“Who is wise? The one who learns from everyone…
Who is mighty? One who controls one’s natural tendencies…
Who is rich? One who is happy with what one has…
Who is honored? One who honors others…”
-Pirkei Avot Teachings (excerpt of 4:1)
TBE Programming 2021-2022/5782
TBE has a wide variety of engaging adult education programming. Programs are led by clergy members, staff and lay leaders. They range from formal study sessions, informal discussions,
preparing for the holidays and many more.
Weekday Morning Blessings
Monday – Friday at 9:15 a.m.
Join Rabbi Whinston each morning in the TBE Chapel and via Zoom for a short service of song, poetry, and meditation.
Monday – Thursday at 3:00 p.m.
Join Cantor Hayut each afternoon via Zoom for an intimate short service.
Women’s Torah Study
Every Monday | 7:30 pm
Join Cantor Hayut in an in-depth study and lively discussion of the week’s Torah portion. This year, the group will focus on exploring passages that have informed rituals of modern Jewish life. For questions, contact Cantor Hayut. Online Here and in the Adult Lounge.
Talmud Tuesdays with Rabbi Alter
Tuesdays at 11 a.m., Online Here and in the Adult Lounge (starting Oct. 5)
Tuesdays at 8 p.m., Online Here
Both meetings discuss the same material. Join Rabbi Alter to discover the Talmud, the formative collection of stories and discussions that defined the post-Temple Judaism that continues today! Together, explore the foundations of our contemporary Jewish ethics, beliefs, and practices, as well as some tremendous tales about our ancient rabbis!
All materials are provided*. (*It is recommended that you read If All the Seas Were Ink by Ilana Kurshan, but it’s not required or expected.)
Spirituality Book Club
Select Dates each month: Tuesdays | 7:30 pm & Thursdays | Noon
Join us for TBE’s Spirituality Book Club. Please come to our Tuesday night sessions OR our Thursday afternoon sessions. Registration is not required, but is helpful for our planning. Email Cantor Annie with more questions.
Cantor’s (Jewish) Book Club with Cantor Hayut
Thursdays at 11:00 a.m., Online Here
Join Cantor Hayut to read and discuss books of Jewish interest a few chapters at a time. This year, the book group will be reading primarily, although not exclusively, works by Israeli authors.
On Hiatus: Jewish Prayer: Finding Your Way Into The History, Meaning, And Spirituality
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Both meetings discuss the same material.
Join Rabbi Whinston for an ongoing exploration of the individual prayers that constitute the majority of our worship, from Shabbat to High Holy Days.
Shabbat Morning Torah Study
Saturdays at 8:50 a.m., Online Here and in the Adult Lounge
Join us for this weekly discussion of the Torah portion led by Rabbi Whinston.