Beth Sholom offers an Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah program, a Hebrew Literacy Campaign, morning, evening and afternoon classes for men and women sponsored by the Sisterhood and Men's Club and Sunday morning classes in Hebrew reading, davening and yiddish.
Adults are encouraged to participate in the many classes offered, as well as to follow their own paths of study with the aid of our Director of Education, and clergy.
Some highlights of our adult education program are:
For further information Contact Julie Glass
Registration is necessary for classes only.
Please contact: Julie Glass, Director of Congregational Engagement firstname.lastname@example.org
215.887.3625 ext. 216
Class schedules may be subject to change.
Exciting Adult Education opportunities
Classes with the Rabbis
Sponsored by the Men’s Club
Out of the Straits I Call to You
(Jewish meditation, prayer and song)
People are stressed out, working long hours and juggling family commitments. You deserve a spiritual break! Meditative song, contemplative prayer, Torah and mindfulness meditation, along with some movement. Come with an open heart. Wednesday evenings with Rabbi Merow 6:00 - 7:00 pm beginning October 22.
Light refreshments provided by the Men's Club
Ten most important ideas in Judaism with Rabbi Glanzberg-Krainin
Every Tuesday, Rabbi Glanzberg-Krainin will lead a lively and interactive discussion of the ten most important ideas that Judaism has to teach the world starting Tuesday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. Based on the book Judaism's Ten Best Ideas by Rabbi Art Green, this class will allow us to re-connect to the essence of our Jewish tradition and strengthen our understanding of why Judaism matters.
Breakfast with Champions - Tuesdays after Morning Minyan (8:30 am)
A little nosh and current events with Rabbi Merow. Minyan at 7:30 am, breakfast at 8 am and class from 8:30 - 9:30 am.
Spirit and Spirits every Shabbat afternoon
Are you looking for an intimate way to be part of our community? Join us each Shabbat afternoon for a short afternoon service followed by twenty minutes of learning, schmoozing and eating, the evening service and the beautiful and moving Havdalah service. Check the Beth Sholom calendar for the time each week.
OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES and ACTIVITIES
Truth or Fiction: Rationality and Superstition in Jewish Life Wednesdays at 7:30 pm on January 13, 20 and 27.
Join Rabbi Robert Layman for an examination of selected Jewish practices, their origins, and their acceptability, e.g., naming customs, the sequence of aliyot, rituals of death and mourning, the evil eye, etc.
Everything You Wanted to Know about Hebrew - Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm in room 102 on January 6 and 13, February 3, 10, 17 and 24.
Understand prayers and strengthen your spoken Hebrew skills. Taught by Selma Roffman. We have fun with the Hebrew language!
Stretch Your Inner Shalom - And stretch everything else too
Thursday at 5:45 pm. Check calendar for dates given.
Yoga with Pearl
Bernard Wolfman Civil Discourse Project Spring 2016
This free public forum endeavors to model civil discourse and promises to provide participants with insight into the current healthcare debate and meaningful ways to become involved. As this topic can be divisive, and the speakers will be offering differing political perspectives, in keeping with our mission, all participants are required to agree to a civil discourse pledge when registering for this event. Though the event is free, registration is required--link on our website below for registration.
For details www.CivilDiscourseProject.org or call the synagogue office at 215-887-1342 ext 100.
Adult Education Israeli Dancing at Beth Sholom
Israeli dancing every Monday: 7:30 - 8:15pm beginners dancing and 8:15 - 10:30pm open dancing. This is open to all Beth Sholom members and guests and is FREE of CHARGE. There will be a variety of dance instructors. Join us for this new and exciting dance experience. Questions? Contact Julie Glass at 215.887.3625 ext. 216.
Volunteer Choir - This is Hiddur Mitzvah – making the mitzvah of services an even more beautiful mitzvah – by enhancing our services with your voice. Contact Hazzan Weber (ext. 110) or email.
WebParasha - Introducing this online Torah reading program, accessible through our website. Be an active part of our Torah & Haftarah chanting program by finding out what the readings are, viewing and printing those readings. Contact Hazzan Weber (ext. 110) or email.