Continuing Education


All Classes are Co-ed. Men & Women are cordially invited.
For questions or inquiries on any of our programs, please contact the office.


 

Continuing Education presents 
Reel & Spiel - 
Wednesday May 17th at 7:00 pm.
TBD.
Movie commentary provided by Rabbi Leslie Lipson.
Popcorn and refreshments provided. $5 pp. Call the office to purchase.
 
Shtetl in the City 
Sunday, Jun 11th 10:30a to 12:30p 
Screening of the documentary Shtetl in the City, about Kensington Market. Don't miss this fascinating look at the history of old Jewish Toronto.


Mini Adult Education Series at BEBY with Beit Midrash.
 
For more information and to register, please email torczyner@gmail.com
Include your phone number if you prefer a call back.
Wed. May 3 through May 24 - The Jewish Marriage.  Register at www.torontotorah.com/marriage.
Fees: $10 per session, $40 for a 4 session series and $60 per 6 session series.

 



Ongoing Programs 2016/17


SUNDAY:
Hebrew Reading Classes - Levels I & II. Call the office to register for these free courses. 
Level I: For complete beginners! Dates TBA.

Hebrew Reading Level II: For those who can read slowly! 
Dates TBA. Led by Michael Kinrys. 

Tanach Study Group

Led by shul members. Meeting in their homes, this interactive study group analyzes and discusses various Tanach texts. Check the Weekly Bulletin for topic, time and place.


MONDAY:

Rabbi’s Study Class: Tastebook - 
Many of us are conversant with Facebook. How many of us are conversant with the important ideas that make for Jewish literacy? Welcome to Tastebook. In this class, we will taste some of the fundamental Jewish ideas about our Religion, People, and History as we survey highlights of the Bible, Talmud, Medieval period, Modern Period, Zionism and Israel, the Holocaust, North American Jewish Life, Antisemitism, Jewish Texts, Basic Beliefs, Calendar and Holy Days, Lifecycle, Synagogue and Prayers. Required text: Jewish Literacy by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin. 7:15 pm. Boardroom with Rabbi Morrison. 


TUESDAY: 
Sisterhood Study Group - Rabbis Morrison and Lipson alternate in teaching insights from the Talmud. 10:00 am in the Tessler Hall.

Rabbi Morrison's weekly Topic:
Ask The Rabbi - Brief English responsa to modern halakhic questions from the perspective of Conservative Judaism. Topics will cover Bible, ethics, gender, interfaith, symbols, conversion, kashrut, lifecycle, holy day cycle, women's issues, theology, and more.

Rabbi Lipson's Weekly Topic: 
Studying the Book of Shmuel (Samuel) and the Book of Kings — Politics & Power in Biblical Israel.


THURSDAY:
Nash & Drash — Monthly study program on lively Jewish topics led by the Clergy combined with a light lunch, from noon until 1:30 pm in the Tessler Hall.  Check the bulletin for up to date information.



SHABBAT: 
Tish and Torah with Rabbi Leslie Lipson. Rabbi Lipson will lead learning sessions for the Parshat Hashavuah every Shabbat at 10:00 am in the Boardroom. Everyone is welcome.

Daf Ha' Shavua - The Weekly Page of Talmud.
The weekly Shabbat afternoon study group with Rabbi Morrison. 
For beginning or intermediate students, we will explore page by page the first Tractate of the Talmud known as Masechet Berachot using the new Koren Talmud Bavli Daf Yomi Edition which contains the text in its original as well as full English translation and commentary by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. From the introduction; “The primary focus of the tractate is the myriad ways in which a Jewish person expresses his faith during his life.” Meets thirty-five minutes prior to Mincha. Everyone is welcome.

 

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 5 Sivan 5777