Join this lay-led group each Shabbat for a lively and meaningful discussion of the weekly Torah portion. Bagels and coffee are provided. Bring your own Tanach or use one of ours. No reservation required!

Every Saturday at 9:00 am

TorahStudy

Ever want to learn more about what it means to be Jewish? Rabbi Sternman guides learners through an introduction to Jewish holidays, life cycle events, rituals and traditions, theology, and more. This course is deal for anyone interested in converting to Judaism, learning about Judaism or simply interested in learning more about their own religion. There is no fee for this class.

Tuesdays at 7:30 pm, starting September 9StarofDavid 16 640 480 80-15

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BookWithMarginDo you like to study Jewish topics in-depth? Then this opportunity is for you! Join Rabbi Sternman as he shares an in-depth and insightful look at selections from Jewish texts in "Digging Torah" and "Talmud on Topic". Each miniseries is just three evenings, great for people with busier schedules. There is no fee for this class.

Thursdays at 7:30 pm, starting October 23

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MothersCircleFull

Valerie Klein, Director of Education, leads this class for non-Jewish mothers raising Jewish children. It is a free 16-session course that explores Jewish practices and ethics. The course creates a comfortable space for women to learn about Jewish holidays and rituals, discover how to enrich their families' Jewish experience, and deepen their connection to the religion of their partners and children.

E-mail Valerie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.

Wednesdays at 7:30 pm, starting September 3

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As American Jews, many of us feel a strong connection to Israel, but often struggle with her choices and actions. There is much to learn about this young nation including its history, politics and culture. Join us each month as Rabbi Sternman informs, clarifies and answers our questions. Come to participate or just to listen. Feel free to bring a Kosher-style nosh.

11:00 am, the second Sunday of the month,CoffeeMug
September through May *

* No class in March due to spring break

Classes are Tuesdays 10 am - noon, starting September 16

More details coming soon!

Scholar in Residence

Details coming soon!

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Turn your wish into reality with our lay-led Hebrew classes. Whether you’re a beginner or just need some brushing up, we have the class that’s right for you. Or come to both classes for extra reinforcement. There is a small fee to cover the cost of the book.

Level 1: We use URJ Press’ Aleph isn’t Tough to improve reading skills, and to teach word roots and their meaning. A basic knowledge of the Hebrew alphabet is recommended. If you need a refresher, a great do-it-yourself primer is A Taste of Hebrew, also published by URJ Press.

Sundays at 9:30 am, starting October 12, following the Religious School calendar

Instructor: Michelle Sigle, an Adat Chaverim congregant and high school Algebra teacher in the Allen ISD. Michelle is as passionate about teaching as she is about Judaism.

Level 2: Book 2 in the series, Aleph isn’t Enough, is used to continue to build vocabulary using familiar passages from the siddur, the Haggadah and the Tanach.

Thursdays at 7:30 pm, starting October 2, following the public school calendar

Instructor: Eric Castaneda, an Adat Chaverim congregant and high school French teacher in the Richardson ISD. Eric is a polyglot whose languages include French, German, Spanish and Hebrew.

Contact the office at 972-491-5917 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register and to order your book. Books will be distributed in class.

Upcoming Adult Ed Events

SEP
27

Sep 27 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Torah Study

SEP
30

Sep 30 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Living a Jewish Life

OCT
1

Oct 01 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Mother's Circle: Making Jewish Choices

OCT
2

Oct 02 2014 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Intermediate Hebrew

OCT
7

Oct 07 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Living a Jewish Life

OCT
9

Oct 09 2014 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Intermediate Hebrew

OCT
11

Oct 11 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Torah Study

OCT
12

Oct 12 2014 9:30am - 10:30am
Beginning Hebrew