Chabad Launches Torah Studies Course

New Semester Explores Judaism’s Relevance in Modern Life

Chabad House Lubavitch of  CNY’s Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will launch the third season of its Torah Studies course in the beginning of May 2012.. Classes will be held at the JCC 5655 Thompson Rd., beginning May 2, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, and continue for twelve consecutive Wednesday evenings, (except for June 6 &13). Like all JLI’s courses, this latest adult education offering is designed for people at all levels of Jewish knowledge. Each Class is a new topic.

Interested students are welcome to attend their first session free, without obligation to continue. The fee for the entire course is $60, which includes the course textbook. The textbook alone is $18 and individual classes are $6.00. Interested participants are invited to call Chabad at (315) 424-0363 to enroll or visit

The Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) is the adult education arm of the worldwide Chabad
movement. JLI’s classes and programs are offered at various locations in more than 300 cities nationwide and internationally. Over 150,000 people have attended JLI classes since its founding in 1998. Every course offered by JLI is taught concurrently in all locations, helping to create a truly global learning community.

Chabad’s popular  Wednesday Nights  “Living Torah” Video presentations will continue weekly at 8:05PM followed by the weekly “Pirkei Avot “Jewish Wisdom from the Ages  class  and the “In the Garden of the Torah classs at 8:30PM at the JCC.