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Kehilla offers adult classes, learning events and other study opportunities, reflecting the interests and goals identified by congregants.  If you have an interest in learning in a particular area, or would like to volunteer to help make these opportunities possible, we welcome your email to adulted@kehillasynagogue.org.  Please scroll down for current offerings.

Online Hebrew/Biblical Text Resources

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Torah From the Beginning: The Book of Exodus
Taught by: Rachel Bloch, with occasional guest teachers
Friday Afternoons, from 12:30-1:30pm from January 8 through March 19 (via Zoom)

Join Rachel Bloch for an opportunity to study the Torah as it unfolds week by week for 11 weeks; each class covers the same parasha that will be read/discussed at that week’s Shabbat service. For adults of all backgrounds and all levels of Torah/Bible experience. (Taught primarily in English, with insights from the Hebrew wording and other languages and interpretations). Learn More

Varieties of Alternative Jewish Theologies
Taught by: A Rabbi’s “Tisch” series with Rabbi David J. Cooper
Second Saturdays Monthly from 4-6pm (via Zoom)
Join Rabbi David for this survey class as there is a misconception that there is a single Jewish way of belief about God. This survey class is to enable people to consider and to honor their own theological (or atheological) and spiritual perspectives. Classes will be held via Zoom on these dates: November 14, December 12, 2020, January 9, February 13, 2021
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Essentials of Judaism 
Taught by: Rabbi Dev Noily
Second Tuesdays Monthly from 7-9pm (via Zoom)
Join Rabbi Dev for a deep dive into some of the juiciest parts of Jewish practice and life. This monthly class is required for Conversion and Adult B’nei Mitzvah Students and is open to all. Classes will be held via Zoom on these dates: November 10, December 8, 2020, January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13 and May 11, 2021
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Exploring Jewish?

Learning * Reflection * Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah * Conversion *

If you’ve been thinking about giving your interest in Jewish experience more focused attention, Kehilla would like to encourage, and help support your effort. However you define what “Jewish” (or “Kehillian”) experience means to you, there are opportunities to explore and enrich that part of your life. You may have a desire to study toward a bar/bat mitzvah ceremony, or a conversion, or just to give yourself the gift of deeper personal exploration.

We’re offering a variety of experiences: classes (Hebrew included), groups, partnered study (chevruta), solo study, personal reflection and exploration of mitzvot and the spiritual underpinnings of social action. Some participants will identify a concrete goal; others will just see what develops.

If this intrigues you, please respond (“I’m curious” is a sufficient response, more is welcome) to experience@kehillasynagogue.org . No commitment now—let’s talk!