Adult Education

Experience our community of learners for yourself.

See new 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

Beginning Again: What Can We Learn from the Opening of the Torah? with Dr. Sam Fleischacker Sunday, October 19 at 9:30 a.m.

Hebrew 1 with Bluma Stoller begins Sunday, October 19 at 10:45 a.m.

Hebrew 3 with Tamar Selch begins Sunday, October 19 at 11:00 a.m.

Yoga for the Jewish Spirit with Julie Singer begins Thursday, October 23 at 5:00 p.m. (PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED!)

Talmud and Bagels with Rabbi Peter Knobel begins Friday, October, 24 at 8:00 a.m.

The Evolution of Shabbat Practices from the Bible to the Rabbis with Dr. Barry Wimpfheimer begins Friday, October 24 at 10:45 a.m.

The Adventures of Amercian Judaism with Hyma Levin begins Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.

In the Shadow of Memory: Legacies of Lidice - Film with Jerri Zbiral and Alan Teller, Thursday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m.

A Close Look at Torah with Rabbi Andrea London begins Friday, October 31 at 9:30 a.m.

Where is God? Insights from Rabbi Herman Schaalman Sunday, November 2 at 9:30 a.m.

Hebrew 2 with Nancy Fink begins November 2 at 10:45 a.m.

Current Politics with Joyce Schrager Monday, November 3 at 1:00 p.m.

What's Happening in Israel with Danny London, November 3 at 7:30 p.m.



Registration for Fall-Winter Adult Education Classes Now Open!

Annual Mitzvah Appeal - Let's invest in the future of Beth Emet for the next generation by supporting this year's campaign.  Sign up online for an event and/or make a pledge.

High Holiday Sermons and Rabbi London's Yom Kippur learning hand outs

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