Fall Adult Education Classes 2016

Please join us for an adult education class this fall. To register, please contact the Temple office at 403-252-1654 or by email.

Great Jewish Ideas

In an age of fluid identity, many people are honestly asking the question “Why be Jewish?” What in this religious and ethnic legacy is worth preserving? Does Judaism have something unique to offer a contemporary seeker free to choose a way of life and a system of values? 

This course will help provide answers to these important questions. Together, we will examine some of the greatest ideas that have characterized Judaism and the Jewish people since their inceptions, challenging us each along the way to consider our own Jewish identities and the ideas that we stand for in our own lives.

The course meets every other Thursday from September 15, 2016 to January 5, 2017 (8:00 to 9:00 pm).

Introduction to Judaism

Study the fundamentals of Jewish thought and practice with Rabbi Glickman. This class is ideal for those just getting acquainted with Judaism as well as learners seeking a deeper knowledge of Jewish history, culture, holidays, and practice. The course meets every other Thursday from September 15, 2016 to May 11, 2017 (6:30 to 7:45 pm).

Adult Torah Trope

Interested in learning to chant Torah this year? After High Holy Days, our talented Katie Baker will be teaching Torah trope on Saturday afternoons at 12:45 to 1:30. Classes will be held on October 15 and 29, November 5, 12, 19 and 26, and December 2 and 10, 2016, for a total of eight classes. Cost: $40 for all classes.


Do you love Israel and want to learn Hebrew with a fast, easy and successful method with certified Israeli teachers? Join us for Ulpan classes Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8:30 pm starting November 8 at Temple. Visit www.ulpancalgary.com to register or call (403) 467-3663 for more information.

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