All classes will run from the week of January 14 through the week of April 28, 2023
All classes are $36 per semester/per household for members (and Virtual Access) and $72 per semester for non-members - regardless of how many sessions you attend
All classes are available in person and via ZOOM unless otherwise specified
 

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The Book of Jewish Values: A Day-by-Day Guide to Ethical Living- Hybrid (ZOOM and Library Lounge)  * Every Wednesday from 12:00pm-1:00pm (BYOL)       We are living in a very different world today. What our parents considered “ethics” and what our kids might consider “ethics” is a constantly changing definition. Through the deep dive of this inspirational text, Cantor Nelson will explore a day-to-day guide of ethical living as a guideline for one way to live our lives more mindful of how Judaism guides our choices and decisions.  The book not included in registration – please order:  The Book of Jewish Values: A Day-by-Day Guide to Ethical Living:  Telushkin, Joseph

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Introduction to Hebrew Language 
-Hybrid (ZOOM and Library Lounge) * Every Tuesday from 12:00pm-1:00pm (BYOL)

Stimulate Your Brain while learning (very) beginner Hebrew with Cantor Nelson! Have you always wanted to be able to read Hebrew but just never got around to it? Have you sat in synagogue trying to keep up with the English transliteration and praying that the Rabbi will announce the page because you are lost? And, have you been at B’nei Mitzvah services wishing that you had learned Hebrew when you were young? No previous Hebrew knowledge is necessary.  The book not included in registration- please order Aleph Isn't Tough: An Introduction to Hebrew for Adults: House

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Jewish Holiday Boot-Camps
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Join Rabbi Morrison for an intensive look at our upcoming holidays, commemorations, and celebrations. These concentrated sessions will explore the liturgy, customs, foods, and melodies reserved for these elevated days. No prior knowledge is needed. Dates specified and classes will run from 8:00 pm-9:00 pm (via ZOOM only)  

  • Thursday, March 2nd:  Purim
  • Monday, April 3rd:  Passover
  • Thursday, April 20th:  Yom Ha’atzmaut, Yom HaShoah and Yom HaZikaron

Jewish Mindfulness- * Every Thursday from 9:00am-10:00am beginning March 2nd  (In person only)
Can’t calm your mind? Have 10 tabs open in your brain at all times? Wouldn’t think of disconnecting from your devices for even 10 minutes (who can blame you!?) Come join Rabbi Morrison and Dr. Shari Klinger for a dedicated hour to reconnect with yourself and start your day living your intentions. No prior experience in meditation is needed.

True Gratitude: Taking Count of All Our Blessings! Hybrid (ZOOM and library lounge)  *(Mondays) February 6, 13, 27 & March 6, 13, 27 from 12 pm-1 pm 
Traditionally, Jews are commanded to give thanks 100 times a day. But it’s not always easy to see seemingly “regular moments” as holy when our busy days and messy schedules are full of much ‘bigger’ things.  Take a journey with Rabbi Morrison to seek out hidden moments of gratitude based on the teachings of traditional Jewish texts, the practice of using gratitude journals, and the guidance of A.J. Jacobs book,  Thanks A Thousand.  The book not included in registration- please order Thanks a Thousand: A Gratitude Journey (TED Books): Jacobs, A. J.: 9781501119927: Amazon.com: Books

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For Those Seeking Conversion  (separate registration form and fee)
A 16-week class for adults seeking to renew their childhood education and/or studying for conversion. Topics include Hebrew, holidays, rituals, prayer, philosophy, and theology. Taste the basics of Jewish life: spirituality, ethics, and community. This is a wonderful course for those new to the congregation, new to Jewish life, or interested in exploring the richness of our tradition. Classes start in January and August.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.