New Adult Intermediate Hebrew Class
Sundays at 9:30 am starting on March 7
Register at Beth-Jacob.org/Hebrew
For those who can already read Hebrew (decode), this is your chance to focus on learning Hebrew vocabulary and comprehension, primarily based on prayers found in the siddur. Learn with Cynthia Freedman starting on March 7! The class will be held at 9:30 am Sundays.
The fee is on a sliding scale: $50-180 for the entire course. Cost should not be a barrier. Payment arrangements can be made; contact Rabbi Tamar if a scholarship is needed. Questions? Contact Rabbi Tamar!
Beth Jacob Weekly Ongoing Classes
- 21st Century Judaism
Noon at Beth-Jacob.org/21 – Judaism has come a long way, but where is it going? How can it speak to us as we journey ever onward into an uncertain future? Find out on Mondays at noon with Rabbi Rubin!
- Swimming in the Sea of Talmud
7:30 pm at Beth-jacob.org/Talmud – Join Rabbi Rubin for a deep dive into the repository of the rabbinic tradition on Monday evenings. Experience with Talmud study helpful, but not essential. All texts will be accessible in the original as well as via translation.
- On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism
Noon at Beth-Jacob.org/1foot – This course with Rabbi Rubin and Rabbi Tamar is ideal for students seeking a basic orientation to fundamental Jewish concepts. The class is open to Beth Jacob members as well as the general community. Please go to Beth-Jacob.org/Intro to register.
- Morning Mishnah
After Minyan (Around 8 Am) at Beth-Jacob.org/Mishnah – A new class with Rabbi Tamar! Delve deep into the words of our oral tradition and its place in our lives today. See you Wednesdays after Minyan!
- Parashat HaShavuah
11 am at Beth-Jacob.org/Parsha – Study of this week’s Torah portion with Rabbi Tamar, using the book The Heart of Torah by Shai Held.
Beth Jacob Classes Playlist on YouTube
- St. Paul JCC‘s Virtual JCC page
- An array of offerings from American Jewish University‘s B’Yachad Together
- JTS: Jewish Theological Seminary‘s Online Classes
- Podcasts, discussions, webinars and more from The Shalom Hartman Institute
- For general learning, myjewishlearning.com
Many articles are excerpts from longer works by academic and rabbinical scholars, and the articles are well hyperlinked. Authors are identified and clickable so you can learn about the writer. There is a growing library of multimedia materials. There are resources appropriate for a wide range of ages, from middle school up.
- A pioneer in advancing Jewish scholarship for women, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education is a center for the study of classical Jewish texts; at drisha.org
- For texts, sefaria.org and mechon-mamre.org
- For a historical and contextual approach to Torah study, thetorah.com
- Hadar seeks to empower Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah, Avodah, and Chesed.
- 929 invites you to read Tanakh with new eyes: one chapter a day, every day, in sequence.
- Pick a course to study online and Zug will match you with a havruta (partner) in America, Israel, or around the world.
- The Institute for Jewish Spirituality has month-long online modules and offers live meetings with an instructor.
- This is a website in Hebrew for piyut and t’filah. Those who don’t know Hebrew can open the page in Chrome for a translation. Or click on the radio icon for a page of recordings.