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Adult Learning - Welcome!

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We are delighted you are exploring learning opportunities at TBE, where we offer a full portfolio of programs and courses for lifelong learning.  Some courses are year-long, others meet for a few sessions only; some programs provide in-depth study, some programs offer an intriguing introduction to a topic. You'll see that adult learners have options! With topics as varied as Jewish text study, mussar, writing, Israel-based programs, art, Hebrew language study, Jewish cooking and much more, there’s a program for most everyone.  Enriching all learning opportunities are insightful and gifted instructors who will help guide and nurture our community in study together. 

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Click Here  to view our 5775/2014-2015 Adult Jewish Living and Learning Guide  and to learn more about Living Torah 21.    


Upcoming Programs & Events   
Spiritual Integration: A Work in Progress kicks off our year-long spiritual journey with Visiting Scholar, Rabbi Or Rose, the weekend of October 17, 18 & 19. Learn more.

ICEP (Israel Current Events Program): Sunday, October 19 at 11:30 am. Special speaker, Gil Avriel, from Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Office. RSVP to Lynn Burke, (781) 235-8419 x211. Learn more about ICEP.

Resilient Parents, Resilient Teens Discussion Group, led by Dana Snyder, Mental Health Clinician and TBE parent of teens, will be held on Sunday, October 19 from 7:30-9:00 pm. RSVP to Laura Hyman, (781) 235-8419, x212. Learn more.

Living Deeply and Mindfully: Mussar at TBE, leb by Rabbi Marcia Plumb, begins Monday, October 20 from 7:30-9:00 pm. Click here to register.

Lunchtime Conversations continue Tuesday, October 21 at noon with guest speaker, Elaine Markoff.  Elaine will be talking about her life as an artist, and as the founder of Art in Giving and theRachel Molly Markoff Foundation, which is dedicated to pediatric brain cancer research. Learn more.

Oh God, presented at TBE by the Israeli Stage, on Sunday, October 26 at 7:00 pm. There is no ticket fee for this production generously sponsored by the Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, Inc. For reservations, contact Lynn Burke, (781) 235-8419 x211.

Jewish Mindfulness and Meditation
(Beginner—6 week course), with Donna Rubenoff, begins Wednesday, October 22 from 7:30-9:00 pm. Click here to register.

Jewish Mindfulness and Meditation
(Advanced), with Donna Rubenoff, begins Thursday, October 23 from 7:30-9:00 pm. Click here to register.

TZION, with Dr. Jacob Meskin, begins on Thursday, October 23 from 7:15-9:30 pm. Click here to register.

Oh God, presented at TBE by the Israeli Stage
, on Sunday, October 26 at 7:00 pm. There is no ticket fee for this production generously sponsored by the Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, Inc. For reservations, contact Lynn Burke, (781) 235-8419 x211.

Bad Jews, presented at SpeakEasy
in Boston, on Saturday, November 1 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $50 each, and space is limited. There are a some tickets left. To reserve your seat, please contact  Lynn Burke, (781) 235-8419 x211. by Tuesday, October 21.

Nefesh l’Nefesh (Soul to Soul) Engaging in Spiritual Relationships  
Adult Jewish Living Shabbat Retreat 
Come celebrate the possibilities of Shabbat away from home. Experience a Shabbat filled with sacred time, music, laughter and learning. Join Alison Kur and Rabbi Philip Sherman as we explore the relationships of our biblical ancestors and begin to discover how their spiritual messages bring meaning to our lives today. 
For additional information, contact Rabbi Philip Sherman, (781) 235-8419 x208.  View the flyer. Click Here to Register. 



Our Adult Learning Vision

A community of individuals discovering and strengthening our connection to Judaism.            


Our Adult Learning Mission

The mission of Adult Learning at Temple Beth Elohim is to touch the heart, engage the mind and move the soul of each member.  Through lifelong exploration of the nuance, complexity and joy of living in a Jewish way, each person strives to become more knowledgeable and discover practice, meaning, spirituality and connection to the Jewish community.  The experiences we offer are welcoming, challenging and accessible at a variety of levels with the goal of fostering the spiritual journey and a passionate connection to Judaism and Temple Beth Elohim. --adopted by the Temple Beth Elohim Task Force, May 2011.



For more information about adult learning programs or help with registration, please contact Lynn Burke Executive Assistant,, 781.235.8419 x211.  

Click here to become a part of Living Torah 21 

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