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Online Adult Learning Opportunities

 

Many Jewish organizations offer online programming for adult learners.  Below are links to a selection of programs offered by Jewish Family Services, URJ, HUC-JIR, Spertus, and others.

Learn to read Hebrew

Introduction to Judaism

Introduction to Judaism online is a live 20-session class for adults who wish to gain a deeper understanding of Jewish life through a Reform lens. Designed for interfaith couples, adults raising Jewish children, spiritual seekers, individuals considering conversion, and Jews who want a meaningful adult learning experience, our programs welcome people from all backgrounds.

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Learn to read Hebrew for adults

Learn to Read Hebrew for Adults

Learn the shapes and sounds of the Hebrew alphabet in this ten-session course, with a warm and supportive educator to guide you and a group of classmates through practicing together.

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Reading Hebrew Prayers 

Reading Hebrew Prayers 

Continue your Hebrew learning in a new six-session course which focuses on reading and understanding key prayers in the Shabbat evening service. Designed for Learn to Read Hebrew alumni, this course is open to anyone interested in exploring the meaning of Hebrew prayers.

New cohort starts in November!

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Jewish and Newish Sharing Our Light

Jewish & Newish: Sharing Our Light

Is conversion to Judaism a part of your story? Join us for this special gathering of Jewish & Newish, where we’ll reflect on the themes of Hanukkah and share the light of our own experiences. This is an opportunity for those who are or have been on a conversion journey to meet one another in a facilitated online space.  

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, 8 – 9:15 PM ET

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Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages

Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages

Applications for language classes beginning in Hilary Term 2024 (including Judeo-Greek, Advanced Judeo-Turkish, Advanced Beginners Judeo-French and Judeo-Tat) are now open.

Begun in October 2021, the Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL) of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, in collaboration with other institutions globally including ILARA, offers a range of free online classes, taught by leading academics, on 18 vernacular languages spoken and/or written by Jews from the Middle Ages until today.

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