Continuing Education

"Education is not received. It is achieved." - Albert Einstein

 

List of Upcoming Adult Education Events


In the spirit of lifelong learning, Beth El offers a variety of educational opportunities for Jewish learners of all ages. Our goal is to provide engaging, adult educational opportunities and creative, alternative Shabbat experiences.

Beth El hosts several educational events throughout the year, including First Mondays with Rabbi Alex and a series of Adult Educational courses on Wednesdays and select Sundays. Audio recordings from select classes will appear below.

Other Adult Education Classes & Events

Israeli Dancing

Christian – Jewish Dialogues

Lunch and Learn

History of Modern Israel (Sundays)

Adult Education: Shulchan Aruch/Talmud/Judaism 101 ( Wednesdays)

  • 10:00 – 11:00am Shulchan Aruch: The code of Jewish Law (500-year-old customs)
  • 11:00-12:00pm Talmud: The book of Jewish Law (2000-year-old laws)
  • 12:00-1:00pm Judaism 101: In-depth and advanced overview of Judaism

Questions for Rabbi Alex?

You can submit your question(s) online and Rabbi Alex may answer your question(s) in his monthly podcast.  Learn more.

 

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