Torah Study at Joseph’s Table is a weekly interactive and vibrant discussion surrounding the weekly Torah portion. Join Rabbi Morrison (via ZOOM) as learners use Biblical, Talmudic, Mishnaic, and Modern resources to better understand how Torah can be relevant in our day-to-day lives. Joseph’s Table is open to everyone independent of previous Torah or Hebrew knowledge. Group discussion meets on Shabbat (Saturday) morning from 11:30 am-12:30 pm.
“Things your Sunday School Would Never Teach You” Join Rabbi Morrison for the third semester of this lively and provocative discussion surrounding topics that were too racy, too controversial, too embarrassing for you to have ever learned when you attended Sunday school (or temple in general). Attendance at the prior two semesters of this class is not necessary. The class will meet on Mondays (via ZOOM) from 12:30 pm-1:30 pm.
September 27, October 4, October 11, October 18, October 25
History of Jewish Music (in honor of TI’s 100 Year! )Come join Dr. Alan Mason for a monthly exploration of the music of our people. (via ZOOM) No registration or prerequisite knowledge is needed. The class will meet on the following Thursday evenings from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm. October 7, November 4, December 9, January 6, February 10, March 10, April 7, May 12
Introduction to Talmud; Our First Look will be led by Marc Lamb on Wednesday evenings (via ZOOM) from 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm. Each session, learners will explore a different section of the Talmud to give a taste of this fascinating and complex work. Topics may include- “Gender and gender ambiguity”, “Authority of Rabbi's vs. The Torah”- who gets to decide? “Elitism and study”- Are there restrictions in the study of Jewish law? And “Value of life and Jewish law”- what happens when these are in conflict? No prior Talmudic knowledge is required. Come explore! The class will meet on Wednesday evenings (via ZOOM) from 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm.
October 20, October 27, November 3, November 10
Love Music of the Bible will be led by Cantor Nelson as learners look at the development of how the poetry of ‘Shir HaShirim’; the Song of Songs, was collected into the Bible and the stunning music it has inspired throughout Jewish history and today. No registration or prerequisite knowledge is needed. The class will meet on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 pm-8:15 pm.
November 17, November 24, December 1, December 8
Interested in having an adult B’nei Mitzvah in Israel? Join Rabbi Morrison and 4 current registrants who have chosen to formalize their Jewish education by being called to the Torah while on our congregational trip to Israel this June, 2022. This yearlong course will include Hebrew, Torah trope, lessons on liturgy and prayer as well as advanced discussions on the role of Torah within a liberal Jewish context. (Registration for the TI Summer trip is required)
Introduction to Judaism classes are forming now! Join others from South Florida who are interested in diving deeply into the world of Reform Judaism. Classes run from August-December and January-May. Weekly you will learn Biblical Hebrew as well as holidays, life-cycles, Israel, and Torah from 10 local Reform and Conservative Rabbis, Cantors, and Educators (including Rabbi Morrison). If interested, please contact Rabbi ASAP so you don't miss your opportunity to be in this next community cohort.
Stay Tuned for more adult education offerings to be announced on this page and through weekly e-blasts!