Lifelong Learning

Rabbi Kaufman’s Adult Education Schedule Spring 2020

All Classes Begin at 7 pm in the Loeb Room and are open to the public.


Jewish History

Jan 9 Evolution of the Concepts of God and Salvation

Jan 16 Messiahs and The Messianic Age

Jan 23 Rise of the Rabbis

Jan 30 The Jews and Spain

Feb 6 The Plague to The Besht

Feb 13 Origins of Reform Judaism


Modern Challenges

Feb 20 Civil Rights

Feb 27 Origins of Antisemitism

Mar 5 Introduction to Purim

Mar 12 Modern Antisemitism and Philosemitism


Israel – People, Nation, and Land

Mar 26 Zionism and the Founding of Israel

Apr 2 Israel and the Pursuit of Peace

Apr 9 Passover


The Divine

May 7 Angels in the Jewish Tradition

May 14 Mysticism and Kabbalah

May 21 The Afterlife


Torah Study

We offer two options for Torah study each Saturday morning.

9:00 a.m. Weekly Text Study (led by congregants)

9:00 a.m. Traditional Torah Study (led by Rabbi Kaufman)