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!

Sunday, 10 am classes:

~~ YouYiddish: Beginning Yiddish with Michael Glasman

~~Peer Tutoring / Madrichim in Training with Shuli Mesa 10:00 am

Sunday, 11 am classes

~~ “Jewish” Genetic Diseases with Dr. Jeff Becker

~~ Animated Jewish Folklore & Myth with Rabbi Ferency, beginning Nov 3rd

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 – New! 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

Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Hebrew with Peggy Littmann, Sundays at 11:00 am. If interested, please contact Peggy Littmann at plittmann@comcast.net or (865) 776-1013. 

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

Prayerbook Hebrew led by Peggy Littmann, Wednesdays 5:45 pm. Beginning 1/12/20. If interested, please contact Peggy Littmann at plittmann@comcast.net or (865) 776-1013. 

Conversational Hebrew with Markus Eisenbach, Thursdays at 6:15 pm