MONDAY CLASSES

Monday Night Adult Education Classes

(October 28, 2019 to April 27, 2020)

CLASS SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

6:00-7:00 pm
Advanced Hebrew
Make the words of Torah your own. Learn to read and translate the Bible for yourself in a small circle of friends of varying ages, abilities and background in Hebrew prayer and Bible. If you can read the words we can open the door to Torah together. Our class progresses through a steadily growing vocabulary of the most common Hebrew words so each story we read makes the next one easier to understand. Join us on the journey, make the words of Torah come alive.

7:00-8:00pm
Text Study with Rabbi David: Praying from My Heart vs. Praying from the Prayer Book
How do we pray? Why do we pray? The tension between words we pray and direction of our hearts. Do we need to mean what we pray? What should be disposition of your heart when you pray? Is praying a mental and spiritual human activity? We will study rabbinical and modern texts trying to capture the amazing phenomenon of Jewish prayer!
Beginning Hebrew Part 2 with Mark Goldstein
In this class, we will learn to read from the prayer book and learn the meanings of the words in the prayer book. Students should have knowledge of the Alef Bet. Please email [email protected] for registration.

Basic Judaism

  • Explore a modern take on Jewish life.
  • Engage with Jewish values, celebrations, and spirituality.
  • Voice your questions, discover multiple perspectives, and find what could be meaningful to you in liberal Judaism.

An engaging 18- 24 session course for anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of Jewish life through a Reform lens.

Open to all, this course is meant for individuals and couples from Jewish and various faith traditions and cultural backgrounds and those who have had no religious upbringing. The course is perfect for interfaith couples, those raising Jewish children, spiritual seekers, individuals considering conversion, and Jews who want a meaningful adult Jewish learning experience.

Join our class where everyone and their questions are welcomed.

Topics covered in three six-week sessions:

October 28, 2019 – December 9, 2019 (6:00-7:00 pm)
Life Cycle Events
First session with Rabbi David

January 6, 2020 – March 2, 2020 (7:00-8:00 pm)
Holy Days and Festivals
Second Session with Rabbi Rapport

March 9, 2020 – April 27, 2020 (6:00-7:00 pm, 8:00-9:00 pm)
Jewish Concepts and Basic Beliefs
Third session with Rabbi Rapport and Rabbi David

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