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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

Elul Beit Midrash
Tuesday, September 3, 10, 17, 23 at 7:30 pm
Join us for four weeks of learning and free dinner with our Elul Beit Midrash! See here for full details and registration. 

New Class

Rav Kook Teshuvah Series
Saturday, September 7, 14, 28, approx. 1 hour before minchah

Join us for a three-week Shabbat afternoon series with Rabbi Shafner exploring Rav Kook's conception of teshuvah (repentance). See here for full details and registration.  


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 with ideas for new classes. 
Sponsored by the Dr. H. Harold Gelfand Memorial Institute of Adult Education

Tue, October 15 2019 16 Tishrei 5780