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Adult Education

Jewish Learning at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El includes many diverse opportunities, some weekly, some annually, and some that meet for several weeks in a row. Our synagogue is enriched and blessed by the presence of many scholars and teachers within the synagogue community who bring their talents to our programming.

 

Women's History Month Series

“Women with Wisdom for our Body, Mind, and Spirit”

In honor of Women’s History month and Purim we are excited to be offering a women’s lecture series starting off a little early with our Scholar in Residence: Ilana Kurshan.

Sundays | 9:30 am – 11:00 | Zoom

Ilana is an American-Israeli author living in Jerusalem. She is best known for her memoir, If All the Seas Were Ink, about Talmud study amidst life as a single woman, a married woman, and a mother,

Feb 13 | Forgetting the Torah We Learn
Feb 27 | If All the Seas Were Ink
March 6 | Juliet’s Balcony

Come learn from a series of women in our community and the community at large. Everyone is invited. 

Body | Dr. Adele Schneider | March 3 | 8:00 PM Dr. Adele Schneider is a clinical geneticist in Philadelphia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area. She received her medical degree from University of the Witwatersrand and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Mind | Lori Cooper | March 10 | 8:00 PM Lori T. Cooper has been the director of The Mikveh at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El in Wynnewood, PA since it opened in 2002. She serves as a guide and facilitator, creating rituals and helping to provide an inclusive, gender neutral and safe space for all.

Spirit | Moriah Simon Hazani | March 24 | 8:00 PM “Moriah is a native of Israel, an ordained rabbi and a student of Midrash and Biblical interpretation, which she studied and received a master’s degree in from the University of Pennsylvania. Moriah joined Golden Slipper Gems in 2016 and enjoys researching new and interesting topics to bring to her audiences that teach older adults about new subjects expanding their horizons.

Ongoing Online Offerings

Mondays at 8:30am | Parsha Hashavua (weekly Torah portion) with Rabbinic Intern Jonathon Adler

Tuesdays at 9:30am | Exploring Jewish Texts with Adena Potok

Wednesdays at 9:30am | Gentle/Beginner Yoga with Jane 
Wednesdays at 11:00am | Standing/Chair Yoga with Jane

Fridays at 9:00am | Coffee and Chat with Lori Cooper

Sat, May 21 2022 20 Iyyar 5782