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Introduction to the Jewish Experience

This series was offered in Fall, 2013.

Introduction to the Jewish Experience is a three-part series to introduce students to Jewish culture and practice. Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds: born Jews who did not receive a Jewish education, Jews who wish to resume their education as adults, persons interested in conversion to Judaism, and others who have family or friends who are Jewish and who wish to learn more about Judaism. The three parts of the series may be taken in any order.

Register here for the full series, or see below to register for individual parts.

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

Schedule

Session Time Days Location Instructors
  Introduction to the Jewish Experience Lifecycles and Holidays
Oct 02 2013 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Oct 09 2013 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Oct 16 2013 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Oct 23 2013 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Oct 30 2013 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Nov 06 2013 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Nov 13 2013 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Nov 20 2013 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
  Introduction to the Jewish Experience Israel and Texts
Jan 15 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Jan 22 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Jan 29 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 05 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 12 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 19 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 26 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Mar 05 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
  Introduction to the Jewish Experience Traditions of Judaism
Apr 02 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Apr 09 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Apr 23 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Apr 30 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
May 07 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
May 14 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
May 21 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
May 28 2014 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar

Courses

Introduction to the Jewish Experience
Lifecycles and Holidays

I100A-TS Instructors: Adar Starting: 10/02/2013 Location: Temple Sinai

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, ...

Introduction to the Jewish Experience
Israel and Texts

I100B-TS Instructors: Adar Starting: 01/15/2014 Location: Temple Sinai

The land of Israel has been central to Jewish history, both ancient and modern. Even during the years of galut (exile) the Jewish heart was “in the east,” in the words of medieval poet Yehudah ...

Introduction to the Jewish Experience
Traditions of Judaism

I100C-TS Instructors: Adar Starting: 04/02/2014 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 in the late antique and early medieval period, Ashkenazi Judaism, Sephardic ...