Education at Temple Emanuel (The House of Learning)

IMG_1575Learning opportunities aren’t just for kids at TE! There is a warm, welcoming learning community for adults too.  Multiple educational opportunities with the Rabbi are available for adults including weekly Torah study on Shabbat mornings, Basic Judaism and continued Jewish education.  There are numerous special lectures and learning sessions which occur throughout the year, including an annual interfaith scholar-in-residence program with our neighboring houses of worship, as well as our own Scholar-in-Residence weekend. Individual opportunities exist for adult b’nai mitzvah, for learning Hebrew and Torah trope.

Beyond the Shtetl: A Thousand Years of Distinctive Jewish Life in Eastern Europe – TE Scholar in Residence weekend March 20-22.

Friday March 20, 2015 6:00 pm Shabbat dinner (Register here). *Services 7:30 pm (please note the earlier time!) Presentation during services     Building a Museum: The Saga of Polish Jewry While many Jews see Poland as a place of tragedy, it was also the center of Ashkenazi Jewish life for 800 years. The newly opened Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw tells a rich story of cultural vitality and resilience. Why is the Museum important and how will it change the way Poles and Jews see their own history and their relations with each other? Saturday,   March 21, […] more

RESCHEDULED – NEW DATE! Adult Education Part II Prayer: Discussion and reaction to changes in the new Reform prayer book.

Adult Education Part II Prayer: Discussion and reaction to changes in the new Reform prayer book.  Come and join the learning and conversations facilitated by Rabbi Steven Steinberg.  The second in the adult ed series will be held at the home of  Jim and Jean Silk on Saturday, February 28 from 3:00-4:30 pm.  Everyone is welcome; no need to have attended Part I. We will look at Mishkan Tefilah and consider it in the light of previous Reform prayer books. Why is it so heavy–what conclusions can we draw from its new physical manifestation? What prayers do or do not resonate for you […] more

Weekly Torah study at Temple Emanuel – starting Sept 28 at 10:30 am

The Torah is the Tree of Life, the Blueprint for humanity. A most revered book in Judaism. It’s stories are among the best known world over, and yet if you try to read the Torah as a book, from beginning to end, you might find yourself easily confused by the narrative.  For centuries the Jewish people have engaged with the words of Torah every week, one small portion at a time. Studied the narrative, searched for interpretation and deeper understanding of the lessons it teachers us. One generation after the other our ancestors added commentaries to the Torah text, often […] more

Adult Education at TE!

Learning opportunities aren’t just for kids at TE! There is a warm, welcoming learning community for adults too.  Multiple educational opportunities with the Rabbi are available for adults including weekly Torah study on Shabbat mornings, Basic Judaism class on Sundays, and continued Jewish education class on Thursdays.  There are numerous special lectures and learning sessions which occur throughout the year, including an annual interfaith scholar-in-residence program with our neighboring houses of worship. Individual opportunities exist for adult b’nai mitzvah, for learning Hebrew and Torah trope. more