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

Was Beth Emet Founded as a Reconstructionist Synagogue with Rabbi Peter Knobel and Daniel Cedarbaum; Wednesdays November 12 and 19 at 7:30 p.m.

My Life: From Archaeologist to Jeweler with Eve Alfille Thursday, November 20 at 6:15 p.m. class meets at 623 Grove Street, Evanston

Rabbi Andrea London's Sunday Study Series Sunday, November 23

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

Shake Hands with Shylock: A Fresh Look at Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, Fridays, December 5 and 12 at 10:45 a.m.

Poetry and Prayer with Betsy Fuchs, December 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Stefan Zweig: His Life and His Works with Sophie Black, Sunday, December 14 at 9:30 a.m.

The Founding of the State of Israel with Zach Selch, Wednesday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m.






Register for Fall-Winter Adult Education Classes!

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. 

Miss Gershon Baskin on November 13? Listen to his speech now!

Soup Kitchen Winter Coat Drive! Donate your adult sized sweaters, gloves, scarves and coats by December 7.

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