Take an Adult Education Class!

The Heska Amuna Synagogue Education Committee offers a wide range of continuing education opportunities. These classes are open to all members at no cost; nonmembers may be asked to pay a small fee to attend.

Please contact Abraham Brietstein for questions regarding classes (abriet@aol.com).

Sunday Synagogue University, a joint program with our religious school, holds short 6-week-session mini-classes throughout the year. These classes are open to teens as well as adults. Classes currently open for all!

More Adult Learning opportunities:

Talmud Class—New Cycle Begins, 7 pm on Wednesdays, beginning January 8th.  Help us launch a new beginning with Talmud Tractate Berakhot “Blessings” the start of the 14th cycle (makhzor). Jack Love will make a (brief!) presentation on the nature of the Talmud to encourage those who might be interested in joining us. All are invited, text is in English so Hebrew knowledge is not necessary.

Mindfulness Practice – noon-1 pm Fridays. All are invited for an hour of spiritual reflection (not necessarily) religious through music, meditation, shared experiences, and wisdom of the Jewish heritage. Facilitated by Rabbi Ferency in Sid’s Café

Hebrew Classes: please contact Peggy Littmann at plittmann@comcast.net or (865) 776-1013 if interested

  • Advanced Prayer Book Hebrew, Sundays at 8:45 am
  • Beginning Prayer Book Hebrew, Sundays at noon (already know Hebrew letters)
  • Learning Hebrew Letters, Sundays at noon
  • Conversational Hebrew with Markus Eisenbach, Thursdays at 6:15 pm

History of Zionism Mondays at 7:00 pm with Dr. Raphe Panitz,