The Madeleine Haas Russell Institute of Jewish Learning

Adult Education 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.
 Other Golden Ages: Jewish Cities Before the Modern Era

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

Surrounded - But Lonely: The Lonely Man of Faith - Exploring the Writing of Rabbi Joseph Soleveichik - Dowtown Tauber Course

Tauber Beit Midrash (NEW)

 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.


Sacred Imagination: An Introduction to Midrash (Fall 2015 - Thursday evenings)


Learn about the two different weekly Torah study opportunities at the Temple

Midrash: The Spaces Between The Worlds of Torah

Torah Study 


Learn about Temple Emanu-El's robust lecture series that brings internationally renowned thought leaders to the Temple throughout the year.

Review the calendar of speakers


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