Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI)

Seniors are invited to participate in lectures, led by experts in their field or university professors, about arts and culture, history, current events, religion, travel, and more. In addition to lectures, LLI also provides discussion groups, book and creative-writing clubs, and manages the Centre’s library, which includes English, Russian and Yiddish books and audiotapes. For more details, please call Sharon Chodirker at (416) 225-2112, ext. 124 or email sharonc@betelcentre.org.

Upcoming Events

December 19, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am

A group is trying to learn about the location of the lost ten tribes, mainly in Asia, and are finding some amazing answers, leading to the assumption that some tribes still exist.

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Synagogue
Cost: $4.25 members and $8.50 non-members

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

December 20, 2017 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

The Ice Cream Wars and Schools:
Jews, Ice Cream and Philanthropy

Did you know that Jews pioneered premium ice cream in North America and that a Jewish retailer funded over 5,000 black schools in the segregated U.S. south in the 1920's and 1930's? Join Rosalin Krieger for a fun and fascinating lecture on notable Jewish game changers.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: Free

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

January 9, 2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am

More than seventy years after the Holocaust, Western Ukraine’s Jewish communities have vanished from the public consciousness, but the remnants of their existence are everywhere.
Speaker: David Kaufman, Photographer, Independent Producer, Director and Writer

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Synagogue
Cost: $4.25 members and $8.50 non-members

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