Sulam Learning Academy – Fall Semester Begins

Monday, November 4th - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Congregation Sulam Yaakov
2111 Boston Post Road
Larchmont, NY

Our Fall 2019 semester of Sulam Learning Academy will begin on Monday evening, November 4th. Open to the broader community, over 30 adults from CSY and other synagogues have participated in this academically challenging program. All are welcome to join as we launch our new semester.

Two classes will be offered back-to-back each evening:

  • Jewish Wisdom through an Artistic Lens, taught by Amy Gottlieb at 7pm
  • The Prophets, taught by Rabbi Dr. Alfredo Borodowski MSW at 8:05pm

You may choose to attend one or both classes.

Refreshments will be served during the brief break between classes.

For more information, contact Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski at or 914-420-5639.

Instructor Bio’s:

Amy Gottlieb is a novelist, poet, and educator. Her debut novel, The Beautiful Possible, was a finalist for the Harold U. Ribalow Prize, the Edward Lewis Wallant Award, and a National Jewish Book Award. She has taught at the Drisha Institute, Beyond Walls at Kenyon College, at literary conferences, and in various Jewish communal settings. Amy has an MA in comparative literature from the University of Chicago, and for many years worked as the publications director at the Rabbinical Assembly.

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski was raised in Argentina, where he earned his law degree at the University of Buenos Aires and was ordained as rabbi at the Seminario Latinoamericano. He was a Senior Educator at the Melton Center in Jerusalem. He received an MA in Rabbinic Literature and a doctorate in Philosophy from the Jewish Theological Seminary, where he taught for over a decade. Rabbi Borodowski is a graduate of the Adelphi Graduate School of Social Work. He served as Executive Director of the Shalom Hartman Institute for North America. His book on Rabbi Yitzchak Abravanel is considered to be an important contribution to philosophical interpretation of the Bible. Rabbi Borodowski is founding rabbi of Congregation Sulam Yaakov.

This program is made possible through the generosity of Sheila and Bob Friedland.

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