Adult Education

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Each year we are proud to present a series of Lifelong Learning courses and workshops, all of which will provide everyone, regardless of knowledge level, opportunities to learn and grow. Our Adult Education programs are designed to further enhance Jewish studies and an understanding of Jewish culture and philosophy.

TORAH STUDY REBOOT! FOUR WEEKS, FOUR CLERGY
Saturdays | 9:15am

Begin the Torah anew! Learn from all of our Clergy each week at Torah Study!
October 6 – In the Beginning, Rabbi Buyer-Witman
October 13 – Lessons from the Flood, Cantor Altshul
October 20 – Challenging Journeys, Rabbi Stoloff
October 27 – Decisions That Test Us, Rabbi Gelfand

HEBREW FOR BEGINNERS
Mondays, October 15-December 17 | 6:30pm
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Learn to decode Hebrew and begin to read basic prayers. Join Rabbi Buyer-Witman for a weekly class to learn the basics. October 15-December 17 (10 weeks).

THE PEOPLE VS NOAH @ STREICKER CENTER
Sunday, October 21 | 10:30am
Private Temple Israel Brunch at 9:30am @ Emanu-El
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Join Temple Israel members and our Clergy in the Streicker Center courtroom, where  no one is above the law – not king nor prophet, matriarch nor patriarch. Abraham, King David, Moses and Eve all have faced justice in our courtroom. You are hereby subpoenaed to serve on the jury for case #5779. Featuring Alan Dershowitz, Joe Lieberman, and Honorable Michael Mukasey.

A TASTE OF JUDAISM
Saturdays, October 27-November 10 | 10:30am
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3 free weekly classes on Jewish spirituality, values & community. October 27, November 3, November 10. All are welcome, Jewish or not!

TI PAGE TURNERS
Friday, November 9 | 9:15am

A Book Club open to all who love to read. Lively discussions and forging community with like-minded readers! First up: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (timed for the release of the feature film). Facilitated by Patti Sayre. TI Page Turners will meet the second Friday of every month.

LEARNER’S MINYAN
Saturday, November 17 | 10:30am
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When do we stand? Why is she bowing? What does that prayer mean? Join Rabbi Buyer-Witman to learn all about a Shabbat service, it’s choreography and meaning behind our most treasured prayers. No previous knowledge necessary. All questions welcome!

ADULT B’NAI MITZVAH IS BACK!

Dreaming of your own moment at the Torah? Wish you could do it again? It’s never too late to read from our most precious and sacred text! Interested adults with basic decoding skills should contact Cantor Irena Altshul.