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Adult Learning

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Shabbat Chevra Torah Study

The community is welcome to join us every Saturday morning, 9:00-10:30 am, for our master class, Chevra Torah, in the Board Room at Temple Emanuel's Jefferson Road Campus. This study group, led by one of our rabbis, explores the weekly Torah portion. No prerequisite knowledge is needed and all, regardless of background, are welcome to attend. There is no charge for this class.

Click here for Zoom call information.

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Schmooze with the Rabbi

Currently being held on Zoom 

Have questions you’ve always wanted to ask a rabbi but never had the chance? Maybe you just want to meet new people and have some great conversations over lunch? Well, this is the program for you! The conversation is on us, lunch is on you.


For zoom information, please visit our Upcoming Events page. 

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Adult B'nai Mitzvah Classes


For whatever reason, you did not become Bar or Bat Mitzvah at age 13. No need to worry! Spend a year with Rabbi Fisher preparing to lead services and chant from our sacred scriptures, all while deepening your Jewish involvement and understanding. 

The next Adult B'nai Mitzvah class will be held in-person only and will begin on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. 

A multi-week course on the basics of Judaism for anyone who wants to gain a deeper underst

Introduction to Judaism® Course 

This introductory class, taught by Dr, Karen Dresser, is designed for those who are looking to learn or re-learn the basics of our tradition. The core elements of Jewish beliefs, practices, and ethics will be covered in this survey course. 

This course will be held in-person only!

The cost is $75 per non-member; $35 for Temple members

There is an additional charge for the book used in this course.  

To purchase the book, please visit the following website:

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Adult Hebrew Course


Do you want to learn to read Hebrew? Would you like to be able to sound out the words in the prayer book? Well then - let’s indeed do it!


This program has been designed to ease your way into Hebrew by rooting your work in words you may already know from the context of Jewish life.


Debi Rowe will lead a weekly session from L’Shon Ha-Kodesh – A Beginning Hebrew Book for Adults to guide anyone who wants to learn Hebrew. The textbook includes an Introduction and ten individual lessons.  Debi has been teaching adults and children since I was a teenager, and loves every minute of it!


May our journey be rich and rewarding! 


The class will be held in-person only and will begin on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. 

For more info, or to sign up, email us at