Introduction to Judaism

January 13, 2021 to March 24, 2022 – This course is for anyone interested in exploring Jewish life.  Open to all, this course is perfect for interfaith couples, those raising Jewish children, spiritually curious, and individuals considering conversion.  

Topics include holidays, life cycle celebrations, theology and core beliefs, Hebrew, prayer, the Torah and other sacred texts, and history.    

Judaism is the way of life of the Jewish people.  As a way of life, it includes the social, cultural, and religious history of a widespread and diverse community.  Being Jewish involves not just adhering to a religion but also belonging to a people. 

Please note, if you are considering conversion, this class is a pre-requisite for conversion.

Registration with payment is required. Class size is limited to 20 persons. See below for full details.

Congregation Emanu-El is a modern Conservative, egalitarian and inclusive synagogue.   

We look forward to seeing you in January.

Summary of course details

  • Dates: January 13, 2021 to March 24, 2022 (no class March 17th)
  • Time: 7 pm to 8:15 pm
  • Cost: $140 per person for members or $160 for non-members
  • Where: Zoom (register for link)
  • Registration and information: Please contact Emanu-El’s office during office hours at 250-382-0615. Office hours are Tuesday to Thursday 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

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