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Introduction to the Jewish Experience: Lifecycles and Holidays

Communal and individual Jewish life dances to the rhythm of two different cycles: Jewish lifecycle events and the cycle of the Jewish year. This class covers a basic introduction to the Jewish lifecycle (weddings, birth, bar mitzvah, conversion, mourning, and funerals). Then we will look at the Jewish year, with its cycles of fall and spring holidays as well as holidays reflecting historical events.

This class is part of a three-unit series. See the full series here.

Please visit the class website at http://jewishexperienceonline.com.

Schedule

# Sessions
8
Date & time

Wednesdays, October 18 - December 13 (no class 11/22)
7:30 - 9:00 pm

Location
Tuition
$105 for the public
$90 for members
Session Time Days Location Instructors
Oct 18 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Oct 25 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Nov 01 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Nov 08 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Nov 15 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Nov 29 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Dec 06 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Dec 13 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar

Location

Temple Sinai

2808 Summit Street

Oakland, CA 94609

510-451-3263

Instructors

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.