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Adult Education

Adult learning reveals new dimensions in Jewish life

Education enriches the mind and the spirit long after schooldays end. At Sherith Israel, a variety of programs and classes address the vast breadth and depth of Jewish learning—religious, historical and cultural.

For details on current adult programs, see our weekly Under the Dome email, our newsletter and Shabbat flyers. You’ll find specific dates and times in our calendar

Torah study

Saturdays, 9:15-10:15 am

Find a whole new way—actually many new ways—to look at the Torah and Jewish thought. No previous Torah experience is necessary, and you can drop in any time. Come just to listen or jump right in to fascinating discussions. Enjoy bagels and lox, coffee and tea.

Hebrew

Sunday morning classes, various times

Join us and discover that you can read Hebrew. Become more comfortable with the prayerbook or satisfy your desire to achieve a new skill. No previous Hebrew literacy is required. You’ll learn at a relaxed pace in a pressure-free environment.

Introduction to Judaism: Exploring Jewish Beliefs and Practices

Wednesdays, 6:30–8 pm
September 13, 2017 and then class continues after the High Holidays: October 18, 2017–January 31, 2018 (no classes Nov 22, Dec 27 and Jan 3)

Classes led by Rabbi Jessica Zimmerman Graf, Cantor David Frommer, Nancy Sheftel-Gomes and Lisa Erdberg. Free for CSI members and $180 for non-members. Scholarships available, no one turned away for financial reasons.

Jews looking for adult-level basics, interfaith couples, individuals considering conversion, seekers and all lifelong learners engage in study, discussion and hands-on experiences. The course begins with an introductory class before the High Holidays.

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Jewish Book Club,

4th Monday of the month, 7 pm

Enjoy stimulating discussions on themes of Jewish issues and history based on outstanding novels and nonfiction books by Jewish authors.  A congregant leads each session. Books for the year are chosen in May or June.  Click here for current selections

Sat, December 16 2017 28 Kislev 5778