Congregation Rodeph Shalom                                            
Tuesdays, January 18 – April 12                                        
First few sessions will be virtual
Click here to download the syllabus

Books: Aleph Isn’t Tough: An Introduction to Hebrew for Adults by Linda Motzkin, Night by Elie Weisel, Essential Judaism (“EJ”) by George Robinson, for those considering conversion to Judaism: either Choosing Judaism by Lydia Kukoff or Choosing a Jewish Life by Anita Diamant, for further Hebrew study consider: Please contact us if you have any difficulties acquiring your books.       

·   Bring Hebrew Workbook to every session.
·   Read assigned selections in preparation for each class

If you are an interfaith couple, considering converting to Judaism, or Jewish and looking for beginner’s education, Introduction to Judaism is perfect for you.

Taught by Rodeph Shalom clergy, Introduction to Judaism is designed to provide students with a foundation of the Jewish faith, culture, people and history, from a Reform perspective. Class sessions will be run with the intent of creating an atmosphere of sharing, learning, and growing. You are encouraged to ask questions, express feelings, and offer input into the discussions. Topics include Shabbat, The Life Cycle: Birth, B’nai Mitzvah, Conversion, Wedding, Death, Mourning, Afterlife, Jewish Holidays, Jewish History, Prayers & Blessings, and more. 

Registration is required. Please pass along this information for anyone you know who may be interested in this course.  Free for RS members; $180/non-members.

Click here to register.