Adult Learning

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Adult Learning


LEFT: The Jewish Federation of Western MA celebrates 13 Extraordinary Women from throughout the Pioneer Valley.

September

Thursday, Sep 07

Get Ready for the High Holy Days with Esther Benari-Altmann

Class

Berkshires

Overview of traditions, liturgy and Mahazor (High Holidays Siddur)
Wednesday, Sep 13

Learn Hebrew for Free

Class

Berkshires

Learn Hebrew for Free. Hebrew Lessons for Beginners. Classes begin September 13th, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sep 20

Learn Hebrew for Free

Class

Berkshires

Learn Hebrew for Free. Hebrew Lessons for Beginners. Classes begin September 13th, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Monday, Sep 25

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents "The Power of Feeling Heard"

Community Program

Berkshires

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents "The Power of Feeling Heard"
Monday, Sep 25

Literatour/Life Lessons Fall Kick-Off

Author Appearance

Lower Pioneer Valley

David Dalin- Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court: From Brandeis to Kagan
Thursday, Sep 28

Get Ready for the High Holy Days with Esther Benari-Altmann

Class

Berkshires

Overview of traditions, liturgy and Mahazor (High Holidays Siddur)

October

Wednesday, Sep 13

Learn Hebrew for Free

Class

Berkshires

Learn Hebrew for Free. Hebrew Lessons for Beginners. Classes begin September 13th, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct 02

Mass MoCA: A Rich History of Community and the Arts

Community Program

Berkshires

Mass MoCA: A Rich History of Community and the Arts
Wednesday, Oct 04

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Benjamin Weiner

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

A chance to continue to investigate Halakha, the tradition of Jewish law, with Rabbi Weiner.
Wednesday, Oct 04

Learn Hebrew for Free

Class

Berkshires

Learn Hebrew for Free. Hebrew Lessons for Beginners. Classes begin September 13th, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct 04

Learn Hebrew for Free

Class

Berkshires

Learn Hebrew for Free. Hebrew Lessons for Beginners. Classes begin September 13th, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct 08

Western Mass Sukkahfest

Community Program

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Shake it up at the Western Mass Sukkahfest with fun for all ages.
Monday, Oct 09

Western Mass Sukkahfest

Community Program

Lower Pioneer Valley, Pioneer Valley, Upper Pioneer Valley

Shake it up at the Western Mass Sukkahfest with fun for all ages.
Monday, Oct 09

Film Screening: "The Magnificent Voyage Of Christopher Columbus"

Film Program

Berkshires

Film Screening: "The Magnificent Voyage Of Christopher Columbus."
Wednesday, Oct 11

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Benjamin Weiner

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

A chance to continue to investigate Halakha, the tradition of Jewish law, with Rabbi Weiner.
Sunday, Oct 15

Essential Teaching of the Ba'al Shem Tov

Class

Pioneer Valley

An exploration of the teachings of the Ba'al Shem Tov.
Sunday, Oct 15

HAND DRUM WORKSHOP

Class

Southern Vermont

Sunday evening, October 15th from 6:30 to 9:00
Monday, Oct 16

BerkShares

Community Program

Berkshires

BerkShares: A Local Currency for the Berkshire Region
Tuesday, Oct 17

Pirkei Avot: The Ethics of the Fathers

Class

Pioneer Valley

Explore the Pirkei Avot (The Ethics of the Fathers) with Rabbi Benjamin Weiner.
Wednesday, Oct 18

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Benjamin Weiner

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

A chance to continue to investigate Halakha, the tradition of Jewish law, with Rabbi Weiner.
Wednesday, Oct 18

Intermediate Modern Hebrew

Class

Pioneer Valley

Henia Lewin teaches her popular class in Intermediate Hebrew (ivrit b'ivrit)
Thursday, Oct 19

What Makes Jewish Humor Humorous?

Community Program

Berkshires

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community presents "What Makes Jewish Humor....Humorous?"
Sunday, Oct 22

Essential Teaching of the Ba'al Shem Tov

Class

Pioneer Valley

An exploration of the teachings of the Ba'al Shem Tov.
Monday, Oct 23

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Growing Up in the Beit Singer Children's Home"

Community Program

Berkshires

Connecting with Community: "Growing Up in the Beit Singer Children's Home"
Monday, Oct 23

Jewish Genealogy: Naming Patterns and the Value of Jewish Cemetery Records

Lecture & Discussion

Pioneer Valley

Lecture on Jewish genealogy, cemetery records, and naming patterns.
Tuesday, Oct 24

Pirkei Avot: The Ethics of the Fathers

Class

Pioneer Valley

Explore the Pirkei Avot (The Ethics of the Fathers) with Rabbi Benjamin Weiner.
Wednesday, Oct 25

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Benjamin Weiner

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

A chance to continue to investigate Halakha, the tradition of Jewish law, with Rabbi Weiner.
Wednesday, Oct 25

Intermediate Modern Hebrew

Class

Pioneer Valley

Henia Lewin teaches her popular class in Intermediate Hebrew (ivrit b'ivrit)
Thursday, Oct 26

One State vs. Two States: History of a Debate

Class

Pioneer Valley

A conversation about the dilemma of a one state or two state solution for Israel and Palestine.
Friday, Oct 27

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires Knosh & Knowledge

Community Program

Berkshires

Knosh & Knowledge, Norman Rockwell and the Four Freedoms
Saturday, Oct 28

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A new adult education class sponsored by TBE.
Tuesday, Oct 31

Pirkei Avot: The Ethics of the Fathers

Class

Pioneer Valley

Explore the Pirkei Avot (The Ethics of the Fathers) with Rabbi Benjamin Weiner.

