Upcoming Programs

Please contact the front office with questions about any of our events:

(619) 286-2555

Introduction to Judaism

Sundays, starting October 8, 10 am

This 22-session course is open to all interested in exploring Jewish life through a Reform lens. Cost is $200 for
members, $250 for non-members. Classes will be held on Zoom, taught by Rabbi Devorah, Rabbi Benj, Rabbi Yael
Ridberg and Rabbi Cookie Lee Olshein.

Register here.

Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class

$360 or Adult Hebrew Class $100

Those who did not have the opportunity to become Bar or Bat Mitzvah at a younger age can join this group who will study together for a year. Rabbi Benj will teach the class. Please contact him by Sunday, October 1, for more details.

Adult Ed Movies

November 18, December 16,
January 13, February 24,
March 16, and April 13

The Adult Education Committee presents “Diverse Jewish Encounters in Film. Movies are shown one Saturday
evening a month, 7 pm, at the Temple starting with “Crossing Over” on October 14. Laurie Baron will introduce
each film and lead the discussion afterward. There is no charge, and no sign up is needed. November Tahara,
December, Simchas and Sorrows, January Abe, February Everyday People, March The Wedding Song,
April The Jewish Cardinal.

Torah for the Table: The Musicals

November 15, December 6, January 17, February 21, March 6, April 17, and May 15

Jewish learning meets culinary school. We welcome the return of this popular program, taught by Barry Lander and
Rabbi Devorah. Classes are scheduled once a month, beginning on Wednesday, October 25, and continuing through
May. Cost is $180 per person. Classes will be held at the Temple. As Sir Robin carols merrily to King Arthur in
Monty Python’s Spamalot, “In any great adventure, if you don’t want to lose…you won’t succeed on Broadway if
you don’t have any Jews.” We’ll explore musicals created by Jewish composers, lyricists, and book
writers…some with obvious Jewish themes – others not so much – but all with a Jewish food history that matches the

Time to Prepare

Continuing December 10, 2pm-4 pm

This two part series will help you start thinking about how to prepare for end of life.  Part one will deal with the
medical side of preparing as we view the documentary Last Flight Home and witness one person’s journey with
medically assisted suicide.  Part two will have us consider the legacy we wish to leave behind as we think about trust
and legacy planning.


December 2 and March 9

Have lunch with your Rabbi and do some deep learning with friends after Shabbat services.

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