Sunday Mornings with Rachel Stern

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Sundays, 9:30-11:00 AM

We are pleased to welcome Rachel Stern, our Jewish Education Consultant, back again this year to lead a series of Adult Learning sessions during Religious School at Temple Beth-El. The theme of the classes is The Sacred Building of the People Israel. 

If you are interested in attending any of the classes, rsvp to [email protected]


September 30, 2018:  How Reform Changes Everything

What does it mean to be a Reform Jew in the 21st Century?

October 14, 2018:  We are a Family

How the rites and rituals differ between Reform, Conservative, Orthodox and beyond.

November 4, 2018 (DATE CHANGE):  Prayer in Process

How the words we pray mirror the ideas and ideals of our modern lives.

December 9, 2018:  To Everything There is a Season

How does the Reform Holy Day Calendar reflect our priorities and values? 

January 13, 2019: Sunrise Sunset

How Reform has transformed Life Cycle moments to reflect our egalitarian ideals. 

March 24, 2019:  All are Welcome OR are All Welcome?

Examining the role of non-Jews in our community. 

April 14, 2019:  Artzeinu? Is Israel Really the Land for All Jews?

Reform Judaism’s relationship with Israel… here and abroad

May 5, 2019:  A Light Onto the Nations

How Reform Jews have created an ethos of social activism in the modern age.