Adult Workshops

 

Never stop learning, because life never stops.”  unknown

 

At Temple Israel, there are many opportunities to challenge and nourish the brain, mind and soul.  Our Adult Ed Department offers a vast number of workshops, classes, cultural trips, events, movies, plays, speakers, and book discussions for no charge or a nominal cost to our members.  Come and learn with us

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Upcoming events:  

Monday, April 30 (New Date) at 7pm Book discussion on “To the End of the Land”  – bring a dairy dish to share.  

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BOOK CLUBS – we will be reading books with Jewish themes and/or by Jewish authors. All temple members are invited to attend. We look forward to a large turnout of enthusiastic readers and critics and to a vibrant discussion of the material.                                                                                                               

For additional information contact Adult Ed Committee at 718.727.2231.

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WORKSHOPS  

Getting together to learn and do something new.  Our past workshops included – Rabbi’s Forgiveness Course, Introduction to Judaism, CPR Workshop, Introduction to Kabbalah, Dilemmas of Faith.

 

TALLIT WORKSHOP

Our Tallit Workshops were huge successes!  Beautiful and unique tallits were made along with matching accessories.

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Shiela & Muriel model their tallits. Phyllis holds up her “magnificent “Garden of Eden” tallit for all to see.

 

Our Tallit Workshop was featured in the Staten Island Advance, read all about it , here’s the link:

https://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2013/06/women_create_prayer_shawls_at.html#incart_river

 

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BOOK DISCUSSIONS

One good book + a group of advid readers + that group of readers each bringing a dish to share = one fantastic book discussion!     Come and experience the best of all worlds in our book discussions. 

 

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TRIPS

We journey to interesting places to connect with our heritage.  Whether it’s a historic site, a religious institution, cultural restaurant, museum  – we explore, learn and share.

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Fort Montgomery State HistoricSite                                  Our Congregants & Friends @  West Point Jewish Temple

 

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MOVIETIME

Stay tune for details on our next movie…

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SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS LECTURE SERIES.

Our guest speaker lecture series was a big success attracting many people from our metropolitan area.  Our speakers included Andrew Gross, political advisor to the Deputy Consul General of Israel in NY, who came to speak about the Israeli conflict.    Chris Nicola author of “No Place on Earth”  came to speak about his cave explorations and his experiences in meeting the Halocaust survivors who lived in the caves for 544 days.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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