Adult Education

Adult Education


What have Jews got against pork? Why does my father wait six hours between eating milk and meat, but my Dutch uncle only waits one? Why are some slices of beef labeled “Kosher” and others aren’t? What does the “OU” on my Oreos mean? And why isn’t Chicken Parmesan kosher? All these questions and more will be answered in Rabbi Gelman’s new class on Kashrut! Whether you are a Kosher culinary creator, a foodie newbie, or someone who eats glatt treif, this class will have something to teach you! From all of the various kosher rules and guidelines, we will come to a deeper understanding about Jewish law, and get a sense of just how halacha works. Classes are 4 PM Tuesdays on Zoom and 10 AM Thursdays at the synagogue. Please email to register.

History & Current Events in Israel: Motti will teach this class at the synagogue every other Wednesday at 10:30 AM. If you are interested in this class, please email Motti Locker at .

Daf Shevui/Talmud Page of the Week: Always wanted a chance to learn a bit of Talmud? In this class we will be going through the first tractate of the Talmud, Berachot (Blessings). We will get a good variety of rabbinic legends, Jewish law, wit, and arguments. Lots and lots of arguments.

If you are interested in this class, please email Rabbi Gelman at The class is at 4 PM Thursday Afternoons on Zoom. Class will resume Thursday September 28th.

Learn to Lead: Have you always wanted to lead a service, but never quite got the melody? Always wanted a second shot at reading Torah after your Bat Mitzvah, but never seemed to have the time? Well, now is your chance to learn! Join Rabbi Gelman as he takes you through Kabbalat Shabbat, Torah trop, Haftarah Trop, and more. Please email Rabbi Gelman at for more information!    

***For all classes, please call the office to let us know that you are coming.***