November

Wednesday, Nov 01

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Benjamin Weiner

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

A chance to continue to investigate Halakha, the tradition of Jewish law, with Rabbi Weiner.
Wednesday, Nov 01

Intermediate Modern Hebrew

Class

Pioneer Valley

Henia Lewin teaches her popular class in Intermediate Hebrew (ivrit b'ivrit)
Thursday, Nov 02

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Bringing Heritage to Life in the Berkshires"

Community Program

Berkshires

"Bringing Heritage to Life in the Berkshires."
Thursday, Nov 02

One State vs. Two States: History of a Debate

Class

Pioneer Valley

A conversation about the dilemma of a one state or two state solution for Israel and Palestine.
Monday, Nov 06

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Building Bridges Between Israel and Local Communities"

Community Program

Berkshires

"Building Bridges Between Israel and Local Communities."
Tuesday, Nov 07

Pirkei Avot: The Ethics of the Fathers

Class

Pioneer Valley

Explore the Pirkei Avot (The Ethics of the Fathers) with Rabbi Benjamin Weiner.
Wednesday, Nov 08

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Benjamin Weiner

Study Group

Pioneer Valley

A chance to continue to investigate Halakha, the tradition of Jewish law, with Rabbi Weiner.
Wednesday, Nov 08

iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

This course explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Wednesday, Nov 08

Intermediate Modern Hebrew

Class

Pioneer Valley

Henia Lewin teaches her popular class in Intermediate Hebrew (ivrit b'ivrit)
Thursday, Nov 09

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Cellblock Visions"

Community Program

Berkshires

The Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Cellblock Visions: Set Free in the Penitentiary"
Thursday, Nov 09

One State vs. Two States: History of a Debate

Class

Pioneer Valley

A conversation about the dilemma of a one state or two state solution for Israel and Palestine.
Sunday, Nov 12

Jewish Culture through Film

Film Program

Pioneer Valley

Ushpizin-a film that explores the world of Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem.
Monday, Nov 13

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community Presents Flexibility Training

Community Program

Berkshires

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community Presents Flexibility Training
Tuesday, Nov 14

Israeli Dancing

Class

Pioneer Valley

Come and Learn the pleasures of Israeli folk dancing.
Wednesday, Nov 15

iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

This course explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Wednesday, Nov 15

Intermediate Modern Hebrew

Class

Pioneer Valley

Henia Lewin teaches her popular class in Intermediate Hebrew (ivrit b'ivrit)
Thursday, Nov 16

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "A Trumpet at the Walls of Jericho: The Untold Story of Samuel Harrison"

Community Program

Berkshires

"A Trumpet at the Walls of Jericho: The Untold Story of Samuel Harrison,"
Thursday, Nov 16

One State vs. Two States: History of a Debate

Class

Pioneer Valley

A conversation about the dilemma of a one state or two state solution for Israel and Palestine.
Saturday, Nov 18

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A new adult education class sponsored by TBE.
Sunday, Nov 19

The Making of the Balfour Declaration

Lecture & Discussion

Pioneer Valley

On the 100th anniversary of its signing we celebrate and remember the Balfour Declaration.
Monday, Nov 20

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires' Connecting with Community "Just Plain Folk"

Music

Berkshires

Just Plain Folk
Wednesday, Nov 29

Intermediate Modern Hebrew

Class

Pioneer Valley

Henia Lewin teaches her popular class in Intermediate Hebrew (ivrit b'ivrit)
Thursday, Nov 30

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Immigrants in the Berkshires"

Community Program

Berkshires

Jewish Federation Connecting with Community "Immigrants in the Berkshires"

December

Tuesday, Dec 05

Israeli Dancing

Class

Pioneer Valley

Come and Learn the pleasures of Israeli folk dancing.
Wednesday, Dec 06

iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

This course explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Saturday, Dec 09

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A new adult education class sponsored by TBE.
Sunday, Dec 10

God Loves the Stranger: Book Reading and Reception

Book Discussion

Pioneer Valley

Rabbi Sheila Peltz Weinberg discusses her new book, God Loves the Stranger. Reception to follow.
Tuesday, Dec 12

Israeli Dancing

Class

Pioneer Valley

Come and Learn the pleasures of Israeli folk dancing.

January

Wednesday, Jan 03

iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

This course explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Saturday, Jan 13

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A new adult education class sponsored by TBE.
Saturday, Jan 13

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A new adult education class sponsored by TBE.
Wednesday, Jan 31

iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

This course explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

February

Wednesday, Jan 31

iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

This course explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Saturday, Feb 10

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A new adult education class sponsored by TBE.
Wednesday, Feb 28

iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

This course explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

March

Wednesday, Feb 28

iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

This course explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Saturday, Mar 10

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.

April

Saturday, Apr 14

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.

May

Sunday, May 20

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.

June

Saturday, Jun 09

Melton Foundations of Jewish Family Living

Class

Lower Pioneer Valley

A class for parents of school-age children.

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