One of my favorite parts of being a rabbi is teaching, whether it be in the sanctuary,at a Lunch n'Learn, or informally in conversation in a parking lot. In addition to the "traditional" classes on Jewish holidays, liturgy, and Hebrew, here is a small sampling of Adult Education classes and courses I have taught:
Jewish Practice in Daily Life
Understanding the Jewish Calendar
Finding Blessings in the Everyday
Hillel and Shammai: The Study of Disagreement
Eat, Pray, Talk: The Reform Movement and Kashrut
Why Do I Need an Ethical Will, and How Do I Write One?
Being "Green": Judaism and Ecology
Shechina: The Feminine Aspect of God
But Rabbi, I Don't Believe in God. Am I Still a Good Jew? (Define Your Own Theology)
Belief in God and Goodness After the Holocaust
Exploring Death and the Afterlife
Comparing Judaisms: The Range from Renewal to Ultra-Orthodox
Spirituality, Torah, and Community: Where Do We Belong?
Hot Topics/Modern Issues
Jews and Tattoos
Jewish Values of Inclusion and Disability Awareness
Raising Jewish Children as an Interfaith Family
Judaism and Sexuality: Legislating Attitude, Not Action
Learning the System: Israeli Politics 101
Yetzer haRa & Yetzer haTov [Evil & Good Impulses] in Star Wars
Female Jewish Magicians: Who Were They and What Did They Do?
"The Great Flood" in Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Stories