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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 AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2022 CLASSES 
(CLICK HERE to submit a form requesting scholarship or special payment plan)

$18 per class B'nai Zion Members  / $36 per class Non-B'nai Zion Members

August - September 2022 Classes

HEBREW TEXTS STUDY

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

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6-7:30 Wednesdays

ETHICAL DILEMMAS 
FROM A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE

Discussions concerning ethical dilemmas and providing responses from  Jewish sources.

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7:30 Wednesdays

HEBREW
FROM DAY ONE

Learn the Hebrew Aleph-Bet and vowels by using the First Day of the Creation Story and the Decalogue from the Book of Exodus. Rabbi Jana makes learning Hebrew simple and enjoyable. 
Materials are provided.

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6-7:30 Thursdays

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.

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7:30 Thursdays

Recent Classes

ETHICAL DILEMMAS 
FROM A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE

Discussions concerning ethical dilemmas and providing responses from  Jewish sources.

Current Students

CONVERSATIONAL HEBREW

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

Current Students

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.

Current Students

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.

Current Students

HEBREW
FROM DAY ONE

CLICK HERE to go to the class website. 

Learn the Hebrew Aleph-Bet and vowels by using the First Day of the Creation Story and the Decalogue from the Book of Exodus. Rabbi Jana makes learning Hebrew simple and enjoyable. 
Materials are provided.

NEW CLASS BEGINS THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

UNDERSTANDING
JUDAISM

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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. 

Text: "Every Person's Guide
to Judaism" 
(Stephen J. Einstein & Lydia Kukoff), 1989 UAHC Press. 

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

JEWISH WAY WITH WORDS

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

No current class, but materials are provided and lessons are on this page.

TORAH STUDY
ONGOING
EVERY SATURDAY

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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

Sun, August 14 2022 17 Av 5782