Lifelong Learning for Adults

The Shir Tikvah Vision for Lifelong Learning:

Shir Tikvah will be a welcoming, sacred Jewish community of learners of every age, ability, perspective, and background. Learners will engage in holy conversations about Torah, concepts of God, Judaism, Israel, and relevant issues of today's world in all their exhilarating, challenging, and profound forms. We will encounter innovative and flexible learning models in rhythm with Jewish holidays, life cycle events, and Shabbat. Our learning will cultivate Jewish identity, build community and inspire us to live in harmony with our Jewish ethics. 


NEW! Introduction to Kabbalah: Kushner’s The Way Into Jewish Mystical Tradition led by Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein

Classes will held March 14, 28, April 11, 25, May 9 & 23.  Class cost: $120*   Register here

 Using selections from The Way Into Jewish Mystical Tradition by Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, we will deepen our understanding of Kabbalah by exploring the act of creation, its meaning in our world and our role in mystical tikkun olam. This three month class will meet every other Shabbat morning from 9 to 10:30 starting March 14th, at Shir Tikvah Congregation. 

No previous study is necessary, all religious traditions are welcome. Participants will need to purchase a copy of  of the book and bring it to the first class.  

*Scholarships available. Contact  john@shirtikvah.net

Ongoing & Free Learning Activities:

Morning Minyan Every Thursday at 7:45 am
Start your Thursdays with a rich and meaningful weekday service. Learn about and go deeper into prayer.

Torah Study: An Exodus Journey:  Second Wednesdays of the month from 12:15pm-1:30pm.  Word by word, phrase by phrase, each month we explore approximately 12-14 verses of Torah. Join us as we journey through the book of Exodus.To be added to the email reminder list contact Gayle. All are welcome to participate.

Petach libi: Second Shabbat morning of the month, 9:30-10:30 AM. Open your Heart to the Power of Jewish Prayer: Join Rabbi Latz as we dive deeper into Jewish prayer. This ongoing monthly project seeks to open up our Siddur and make Jewish spirituality more accessible to all. 

Ten Minutes of Torah We are delighted to partner with the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) to bring Jewish study right to your inbox. Five days a week, the URJ publishes Ten Minutes of Torah, a daily email providing opportunities to study a commentary on the week’s Torah portion, read about a significant moment in Jewish history, connect with life in Israel, or learn about an upcoming holiday. In just ten minutes, you can add to your Jewish knowledge. You can even read Ten Minutes of Torah on the go with your smart phone or tablet.Sign up today for this special version of Ten Minutes of Torah. It only takes 10 minutes a day to get started on a lifetime of Jewish learning. Begin today!

Next Book Club: For additional questions or to RSVP, please contact Talia.


Adult B'nei Mitzvah Interested in becoming a part of our next Adult B'nei Mitzvah program?  Check back here for more information in the next few weeks. Pre-registration and pre-payment for classes are essential to ensure that a class runs.To register for any of the classes: please click on the title of the class.

Scholarships are available - no student will be turned away. For more information, please contact the office at 612.822.1440.

Adult Education Events and Classes - Click on event to Register


 


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