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Adult Education

Committed to ensuring that our members can access the deep wisdom of our tradition, Adat Ari El provides many, varied learning opportunities for adults in our community to grow their souls.  We offer a wide range of opportunities weekly, monthly, and seasonally.  Classes can be on campus, on-line, or via podcasts (coming soon). We invite you to become a life long learner! Check out our latest offerings below. 

OUR CURRENT CLASSES                                                         

Shabbat In Your Home- 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Led by Rabbi Bernhard
Locations vary each session.

For parents of school-aged children: An interactive monthly workshop designed to bring the rituals and philosophy of Shabbat into your home.
Seven monthly sessions on Thursday evenings beginning 11/29/18 through 5/16/19.
Click Here for session dates and to register for Shabbat In Your Home.

Shabbat Shiur- 9:00am - 9:30am
Taught by our Clergy
Wynn Meeting Room

A pre-services Shabbat study session led by the rabbis and/or rabbinic interns.
Every Shabbat morning from 10/6/18 until 6/8/19.

Mishnah Monday- 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Taught by Rabbi Bernhard

A weekly, online and interactive discussion on the Mishnah of Brachot/Blessings. This course requires a computer and internet connection.
Every Monday from 10/15/2018 until 5/20/2019 with the exception of holidays. Click here to register.

Torah on Tuesday- 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Taught by Rabbi Bernhard
Wynn Meeting Room

Join us as we explore the Book of Exodus through the lens of traditional Jewish commentators. Each week we will look at different commandments and laws, see what they reveal about the Torah’s values, and discuss if and how those values may, or may not, be relevant for us today.
Every Tuesday from 10/16/18 until 5/21/19 with the exception of holidays.

Torah According to Benjamin Franklin- 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Taught by Rabbi Bernhard
Deiber Chapel

A practical guide on how to live a life of joy and contentment.
Five Wednesday evenings from 10/17/18 until 11/14/18.
Click Here to register for Torah According to Benjamin Franklin.

Becoming a Member

Becoming a Member

Members of Adat Ari El enjoy a full range of social, spiritual and educational activities.

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