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Curriculum

Beth Am’s Center for Lifelong Jewish Learning offers courses in a wide range of topics. From history to Hebrew to Torah and so much more, you are sure to find a class that’s of interest.

YEAR-ROUND COURSES

Beit Midrash Program
Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
Mondays 6:30 pm
No charge, compliments of the Mizel Family Foundation
A no-pressure way to get involved with Jewish learning. A weekly class that discusses all aspects of Jewish thought from current events to spiritual feelings, and everything in between.

Co-Ed Book Club 
4th Thursday of the month
7:00 pm
$35 / $30 CBA Member
Read and discuss an assortment of works of fiction and non-fiction. This is an enriching opportunity to share your love of reading and our commitment to the Jewish people we explore some “hot” topics together.

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Earne
Wednesdays 12:00 noon
No Charge
Bring your own dairy lunch and discuss this week’s parasha.


TRIMESTER I COURSES

Basic Judaism I
Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
10.03.2017 - 12.19.2017
Tuesdays | 6:30 pm
No charge, compliments of the Mizel Family Foundation.
In this class, we will study the Holy Days, life cycle events, Shabbat, kashrut and other practical issues. This course is the first in the series for the Introduction to Judaism conversion requirement at Congregation Beth Am. This class can also be taken by anyone wishing to expand their Jewish knowledge.


TRIMESTER II COURSES

Basic Judaism II
Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
01.02.2018 - 03.06.2018
Tuesdays | 6:30 pm
No charge, compliments of the Mizel Family Foundation.
In this class we will study the philosophy and theology of Judaism. This course is the second in the series for the Introduction to Judaism conversion requirement at Congregation Beth Am. This class can also be taken by anyone wishing to expand their Jewish knowledge.

To Cry Laughing, Jewish Humor
Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
01.02.2018 - 02.06.2018
Tuesdays | 7:30 pm
No charge, compliments of the Mizel Family Foundation.

Throughout the millennia, we Jews have faced many challenges in our own unique way, and humor has been a mainstay of how we have coped with and explained the world around us. Join Rabbi Kornberg for a tour through the history of Jewish humor.  We will read, listen to and watch the comedic masters of the past few centuries and open our minds to how our own Jewish brands of humor have guided and defined us. This class will make you smile!!!


TRIMESTER III COURSES

Basic Judaism III
Led by Rabbi David Kornberg
03.13.2018 - 05.15.2018
Tuesdays | 6:30 pm
No charge, compliments of the Mizel Family Foundation.

In this class we will study the history of Judaism. This course is the third in the series for the Introduction to Judaism conversion requirement at Congregation Beth Am. This class can also be taken by anyone wishing to expand their Jewish knowledge.