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Adult Education Classes



All of our classes are open to the community

adult education and family brochure 2019-2020- coming soon!

Weekly Classes:

Tuesdays – 6:30 – 7:00 pm
NOSH ‘N’ DROSH with Rabbi Zimmerman

Join us for a nosh and relaxed discussion with Rabbi Zimmerman.  This is an engaging opportunity to deepen your current understanding of Judaism and explore current and relevant Jewish topics. This class is currently studying Pirkei Avot, Ethics of the Fathers, “ethical wisdom from the Talmud”.


Tuesdays – 7:00 – 8:30pm
Starting Nov. 5th, 2019

Melton Session: The Genesis of a People

Join the Melton Scholars Curriculum starting at the beginning with Bereshit.  This course will dive into our texts further, to explore the themes of family and faith, honor and dishonor, and passions and power.  We will delve into the stories between the written words, the ones passed down over the ages through voices, emotions and passion.  These stories take us from the universal tales of the creation of the world, the flood and the Tower of Babel, to the foundational tales of Abraham and Sarah and the beginnings of the Jewish People.

Melton Classes are co-sponsored with the MJCCA Lisa F. Brill Istitute for Jewish Learning and the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

Synagogue member fee: $100 individual and  $150 couple

Community fee: $230


For more information and to register, CLICK HERE


Thursdays – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
PARASHAT HASHAVUA (weekly Torah portion) CLASS with         Rabbi Zimmerman.

Join us for a weekly study class of the Torah portion.  Feel free to bring your kosher lunch.  New participants are always welcome. This is an ongoing class so please call the office for the upcoming dates.




Have you always been wanting to learn Hebrew but were too apprehensive to start? Now you can join fellow congregants to learn basic Hebrew reading skills. By this summer, you could be following along with your friends during services


Class will meet weekly  No Fee.  One Time Book Fee: $20


CLICK HERE for more details or contact Linda at:

Monthly Classes:

Saturdays around noon                                                                    EAT, PRAY LEARN...KIDDUSH U

Join us to pray, then enjoy our fabulous Kiddush lunch and stay for dynamic discussions in Kiddush U, with inspiring guest speakers. Learn about  important people and events that made an impact on Jewish history or current issues that are in the news. Watch the eBlast for upcoming topics and dates.


Mondays 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

Join us for this educational program sponsored by the Beth Shalom Sisterhood.

Chai Mitzvah is an adult Jewish engagement initiative, asking the question, “What do you want your adult Jewish life to look like?” and guides participants in answering that question through study, spirituality and social action.

Embarking on our fifth year, we are inviting all former students of Chai Mitzvah to sign up for this year’s program called Aseret,  the study of the Ten Commandments ( one each session).

We will start with two mini sessions starting June 17th. Class will meet monthly throughout the year in the Beth Shalom Chapel from 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm.

The fee is $36 per person which covers all materials. Our goal is to educate, enlighten, and encourage our participants to learn and to act upon those values and spiritual beliefs that create the total person.

For more information, contact Marsha Fish at



On the first of each Jewish month, women around the world gather for learning and spiritual exploration. Join other women for a time of renewal and celebration. The group will determine each month’s programming. 

Meetings will take place monthly on Rosh Chodesh. Check your weekly email for the opening program and future dates.

For more information contact Linda at:


Sundays,10:00am                                                                                                                                                                          MEN'S CLUB BRUNCH & SPEAKER

Come for a delicious Sunday brunch with lox and bagels and stay for  interesting and educational speakers.

Join us at 9:30am for minyan and then a yummy brunch prepared by the Men’s Club, followed by a speaker. Brunch is $7 per person and there is no cost for the speaker.

Watch the eBlast for dates and topics.




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