“I’ve really learned a lot in this class.  I thought I knew a lot from years past, but Rabbi Herman really brings this topic to live!” says class member Anonymous

Did you learn the basics years ago in Hebrew School?

Do you want to read along with prayers during services?

Maybe you want to be able to chant a haftarah.

It all starts with Beginning Hebrew taught by Rena Klein

Do you want to do a deeper dive into the weekly Torah Portion?  Join us for Parshat HaShuva to better understand the readings and participate in our lively discussions.

The Adult Institute for Jewish Studies is a collaboration between local area synagogues.  Join us to broaden your Jewish education.

Classes Offered

Early Prophets:  We will be learning about the Early Prophets (Neviim Rishonim) starting Monday, February 6, from 8:15-9:15 pm in the Library. If you own a Tanach (full Jewish Bible) please bring it to the class.  Taught by Rabbi Herman.  For more information, contact Rabbi Herman at

Beginning Hebrew:  Rena Klein is teaching beginning Hebrew reading on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.  We have two groups, one starting with Alef Bet and the other reading from the prayer book.  Contact Rena for more information at

Parshat HaShavua: Rabbi Herman holds this class discussing the upcoming week’s Torah portion in the JJC library every Wednesday from 11:00 am – Noon.

Institute for Adult Jewish Studies:  The Jericho Jewish Center is proud to be a member of the Institute for Adult Jewish Studies.  Here is the link for the 2017/2018 program: Institute for Adult Jewish Studies Brochure

What else would you like to learn?
If you are interested in additional Adult Ed topics, besides those currently offered (Parshat HaShavua, Neviim Rishonim and Beginning Hebrew) please let me know by e-mail you area(s) of interest and we will try to add them to our current offerings in the coming months.

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