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.
 

Other Golden Ages: Jewish Cities Before the Modern Era

Jews and Space: Jewish Architecture and Archetypes

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

´┐╝The Lonely Man of Faith: Exploring the Writing of Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik - Downtown 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.
 

Midrash: Pirke de Rabbi Eliezer (Fall 2015 - Thursday evenings)

 

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

Midrash: The Spaces Between The Worlds of Torah

Torah Study 

 

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

Marcia Falk - September 5

Daniel C. Matt - November 20 - 22

Dr. Laurie Pearce - December 13

Dennis Ross - January 21, 2016

Shmuly Yanklowitz - February 23, 2016

Richard Elliott Friedman - April 8 - 10, 2016

Review descriptions of speakers

Contact

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