Moses said to the Eternal, "See, You say to me, 'Lead this people forward,' but You have not made known to me whom You will send with me. Further, You have said, 'I have singled you out by name, and you have, indeed, gained My favor.'"- Exodus 33:12
Immediately following Sukkot, we observe Sh'mini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, a fun-filled day during which we celebrate the completion of the annual reading of the Torah.
When God was about to create heaven and earth, the earth was a chaos, unformed, and on the chaotic waters' face there was darkness. - Genesis 1:1-:2
This is an intensive learning experience that covers the themes of Jewish peoplehood, sacred times, history and lifecycles. Classes meet Tuesday evenings October-January, with each month covering a different topic and taught by a different rabbi. Instructors this semester will be from Congregation Shaare Emeth, Temple Emanuel, and Temple Israel though students
Introduction to Judaism is an engaging multi-session course for anyone interested in exploring Jewish life through a Reform lens.
Open to all, this course is perfect for interfaith couples, those raising Jewish children, spiritual seekers, individuals considering conversion, and Jews who want a meaningful adult Jewish learning experience.