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Upcoming Class Schedule

Email our education coordinator for more information! Kesher Israel classes are open to women and men and geared toward students of all backgrounds and levels. 

Repentance and Forgiveness: An Exploration of Jewish Thinkers on Teshuva
Four sessions, August 15-September 12

The Jewish New Year is coming--are you ready? This four-week class with Rabbi Shafner will help us spiritually prepare for the High Holidays. Advance registration preferred. Refreshments will be served. See more information and register here

Bagels & Ba'al Shem Tov: A Weekly Parsha Exploration
Sundays at 8:45 am
Please join Rabbi Shafner for a discussion on chassidut and the parsha on Sunday mornings at 8:45 am.  A bagel breakfast will be served! See here for a current listing of dates. 
Basic Judaism: An In-Depth Overview of Jewish Law and Practice 
Tuesdays from 8:00-9:00 pm 
This class, taught by Rabbi Shafner, examines the fundamental concepts of Judaism, with plenty of time for questions and discussion. We will look at the laws of berachot, Shabbat, and various holidays with an eye towards understanding the practical application of the halakha. Open to all levels of observance and knowledge. See here for a current listing of dates. 

Special Events
Pre-Minchah Shiur--Understanding the Psalm of Elul: L'David Hashem Ori, 8/25
Pre-Slichot Shiur--Shofar: The Sound and the Fury
Shabbat Shuva Drasha--The Nature of Teshuva: Is it Uniquely Jewish?

Past Classes:
Kashrut: Its Philosophy, Laws, and Practical Application
Changing the Past: Teshuvah and the High Holidays
From the Talmud to Today: A Topical Introduction to Jewish Literacy, Halacha and History

And many more! Email with ideas for new classes. 

Sat, September 22 2018 13 Tishrei 5779