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Temple Beth-El Adult Education Program 5781 (2021-2022)

Adult Education classes are open to all members of the TBE community free of charge. Contributions to the Adult Education Fund support this program and are deeply appreciated

To attend please register with:
Temple Beth-El, 402 N. Tioga St., Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 273-5775

or  email

Watch for future updates.  Additional programs are being planned!

ALL ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES WILL BE ON ZOOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  Zoom links will be sent after registration.

Ongoing Classes

What Rav Dimi Taught Me

A Study of the Talmud through the eyes of a wandering Jew

Rabbi Suzanne Brody
Thursday at 12 Noon beginning October 7, 2021. (Newcomers welcome).

The Mystery Woman:  Who was Serach?

Rabbi Suzanne Brody
Meets Wednesdays at 12 Noon beginning October 6, 2021.

Chanting the Tanakh

Cantor Richard Rosenfield
Sundays @ 10 AM beginning October 31, 2021.

Prayerbook Hebrew

Cantor Richard Rosenfield
Sundays @ 11:15 AM beginning October 31, 2021.

One Day Classes

Fish & Gelatin: Kosher and Halal Perspectives

Joe Regenstein
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 @ 7:00 PM

Sibling Jealousy in the Book of Genesis

Nava Scharf
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 7 PM

Registrants should bring to class a copy of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh)

Persia and the Rabbis

With three weeks until Purim, learn about Persia's importance to the Sages.

Jason Mokhtarian
Thursdays - February 24, March 3, and March 10, 2022 at 7 PM.

The Book of Job

A biblical response as to why humans suffer under a benevolent Creator.

Ross Brann
Wednesdays - March 23, March 30, April 6, and April 13, 2022 at 7 PM

Registrants should bring to class a copy of The Book of Job: A New Translation by Edward Greenstein

Sat, September 25 2021 19 Tishrei 5782