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

May 23, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am

The author will talk about her colourful and compelling memoir of Jewish life in China and will take a new look at China.
Speaker: Dolly Beil, Writer, Author

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

May 30, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am

The true story of an eleven-year-old girl who sailed on the ship Exodus along with 4,500 other Jewish refugees seeking a new home in Palestine after WWII and how the plight of the passengers influenced the UN to vote for the creation of the state of Israel.
Speaker: Rona Arato, Writer and Author

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

June 6, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am

This mythical painting of all time is a great mystery with many unanswered questions 500 years after the painting was completed and with over 9.7 million admirers each year.
Speaker: Rachel Levin, Art Lecturer

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