halacha. The program includes 10-15 comprehensive Halachic analyses, providing students with the skills to scrutinize modern-day Shaalos and identify their central issues, promoting a deeper comprehension of how Torah has progressed and how Halachic decisions are made.
Discover the intricacies of the Rebbe's unique approach to Rashi in our in-depth Rashi Sichos course. Students explore the text, its structure, and accompanying footnotes, with explicit instruction and class discussion. Chavrusa study is also encouraged. By the course's end, students will have a profound understanding of key Sichos, grasp the Rebbe's elucidation of Rashi's principles, particularly his brilliant interpretations of פשוטו של מקרא, become familiar with the structure of a Rashi Sicha, develop the ability to study a Rashi Sicha independently, and ignite a genuine enthusiasm for further exploration.
The course offers an in-depth, interactive study of various chapters of Tanya, with a significant emphasis on practical applications to real-life situations. Its primary objectives include fostering an appreciation for the contribution of Chassidus to Yiddishkeit and its relevance in the present generation. Students will also develop a profound understanding of the inherent strengths and special powers that come with each Jewish soul by virtue of the Neshomoh, equipping them to lead more meaningful and purposeful lives.
Women in Chazal
Embark on a captivating journey through Torah Sh’Baal Peh in our course, "Women in Chazal." Explore the remarkable women of the Talmud, gaining familiarity with the Talmud's unique style and language while uncovering the historical context and evolution of Oral Law and tradition. This course offers profound insights into the wisdom of Chazal and the enduring messages of the Written and Oral Torah, all while reflecting on the lessons we can learn from the lives of extraordinary women.
Chassidus in Colour
Self-expression plays a vital role in our sense of well-being, and our Creative Arts course is designed with this in mind. It offers students a creative outlet where they can freely express themselves. Guided by our instructor, the course weaves in relevant Jewish and Chassidic concepts into the artworks, creating a holistic, spiritual, and imaginative experience. It's a journey that not only encourages self-expression but also connects it to a deeper understanding of one's spiritual and creative self.
At Ohel Chana, we recognize the integral connection between a sound body, a sound mind, and a sound soul. Our students have the unique opportunity to participate in invigorating exercise classes led by a frum instructor, accompanied by uplifting kosher music and a vibrant atmosphere. Classes encompass a wide range of fitness activities, from strength training and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) to cardio and circuit programs, including classic routines. We believe that nurturing physical well-being is a fundamental component of a holistic, balanced lifestyle that contributes to the overall growth and fulfillment of our students.
The ‘Hiskashrus’ is course designed to deepen one’s connection to the Rebbe through the study of sichos, maamarim, and through meaningful discussions. Our goal is for students to leave with a comprehensive understanding of the Nossi's role and how they can personally relate to that role and further develop that role throughout their life. Topics covered include the Nossi's role and how we develop a connection to His mission, Avoida B’koiach Atzmoi, and how studying the Rebbe's Torah fosters Hiskashrus.
Delve into the heart of Chassidic wisdom with the Maamorim course, featuring an in-depth, text-based study of fundamental Maamorim and core Chassidus concepts. Explore timeless teachings and uncover the spiritual heritage that continues to guide and inspire today.
Posuk to Practice
The ‘Posuk to Practice’ course applies the wisdom of Torah to everyday life. Beginning with a pasuk and traversing through meforshim, Rishonim, Achronim, and culminating in practical Chassidus, students gain a fresh perspective on fundamental aspects of life. The newfound understanding resonates on a profound Jewish, emotional, and psychological level, enriching their connection to these vital topics in a way that profoundly impacts their daily experiences.
Overcome the fear of public speaking with our comprehensive course. If you've ever been terrified of addressing an audience, this program is designed to equip you with the essential tools and techniques for confidently delivering impactful speeches. From mastering body language and content structuring to perfecting inflection and more, our course covers all the crucial aspects of public speaking. Every student is provided with opportunities to put their newfound skills to the test and share their thoughts on subjects close to their hearts, ultimately transforming into effective and engaging speakers.
Enter the profound realm of 'Synthesized Spirituality,' where you'll embark on a quest to uncover the fundamental truths of reality. Have you ever pondered the essence of our purpose, the nature of our identity, or the ultimate secret of existence? This course delves deep into the very DNA of creation, offering a comprehensive exploration of integral Chassidic concepts. As students journey through these teachings, they gain a profound understanding of the workings of humanity, the mechanics of the world, and the purpose behind it all. The course's primary objective is to illuminate the inter-connectedness of all worlds, revealing that the spiritual and the physical are not separate entities but integral aspects of a unified existence.
The Jewish Woman
In 'The Jewish Woman' course, students embark on a journey of self-discovery and exploration, addressing fundamental questions like "Who am I?" and "What kind of man do I want to marry?" This transformative course equips them with the tools to ensure their homes become warm, vibrant Jewish hubs. Students learn to navigate the intricacies of their relationships and acquire the skills to build strong, loving Jewish homes. In addition, they delve into the relevant halachos of Taharas Hamishpacha, Tznius, Yichud, Shomer Negiah and more. 'The Jewish Woman' course offers a path to a more enriched and meaningful life deeply rooted in Jewish values and traditions.