Course Offerings

At Central Synagogue

New for Fall 2014!

Engaging Israel: Foundations for a New Relationship

A Hartman Institute Lecture & Study Series led by Rabbi Marion Lev-Cohen

Engaging Israel equips individuals and communities with a quintessentially Jewish values-based vocabulary to define and articulate why Israel can and should be fundamental to our Jewish identity. It will be taught as a nine-session seminar, spanning both the fall and spring semesters (spring dates TBD).

Tuesdays | Oct. 28, Nov. 11, Dec. 9 | 5:30–7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays | Oct. 22, Nov. 19, Dec. 3, Dec. 17 | 9:30–11:00 a.m.

Both classes are now full. Should you wish to be added to a waiting list, please contact Sam Sterling and let her know if you would like to attend the Tuesday evenings or Wednesday morning sessions.

Study Texts

Weekly Torah Study

Taught by Rabbi Maurice Salth

Study the weekly Torah portion and engage in a lively discussion.  No Hebrew necessary.

Shabbat Torah Study

Taught by Rabbi Phil Hiat

How can we relate to the ancient lessons from the Torah to modern day?  Come and explore!  No Hebrew necessary.

Learning Judaism

The Florence Melton Adult Mini School

Melton is an internationally-renowned formal study program for adult Jewish study.  This two-year course is open to Jewish members and non-members who want to learn about Jewish living and history.

Learn more about Melton at Central.

Exploring Judaism

Non-Jews (and their Jewish partners) gain a foundation in the basic tenets of Judaism.  History, holidays, life cycle events, theology, prayer, and communal life will be explored through foundational Jewish texts, beliefs, and customs.

Learn more about Exploring Judaism.

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