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Adult Education

Congregation Brith Shalom takes seriously the obligation of a lifetime of Jewish learning and offers the following adult learning opportunities:

Year-Long Courses

Saturday Mornings

10:30 AM           Shabbat Morning Study led by Andy Hoffman

Join us as we continue the 4-part series on the Book of Judges (Shoftim). 
Newcomers are always welcome. For any questions, contact Martin Kagan (713-270-4469.)

The Shabbat Study schedule is as follows:
July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, December 8, January 5 (2019), February 9, March 16, April 6, May 11, June 15.

For further information, click here.

1:00 PM           Inspired Book Club  (2nd Saturday of the month)

The CBS Inspired Book Club meets in the Board Room following Shabbat services and lunch. We are reading What's Divine about Divine Law? Early Perspectives, by Christine Hayes. 
The IBC schedule is as follows:
July 14, August, 11, September 8. The monthly dates in October and beyond are TBA.

For more details, click here. For questions, email Sue Resnick.

 

Mini Courses

In addition to year-long class offerings, Brith Shalom offers a series of mini courses throughout the year.

Sunday Mornings

9:45 AM         Making Sense of the Shabbat Morning Liturgy- 8 Session Class

Taught by Cantor Levine

This class will delve into the deeper meanings of the Shabbat morning liturgy through structure and historical and theological context to identify the issues through which we are challenged to confront and build Jewish identification in the 21st century. Hebrew reading is helpful but not required. 

The schedule is as follows: October 7, October 21, October 28, November 11, December 9, December 16, January 6, January 27. 

For more information, click here.

 

The Florence Melton Adult Mini-School 

In addition to adult learning opportunities within our congregation, Brith Shalom encourages members to join the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School network. Contact Cantor Levine for more info. 

A Prayer for the State of Israel

Click here for a beautiful reading of "A Prayer for the State of Israel" by Cantor Levine.

 

Knowledge alters what we seek as well as what we find. -- Freda Adler

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