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Introduction to Judaism

This 16-week course is designed for individuals and couples wishing to explore Judaism or considering becoming Jewish. Interfaith couples are encouraged to enroll together.

Taught by a dynamic team of Reform rabbis, cantors and educators, Introduction to Judaism provides an opportunity to learn about Jewish history, traditions, holidays and life cycle ceremonies. Participants will gain comfort and familiarity with the symbols, liturgy, music, traditions and Hebrew blessings that accompany Jewish celebrations in the home and synagogue.

$275/individual or $360/couple.
Advance registration is required.

“Introduction to Judaism helped me explore so many different aspects of Jewish life. I feel a deeper appreciation for Judaism and have grown spiritually.”

Program Schedule Information: 

November, 2014
Needham
Sundays beginning Nov 2 for 12 weeks
Rabbi Jay Perlman & Rabbi Todd Markley at Temple Beth Shalom, 2:30 - 5:30PM
November, 2014
Boston
Thursdays beginning Nov 13 for 16 weeks
Temple Israel clergy & faculty, 7:00 - 9:30PM
January, 2015
Newton
Thursdays beginning January 22 for 16 weeks
Rabbi Eric Gurvis & Rabbi Neil Hirsch at Temple Shalom, 7:00 - 9:30PM
February, 2015
Brookline
Wednesdays beginning February 25 for 16 weeks
Rabbi Sonia Saltzman at Temple Ohabei Shalom, 7:00 - 9:30PM
March, 2015
Franklin
Sundays beginnig March 1 for 12 weeks
Rabbi Tom Alpert at Temple Etz Chaim, 2:00 - 5:00PM