Lifelong Learning

Archeology Course

Lifelong Learning

THE LANGUAGES OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST
The ancient Near East was home to dozens of different languages and dialects. The first writing systems were invented in what today is Iraq and Egypt and the first alphabets were created in the Levant. This class will introduce you to some of the languages of Near East, their writing systems, their similarities and differences, and to a sample of some of their literature.
Instructor: David Lipovitch

For more information, please contact Sharon Chodirker, 416-225-2112, ext. 124 or sharonc@betelcentre.org.

Scheduling Information

Start Date: April 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Duration: 9 weeks
Day: Thursday
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
New
Free

Audiobook Club

Lifelong Learning

Listen to chapters of audiobooks. Each session also includes a short story, musical selections and humorous pieces.

Scheduling Information

Start Date: April 19, 2017 - 10:00am
Duration: 11 weeks
Day: Wednesday
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Creative Writing

Lifelong Learning

Participants have the opportunity to read their work aloud and be critiqued by their peers and instructor in a supportive and friendly environment.

Scheduling Information

Start Date: April 7, 2017 - 10:30am
Duration: 11 weeks
Day: Friday
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Free

Current Events

Lifelong Learning

Discussion of different subjects of interest in a relaxed and friendly environment. Members only.

Scheduling Information

Start Date: April 3, 2017 - 10:00am
Duration: 12 weeks
Day: Monday
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
New

Lecture Series

Lifelong Learning

THE PHILOSOPHER’S WALK: EXPLORING THE GREAT THINKERS

In this exciting 2 part, 8-week certificate course, we will study the work of great philosophers through the ages, and fascinating discoveries about the great questions that have haunted us since the dawn of civilization.

Part 1: We study the work on Plato, Socrates, Aristotle, the neo-Platonic scholars and ancient pre-Socrates thinkers in Greece. We will trace this history through John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Baruch Spinoza, and many others.

Scheduling Information

Start Date: April 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Duration: 8 weeks
Day: Tuesday
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free

Men's Discussion Group

Lifelong Learning

Discussion on topics of interest to men including sports, food, relationships and health.

For more information, please contact Ruth at 416-225-2112, ext. 105 or ruthc@betelcentre.org

Scheduling Information

Start Date: April 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
Duration: 3 weeks
Day: Wednesday
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Free

Women's Discussion Group

Lifelong Learning

Talking together about food, relationships, fashion, health and more.

For more information, please contact Ruth Cohen at 416-225-2112, ext. 105 or ruthc@betelcentre.org

Scheduling Information

Start Date: April 19, 2017 - 2:30pm
Duration: 4 weeks
Day: Wednesday
Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm