Year Long Learning

Year Long Learning

Torah Portion of the Week 

Saturdays | 9:00–10:00 a.m.

Join around the Torah table to explore a key question in that week’s Torah portion. We’ll join the insights of commentators of centuries past with our own modern perspective. 

Shabbat Morning Torah Study – D’varim

Blessing for the Study of Torah

Register here.

Torah Study – Zoom Only

Wednesdays | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. will resume in August 2022

Genesis 23:1-2

Temple Book Chavurah

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. 

RSVP or ask to be added to the notification list for this group and to receive the Zoom Invitation prior to each session by contacting Warren Lieberman at moc.liamg@06beilgw

Conversion Program

Temple Beth-El welcomes those who are exploring Judaism. If you are interested in exploring conversion please contact Rabbi Marina Yergin to discuss the process.

Conversion requirements include:

  • Completion of an Introduction to Judaism course through the URJ
  • A basic Hebrew class (through the URJ or at Temple Beth-El)
  • Completion of Choosing Judaism at Temple Beth-El. (Class formation will depend on demand.)
 
Conversion Candidate Information can be found here
 

To register for intro to Judaism visit here.

To register for Hebrew classes visit here

Adult Hebrew

Four adult Hebrew classes taught by Rachel Walsh will be offered on Monday and Wednesday evenings (via Zoom) beginning February 7 and 9. If you want to increase your knowledge of Hebrew, then join Rachel for one of these classes.  

Each of the classes is customized to the interest of the class.

Monday:

Hebrew 2 – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. — This is a beginner class; knowledge of the Alef-Bet and ability to read words is required. We will use a textbook in this class.

Hebrew 3 – 7:45 – 8:45 p.m. — This is a beginner class; knowledge of the Alef-Bet and ability to read words is required. We will use a textbook in this class. This class is more advanced than class 2.

Wednesday:

Hebrew 4 – 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. — This post-beginner class will focus on learning different aspects of the Hebrew language; basic experience with Hebrew beyond the Alef-Bet is required. We will use a textbook in this class.

Hebrew 5 – 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. — This intermediate class will focus on learning different aspects of the Hebrew language; basic experience with Hebrew beyond the Alef-Bet is required. We will use a textbook and novel in this class. This class is more advanced than Class 3.

The fee for the 10 sessions of the class is $80 for members of Temple and $105 for non-members. Your registration and payment are due by October 1. Information regarding the Zoom link will be forwarded upon registration. For further information about the classes, contact Rachel at ten.labolgcbs@hslawhr or 210-363-7738.

Register here.