Adult Education

MJC&S offers a variety of adult education classes with Rabbi Judith. Whether you are new to Judaism, are a lifelong learner, or simply have an interest in a particular subject, there’s something for everyone. Below are our Winter 2014 classes. Come learn with us!

 

 

Ongoing Classes

Torah Study
Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. (9:00 a.m. if bar or bat mitzvah)
Location: Small Sanctuary
Open to all. No charge.

“Turn it and turn it and turn it again” (Ben Bag). Each year we read and reveal new guidance and insight through our weekly Torah sessions. Join us for heated discussion and deep spiritual learning.

Tuesday Mamas
Tuesdays, 4:00–6:00 p.m.
Location: Rabbi Judith’s office
Open to all mamas. No charge.

What do women want? Friendship & study! Join us as we share our lives and our insights in the context of the Jewish cycle.

Waking Up to Jewish Ethics
Thursdays, 7:30–8:30 a.m.
Open to all. No charge.

Each week, we explore a text or ethical teaching that guides our behavior as aware human beings and conscious Jews. Find out why so many love this class, even at this hour of the morning.

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THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS: PART TW0

Once again, join Simon Schama (on video) and Rabbi Judith (Live!) as we continue our journey through Jewish history

Wednesday, January 21- The Menorah and the Cross: Judaism and Christianity 200-1000 ce

Wednesday, January 28- Judaism and the Rise of Islam

Wednesday, February 4- The Trials and Triumphs of Medieval Jewry

Wednesday, February 11- Ecstasy to Exile: The Great Golden Age of Spain

All classes are held in the small sanctuary at 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Not necessary to have attended part one to enjoy part two of our series

Members FREE, non-members $50.00 for the series

 

Mussar Workshop

Join Jeremy Barnett for three Sunday morning sessions as we explore our “middot”, the qualities of our character that determine our behavior. Nothing needed but a notebook and your personality.

Sponsored by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality

SUNDAY, February 8, 15, 22

Rabbi’s Office at 10:00 a.m.- Noon

Members FREE, non- members $50.00

 

 

The Kabbalah of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov: Exploring Our Lives Through Sacred Story 

Rabbi Nachman’s “The Seven Beggars” encompasses deep Kabbalistic wisdom in a charming tale. Combining music, art, movement and meditation, Rabbi Judith will bring us to a new awareness of our essential spirituality.

Not necessary to have attended part one to participate

Wednesday, March 11, 18, 25 in small sanctuary at 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Members FREE, non members $50.00