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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Classes continuing ONLINE!
Combined Minhah (Minyan) service 6:30 pm followed by Daf Yomi Talmud Chat 7- 8 pm on Wednesdays. The group discusses a page of Talmud each class, with ringleaders Jack Love and Raphe Panitz. All are invited, no Hebrew language required. Attend any week – drop-ins welcome! See Schedule under the Pray tab for link, ID#, and password.
Mindfulness Practice – Noon – 1:00 pm on Fridays with Rabbi Ferency – Integrating music, meditation, and readings; sharing experience, strength and hope; and using the wisdom of the Jewish heritage, we gather each week for an hour of spiritual development. All are invited! See Schedule under the Pray tab for link, ID#, and password.
Beginner and Advanced Hebrew Classes continue ONLINE. Please contact Peggy Littmann at email@example.com or (865) 776-1013 with questions.
Beyond Dispute: Debates That Shape Jewish Life with Rabbi Ferency 11 am-noon on Sundays. See Schedule under the Pray tab for link, ID#, and password. Debates – philosophical, spiritual, ethical, and cultural – are at the heart of Jewish life. This substantive, text-based exploration of debates over the course of Jewish history leads us into rich discussions about their continued resonance for contemporary Jewish life, while uncovering the essential questions that underlie them.
Combined Shacharit service and The Ethical Life with Rabbi Ferency See Schedule under the Pray tab for link, ID#, and password. Now more than ever, we require a solid understanding of how Jewish ethics can inform our discussions and decisions about the critical questions of the day; featuring expert scholars, and practitioners in the field; classical and contemporary texts; and additional resources online.