aelogoAdult 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.

NEW! Talmud Class with Rabbi Raskin

Wednesdays, at 8 pm

No prior knowledge required; all texts will be provided

Mishna Study with Hazzan Ozur Bass

Wednesdays at 10:30 am

Our Mishna class this year is focused on masechet sukkot, a discussion of the laws of sukkot. I look forward to learning with you.

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.

 Learn to Speak Ivrit: Intro to Conversational Hebrew with Batia Cross

Wednesdays at 7 pm, cost per session: $150

In Ulpan style, learn to speak Hebrew like they do on the streets of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Useful vocabulary, phrases and introductory grammar will be introduced. The emphasis will be on building conversational skills. Required knowledge: Ability to read Hebrew. If you took this class last year, you may take it again for a refresher and to continue to build your skills. Or, you may opt to take the more advanced class.

Register with Leslie in the Clergy Office.

Adult Intermediate Hebrew with Naomi Beroukhim

Wednesdays at 7 pm, cost per session: $150

If you know some conversational Hebrew, this class is for you! Build a larger vocabulary, gain more conversational Hebrew experience and put your Hebrew knowledge to good use. Required knowledge: Ability to read Hebrew characters and some conversational skills.

Register with Leslie in the Clergy Office.