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. For more information about the conversion process  at Emanu-El, please visit our Conversion page. 

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. If you have particular questions about the course, please contact our Director of Adolescent and Adult Education, Ariana Estoque,

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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)

Check out the syllabus and reading list


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


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