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Lifelong Learning

Jewish learning is a lifelong undertaking, as well as a core Jewish value.  Temple Israel offers a variety of learning opportunities throughout the year that span a wide range of interests.

Take a look below to see some of the educational options coming in 5780.

Urban Zen Integrative Therapy

Sunday, January 5
9:30 AM at the JCC

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

More Meeting Dates:
January 5, March 8.

Parenting and the Parashah

Sunday, January 26

9:40 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.

More Meeting Dates:
March 1, April 5.

Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class

Select Saturdays at 9:00 AM

at the JCC. See below for complete listing of class dates.

Class dates: October 26; November 9, 23; December 14, 28; January 11, 25; February 8, 22; March 14, 28, April 11, 25; May 9, 23

Class fee: $360 per person.   Register HERE.

This class will be a year of learning, culminating with a B'nai Mitzvah service
on October 9, 2020. For more information, contact Beata Abraham.


9:30 AM at the JCC

Congregants teaching congregants.

Dealing with Challenging Family Members & Friends

Dr. Mike Kravitz
Sunday, February 23

More information



"She Served": A Conversation About Women Veterans

Dr. Aimee Sanders
Sunday, April 19

More information

Stories of Music

9:30 AM at the JCC

Sharing the sounds and stories that embody the American Jewish Experience.
Taught by Cantor Moses

The Art of Jewish Prayer - Western Art Music as Synagogue Sound and Di Yiddishe Amerika: Yiddish as a Reflection of the American Experience
Sunday, March 29

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

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

Taught by Rabbi Alvin Mars. A close reading of the second book of the Torah through the lens of rabbinic commentaries and our own emerging insights.

Zoom Hebrew Class

Spring, 2020

Taught by Beata Abraham. A six week Hebrew class for beginners.

Mon, January 27 2020 1 Shevat 5780