WEEK 1: From Creation to the Edge of Wilderness: A sweeping introduction to the Torah
WEEK 2: The World of the Bible: Tour the first thousand years of Jewish history
WEEK 3: Heart of Many Rooms: Jewish diversity
WEEK 4: Holy Days – The Wheel of the Year
WEEK 5: Shabbat – A Palace in Time
WEEK 6: When Do I Bow? (And other questions about Jewish prayer)
WEEK 7: Passover – The Jewish Master Story
WEEK 8: God – Encountering the Holy
WEEK 9: Talmud – Argument for the Sake of Heaven
WEEK 10: Starting Over – The High Holidays
WEEK 11: Kashrut – The Original Soul Food
WEEK 12: Philosophers, Poets and Mystics
WEEK 13: Marriage, Love and Kosher Sex
WEEK 14: From Birth to B’nai Mitzvah – Raising a Mensch
WEEK 15: A Time to Mourn – Traditions for Death, Grief and Healing
WEEK 16: Out of the Darkness – Stories from the Holocaust
WEEK 17: Israel – Dreaming of Deliverance
WEEK 18: The Jewish Mission to Heal the World
Communal Holiday Celebrations
Goodblatt Academy sponsors holiday celebrations throughout the year so that students can meet and learn about Jewish holidays together.
Celebrations take place at our satellite locations, are family-friendly, and all are welcome.
Hebrew is the language of our sacred texts and the living language of the state of Israel.
Prior knowledge of Hebrew is not required to study in the Goodblatt Academy program. Our synagogue host locations offer opportunities for learning Hebrew, and welcome Goodblatt Academy students.
Beginner's Hebrew at Temple Beth Zion/Beth Israel, Monday nights, 6:00 PM, preceding Goodblatt Academy classes. More information and registration here.