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Intro to Judaism 2019-2020

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 18 Elul 5779

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM 6 months afterAdas Israel Congregation

Intro to Judaism

September 18, 2019 - April 1, 2020 
Wednesday Nights, 7:30pm - 9:30pm 
$300 for Individuals
$400 for Couples
Are you interested in exploring the Jewish tradition from the ground up, with master Jewish teachers? Have you been wondering about the core beliefs and practices that animate the Jewish religion? Are you looking to deepen your experience of God and prayer into the rhythm of your life? 
This 23-week course is designed to give you the raw materials with which to appreciate and access the Jewish tradition. Whatever it is you may be seeking, we offer a safe space for acquiring the experiential and intellectual knowledge that allow you to deepen your own religious life.  Topics include, but are not limited to:
- The World of the Bible
- Ritual exploration
- Lifecycles (Birth, Marriage, Death) 
- Shabbat (The Sabbath)
- Prayer and Liturgy
- Jewish Holidays
- Israel
- Theology
- *Hebrew


There is no rush on the decision to convert; anyone and everyone is welcome in the class. If you would like to talk to a rabbi about what conversion entails, feel free to reach out. If you are already undergoing a conversion process and have been working with a sponsoring rabbi, please let us know.
If you would like to sign up for the Hebrew reading class, please let us know. If you are planning to convert but either have already learned to read Hebrew, or are planning to take a different class, please let us know that as well.
The fee for this class is: $300 per person; $400 per couple. If the cost of the class is prohibitive for you, please be in touch. Finances will never preclude participation at Adas. We are happy to be in conversation with you.

If you would like to send a check, please send a check to:
Adas Israel Congregation
Attn: Laura Kaehler
2850 Quebec St. NW Washington, DC, 20008 

Check should made payable to “Adas Israel Congregation,” ​Marked “Introduction to Judaism Course”
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