Temple Emanu-El's Adult Education Academy provides relevant, vibrant and meaningful Jewish learning experiences to meet the diverse needs of all our congregants. In addition to formal educational opportunities, there are a variety of informal educational experiences such as Torah and Talmud study. Classes are open to the entire Jewish community. The scope of class offerings is extraordinary. The class schedule includes semester long and multi-year courses, as well as occasional short-term courses.
Listed below are several classes that have been offered through the Adult Education Academy in the past and may be offered again in the future.
Something to Remember when Ordering Your Next Frappuccino
Rabbi Sandy Seltzer
A three session examination of critical events in early modern Jewish history of which we are the beneficiaries.
Session I: How the discovery of coffee permanently transformed Jewish life: its impact upon palate, religious practice, and emancipation
Session II: When Jews were Christians, Christians were Jews, and some were a little of both: its enduring legacy
Session III: When Jews were ghettoized, and the Talmud, the prayer book and other Jewish texts censored: the unforeseen benefits
Registration Fees: $45 for members; $60 for non-members
Mondays from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
November 3, 10, 17