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Intro to Judaism 2021-22

INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM COURSE APPLICATION, 2021-2022


Thank you for signing up for our Introduction to Judaism class! We are so happy and grateful that you are here, and are looking forward to a year of deep, inspiring learning together.  

We appreciate your filling out the information below. If you have any questions, or would like to talk privately about any of these matters, please feel free to make an appointment with a member of our clergy team. We are eager to get to know you and are always here to listen, advise and be in conversation. 

Note: As of now, the plan is for the class to be a hybrid of virtual and in-person learning. The course sessions themselves will be on Zoom. Several times throughout the class, we break from the official material for “small group processing” sessions. These sessions give students the opportunity to reflect on their experience in the class and on how the material is showing up in their personal, spiritual and religious lives. These processing sessions will take place in person at Adas. It is possible to sign up for the class and only participate virtually; however, for those who are able, coming together in person for the small group sessions as well as the experiential components of the class (Shabbaton in the fall, Havdalah program in the spring) is highly recommended.  

Wednesdays, 7:30pm - 9pm, Aug 25, 2021 - Apr 2, 2022
(Optional 7:00-7:30pm Hangout + schmooze)



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 above. 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. 

Note: Hebrew will likely be offered on Sunday mornings and Monday evenings. If you are interested in taking Hebrew, let us know which of those times (or both or neither!) would work for you.
The fee for this class is: $350 per person; $450 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. The cost of the course covers the required course books as well as the experiential components (Shabbaton in the fall, Havdalah program in the spring). 

Select from the dropdown to pay electronically, or send a check to:
Adas Israel Congregation
Attn: Melissa Adler
2850 Quebec St. NW Washington, DC, 20008 
Check should made payable to “Adas Israel Congregation,” ​Marked “Introduction to Judaism Course”

Students in this class are eligible for the Michael Stern Torah Scholarship to help assist in cost.
Click Here to Apply!

Fri, July 23 2021 14 Av 5781