Sinai offers adults a variety of learning opportunities, including Beit Midrash seminars, Scholar in Residence Weekends, Bible Study, Lunch and Learn, and many forms of Torah Study.Some sessions are facilitated by clergy and staff, while others are led by congregants, professionals, or visiting scholars.

Adults choosing to enrich their knowledge of Torah and the prayer book through the study of Hebrew will find a class suited to their needs. For more information, please contact Rabbi David Cohen at rabbi@congregationsinai.org.

A highlight of our lifelong learning opportunities is Sinai’s Adult B’nei Mitzvah program, which guides learners on a path of study designed to build a foundation of Jewish learning and practice.The two-year program, open to all members regardless of knowledge, culminates in a formal service in which learners lead the service, read or chant from the Torah, and share the experience of their journey with our community.

ONGOING CLASSES

Schmooze with the Jews

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DAY: Mondays
TIME: 11:00am
FACILITATOR: Rabbi Cohen

Join Rabbi Cohen weekly to discuss current events and issues of the day with an eye to the Jewish angle.  Local and regional issues, national and international events, political and cultural concerns - topics will be timely, varied and wide ranging.

No matter your policial leanings - conservative, liberal or independent - there is a place for you at the table.  Respectful dialogue is the goal.

SINAI MEMBER COST: Free
NON MEMBER COST: $72

 

A Modern Rabbi's Approach to the Bible

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DAY: Wednesdays
TIME: 9:30am
FACILITATOR: Rabbi Jay Brickman

Rabbi Brickman is a trained Jungian, a philosopher and a practitioner of Tai Chi. If you haven't studied with him, now is the time

FREE CLASS

 

Through the Eyes of Women

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DAY: Fridays
TIME: 9:30am
FACILITATOR: Dr. Sherry Blumberg

Using  Torah: A Women's Commentary as a text, we are discussing the Torah, verse by verse, using critical questions, feminist readings, modern midrash, traditional commentaries and women's poetry.

SINAI MEMBER COST: Free
GUEST FEE: $54
REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED, CALL SINAI OFFICE FOR AVAILABILITY

 

Shabbat Morning Torah Study

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DAY: Saturdays
TIME: 8:00am
FACILITATOR: Rabbi Jay Brickman and Rabbi David Cohen

Verse by verse, line by line, word by word, the Torah comes alive! Join Rabbis Brickman and Cohen for Shabbat Morning Torah study and then stay for our Shabbat morning minyan at 9:30am.

FREE CLASS

Acheinu: Men's Spirituality Group

DAY: Select Sundays

TIME: 8:30 - 10:00am
FACILITATOR: Joe Glassman & Mitch Colton

Acheinu is sponsored by Sinai's Brotherhood. Share nosh and discuss spiritual and practical matters concerning God, work, family and more.

FREE PROGRAM

Young-at-Hearts Senior Singles Group

DAY: Select Wednesdays
TIME: 10:00 - 11:30am
LOCATION: Congregation Shalom

Open to all Jewish seniors in the community. This is not a grief group, or matchmaking group, but a social group intended to bring together people who may be divorced, have lost a spouse or just want to regain the fun in life! Outings and activities include: card games, lunches, dinners, sporting events, mah jongg, theater, etc.

To sign up for a meeting contact Jen Friedman at 414-352-2970