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#JewishLearningforJewishLiving - Adult Education

Members of Temple Beth Israel take adult education very seriously.  Life long learning is a goal and a priority. The Adult Education Committee led by the Vice President of Education plans a robust year of programming for all interests.  See below for upcoming events and sign up.

We thank the Jewish Book Council for the help and assistance with speakers during this year.

Click on the links below to take you to the correct section.  Each image is a direct registration link!

HaKesher Program Guide 2023-24 (formerly Torah at TBI)

Upcoming Speakers and Seminars

Soup'er Study

Havdalah and a Movie

Chevra Lunch N Learn - Monthly

Israel Class with Uri Feinberg

Rabbi Weinberg's Reflections from Israel

Study with Rabbi Rachel Kaplan Marks

Adult Hebrew with Rabbi Jim Sagarin

Missed a class?  Here are the archives!

Chevra Lunch and Learn - Monthly

Soup'er Study

Save the Dates for Winter 2023-2024 Soup'er Study! 6:00pm Dinner, 6:45pm Study

Mondays, December 18, January 15, and February 19 Register for one, two, or all three!

Fall Series with Cantor and Marsha Cohn

Adult Hebrew with Rabbi Jim Sagarin

At TBI, we value the learning of Hebrew language, prayerbook Hebrew and Biblical Hebrew and are committed to giving students at all levels the opportunity to grow their skills.  A new Beginner class will start Jan 9, 2022 for anyone interested in taking the Hebrew journey. 

If you are unsure as to placement, contact Rabbi Sagarin at

Sunday Morning Classes

  • 9:00-Modern Hebrew-Intermediate -This class focuses on Modern Hebrew language, speaking, reading, writing.
  • 10:00-*NEW* Beginning Hebrew-This class will begin with learning the alphabet
  • 11:00-Advanced Biblical Hebrew-Focuses on reading and translating Biblical texts.
  • 12:00-Exploring the Prayerbook-Focuses on reading the prayers, and learning key vocabulary in order to have a deeper understanding of the liturgy.


Study with Rabbi Rachel Kaplan Marks

Rabbi's Tuesday Class, 10:00-11:30 a.m.  (select Tuesdays)

Come learn with Rabbi Marks each week on relevant topics of our times. This year, we'll be diving into the book, Candle, Feather, Wooden Spoon by Rabbi Zoe Klein. Rabbi Klein will then speak at Shabbat Nashim in May as a special guest.


Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Marks, 9:00 a.m. most Shabbat Mornings

Each Shabbat morning, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., adult learners gather to read and discuss the Tanach (the Hebrew Bible). It is an open discussion of the Biblical text (in English). Regular and occasional attendees are all welcome. No prior knowledge is required.

Wed, November 29 2023 16 Kislev 5784