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Lifelong Learning – Adult Education

OVERVIEW

Congregation B'nai Israel offers a variety of lifelong learning opportunities throughout the year.  Whether you are interested in ancient texts or modern dilemmas, whether you prefer intimate classes or larger lectures, there is something for you.

We look forward to continuing to develop programs that are pertinent to our temple community members and welcome new committee members at any time. If you have suggested topics for programs, please email lifelonglearning@bnais.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Intro to Hebrew

Intro to Hebrew for Adults


New Class Starts Wednesday, January 10, 2024 
Wednesdays, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM | CBI Conference Room


Ever wanted to learn Hebrew, but never found the time? 
Wanting to connect with the language of Israel?
Here is your chance! 

We are starting an Intro to Hebrew class with a wonderful teacher, Sima Gottesfeld. Whether you are familiar with the Aleph Bet, or have never learned it before, this class is for you!
 

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A Taste of Talmud

A Taste of Talmud
With Rabbi Stacy Petersohn


November 2023 – May 2024 (monthly)
Location:
 Sosnick Library & via Zoom

Do you ever wonder about the ancient rabbis and their stories? Are you curious to learn the origins of modern Jewish practice and why it looks very little like what is in the Torah? Do you want to learn more about debates and arguments from 2,000 years ago? 

If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then join us for "A Taste of Talmud," our monthly study of rabbinic texts. No experience or Hebrew knowledge is required; all texts are provided in translation. All are welcome!! 
 

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RESOURCES

ARCHIVE

 

 

Lifelong Learning | Guest Speaker Dr. Bruce D. Haynes: A Conversation About Antisemitism, Racism, and Race in the Modern World

Thursday, January 19, 2023

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Lifelong Learning | Judaism in Entertainment: A series of four classes relating to the role of music in Jewish culture and practice.

Tuesday, January 24 – Wednesday, May 31, 2023

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Mon, March 4 2024 24 Adar I 5784