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


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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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

Scholar in Residence

Details coming soon!


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: No prior knowledge of Hebrew is required. We use URJ Press’ Aleph isn’t Tough to introduce the alphabet and develop reading skills, and to teach word roots and their meanings. You'll be amazed at how quickly you can pick it up! Still not sure? Try the first two classes cost-free.

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 passionate about teaching and has a gift for making learning fun.

Level 2: This class has been canceled for the remainder of the year. We hope to bring it back next fall.

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


Dec 18 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm


Dec 20 2014 9:00am - 10:00am


Dec 27 2014 9:00am - 10:00am


Jan 03 2015 9:00am - 10:00am


Jan 06 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm


Jan 06 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm


Jan 07 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm


Jan 10 2015 9:00am - 10:00am