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Jewish Lifelong Learning 2021-2022

The Jewish Lifelong Learning program provides relevant, vibrant, and meaningful Jewish learning experiences to meet the diverse needs of all our congregants. In addition to formal educational opportunities, there are a variety of informal educational experiences such as Torah and Talmud study. Classes are open to the entire Jewish community. The scope of class offerings is extraordinary. The class schedule includes semester long and multi-year courses, as well as occasional short-term courses.
 
To register, click the "more information" line with each course. If you would like to pay by check, please send it to Temple Emanu-El (225 N. Country Club Rd.) and email Eva at eva@tetucson.org so she can add you to the class list.
 
If you have any questions about registering, please contact Eva at eva@tetucson.org.
 
 

UPCOMING JLL CLASSES

 

All Events
  • Thursday ,
    DecDecember  2 , 2021
     
     
    Welcome To The World Of Jewish Mysticism

    Thursday, Dec 2nd 11:45a to 1:00p
    Join Rabbi Sandy Seltzer For A Study Of The Zohar Crown Jewel Of Jewish Mystical Literature.

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  • Friday ,
    DecDecember  3 , 2021
     
     
    Adult B'nei Mitzvah

    Friday, Dec 3rd 1:30p to 2:30p
    If you never had the chance to become Bar- or Bat-Mitzvah at the age of thirteen, this class is for you! Students who can already read Hebrew will complete one year of B’nei Mitzvah study. Students who do not yet read Hebrew will complete a two-year course of study. Concurrent with this course, students are invited to take additional classes. They can choose from a variety of “electives” from Jewish Lifelong Learning offerings. As a culmination of this course of study, students will lead a complete Shabbat morning service, chant Torah and haftarah, and deliver the sermon.

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  • Sunday ,
    DecDecember  5 , 2021
     
     
    Double-Take

    Sunday, Dec 5th 10:30a to 11:30a
    Sampler of Western philosophies through Jewish lens with Rabbi Scott Saulson

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  • Sunday ,
    DecDecember  5 , 2021
     
     
    Beginning Prayerbook Hebrew

    Sunday, Dec 5th 10:30a to 11:30a

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  • Sunday ,
    DecDecember  5 , 2021
     
     
    Intro to Judaism

    Sunday, Dec 5th 11:30a to 1:30p
    Welcome to 21st century Judaism: an immersion into the most meaningful, rich and joyful aspects of Jewish life.

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  • Monday ,
    DecDecember  6 , 2021
     
     
    Literary Urges

    Monday, Dec 6th 3:00p to 4:00p
    Provocative short stories to excite the imagination with Rabbi Scott Saulson.

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  • Tuesday ,
    DecDecember  7 , 2021
     
     
    Vivisection of the Siddur

    Tuesday, Dec 7th 2:30p to 3:30p

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  • Wednesday ,
    DecDecember  8 , 2021
     
     
    Talmud Study

    Wednesday, Dec 8th 10:00a to 11:00a

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  • Wednesday ,
    DecDecember  8 , 2021
     
     
    Advanced Biblical Hebrew

    Wednesday, Dec 8th 7:00p to 8:30p

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  • Thursday ,
    DecDecember  9 , 2021
     
     
    Welcome To The World Of Jewish Mysticism

    Thursday, Dec 9th 11:45a to 1:00p
    Join Rabbi Sandy Seltzer For A Study Of The Zohar Crown Jewel Of Jewish Mystical Literature.

    MORE INFO

  • Friday ,
    DecDecember  10 , 2021
     
     
    Adult B'nei Mitzvah

    Friday, Dec 10th 1:30p to 2:30p
    If you never had the chance to become Bar- or Bat-Mitzvah at the age of thirteen, this class is for you! Students who can already read Hebrew will complete one year of B’nei Mitzvah study. Students who do not yet read Hebrew will complete a two-year course of study. Concurrent with this course, students are invited to take additional classes. They can choose from a variety of “electives” from Jewish Lifelong Learning offerings. As a culmination of this course of study, students will lead a complete Shabbat morning service, chant Torah and haftarah, and deliver the sermon.

    MORE INFO

  • Sunday ,
    DecDecember  12 , 2021
     
     
    Double-Take

    Sunday, Dec 12th 9:30a to 10:30a
    Sampler of Western philosophies through Jewish lens with Rabbi Scott Saulson

    MORE INFO

 

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Intermediate and Advanced Biblical Hebrew
Dr. Abby Limmer
 
Members: $55
Non-Members: $70
 

November 17 - December 15 2021

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Vivisection of the Siddur

Rabbi Scott Saulson
 
Members: FREE
Non-Members: FREE
 
October 2021 - May 2022
 
 
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Welcome To The World Of Jewish Mysticism
Rabbi Sandy Seltzer
 
Members: $138/semester
$260/year
Non-Members: $148/semester
$280/year
 
Semester 1
Begins 8/26/21
 
Semester 2
Begins 1/6/22 
Registration opens November 15
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Booklovers Chavurah
Led by Celia Slatzer
 
Members: FREE
Non-Members: FREE
 

Third Tuesday of every month

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Jewish Novels Book Group

Led by Linda Levine
 
Members: FREE
Non-Members: FREE
 
Third Thursday of every month
 
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Double-Take: Sampler of Western philosophies through a Jewish lens

Rabbi Scott Saulson
 
Members: Free
Non-Members: Free
 
October 20, 2021 - May, 2022
 
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Beginning Prayerbook Hebrew

Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg
 
Members: FREE
Non-Members: $70
 
November 7 - December 19 2021
 
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Torah Cantillation Part II
Cantorial Intern Sarah Bollt
 
Members: $55
Non-Members: $70
 
October 12, - November 23
 
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Peter Paul And Mary Revisited; The Jewish Roots Of Christianity - Adoption, Adaptation, Rejection

Rabbi Sandy Seltzer
 
Members: $60
Non-Members: $75
 
October 20, 2021 - November 10, 2021
 
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Lunch & Learn
Rabbi Thomas Louchheim
 
Members: $0
Non-Members: $35
 
Ongoing Registration
 
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Kol Ami's Introduction to Judaism
Rabbi Thomas Louchheim
 
Members: Free
Non-Members: $75
Materials Fee: $35
 
October 17, 2021 - May 22, 2022
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Adult B'nei Mitzvah
Cantor Janece Cohen
 
Members: $180
Non-Members: $180
 
June 5, 2021 - May 2022
 
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