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Courses by instructor: Rabbi Ruth Adar

Rabbi Ruth Adar

Rabbi Ruth AdarRabbi Ruth Adar's passion is making Judaism accessible to beginners from all backgrounds via classroom teaching and home practice. Rabbi Adar holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Tennessee, an M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Chicago, and an M.A. in Hebrew Letters from Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles. She is a member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Rabbi Adar has been a resident of the Bay Area since 1986. She blogs as the Coffee Shop Rabbi at http://CoffeeShopRabbi.com.

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Introduction to the Jewish Experience: Traditions of Judaism

I125C-TS Instructors: Adar Starting: 03/30/2016 Location: Temple Sinai

There have been multiple expressions of Judaism since the days of the Second Temple. In this class we will study the varieties of Judaism: Ashkenazi Judaism, Sephardic Judaism, and the modern streams of Judaism. We ...

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Introduction to the Jewish Experience: Traditions of Judaism (Online-only class)

I125C-OL Instructors: Adar Starting: 04/03/2016 Location: Lehrhaus Judaica

This is an online-only class. If you cannot attend in-person sessions at Temple Sinai on Wednesday evenings, join us online on Sunday afternoons from 3:30 - 5 Pacific Time (6:30 - 8pm Eastern Time.) Students ...

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The Book of Ruth

T200-TS Instructors: Adar Starting: 05/19/2016 Location: Temple Sinai

The Book of Ruth, associated with Shavuot, is often cited as the Biblical model for conversion to Judaism. However, Ruth also has roots in a controversy over intermarriage. What insights does Ruth have to offer ...