Dr. Elkins has been lecturing and conducting experiential workshops for Jewish Federations, Synagogues, Bureaus of Jewish Education, JCCs, Jewish Family Services, Religious Schools, and other Jewish and general organizations for 25 years. Jewish Lectures
To find out how to bring Dr. Elkins to your community email DPE@JewishGrowth.org.
A TASTE OF ECO-JUDAISM–One of the most popular topics of interest today to all Jews and all thinking people – the relationship between Judaism and Environmentalism; how Shabbat is a “Day of Eco-Judaism;” Torah and Talmudic laws that pre-date modern environmental consciousness; going “green” in your synagogue, home, federation, community, and much more.
CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE JEWISH SOUL — The Meaning and Power of Stories in Jewish Spiritual Life, including samples from the author’s book, Chicken Soup For The Jewish Soul – and newer stories too!
SHABBAT: A DAY FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE — Find out how Shabbat can be the gateway to a rich and full Jewish life, and a chance to recapture your soul – “More Than the Jews Have Kept Shabbat, How Shabbat Has Kept the Jews.” (Ahad Ha’Am)
THE BIBLE’S TOP FIFTY IDEAS: THE ESSENTIAL CONCEPTS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW — Why the Bible is the most-bought & least-read book (and why you’ll be dying to read it after this lecture).
HASIDIC WISDOM & MODERN PSYCHOLOGY — Insights into Love, Family, Marriage and Relationships; Combining Ancient and Modern Wisdom from Jewish Spiritual Teachings and Modern Doctors of the Soul
HOW TO HELP ASSURE THAT YOUR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN WILL BE JEWISH — Developing A Mature Jewish Identity in An Age of Assimilation
ADVANCED MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR VETERAN LEADERSHIP — IN FEDERATIONS, SYNAGOGUES, BJEs, JFS, JCCs and Other Jewish Agencies
TEACHER TRAINING WITH HANDS-ON DEMONSTRATIONS OF CUTTING AGE EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY — Including Guided Imagery, Moral Development, Values Education, and Jewish Consciousness