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Attend a class. Explore. Experience. No matter where you are in your Jewish journey, you’ll be amazed at what you discover about yourself and our world.  From Weekly Thursday night classes to our Scholar-in-Residence Programs, you can learn about Jewish Text, Spiritual Meditation or Yoga, Modern Dilemmas, History and more.

Moments of Adaptation in Jewish History 

Taught by Valerie Thaler, Ph.D.
Thursdays, October 22, 29, November 5, 12 at 7:00pm 
Jewish life has taken quite a turn since our brick-and-mortar institutions shut their doors in March. But this is hardly the first time the Jewish people have adjusted their patterns of observance to meet changing circumstances. Take a tour through Jewish history to find out how our community has sustained itself through some of the most arduous challenges.

For the Love of Zion: From the Torah to Today

Lunch and Learn 

First and Third Thursdays each month, Led by Rachel V. Glaser.
1st and 3rd Thursday of the month beginning October 15 at 12pm-1pm
In this course, we will look at how the Jewish people's attachment to the Land of Israel (Zionism) developed from Biblical to modern times, from a promise to a political movement.  We will use text, commentaries, historical documents and interpretations to explore how Zionism began and where it is today. 
Click here to join on Zoom.

Coffee and Learning with Rabbi Jay R. Goldstein

Thursdays, October 22, 29 and
November 12
10:00-11:00 am
Join Rabbi Jay R. Goldstein for weekly discussion of selected
texts. Rabbi Goldstein will introduce his text choice at the start
of each session.

This Moment in Time

Valerie Thaler, Synagogue Director 
2nd and 4th Thursday of the month beginning  December  10 at 12pm-1pm
Join Valerie for short, weekly informal discussion on articles of interest in the Jewish press. 
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For further information about Jewish Learning at Beth Israel, please contact the Beth Israel Office at 410-654-0800

A significant portion of the Beth Israel Learning program has been generously underwritten by the Sabina and Walter Dorn Education Endowment Fund.

Thu, October 22 2020 4 Cheshvan 5781