Sunday Mornings with Rachel Stern

The Sacred Building of the People Israel

9:30-11:00 AM

We are pleased to welcome Rachel Stern, our Jewish Education Consultant, back again this year to lead a series of Adult Learning sessions during Religious School at Temple Beth-El. The theme of the classes is The Sacred Building of the People Israel. 

If you are interested in attending any of the classes, rsvp to [email protected]


Nov. 5

Ki Mitzion Tetzei Torah….The ideal of Israel in our prayers

Dec. 3

A Different Kind of Democracy…Israeli Politics 101…How is the Israeli government different then the American system? How does the Knesset reflect a different model of governance and consensus building then we are used to here in the US?

Jan. 7

Teaching Israel to our kids…How do we teach our children to love Israel with their whole heart and a critical mind?

Feb. 4 

ABC's of Israeli organizations….So many groups support the State of Israel. Which ones are right for me? A primer session on what’s out there and how various groups differ in mission, perspective and prominence.

Mar. 4

Marking Holy Time in the Holy Land….how does the rhythm of Jewish life change when all the rules are Jewish?

April 8

Da-ati vs. Cheloni….the clash between Religious and Secular Values in the State of Israel….How do tensions between the ultra-religious and the secular communities play out big picture and day to day.

April 29

Cultural Diversity in the Holy Land…Who makes up the population in Israel today? How does this impact the reality of a Democratic Jewish state in the future?