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Adult Education

Adult Education programs are a strong factor in community learning  at Congregation Har  Shalom. We value the continued growth of our congregants and the greater Jewish community, this value being directly reflected in the varied and flexible learning options offered directly through the synagogue and through community partners. Find your next great learning opportunity in in the catalog below and get signed up through our simple online registration process.

 

Adult Education: Morris and Lillian Cahan Weekend of Learning

Speaker: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Author, activist, and national lecturer

Friday, Feb 9th 7:30p 
Shabbat, Feb 10th 9:30a to 12:00p 
Sat, Feb 10th 8:00 PM
 

• Friday night: Will Women Change Power or Will Power Change Women
• Saturday morning: How to be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick
• Saturday evening: Will Women Change Power or Will Power Change Women

 

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A founding editor and writer for Ms. Magazine, Pogrebin is also the author of eleven books, including her latest novel, Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate (2015) and How to be a Friend to a Friend that is Sick (2013). She is also the editor of the anthology, Stories for Free Children, and was the consulting editor on Free to Be, You and Me, Marlo Thomas’ ground-breaking children’s book, record and television special.

Besides her twenty year affiliation with Ms. Magazine, Pogrebin has published articles and op-eds in The New York Times, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer, L.A. Times, Toronto Star, The Nation, Harpers Bazaar, Travel & Leisure, Family Circle, and Good Housekeeping, among other publications.

 

Classes

Minha, Torah Study, Ma’ariv  Study Group

Every Shabbat, 15 minutes before candle-lighting time for the previous day

Since 1990, Har Shalom congregants have celebrated the end of Shabbat with a lay-led Minha-Torah Study, Ma’ariv, Havdalah Study Group. This 90-minute service includes 30 to 40 minutes of learning on the weekly Torah portion or the prayers and their meanings. Dr. Stan Siegel and other congregants and clergy members have led the teaching and discussion. Come discover this gem of learning at Har Shalom – twenty-six years in the making.

Shabbat Torah Study

Every Shabbat at 12:40 pm

Join lay-leaders for this popular, long-standing Torah discussion group. No Hebrew knowledge or previous Torah study is necessary; just an interest in looking at Torah text and discussing it with other members of the Har Shalom community.

Mishna Study with Hazzan Ozur Bass

Wednesdays at 10:30 am 

Mishna Beytsa, also known as the Mishna for Yom Tov, discusses the minutae of the laws for the holidays, including Shavuot, Pesah, and Sukkot. Newcomers are always welcome, no RSVP necessary.

Tenth Chapter, Tractate Pesachim

Wednesdays at 8 pm 

Explore the Talmud and its lessons with Rabbi Raskin. This perennial favorite has been around for over a decade. New students to Talmud Study always welcome! Explore the sources created by the Sages.  

Adult Education Calendar

  • Wednesday
    Mar 7
     
     
    Text in the City

    Wednesday, Mar 7th 12:00p to 1:00p
    At the Law Offices of Hogan Lovells: Columbia Square, 555 13th Street NW (above Metro Center). Enter the lobby from F Street (between 12th and 13th), across the street from Oceanaire, or from 13th Street, between E and F, right next door to the Warner Theater. Bring your own lunches. Beverages & dessert will be provided. Register with the Clergy Office at 301-299-7087 ext. 223 or email leslie@harshalom.org.

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  • Wednesday
    May 2
     
     
    Text in the City

    Wednesday, May 2nd 12:00p to 1:00p
    At the Law Offices of Hogan Lovells: Columbia Square, 555 13th Street NW (above Metro Center). Enter the lobby from F Street (between 12th and 13th), across the street from Oceanaire, or from 13th Street, between E and F, right next door to the Warner Theater. Bring your own lunches. Beverages & dessert will be provided. Register with the Clergy Office at 301-299-7087 ext. 223 or email leslie@harshalom.org.

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Sun, February 25 2018 10 Adar 5778