Introduction to Judaism

Taught by Rabbi David Krishef

Beginning Monday, November 6, 7:00- 8:15 p.m. 

Cost:  $70/members and B’nai Noah affiliates, $95/non-members (includes the cost of the SourceBook)

A basic introduction to Jewish history, beliefs, rituals, holidays, and life cycle celebrations. Taught in partnership with the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program of American Jewish University. The syllabus can be download here or call the office to have it emailed/mailed to you.

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Torah Study Shabbat

Torah Study Shabbat, Abbreviated Shabbat service, 4th Shabbat of the month
Please join us for a shortened Shabbat service preceded by Torah study on the 4th Shabbat
The next Torah study Shabbat services will be on  January 27th
The schedule is:
  • 9:30 a.m. Torah study
  • 10:30 a.m. Service
  • 11:55 a.m. (approximately) Kiddush

Thursday Tanakh Study Group

Judaic Studies Institute Torah Study Group

Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, Schuler Books and Music, 28th St., (in the back of the store).  We are studying the book of Samuel, one chapter per week.

Jewish Mysticism/Zohar Study Group

Mondays, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Ahavas Israel library

This study group is slowly working its way through Daniel Matt's translation of the Zohar.

JTS iTunes U


The JTS iTunes U site features a wide variety of content. The site, accessible via Apple’s iTunes, makes public lectures, Torah commentaries, and select JTS courses available for free streaming and downloading.

The weekly Torah commentary podcasts are easy to find and subscribe to, as are recordings of public JTS lectures and events, such as the popular series of Library Book Talks that feature JTS faculty and other distinguished authors discussing their latest books.

Collections of lectures detailing issues in contemporary Jewish philosophy, theology, and ethics highlight how JTS scholarship engages with the challenges of the 21st century.

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