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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. 

Special Events

July 20th at 6:45 pm: "HaAdam Al HaYareach": Man on the Moon
July 27: Scholar in Residence: Rabbi Howard Jachter

Ongoing

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. 

Tuesday Morning Talmud Study
Tuesdays at 8:00 am

Join Rabbi Shafner for small-group Talmud study on Tuesday mornings after Shacharit. The group is learning Tractate Berachot. No previous knowledge necessary. See here for a current listing of dates. 
 
Basic Judaism: An In-Depth Overview of Jewish Law and Practice 
Tuesdays at 7:00 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.

 
Kids Mishnah Nosh with the Rabbi
Every other Shabbat, two hours before mincha
See calendar for exact times. 
 
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 education@kesher.org with ideas for new classes. 
 
Sponsored by the Dr. H. Harold Gelfand Memorial Institute of Adult Education
 

 
Wed, July 17 2019 14 Tammuz 5779