Check back often to see what Rabbi Teri and our talented members are teaching. Due to COVID-19 many of our offerings are on hold or are being offered virtually.
You won’t want to miss our incredible life-long Jewish learning offerings! All classes are free for Beth Shalom members. Non-members should contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested in leading a class? Contact Program and Education Director, Taylor Pettit at email@example.com.
Jewish Prayer 101 – Ever wondered about the structure, choreography and meaning of the prayers we recite and sing at Shabbat and Festival services? Then this class is for you. Pre-requisites: None. No Hebrew required.
3 Sessions: 7- 8:30 pm, Jan. 6, Jan. 20, Feb. 3 Taught by Rabbi Teri Appleby
Adult Beginning Hebrew – Here’s your chance to learn our sacred Jewish language. This class is for the absolute beginner. You’ll acquire reading accuracy and fluency by recognizing the letters of the Hebrew Alphabet and how they combine with vowels to produce syllables, words and phrases. Pre-requisite: None (except a good sense of humor).
Classes to begin December 13 – Sundays at 1:30
Text: Hebrew Isn’t Tough
If interested, contact Rabbi Appleby: Rabbi@bethshalomsynagogue.org)
Join this discussion of Pirkei Avot, Chapters of our Fathers, which focuses on ethics and morals. Come discuss this unique and deeply interesting piece of Jewish literature, led by Ben Shieber. (This group will meet most Sundays, check the weekly announcements for exact dates)
Saturdays at Beth Shalom kick off with our weekly Torah study, Covenant & Conversations. Covenant & Conversations will be at 9:30 a.m. most Saturdays. Be sure to check the calendar for any changes to the schedule.
Check the calendar for meeting times with this stimulating book club. Led by Eileen Shieber, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
This women’s education space studies and discusses the stories of the matriarchs of the Torah using comparative readings, commentaries and articles. This group meets about one Tuesday evening a month at a local coffee shop. If interested in attending, check the calendar for the next upcoming meet-up. Contact Taylor Pettit at email@example.com with any questions.
Yiddish, the historical language of Ashkenazim Jews, is not just a dialect from long ago. Come learn the meaning of words you’ve heard before either from your grandmother or television and learn what they ACTUALLY mean. Please contact Joel Goldman, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you would like to attend.
Beginners Biblical Hebrew is a great introduction to the language of Torah. Please contact Carin Carlson, email@example.com, if interested in attending. This group does not meet at Beth Shalom.