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Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning is an ongoing process of acquiring wisdom and is a core Jewish value.  Beginning this fall, Temple Israel will offer a myriad of classes that span a wide range of interests.  Below is just a sample of the many wonderful programs Temple Israel will be offering this year.

Scholars in Residence

Monthly on Sundays at 10 AM at the JCC.

Click here for a complete listing of all scholars-in-residence.

The Book of Exodus - Joining Our People's Ancient Conversation

Mondays beginning October 15 at Noon
at the Columbus Metropolitan Library, meeting room 1B.

A close reading of the second book of the Torah through the lens of rabbinic commentaries and our own emerging insights.

Register for the class

Judaism 101 - An Introduction to Judaism

Taught by Rabbi Iah Pillsbury
A 15-week course designed for anyone who wants to review the basics of Jewish belief, practice, and values, and for those thinking about converting to Judaism.

Next Sessions:
January 2, 9 at Congregation Beth Tikvah
January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13 at the JCC

Parenting and the Parsha

Sundays, 9:15 AM at the JCC

Parenting is a tough job. Join Rabbi Mars for an opportunity to learn with her and other parents about best parenting practices straight from the Torah.

Upcoming dates:
October 14, 28, November 18, December 9,16, January 13, February 3, March 3, April 14

Urban Zen Integrative Therapy

Sundays, 10 AM at the JCC

with Lori Guth Moffett at the JCC
Discovering balance through self care using a variety of relaxation techniques.

Upcoming dates:
November 4, January 6, March 31

Shabbat Lunch & Learn

Following select Shabbat Morning services

Exploring Music of the High Holidays and the Pesach Seder.


Select Shabbat mornings

Delving into the structures and meaning of Shabbat prayers with Cantor Moses.

Hebrew for Beginners

Dates & Times TBA

Unlocking the door to the Hebrew language.

Mussar - Internal Study and External Action

Acheiving one's highest spiritual potential and building character traits.

Tue, January 22 2019 16 Shevat 5779