Introduction to Judaism

Join with Emanu-El clergy to learn about the breadth and wonder of Jewish tradition. This class is a pathway for the adult learner who wishes to discover or deepen Jewish knowledge, non-Jews who are marrying a Jewish partner, and those who are considering conversion to Judaism.

Intro to Judaism meets on Tuesday evenings over three trimesters and has rolling admission. A student can begin in any of the trimesters. Trimesters do not have to be completed in a particular order.

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Winter: Space and Place 

January 6, 13, 20, 27; February 3, 10, 17, 24


Spring: Peoplehood 

March 17, 24, 31; April 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12


Emanu-El Member Cost: $36, Cost: $50 

One-time book fee: $65 (for members and non-members)

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Introduction to Judaism is part of the Madeleine Haas Russell Institute of Jewish Learning.

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