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Adult Education—Ongoing Classes

Blood Drive
Saturday, December 23, 8:00am – 1:00pm, Stern Hall

Sponsored by the Fine Arts Committee on Culture and Community 

International Shakshuka Day
Saturday, December 23, Immediately After Services

Sponsored by the Fine Arts Committee on Culture and Community 

Intro to Judaism

Wednesdays, Starting January 10, 2024, 7:00 – 8:30pm, In-person.
Three Trimesters of Eight Week Classes Starting in January, 2024.
First trimester will take place at Temple Sinai, second trimester will be at Temple Beth El. 

Temple Sinai in Oakland and Temple Beth El in Berkeley are joining together to offer Introduction to Judaism beginning in January 2024. Learn with Beth El and Sinai clergy about the rituals, holidays, beliefs, big questions, and complexities of Judaism in a welcoming and communal environment. This class is open to all — the Jewish adult who wishes to discover or deepen Jewish knowledge, non-Jews with a Jewish partner or just curious to learn more about Judaism, or those considering choosing Judaism. Participants register for each trimester separately and trimesters may be taken in any order.

Cost is $100 per session. Please email Rabbi Julie Bressler ( with questions or if cost is a barrier.

Songs of Shabbat Classes

January 12, 2024, Immediately After Services, Stern Hall

February 9, 2024, Immediately After Services, Stern Hall

Sponsored by Ritual Committee

Concert/Sing-Along "The Wandering Jews," Songs of Wanderlust
Saturday, June 22, 2024, 7:00pm, Albers Chapel




Thu, December 7 2023 24 Kislev 5784