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Introduction to the Jewish Experience

This series was offered in Fall, 2015.

Introduction to the Jewish Experience is a three-part series of classes to introduce students to Jewish culture and practice. Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds: 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 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 14 2015 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Oct 21 2015 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Oct 28 2015 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Nov 04 2015 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Nov 11 2015 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Nov 18 2015 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Dec 02 2015 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Dec 09 2015 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
  Introduction to the Jewish Experience: Israel and Texts
Jan 13 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Jan 20 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Jan 27 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 03 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 10 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 17 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 24 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Mar 02 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
  Introduction to the Jewish Experience: Traditions of Judaism
Mar 30 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Apr 06 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Apr 20 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Apr 27 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
May 04 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
May 11 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
May 18 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
May 25 2016 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar

Courses

Introduction to the Jewish Experience: Lifecycles and Holidays

I125A-TS Instructors: Adar Starting: 10/14/2015 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

I125B-TS Instructors: Adar Starting: 01/13/2016 Location: Temple Sinai

The land of Israel has been central to Jewish history, both ancient and modern. This class will examine the history ancient Israel, the beginnings of rabbinic Judaism, and the modern return to the land. With ...

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 ...