BaBayit - Inspiring Jewish Learning in Homes around the Valley
The Temple Judea clergy are teaching a series of mini-courses consisting of three classes each, in the homes of fellow congregants. Throughout the Valley, our congregants have offered to open their homes and invite our community to attend these learning sessions in a comfortable and relaxed setting. Because of this, space is very limited. Classes begin following the Holy Days, with additional sessions starting in winter and spring of 2018.
Exact locations will be provided prior to the beginning of each session.*
Rabbi Sam Spector
Thursdays, November 2, 9, 16, 2017
To register, contact or call 818.758.3800
Cantor Yonah Kliger
Tuesdays, March 6, 20, 27 2018
Rabbinic Intern Lillian Kowalski
Mondays, January 8, 22, 29, 2018
Rabbi Bruce Raff
Wednesdays, April 18, 25, May 2, 2018
Rabbi Cantor Alison Wissot
Tuesdays, February 13, 20, 27, 2018
Rabbi Sam Spector
Thursdays, May 3, 10, 17, 2018
The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning
Thursdays, 9:30am – 12pm
Temple Judea is a site for the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning. The Melton School is without question the Jewish world’s premier adult learning program [literally—it’s offered all over the world.] Students who complete the two-year cycle will become among the most select adult learners in the Jewish world.
Temple Judea offers Melton’s signature program of study beginning October, 2017 on
Thursdays, 9:30am to noon for 25 sessions from October 2017 to May 2018 and again on Thursday mornings following a similar schedule from October 2018 to May 2019. Students who complete this two-year cycle of learning will enjoy a marvelous celebration of their achievement in May or June of 2019.
This world-class, two-year, curriculum includes courses on Jewish history, ritual, festivals, ethics and much more, taught by highly trained teachers. Rabbi Aaronson has taught in this program for several years and he believes this is among the finest adult education
If you are interested in substantive, meaningful and inspirational Jewish learning, then we strongly suggest you consider participating in the Melton Adult Learning program at
Temple Judea. Visit templejudea.com for fee information and to register.*
For more information about the Melton School, click here.
For more information about what we study over the 2 years, click here.
To register, click here.
Artist in Residence - Mordechai Rosenstein
January 24-28, 2018
Since 1979, Mordechai Rosenstein has created Jewish art for people’s homes, synagogues, and organizations throughout the world. Mordechai creates pieces utilizing vibrant colors and flowing lines that transform the art of Hebrew calligraphy into a modern day feast for the eyes. By uniting his interest in Judaica and painting, Rosenstein has given a contemporary interpretation to the art of Hebrew calligraphy.
In a series of workshops, Mordechai will showcase his work, teach his techniques, and help our entire community to create beautiful art!
Events to include Painting & Pinot, The Torah Paints a Picture, Art Becomes Me, and more*
Weekly Torah Study (Parashat Hashavua)
In the Littman Music Room
No experience or sign up necessary. Just come!
People of the Book – Book Club
First Wednesday of the month, 6pm
In the Wiener Library
Temple Judea Men’s Retreat with Rabbi Spector
Spring 2018 - Exact Dates & Location TBD
Join the Temple Judea Brotherhood for an overnight retreat. We will relax, play sports and cards, and study together as we explore our Jewish identities and beliefs. This retreat will be a wonderful opportunity to get to know other people in the Temple Judea community.