We find ourselves in remarkable circumstances, physically separated from each other, and yet reaching out by phone and online to engage and gather virtually and continue to learn and grow. Over the coming weeks, we are going to try to find and share with you unique and interesting online learning opportunities as we find them.

Beth Jacob Services info: Click here


Beth Jacob Classes Playlist on YouTube

Aggadah Class
Tuesday Evenings at 7 pm, beginning on Tuesday, June 2
At Beth-Jacob.org/Aggadah
With Rabbi Tamar; study Jewish stories through rabbinic texts in the new Aggadah (literally “telling” or stories) class. This class will study texts from Hayyim Nahman Bialilk’s The Book of Legends/Sefer Ha-Aggadah: Legends from the Talmud and Midrash.

Bracha and Bagels
Wednesday Mornings after Minyan
At https://zoom.us/j/605163648
With Rabbi Tamar

Parashat  HaShavuah
Thursday Mornings at 11 am
At https://zoom.us/j/486240403
With Rabbi Tamar; Study of this week’s Torah portion, using the book The Heart of Torah by Shai Held.


Outside Opportunities

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Exclusive video and phone briefings featuring leading figures, audio segments on the issues of the day, hard-hitting AJC analysis, and ways you can take action from your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Courses from The Jewish Center:
A Mindful Approach to Managing Anxiety
With Ruth B. Goldston, Ph.d. Licensed Psychologist and TJC Member
Click Here to Watch the Video

Jewish Creativity and Innovation in Times of Crisis
With David Charles Kraemer, Ph.d. Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics and the Joseph J. And Dora Abbell Librarian the Jewish Theological Seminary of America
Click Here to Watch the Video

Laughter After: Humor and the Holocaust
With Avinoam J. Patt, Ph.d. Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies Director, Center for Judaic Studies & Contemporary Jewish Life – University of Connecticut
Click Here to Watch the Video

St. Paul JCC‘s Virtual JCC page

A directory of streaming services (e.g. Shacharit, not Netflix) from the Cantor’s Assembly at Cantors.org/servicesonline

An array of offerings from American Jewish University‘s  B’Yachad Together
Podcasts, discussions, webinars and more from The Shalom Hartman Institute


Ramah Wisconsin has launched “Kikar from afar,” an on-line set of programs and resources to engage the Ramah and broader communities during this time of quarantine.  The landing page, here, will be continually updated with information as they roll out additional programs in the coming weeks.  There is Kikar dancing on Friday afternoon, and will be havdalah, shirah, omanut, mitbachon, and other activities, as well as games, milat hayom, and other resources.

PJ Library has a wide variety of resources for different ages available here.