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Director
Talya Gorsetman

Talya Gorsetman, MJCCA Lisa F. Brill Institute For Jewish Learning, Director
Talya was born and raised in Manhattan and studied at Jewish day school before attending Midreshet Lindenbaum, a post-high school program in Israel teaching women Bible, Talmud, and Jewish law. Talya studied at Stern College for Women, earned her bachelor’s degree in Jewish studies from Yeshiva University, and attended Hunter College’stheater master’s program. Talya married Rabbi Adam Starr and went to Israel to complete the post-college Women’s Bruriah Scholars program at Midreshet Lindenbaum. Talya moved to Atlanta, serving as Drama Director at Camps Ramah, Moshava, and Yeshiva Atlanta High School. Talya was recently the Performing Arts Director at the Atlanta Jewish Academy. Talya and Rabbi Adam Starr are delighted to raise their children in the Atlanta Jewish community.

Assistant Director

Judy Stolovitz
Judy is the Program Associate at the Lisa F. Brill Institute for Jewish Learning at the MJCCA. She served on the GHA and AJA Boards for over a decade and in 2014, as Board President of GHA, she was involved in the creation of AJA. She received her M.A. in Islamic Studies and Diploma in Education from McGill University, and a B.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. Judy is married with three wonderful children. 


Sponsoring Agency

Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta
Lisa F Brill Institute for Jewish Learning at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA)
5342 Tilly Mill Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
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Crossroads of Jewish History

When: Tuesdays, 10:45-11:45am Aug 21- April 30

Location: MJCCA

Faculty: Judy Stolovitz

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When: Mondays 7:00-8:00pm Oct 8- May 20

Location: The Temple

Faculty: Rabbi Adam Starr

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When: Mondays 10:45-11:45am, Oct 8-Jun 3

Location: Young Israel of Toco Hills

Faculty: Rabbi Adam Starr

Crossroads of Jewish History (Part 2)

When: Sundays, 9:30-11:00am Oct 7-Dec 16

Location: MJCCA

Faculty: Jill Mainzer

Ethics of Jewish Living

When: Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am Aug 21-April 30

Location: MJCCA

Faculty: Talya Gorsetman

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When: Wednesdays, 9:30-11:00am Aug 22-May 1

Location: Congregation Bnai Torah

Faculty: Devorah Lowenstein

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When: 8:00-9:00am Aug 21-May 2

Location: Davis Academy

Faculty: Devorah Lowenstein

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When: Mondays 8:05-9:05pm Oct 8- May 20

Location: The Temple

Faculty: Rabbi Steven Rau

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When: Mondays 9:30-10:30am, Oct 8-Jun 3

Location: Young Israel of Toco Hills

Faculty: Talya Gorsetman

Rhythms of Jewish Living

When: Wednesdays 10:45-11:45am Aug 22- May 1

Location: MJCCA

Faculty: Talya Gorsetman

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When: Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00am Aug 22- May 1

Location: Atlanta Jewish Academy

Faculty: Talya Gorsetman

Rhythms of Jewish Living (Part 2)

When: Thursdays, 8:15-9:15am, Aug 23- Dec 13

Location: The Weber School

Faculty: Judy Stolovitz

Purposes of Jewish Living

When: Wednesdays 9:30-10:30am Aug 22- May 1

Location: MJCCA

Faculty: Talya Gorsetman

Purposes of Jewish Living (Part 1)

When: Thursdays, 8:15-9:15am, Jan 10- May 2

Location: The Weber School

Faculty: Judy Stolovitz

Jewish Denominations: Challenges of Modernity

When: Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am Jan 8-April 30

Location: MJCCA

Faculty: Shelley Buxbaum

Jewish Medical Ethics

When: Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30am Jan 9- May 1

Location: MJCCA

Faculty: Shelley Buxbaum

The Star and the Crescent: The Long Relationship of Judaism and Islam

When: Tuesdays, 8:00-9:00am Aug 21-Jan 8

Location: Atlanta Jewish Academy

Faculty: Judy Stolovitz

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When: Mondays 10:00-11:30am Aug 20-Dec 17

Location: The Temple

Faculty: Dr. Shelley Buxbaum

Bereshit (Genesis) Part I - From Adam to Abraham: The First 20 Generations

When: Thursdays, 8:00-9:00am Aug 23- Dec.19

Location: Atlanta Jewish Academy

Faculty: Talya Gorsetman

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When: Wednesdays, 7:30-9:00pm Oct 9- Dec 18

Location: Congregation Bnai Torah

Faculty: Rabbi Joshua Heller

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When: Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30am Oct 9-Dec 18

Location: Temple Sinai

Faculty: Rabbi Bradley Levenberg

Bereshit (Genesis) Part II - The Story of the First Jewish Family

When: Thursdays, 8:00-9:00am Jan 9- May 1

Location: Atlanta Jewish Academy

Faculty: Talya Gorsetman

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When: Tuesdays 10:00-11:30am, Jan 8- March 12

Location: Temple Sinai

Faculty: Rabbi Bradley Levenberg

Beyond Borders: The History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

When: Tuesdays, 8:00-9:00am Jan 15 - April 30

Location: Atlanta Jewish Academy

Faculty: Judy Stolovitz

Jews in America: Insiders and Outsiders

When: Mondays, 7:00-8:30pm Oct 15- Dec 17

Location: Congregation Beth Shalom

Faculty: Rabbi Mark Zimmerman

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When: Mondays, 7:30-9:00pm Oct 8-Dec 17

Location: The Temple, Shearith Israel, Young Israel Toco Hills

Faculty: Rabbi Peter Berg, Rabbi Ari Kaiman, Rabbi Adam Starr

Jewish Mysticism: Tracing the History of Kabbalah

When: Mondays, 7:00-8:30pm Spring 2019

Location: Congregation Beth Shalom

Faculty: Rabbi Mark Zimmerman

Foundations of Jewish Family Living

When: Wednesdays, 9:30-11:00am Oct 10- March 2019

Location: Bnai Torah

Faculty: Rabbi Hillel Konigsburg

 

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