Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and PracticeSeptember 26, 2019
This course is designed for newcomers to Judaism as well as those who wish to deepen their knowledge and appreciation of Judaism. Learn fundamental concepts of Jewish belief and practice and become more comfortable participating in worship and ritual life.
Topics include synagogue geography, Jewish sacred literature, Jewish views of God, the Jewish lifecycle, worship and prayer, the High Holy Days and festivals, the Jewish home, Zionism and Israel, and much more.
Introduction to Judaism is a prerequisite for conversion candidates, Beth Israel members planning to become adult b’nai mitzvah, and couples planning an interfaith marriage with a Beth Israel officiant.
Complimentary High Holy Days tickets (for Fall, 2020) will be available to those who complete the course.