שהתלמוד מביא לידי מעשה
Study brings one to act.

Lifelong learning is a cherished value and tradition here at Congregation B’nai Israel.  Our adult education program engages our learners in a wide variety of formats and compelling topics, including Hebrew language, Jewish texts, tradition, values, music, ritual, Israel, and contemporary topics.

Winter 2020 Adult Education


Register with Rabbi Julie, 973-262-3717.

For full information on upcoming programs, click here.

Sunday, December 20, 10:00 am: Introduction to the Kotel with The Jewish Pluralism Watch and Masorti
Wednesdays, January 13, 20, & 27, 8:15 pm: Israeli Wine Tasting Series with Steve Kerbel; click here for details.
Wednesday, February 24, 7:15 pm: How to Be Comfortable Having Uncomfortable Conversations with Billy Planer
Talmud Study on Monday Evenings 7:30-9:00 pm– with Rabbi Akiba Lubow
Music with Cantor Lorna Wallach, November 23-December 7
December 14 noon Chanukah Zimriyah
Jewish Art with Rabbi Julie Schwarzwald, January 11-February 8
Timely Topics with the Rabbi, Thursday mornings 9:30-10:30 am

Join Rabbi Ari Isenberg for a course in Jewish ethics. Now more than ever, we require a solid understanding of how Jewish ethics can inform our discussions and decisions about the critical questions of the day. This course showcases contemporary scholars while studying our texts through time. Register with Amanda in the Clergy Office 

Monthly Journeyer’s Minyan on Sunday mornings, 10:00-11:00 am

Monthly Chanting Circle with Len Hausman on Sunday evenings, 5:00-6:00 pm