Immediately following Sukkot, we observe Sh'mini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, a fun-filled day during which we celebrate the completion of the annual reading of the Torah.
This is the blessing with which Moses, the man of God, bade the Israelites farewell before he died. - Deuteronomy 33:1
This course is a year-long exploration of the history, beliefs, traditions, and practices of the Jewish people. “Exploring Judaism” will be interesting and meaningful whether you are becoming an adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah, you are just beginning to explore Jewish studies, you are considering choosing Judaism, you are in an interfaith...
Called "Discovering Judaism" at Temple Emanuel of Tempe, this course covers a broad overview of Judaism, the faith and civilization of the Jewish people. Judaism is both ancient and modern, a meshing of idea and action. Using both sacred and secondary sources, participants will be exposed to the breadth of...
Introduction to Judaism is an engaging 22 session course for anyone interested in exploring Jewish Life through a Reform lens. The course, open to everyone, introduces the fundamentals of Jewish thought and practice, including Jewish holidays and life cycle events, theology and prayer, Israel, history, and Hebrew.
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