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HEAdult Education: Torah and Beyond

HEAdult Education: Torah and Beyond is offering the opportunity to connect over Jewish learning in mind, body and spirit experiences. 

Coming this Month:
The Book of Jonah with Steve Uslan
Get Ready for Yom Kippur with a Sacred Text class on September 14, 7:00-8:30pm
This class will be an in-depth exploration of the Book of Jonah.  Where does Jonah fit in with the other great literary prophets?  Who in the Torah is the paradigm for Jonah, and why?  Why do we read this book during Yom Kippur minchah?  These topics will be explored in our class. Please register below. 

Musaf Classes 
Classes are taught in the library during Shabbat Musaf at 11:15~
No registration needed. Classes will be led by the following HEA educators:
September 11: Steve Uslan
September 18: Cherie Karo Schwartz
September 25: Rabbi Mark Fasman

Talmud Class with David Richman
Sundays at 9:00 starting September 12
This class learns the tractate of the Talmud known as Berachot, which discusses various aspects of the prayer services. We learn from copies of the pages from the Steinsaltz version, which is printed in the original text with a Hebrew translation in the margin. Although newcomers are welcome, we will be resuming in the middle of Chapter 3 of the tractate. Please register below.

Journey Through the Jewish Holidays with Rabbi Gruenwald
We will learn about the history, theology, traditions, and customs of the upcoming holidays, and discuss innovative ways to celebrate and honor them. More information in Registration link below.

Coming in October:

  • Beginners Hebrew
  • T'filah Hebrew
  • Weekly Parasha with Rabbi Gruenwald
  • Issues of Our Times: Safety & Security, Antisemitism & White Extremist groups - from local threats to global expressions of hate
  • The Writings of Phillip Roth with Rabbi Dollin
  • Sacred Text: Ecclesiastes with Rabbi Josh Ginsberg-Margo
  • Cooking Class with Albert Cohen

Sign up for your preferred course via the calendar below.

Adult Education Calendar

All Events


Sat, September 18 2021 12 Tishrei 5782