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Adult Education 

Zoom is a great way to learn together! 

Hebrew proficiency is not required for our text classes.

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See below for current and upcoming classes:

Torah

Gems of the Talmud
A fresh approach to a rabbinic classic

  • Hidden treasures 

  • Memorable adages 

  • Insights from ancient to modern sources

  • Contemporary applications

  • Lively discussion 

For sample lesson, click here

Fall 2024

Six Thursdays between

Oct. 31 and Dec. 12


9:45-10:45 am US time

16:45-17:45 Israel Time

Full series registration:

$185 USD 

The first class is free!

Is your Thursday schedule variable? Come when you can and pay as you go. Per class rate: $40 USD

Join at any time! Each class is self-contained. Contact me for more info, including schedule updates, payment details and Zoom links

To register, click here

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Shir Hashirim
(Song of Songs)
The Bible's great book of love poetry

  • Hauntingly beautiful imagery

  • Inspiration for many Israeli songs

  • Commentaries, ancient to modern, including feminist scholarship

  • The music itself is a commentary on the text

  • Lively discussion, lovely sounds 

Fall 2024

12 Sundays between

Sept. 8 and Dec. 15

9:45-10:45 am US time

16:45-17:45 Israel Time

Discounted rates:

Six classes: $185 USD

Full series: $400 USD

The first class is free!

Is your weekend schedule variable? Come when you can and pay as you go. Per-class rate: $40 USD 

Join at any time! Classes are ongoing. Contact me for more info, including updated schedule, payment details and Zoom links

To register, click here

Foggy Forest

Rereading Creation
A fresh, new look at the Genesis Creation

  • Traditional rabbinic and modern views  

  • Insights from art, music, science, psychology and philosophy

  • Selections from Christian interpretation

  • Relevance for today

  • Lively discussion 

Not offered at this time. If interested, please click here

"I strongly recommend any class that Rabbi Shargel teaches. I have never come away from a class without learning something new, and often something surprising!"

  Lisa K.

"Don't miss the opportunity to learn with my very dear Rabbi Shargel... The invaluable learning never ends."

  Guillermo J.

"Rabbi Shargel's insights are always illuminating...The class is super-friendly, and you need not be fluent in Hebrew to participate."

  Andrea P.

"I love learning with Rabbi Shargel. I try never to miss any of her Zoom classes. Even recovering from surgery hasn’t stopped me!"

  Howard M. 

"Your class on Creation is fresh and delightfully different. Even people who know the Genesis story well will find new insights and meaning - warmly recommended for everyone at all levels."

  Jac F., synagogue past president in both the U. S. and Israel 

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