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Adult Learning

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Shir Tikvah offers an evolving selection of adult classes and courses taught by Rabbi Cari, specialists, and inspired educators. Classes have included revitalizing holiday traditions, Jewish music in America, introduction to the New Testament, perspectives on Jewish feminism, Yiddish literature, and writing spiritual autobiographies. Most classes are free or a fee is charged to cover materials.

There are also many informal learning opportunities, including book discussions, guest lecturers, and family workshops. Check the calendar for upcoming events.


Classes for 2022-23

"Ecclesiastes" (Kohelet) (October 19, 26, November 2, 9)

"Discovering the Dead Sea Scrolls" (November 16, 22, 30, December 7, 14)

"The City as Character" (December 11 & 18)

*"Abraham Joshua Heschel's 'The Sabbath'" (January 10, 17, 24).

*Offered through Hebrew College.  It will be a small class and we've arranged for early registration at a greatly reduced cost before it is opened to the public in December for $108.

"Maimonides" (January 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26)

"What Makes Sondheim Great?" (March 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)

"The Complex Life of Solomon in Bible and Legend" (5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22) via Zoom

Fri, June 9 2023 20 Sivan 5783