Adult Education

Adult Education

Deborah Morosohk, RJE
Director of Education
(248) 325-9708

Ilene Stone
Education Assistant
(248) 865-0612

At Temple Beth El, our Adult Education offerings are numerous and diverse. We want to ensure that everyone who is interested in growing their Judaism has access to learning opportunities. There is something for everyone, whether you want to meet weekly, monthly, or just periodically. We have classes both in-person and online. Our offerings include:

  • Weekly Torah Study – Every Saturday morning at 10:00 am on Zoom
  • Book Club – Every other month our Book Club meets to discuss a book of Jewish interest with a member of our staff.
  • Chai Mitzvah – Chai Mitzvah cohorts commit to 12 months of monthly sessions designed to enrich your Jewish knowledge and experience.
  • Facebook Live Series
    • Hyped for Halachah features Rabbi Brudney sharing Rabbinic Texts that shine a light on how rabbinic law functions and how we can engage with Jewish law today.
    • Out of the Box features our Director of Cultural Resources, Laura Gottlieb, sharing finds from the archives that give us fascinating glimpses into our history.
  • Nosh and Knowledge – periodic Shabbat afternoon learning sessions sponsored by the Sisterhood
  • Lectures – Annual offerings include our Jewish History Detective Series, The Glazer Interfaith Institute, and the Mary Einstein Shapero Memorial Lecture

Adult B’nai Mitzvah and/or Beginning Hebrew

Did you miss out on becoming a Bar/Bat Mitzvah when you were 13?

Would you like to learn more about Hebrew, prayer, and Torah?

Would you like to be part of a learning community working toward a meaningful ceremony?

Temple Beth El will be starting an Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class in September 2024!

September – December 2024

  • Understanding our Prayer Service

January – May 2025

  • Torah Study & Ceremony Preparation

Spring 2025

  • Adult B’nai Mitzvah Ceremony

$60 per semester members / $90 non-members