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ADULT EDUCATION

Rabbi Jana offers a variety of classes including language, Judaism, Torah, and more. Some are continuous, and others are for specific periods of time. There are also materials available on-line for you to learn topics at your own pace. Classes currently have online options. We look forward to offering in-person options again. Watch for details on this page and the B'nai Zion Events and Classes pages.

LOGIN BEFORE going to the registration or payment form if you have already taken a class with Rabbi Jana or if you are a Member of B'nai Zion. Click the "Login" link at the top of the website (if you do not know your password, you will be prompted to re-set it). CLICK HERE to REGISTER for SPRING 2024 CLASSES 
(CLICK HERE to submit a form requesting scholarship or special payment plan)

$18 per class B'nai Zion Members or Becoming Jewish Students / $36 per class Non-B'nai Zion Members

[CURRENT REGISTERED STUDENTS]

CURRENT CLASSES

BEGINNING HEBREW

Learn the Hebrew Aleph-Bet and vowels as part of Rabbi Jana's Understanding Judaism class.
Materials are provided.

WEDNESDAYS 7pm

UNDERSTANDING
JUDAISM

A variety of topics to be able to understand Judaism whether you have always been Jewish, want to become Jewish, or are just curious about Judaism. 

Take Rabbi Jana's "Jewish Answers" Class if you are interested in Judaism or becoming Jewish.

Each class includes Hebrew letters, words, concepts. 

WEDNESDAYS 7-9pm

TORAH STUDY
ONGOING
EVERY SATURDAY

CLICK HERE to go to the Torah Study website.

Every Shabbat morning you are welcome to join us for Torah Study. We have informal discussions about the Torah portion of the week. Go to the Event page for Torah Study for details and links.

Materials are provided.

Every Saturday

Saturday 9:45-11am
On Zoom
Sometimes in-Person

Previous Classes

JEWISH WAY WITH WORDS

Learn about Jewish languages. Learn phrases and vocabulary in Jewish languages including: Modern Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Jewish-Italian, and more.

 

CONVERSATIONAL HEBREW

Learn vocabulary and grammar to be able to understand and speak Modern Conversational Hebrew. 

BIBLICAL HEBREW

Study the vocabulary and grammar of Biblical Hebrew. The text explains the concepts in easy to understand ways, and Rabbi Jana makes learning fun.

PRAYERBOOK HEBREW

Learn the vocabulary and grammar for the prayers and blessings. The text explains the concepts in easy to understand ways, and Rabbi Jana makes learning fun.

ETHICAL DILEMMAS 
FROM A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE

Discussions concerning ethical dilemmas and providing responses from  Jewish sources.

HEBREW TEXTS STUDY

Rabbi Jana explores Hebrew Scripture, Liturgy, and Modern Hebrew selections. Students can improve Hebrew reading and comprehension skills, and gain insights from studying Hebrew texts. 

JEWISH ANSWERS

A variety of topics to be able to understand Judaism whether you have always been Jewish, want to become Jewish, or are just curious about Judaism. 

You are welcome to send questions to Rabbi Jana for her to answer during class time.

Thu, May 23 2024 15 Iyar 5784