Posted by: chnightlife | February 13, 2008

Events February 14 – 18

two birds

This Thursday, Feb.14th Cost: $5


Say It Loud OR Clear

Turn Confrontation Into Conversation
with Rabbi Daniel Schonbuch

*Please arrive punctually to

avoid disturbing speaker’s address

Rabbi Daniel SchoenbuchRabbi Daniel Schonbuch is a licensed therapist and relationship counselor. As Director of The Shalom Task Force, he is the designer and main lecturer of The Shalom Workshop, created to enhance quality of marriage for engaged and newly wed couples. Rabbi Schonbuch specializes in promoting effective communication skills and proactive conflict resolution.

As a trained professional in alcohol and substance abuse and as former National Educational Director of NCSY, Rabbi Schonbuch’s focus has also turned to “in-reach” and helping teens in religious communities struggling with issues of religion and identity. In his new book, ‘At Risk-Never Beyond Reach,’ he outlines for parents concrete ways to develop and nurture parent-teen relationships while laying a solid foundation of spiritual and emotional health for the future. Rabbi Schonbuch’s successes are evident in his being a highly sought-after professional in the New York area. His writings appear on the Orthodox Union Web site and numerous newspapers and magazines.


KnittingThis Motzei Shabbos, Feb.16th Cost: $5

The Knitting     Cafe

with Mrs. Rivka Hurwitz


Rivka Hurwitz has her own business as an independent yarn representative for major international yarn industries. She is well known for her Kabbalah of Knitting Workshop in which she explores with its participants the powerful relationship of women and working with raw materials, fiber-arts in particular.

Founder and director of the Jewish Center of Adult Learning in Baltimore, Maryland, Rivka is described as a ‘with-it’ and enthusiastic educator. With her energy and humor, she conveys deep Chassidic concepts in the fun and refreshing way only she knows how. Her specialties include the integration of Jewish mysticism into our daily lives, enhancing the quality of our life’s experience.

What you can expect at this Knitting Workshop:

– Brief discussion on the power of individual creativity.

– Introduction into the basics of knitting and fiber art.

– Hands-on knitting lesson….And Get in on the latest trend!

Male Lion

This Monday, Feb.18th

Cost: $5

Male Dominance In     Judaism
Is Chabad Merely Apologetic?
With Rabbi Yossi Jacobson

*Please arrive punctually to

avoid disturbing speaker’s address

Rabbi YY Jacobson

Rabbi YY Jacobson, one of the most

sought-after Jewish speakers in the world today, has lectured to Jewish and non-Jewish audiences on six continents and in thirty states. Funny, brilliant, charming, and an exceptional orator, he has touched thousands with his deep, intuitive grasp of the human condition and his remarkable ability to bring down the ancient Jewish wisdom of the mystical texts and inspire his listeners with its relevance to their daily lives. He is the author of the acclaimed tape series, “A Tale of Two Souls” and “Captain, My Captain,” and teaches Kabbalah, Chassidic spirituality and Talmud at the Rabbinical College Chovevay Torah in Brooklyn, New York. Jacobson’s weekly internet essays on Judaism, mysticism and psychology are read by tens of thousands worldwide.

NIGHTLIFE is a joint project of the CHJCC and BYIT*

and is sponsored by the CHJCC



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