The Madeleine Haas Russell Institute of Jewish Learning

Lifelong learning at Emanu-El is led by Rabbi Jonathan Singer, Ariana Estoque and the congregant group, Salon Judaica. To learn more about the Salon Judaica or adult education opportunities, contact Ariana Estoque at aestoque@emanuelsf.org or (415) 751-2541 x 307.

Adult Jewish Studies Electives
Indulge your appetite for a taste of Jewish culture, history and the arts with one of our bite-sized electives. These classes are taught by our clergy or guest lecturers and meet approximately six times over the course of a trimester.
 
WINTER TRIMESTER 2016
 

Downtown Tauber - What IS Zionism, Anyway?

Mameh Lushn and Bubbeh Myses (Yiddish)

Adult Modern Hebrew 

Introduction to Judaism

 

SPRING TRIMESTER 2016 - REGISTER NOW. Classes begin the week of March 14
 

Downtown Tauber - Midrah: Pirke de Rabbi Eliezer with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner

American Jewish Short Stories, Party 2 with Rabbi Carla Fenves

Machzor: Praying with Intention for the High Holy Days with Rabbi Beth Singer

Adult Modern Hebrew 

Introduction to Judaism

Tauber In-Depth Learning Opportunities
Ready to take your love of Jewish learning to the next level? Learn more about our more in-depth classes and find new ways to further your connection to Judaism.

Tauber Yesod Program

Monthly Downtown Tauber (NEW)

Tauber Beit Midrash (NEW)

Downtown Tauber - What IS Zionism, Anyway?

Emanu-El Scholar Classes
Congregation Emanu-El is fortunate to have esteemed scholar in residence, Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, actively engage our congregants and community in innovative and meaningful learning experiences.
 
 Midrash: The Spaces Between The Worlds of Torah (Saturday morning Torah Study)
 
Stay tuned for Rabbi Kushner's Spring Class (March - May 2016) - Midrash: Pirke de Rabbi Eliezar

 

Torah
Learn about the two different weekly Torah study opportunities at the temple.
 

Midrash: The Spaces Between The Worlds of Torah (Rabbi Lawrence Kushner)

Torah Study 

 

Lectures
Congregation Emanu-El's robust lecture series brings internationally renowned thought leaders to the temple throughout the year.
 

Shmuly Yanklowitz - February 23, 2016

Richard Elliott Friedman - April 8 - 10, 2016

Review descriptions of speakers

 


Previous 2015 speakers:

Marcia Falk - September 5

Daniel C. Matt - November 20 - 22

Dr. Laurie Pearce - December 13

Previous 2016 speakers:

Dennis Ross

 

 

Contact

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Phone: (415) 751-2535
Fax: (415) 751-2511
mail@emanuelsf.org