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“Who is wise? The person who learns from everyone.” (Psalm 119:99)

 

Adult Education at Temple Sholom 

Our congregation values Torah and comprehensive Jewish learning, and we offer a robust catalog of adult education opportunities throughout the week in the spirit of lifelong learning. Taught by our clergy and community members, available topics include Hebrew, Talmud, modern and ancient Jewish history, Jewish text, short stories, spirituality and more. Register for Adult Education Classes on our calendar pages!

Upcoming Adult Education Events

TuesdayTue, 4 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Talmud Study

Tuesday, Jun 4th 8:30a to 9:30aJoin Rabbi Conover as she leads an hour-long conversation on a section of the Talmud.

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WednesdayWed, 5 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Wednesday Morning Study Group

Wednesday, Jun 5th 10:00a to 11:30aJoin clergy each week for a 90-minute study session exploring Reform Judaism.

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WednesdayWed, 5 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Shakespeare Discussion, with Mitchell Brown

Wednesday, Jun 5th 6:30p to 8:00pCurrently, the class is engaged in discussing the play, Richard III. On December 28 the class will start discussing The Taming of the Shrew. Class discusses Jewish ethics as well as biblical allusions are bound to play a part in any discussion. Newcomers are very welcome.

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TuesdayTue, 11 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Talmud Study

Tuesday, Jun 11th 8:30a to 9:30aJoin Rabbi Conover as she leads an hour-long conversation on a section of the Talmud.

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WednesdayWed, 12 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Wednesday Morning Study Group

Wednesday, Jun 12th 10:00a to 11:30aJoin clergy each week for a 90-minute study session exploring Reform Judaism.

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WednesdayWed, 12 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Shakespeare Discussion, with Mitchell Brown

Wednesday, Jun 12th 6:30p to 8:00pCurrently, the class is engaged in discussing the play, Richard III. On December 28 the class will start discussing The Taming of the Shrew. Class discusses Jewish ethics as well as biblical allusions are bound to play a part in any discussion. Newcomers are very welcome.

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TuesdayTue, 18 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Talmud Study

Tuesday, Jun 18th 8:30a to 9:30aJoin Rabbi Conover as she leads an hour-long conversation on a section of the Talmud.

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WednesdayWed, 19 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Wednesday Morning Study Group

Wednesday, Jun 19th 10:00a to 11:30aJoin clergy each week for a 90-minute study session exploring Reform Judaism.

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WednesdayWed, 19 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Shakespeare Discussion, with Mitchell Brown

Wednesday, Jun 19th 6:30p to 8:00pCurrently, the class is engaged in discussing the play, Richard III. On December 28 the class will start discussing The Taming of the Shrew. Class discusses Jewish ethics as well as biblical allusions are bound to play a part in any discussion. Newcomers are very welcome.

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TuesdayTue, 25 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Talmud Study

Tuesday, Jun 25th 8:30a to 9:30aJoin Rabbi Conover as she leads an hour-long conversation on a section of the Talmud.

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WednesdayWed, 26 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Wednesday Morning Study Group

Wednesday, Jun 26th 10:00a to 11:30aJoin clergy each week for a 90-minute study session exploring Reform Judaism.

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WednesdayWed, 26 JunJune, 2024

 
 
Shakespeare Discussion, with Mitchell Brown

Wednesday, Jun 26th 6:30p to 8:00pCurrently, the class is engaged in discussing the play, Richard III. On December 28 the class will start discussing The Taming of the Shrew. Class discusses Jewish ethics as well as biblical allusions are bound to play a part in any discussion. Newcomers are very welcome.

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TuesdayTue, 2 JulJuly, 2024

 
 
Talmud Study

Tuesday, Jul 2nd 8:30a to 9:30aJoin Rabbi Conover as she leads an hour-long conversation on a section of the Talmud.

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WednesdayWed, 3 JulJuly, 2024

 
 
Wednesday Morning Study Group

Wednesday, Jul 3rd 10:00a to 11:30aJoin clergy each week for a 90-minute study session exploring Reform Judaism.

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TuesdayTue, 9 JulJuly, 2024

 
 
Talmud Study

Tuesday, Jul 9th 8:30a to 9:30aJoin Rabbi Conover as she leads an hour-long conversation on a section of the Talmud.

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In addition to a variety of Sunday class options featuring our clergy and guest speaker series, we also offer:

  • Monday evening Introduction to Judaism and A Taste of Judaism classes 
  • Monday evening bi-monthly film screenings & discussion 
  • Tuesday morning weekly Talmud study with our rabbis  
  • Wednesday morning weekly discussion group with our clergy/education team
  • Wednesday evening parallel classes for parents during Midweek Hebrew 
  • Friday evening Shabbat guest speakers
  • Shabbat morning Torah study minyan with clergy 
  • Sunday morning parallel classes for parents during Religious School

 

Last year’s class topics included the following series: 

  • Hartman Hot Topics with Rabbi Conover - Fall & Spring Sundays, 9:30-10:30 AM
  • Prayer & Liturgy 101 with Cantor Ben-David - Winter Sundays, 11 AM - 12 PM
  • Eating Jewishly with Rabbi Gellman - Winter Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 PM
  • Israel 101 with Rabbi Singer - Seasonal Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 PM
  • Short Stories with Cliff Scott-Rudnick - Sundays, 2-3 PM
  • Shakespeare Discussion with Mitchell Brown - Wednesdays, 6:30-8 PM 
  • Intro to Biblical Hebrew with Mitchell Brown - Sundays, 10:30-11:30 AM

Questions? Contact Rabbi Gellman at rabbigellman@sholomchicago.org.

Thu, May 30 2024 22 Iyar 5784