Adult Education

Experience our community of learners for yourself.

See class offerings in the Fall 2014 Adult Ed brochure!

Adult_EducationOur Adult Education Program is driven by our congregants' own interests and is integrated into the context of their lives. Classes offer engaging possibilities to meet new people, exchange ideas and embrace Jewish ideas and history, ritual and culture. Our faculty consists of our clergy, experienced teachers and lay people from Beth Emet and the larger Jewish community. Offerings range from one time events to year-long classes.

If you have any questions or would like to register, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone her at ext. 308.

Upcoming courses

Great World Religions: How Does Judaism Match Up, Fridays, January 16, 23, and 30 at 10:45 a.m.

Rabbi Andrea London's Sunday Study Series, Sunday, January 18 at 9:30 a.m.

Orchestra of Exile with Dr. Jesse Rosenberg, Sunday, January 25 at 4:00 p.m.

Being Jewish in Russia/ USSR: Life Before and After the Revolution with Rachelle Aisen, Sunday, February 1 at 9:30 a.m.

Two Journeys Toward One Horizon: The Sephardim with Rivka Cook, Sunday, February 8
at 9:30 a.m.

What's Happening in Israel presents: Why a Horrible, Awful, and Really Bad Electoral System is the Best One for Israel, with Haim Watzman, Tuesday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Lecture on The Passenger with Dr. Jesse Rosenberg, Tuesday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.

The Passenger at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Thursday, March 12 at 2:00 p.m.







Chavayah Fundraiser - Super Bowl Chili! Learn more and order today! 

Sing, Dance, Build a Monster, Enter to Win Awesome Raffle Prizes, and Support Beth Emet's Early Childhood Program at the Beth Emet Bash 2015! Sunday, February 22 at 2:00 p.m. Learn more or make a donation now!

Five fantastic events. 500 attendees. The 2014 Mitzvah Appeal is an enormous success! We are grateful to the Beth Emet community for the support of this campaign. There is still time to donate as your gift makes a difference, no matter its size. 

Voting in the WZO elections is the most effective way North America's Reform Jews can promote and encourage the ideals of justice, equality, and democracy within Israel, helping to build the kind of Jewish state we all know is possible. To register and/or find our more information, check out ReformJews4Israel.org.

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