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The Origin of Jewishness: Tuesdays, November 28, December 5, 12

Conversational Hebrew: Wednesdays beginning September 6

Prayer Hebrew: Thursdays beginning October 19



Beth Shalom Congregation 
8070 Harriet Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Driving Directions 


Jessica Schultz 
Beth Shalom Congregation 

Adult Education 

Fall 2017 Course Offerings


The Origin of Jewishness with Rabbi Susan Grossman

 Tuesdays, November 28 and December 5 and 12 at :45 pm

Snow date: December 19 

Where did the Jews come from? How did we become the people and faith we think of today? These are some of the questions Rabbi Grossman will explore in this fascinating lecture series that will take you on a journey across centuries and continents to discover the origin of Jewishness. No previous knowledge necessary.

Suggested Text: Creating Judaism: History, Tradition, Practice by Michael Satlow   

 Fee: $15 members; $30 non-members    



Conversational Hebrew with Ora Fisch

Wednesdays September 6 at 7:45 p.m.

This is an intermediate level class, with emphasis on grammar, conversational Hebrew, and vocabulary acquisition led by Master Teacher and native Israeli, Ora Fisch. This class is a continuation of the class held this past spring, but newcomers are welcome.

Fee: $40 members; $80  non-members  


Prayer Hebrew with Michael Osheroff

Thursdays beginning October 19 at 7:45 p.m.

This beginner class builds prayer Hebrew reading fluency and some basic vocabulary focusing on Friday evening services.  Fee includes the text book: Shalom Aleichem

Fee: $40 members; $80 non-members