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Join Central's classes to get inspired and connect with other curious learners while exploring Jewish texts, cultures, history, rituals, and more!

Central's vision is to work together to learn, worship, serve, and continually redefine what it means to be Jewish today, both within our community and far beyond our walls. Our classes bring intriguing topics and engaging instructors together to help you connect more deeply to the Jewish experience and your own identity. Some classes require registration, while others are drop-in.

Spring Classes

My Father Was a Wanderer: Moving Jews through History

Tuesdays, March 5–June 4, 2:00–3:15 pm

In Person (Community House)

History of Zionism

Wednesdays, March 27–May 22, 10:00–11:30 am

In Person (Community House) | Zoom

Jews in America

Thursdays, March 28–May 23, 10:00–11:30 am

Virtual (Zoom)

The Holy and the Broken: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Fridays, May 3–31, 4:30–5:30 pm

In Person (Community House) and Virtual (Zoom)

Talmudic Stories Session 2

Mondays, June 3–24, 6:00–7:00 pm

Virtual (Zoom)

Ongoing Classes

Registration is required for ongoing classes. Please register below.

Bible and Bagels

Led by Rabbi Sarah Berman or an occasional special guest
Beginning October 4th, Wednesdays: 8:15–9:15 am, In Person and via Zoom
Join us as we continue our journey through the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible); we are currently reading Isaiah.

Torah Study With Central Clergy

Led by Rabbi Mo Salth
Beginning October 11th, Wednesdays: 12:00–1:15 pm, via Zoom
Explore the weekly Torah portion from ancient and modern perspectives.

Alper Talmud Study

Led by Dr. Rachel Rosenthal and others
Beginning October 13th, Fridays: 8:15–9:15 am, via Zoom
Explore one of the most radical rabbinic texts in all of Judaism, the Talmud.

Our People

Sarah Berman

Rabbi, Director of Adult Education

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(212) 838-5122 x1009

Carolyn Roesler

Manager of Operations, Adult Engagement

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(212) 838-5122 x3043