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Adult Education

The 2024 winter/spring season features several opportunities to enhance your Jewish learning, shown below. In addition, our monthly Hazak programs and occasional Minyan & Munch sessions are informative on many topics, Jewish and secular, of interest to our community.

The following classes are taught by Rabbi Warner Ferratier; please contact him at rabbiwarner@bethemeth.org with questions about the classes. 

Please check the Calendar for additional programs and activities of interest to adults!

ALL 3 CLASSES BELOW OPEN TO NEW STUDENTS AT ANY SESSION


Talmud in Translation–Winter/Spring 2024
11 Wednesdays, 7:00-7:55 PM, starting January 3

We’ll study Tractate Sanhedrin; topics include courts, the death penalty, the rebellious child, and who has a part in the world to come. This is a new term of the ongoing "Talmud in Translation" series, but there are no prerequisites; new participants welcome! Cost: Suggested donation of $120 per Beth Emeth member or $150 per non-member, which will help support CBE’s Purim Carnival in March.

While the class will be accessible on Zoom, in-person participation is strongly preferred if you are able. See https://www.bethemeth.org/event/talmud-spring-2024 for complete schedule and registration.


New! The Prophets – From Joshua to 2nd Kings
Monthly on Wednesdays, 7:00-7:55 PM: February 21, March 13, April 17, May 15 

We’ll study Tractate Sanhedrin; topics include courts, the death The focus of this series will be the history of the people Israel from the 15th to the 6th century BCE. Cost: Suggested donation of $54 per Beth Emeth member or $72 per non-member, which will help support CBE’s Purim Carnival in March.

While the class will be accessible on Zoom, in-person participation is strongly preferred if you are able. See https://www.bethemeth.org/event/prophets-spring-2024 for the complete schedule and registration.


Adult Ed: Judaism 101—Winter/Spring Semester
Select Sundays starting January 28 February 4, 9:45-10:45 AM
(Continuation of Fall Semester, but New Learners are Welcome!)

This class is for those who would like to brush up or learn about Judaism and Jewish practices, including anyone who is Jewish, non-Jewish partners, and those who are interested in conversion. Registration for Judaism 101 is free to members of Congregation Beth Emeth and their non-Jewish spouses/partners. For non-members, the fee is $150 per semester. See https://www.bethemeth.org/event/judaism101-spring-2024 for the complete schedule and registration. 


Beth Emeth Adult Classes on Request

These classes are scheduled after a minimum number of people have expressed interest:

  • Learn to be a bimah gabbai
  • Mashgiach class - get certified to supervise (or cook alone) in our kosher kitchens
  • Become a certified hagbah (Torah lifter)
  • Learn to lead part of the service
  • Consider taking part in the next Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class

Let us know you’re interested! Email adult-programs@bethemeth.org.


 

Tue, May 28 2024 20 Iyyar 5784