Adult Education At Temple Bnai Israel

Learn About & Celebrate The Breadth of Jewish Culture

From our in-house musical performances to our monthly “Bagel and Bible” Torah study breakfasts, we offer many opportunities for our members to learn about and celebrate the breadth of Jewish culture. Other offerings include adult education classes in basic Judaism, prayer, and introductory Hebrew; Book Club meetings; programs and speakers; and field trips to places and events of Jewish interest.

We also maintain a library from which members may borrow books, and other material. Each year brings new events, services, and community activities. We welcome new ideas.

Beginning March 19, 2015 – A Tapestry for the Soul: A Kabbalistic Exploration – Join Rabbi Jeremy Schwartz as he leads a class in an exploration of the soul as “part of the intricate fabric of being”, using A Tapestry for the Soul…… by Yedidah Cohen and Rabbi Yehudah Lev Ashlag as a guide.

Classes will meet at 7:30 p.m. on March 19, April 16 and 23, and May 21 and 28. At the May 28 class it will be decided if the class will continue to meet over the summer months.

Please contact Marlene  to be added to the class list, and download the .pdf below for further information. All are invited.

For a number of years the Temple has had an active Book Club. Members gather to visit, talk about the book we’ve all read (or not) and, of course, eat. It is a wonderful chance to explore the Jewish “story” with friends. Admittedly, we don’t always stick to talking about the book – depending on how compelling our choice of the month is – but, that is half the fun!

The criteria for selecting titles is for the book to be:

Well-reviewed
Available in many area libraries
Out in paperback
Appeal to a range of interests
We also do our best to have a copy of the book available in the Temple library for members to check out.

So, join us! Check the Temple calendar for meeting dates and contact Sharon Brettschneider  for details on the current book and meeting place.