This course, taught by the Beth Am clergy, is for anyone who wishes to learn (or re-learn) more about Judaism. All are welcome: non-Jews, Jews, interfaith couples or those considering conversion. Students will learn the basics of Judaism in a friendly and informal atmosphere. We’ll explore fundamental aspects of Jewish
Get started with the aleph-bet! Familiarity with Hebrew can be a key to feeling at home in the Jewish community. Learn the Hebrew alphabet, vowels, vocabulary, and prayers with a warm, supportive, and humorous teacher to guide you and your class. Recognize and understand common Hebrew words and phrases that are
Please join us this fall as we continue reading 2 Kings. Our goal is to learn more about the structure of Biblical Hebrew, to expand our vocabulary, and to appreciate the beauty and complexity of Tanach, in the original language. We use various translations to assist us. We
This fall we will continue to study tractate Rosh HaShanah. We will begin Chapter 2 which looks carefully at determining the credibility of witnesses who testify to the new moon and the validity of the testimony itself. Then we will continue with Chapter 3 which deals with the shofar, including
Interested in learning how to read Hebrew? This class will offer an introduction to the basic sounds of the Hebrew letters, how to sound out Hebrew words, and a limited vocabulary on essential words found in our prayers and common sayings.
- Cost: $100 - this will include all books