Ramadan and The Omer

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Tuesdays, 6:30 P.M., April 28 through May 26

Imam Chris Caras of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh
Rabbi Jonathan Perlman of New Light Congregation
will lead a five week virtual class in the discussion of Ramadan, Eid al-Fatr, Hajj,
Passover, Shavuot and The Counting of the Omer.
Classes will be conducted via Zoom.
They are free but you must register below.
Zoom meeting ID and password will be mailed prior to the first class.

The five topics will be:

April 28 – The Origins of the Passover in the Torah
May 5 – The History and Practices of Ramadan
May 12 – Counting to Sinai: The Meaning of the Omer
May 19 – Ending Ramadan: Eid al-Fitr and the Haj
May 26 – Shavuot (Weeks) and the Purpose of Sacred Seasons

Please complete Registration Form.


Lecture #1: Omer & Passover in the Torah, April 28, 2020
Speaker: Rabbi Jonathan Perlman, New Light Congregation

Please note: We did not start the recording at the beginning of the presentation. We apologize for the error.

Lecture #1

Lecture #2: Ramadan, May 5, 2020
Speaker: Imam Chris Caras, Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Please note: We missed first two minutes of the recording at the beginning of the presentation. Also, there is 13 seconds of blank screen at the start. We apologize for the error.

Lecture #2