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Adult Education Classes

Fall 2020 Classes


Jews of Morocco - 3 Part Series with Shirley Lee
October 11, 18, 25 - 10am  RSVP Here

Climb aboard a virtual camel and tour Jewish Morocco with Shirley Lee.  Visit one of the most unusual Jewish cemeteries in the world.  Explore the only Jewish museum in an Arab country.  Find out why Muslims are now taking care of synagogues and other Jewish sites plus so much more!   Did you know that Cleopatra is mentioned in the Talmud?!! 


Weekly Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Magat
Wednesdays - 12pm  RSVP Here

Join Rabbi Magat each week to discuss current social, political and communal topics as they relate to being Jewish and our community.  All are welcome to attend. Please bring an open mind for a lively and respectful discussion.


Silicon Valley Introduction to Judaism Class

Tuesdays - 7pm starting October 27 Sign Up Here

This course, also ideal for those considering conversion, and offered through the APJCC, gives students an overview of the Jewish life-cycle, holidays, and ritual. During the course of the year, students will gain an understanding of Jewish belief, history and calendar and gain exposure to important Jewish books including the Hebrew Bible and the Talmud. Each session includes thirty minutes of Hebrew instruction. This year’s class will be presented on Zoom.

Instructors: Rabbi Hugh Seid-Valencia of the APJCC, Rabbi Jaymee Alpert of Congregation Beth David, Rabbi Melanie Aron of Congregation Shir Hadash, Rabbi Josh Berkenwald of Congregation Sinai, and Rabbi Dana Magat of Temple Emanu-El.

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Tue, October 20 2020 2 Cheshvan 5781