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TAMID CLASSES

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Join us for Tamid Tuesdays at The Temple!

 

Ongoing Classes: Registration Required.

Adult B’nei Mitzvah- Multi-Access
This course is for the Hebrew novice wishing to participate in this Jewish life cycle. Prior
knowledge of Hebrew is not required.
Instructor: Rabbi Steven Rau
Dates: Beginning Tuesday, October 5
Times: 8:05-9:00pm
Cost: $400 payable over 2 semesters
Requirements: Temple Members only

The Melton Two-Year Program - Multi-Access
How do Jewish teachings shed light on contemporary issues? How does our history and memory help us to understand Judaism today? Come explore these questions and more during these two one-hour classes which make up the first of a two-year certificate program:
• Rhythms of Jewish Life
• Purposes of Jewish Living
Instructors: Rabbi Steven Rau and Rabbi Adam Starr
Dates: Beginning Tuesday, October 5
Times: 7:00-9:00pm
Cost: $250 for both classes. Special arrangement for Temple members only.

Judaism 101- Multi-Access
A basic overview of the many facets of Judaism and Jewish practice: history, holidays, life cycle events, Torah, texts, and more.
Dates: 7 weeks beginning Tuesday, October 5
Times: 7:00-9:00pm
Cost: Free for members, $30 book fee for members who do not own Honoring Tradition, Embracing Modernity; $150/person (includes book) for non-members; add a second family member $36

Hebrew 101- Virtual Only
This weekly class is for the Hebrew novice. Participants learn Hebrew consonants and vowels, then learn to read Hebrew aloud.
Dates: 6 weeks beginning Tuesday, October 12
Times: 7:15-8:00pm
Cost: $36 for members; $50 for non-members
Requirements: Minimum of 8 participants per class

ULPAN-OR -Register with the MJCCA
The course includes weekly online sessions and access to the platform. Visit ulpanor.com for more info about the outstanding curriculum that will help you achieve your goal of speaking Hebrew! Open to beginners, but knowledge of the Aleph-Bet is recommended. Please plan to bring a laptop computer or tablet with Google Chrome.
Instructor: Ana Hazanov Ali
Dates: 8 weeks beginning Tuesday, October 5
Times: 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: $120 (includes 8 weeks of classes and online platform access)

Wisdom Circle: Searching for Clarity in an Uncertain World
In such uncertain times, we are all searching for meaning and wisdom in our lives from each other and our sages. Please join us each week for a clergy-led discussion with breakout sessions based on topics of Jewish wisdom to add inspiration to our lives and make new connections with our own friends and others in our Temple community. Topics include Free Will, Infinite Value of Life, Mitzvot, Humility, and more. We recommend registering with a friend or two, spouse/partner, or signing up solo to be matched with a small group of learners guided by our own Temple clergy’s wisdom.
Dates: 8 weeks Tuesday, October 19 through December 14
Times: 12:00-1:00pm

Electives: Free and Open to All! (Registration required to receive the Zoom link)

Shmitah: A Different Kind of Year
Come and learn about the Mitzvah of Shmitah with Rabbi Kaye! From it’s ancient biblical traditions, to rabbinic and historical sources, ending in the modern state of Israel and how you can get involved!
Instructor: Rabbi Sam Kaye
Date: Tuesday, October 5
Times: 7:00-8:00pm

Antisemitism and the BDS (Boycott, Divestment,and Sanctions) Movement - Virtual Only
As Rabbi Berg shared in his Yom Kippur sermon, the winds of antisemitism are blowing from many directions. We will begin with a brief history of antisemitism and then turn to some of the challenges we face today. The focus of this course will be the intersection between antisemtism and BDS. We will learn together about the history of this movement, why it is so ill informed and counter-productive, and its deep roots in Jew hatred.
Instructors: Rabbi Peter Berg & Dr. Shelley Buxbaum
Dates: 5 weeks beginning Tuesday, October 12
Times: 7:00-8:00pm

If you have any questions about our TAMID program, please contact Elizabeth Foster at 404-873-1731.  

Sun, September 26 2021 20 Tishrei 5782