Check back often to see what Rabbi Natan is teaching, as you won't want to miss his incredible life-long Jewish learning offerings!

Summer 2017


The month of Elul is traditionally a time for personal reflection and spiritual preparation for the New Year. Join Rabbi Natan's two-part seminar - ELUL IMMERSION - and learn more about the structured opportunity we are all given during the month of Elul to examine what is holding us back from being who we really want to be.


Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.

August 23 and September 6

Spring 2017

2017AdultEd WordsofOurPeople

Words of Our People: An exploration of T'filah & Tradition

Demystify Jewish prayer and discover the explanations for the many movements and gestures observed during our worhip services

Sundays at 11:30 a.m. 
April, 2 & 23
May 7 & 21

2017AdultEd PirkeiAvot

Pirkei Avot: Timeless Wisdom from our Sages

Discover why this small tractate of the mishnah, which its gems of wisdom and keys to ethical and philosophical success, has had an overside impact on the Western world.

Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
May 3, 17 & 31

Biblical Hebrew

Biblical Hebrew

Miriam Bensman teaches the adult beginners' path to Biblical Hebrew

Sundays at 12:30 p.m.


Fall 2016


Rabbi Natan leads Essential Judaism - 4,000 years in 18 nights. This is the perfect class for potential converts or those who want to review the basic foundations of Judaism. 

Final classes are March 29, April 5 and April 12 at 7 p.m.

Class documents:

Israel Paradox PromiseRabbi Natan leads Israel Paradox & Promise, an eight class deep-dive into Israeli current events and historical context.

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Class documents

Biblical Hebrew

Miriam Bensman teaches the adult beginners' path to Biblical Hebrew on Sundays at 12:30 p.m.

All classes are free for Beth Shalom members. Non-members should contact the office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Previous topics have included Talmud studies, beginning and intermediate Hebrew, the Jewish calendar, Pirkei Avot (a book of the Talmud) and more.

Bagels and Torah is a weekly adult education opportunity held every Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. All are welcome to come and take part in lively and educational discussions lead by our Rabbi.


08.23.2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


08.26.2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


08.26.2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


08.27.2017 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


09.01.2017 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm


09.01.2017 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm