Check back often to see what Rabbi Natan is teaching, as you won't want to miss his incredible life-long Jewish learning offerings! All classes are free for Beth Shalom members. Non-members should contact the office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fall 2017  

Fall 2017 Conversations in Jewish Thought  
Transformational Texts

If you would like to attend Israel Institute at Beth Shalom Synagogue, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Readings will be via handouts per Class

Schedule: WEDNESDAYS (except TUESDAYS January 9 & May 1)
Nov. 1: The Prophets
Nov. 15: Writings and Wisdom Literature
TUESDAY, Jan. 9: Transformational Texts of the Talmud
Jan. 24: Talmud (cont'd)
Feb. 14: Magical Midrash
March 14: Midrash and Liturgy
April 4: Chasidut
TUESDAY, May 1: Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Cost for non-members - $72

Israel Institute

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Schedule: SUNDAYS
Nov. 19 - Foundations of Israel
Dec. 3 - Israel in our Lives
Dec. 17 - Media Coverage
Jan. 28 - Interfaith Israel
Feb. 4 - Peace or Status Quo
Feb. 18 - Jerusalem: United or Divided
April 1 - Culture & People
April 8 - Narratives & Stories
April 29 - America, Israel and the New Middle East

Cost for non-members - $72

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Summer 2017

 

elulimmersion

The month of Elul is traditionally a time for personal reflection and spiritual preparation for the New Year. Join Rabbi Natan's two-part seminar - ELUL IMMERSION - and learn more about the structured opportunity we are all given during the month of Elul to examine what is holding us back from being who we really want to be.

Spring 2017

2017AdultEd WordsofOurPeople

Words of Our People: An exploration of T'filah & Tradition

Demystify Jewish prayer and discover the explanations for the many movements and gestures observed during our worhip services

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2017AdultEd PirkeiAvot

Pirkei Avot: Timeless Wisdom from our Sages

Discover why this small tractate of the mishnah, which its gems of wisdom and keys to ethical and philosophical success, has had an overside impact on the Western world.

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Biblical Hebrew

Biblical Hebrew

Miriam Bensman teaches the adult beginners' path to Biblical Hebrew

Fall 2016

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Rabbi Natan leads Essential Judaism - 4,000 years in 18 nights. This is the perfect class for potential converts or those who want to review the basic foundations of Judaism. 

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Israel Paradox PromiseRabbi Natan leads Israel Paradox & Promise, an eight class deep-dive into Israeli current events and historical context.

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Class documents

Biblical Hebrew

Miriam Bensman teaches the adult beginners' path to Biblical Hebrew.

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18

11.18.2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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18

11.18.2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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18

11.18.2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nov
19

11.19.2017 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Nov
19

11.19.2017 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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24

11.24.2017 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm