Lectures & Courses

At Central Synagogue

Adult Engagement Programming

Interested in presenting at Central Synagogue? Please contact Lauren Dickel, Adult Engagement Program Manager, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Bible and Bagels

Wednesdays: 8:15-9:15 am | Virtual

Led by Rabbi Sarah Berman

Join us as we continue our journey through the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible); we are currently reading Isaiah.

Join via Zoom.


Weekly Torah Study with Central Clergy

Wednesdays: 12:00-1:15 pm | Virtual

Taught by Rabbi Mo Salth

Explore the weekly Torah portion from ancient and modern perspectives.

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Samuel I and II

Wednesdays: 1:30-2:30 pm | Virtual

Led by Cantor Suzanne Skloot

Dive into the text of Samuel I and II. Together we will look at and compare the translations of the Jewish Publication Society and the more recent translation by UC Berkeley professor Robert Alter, and learn why Alter believes that the character of David is the finest portrayal of a human life from antiquity.

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Alper Talmud Study

Fridays: 8:15-9:15 am | Virtual

Taught by Dr. Rachel Rosenthal and others

Explore one of the most radical rabbinic texts in all of Judaism, the Talmud.

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Ongoing Classes

No registration required and free of charge. Classes take place in our Community House.