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Join us most Sundays on zoom or in Person for our Adult Enrichment program. We have welcomed speakers including: Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the URJ, Rabbi Naamah Kelman Ezrachi, Dean of HUC in Jerusalem, Rabbi Gary Zola, Executive Director of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives as well as authors: Larry Tye, Andrew Porwancher, author of Jewish Hamilton.  

We have different speakers every week during the school year and once a month during the summer. 

Click on calendar & each image to view the details below!

*Zoom link can be found in your weekly Makom at Home newsletter

Sunday, January 15th | 10:00am

Black Meta-Oppression, Movin' to the End of rainbows, and Jewish Tzedakah.

Join Professor and Chairperson of the Philosophy Department at Loyola University, Jacqueline Scott, as she discusses the topic of "today, you do not fast in such a way as to make your voice heard on high": On Black Meta-Oppression, Movin' to the End of Rainbows, and Jewish Tzedakah/T'Shuvah.


Sunday, January 22nd | 10:00am

No Safe Haven? Universal Jurisdiction, War Crimes, and the Search for Justice.

Sophia Lombardo will present on the National War Crimes Unit from her perspective of working within this area. Sophia has presented for a number of years and we look forward to seeing what she is working on now.

Sunday, January 29th | 10:00am

Jewish Poetry for Heart and Mind

Join Rabbi and Poet, Pam Wax as she gives an overview and disucssion of Jewish poetry through the ages, from the Bible to today. A few examples of questions that will be discussed include: What mnakes a poem Jewish? What makes a poem a poem.

Sunday, February 5 | 10:00am

The Social Meaning of Race - Black History Month at Makom Solel Lakeside

Join us as we welcome Dr. Willie Cobb Jr. as he speaks as a part of Black History Month at Makom Solel Lakeside. Dr. Cobb holds a Masters in Divinity and a Doctorate in Ecumenical Ministry  - and teaches The Social Meaning of Race at the University of Chicago.

Fri, January 27 2023 5 Sh'vat 5783