Lunchtime Torah Study via Zoom

Zoom

Led by Monika Singletary, this Torah study meets weekly via Zoom and will cover that week's Torah portion. We enhance our study with readings from the Talmud, Mussar, various rabbinical commentaries, and Drash. All are welcome to join us to explore the text!

Free

Saturday Torah Study

Temple Emanu-El 2100 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL, United States

Join us to study Torah with Rabbi Wright and Cantor Wittner.

Event Series Religious School

Religious School

Temple Emanu-El 2100 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL, United States

Gail & Jeffrey Bayer Religious School K-7th Grade Register at: https://ourtemple.shulcloud.com/form/rs-registration-23-24.html

Jewish Aspects of the New Testament

Temple Emanu-El 2100 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL, United States

Learning with Rabbi Wright. The New Testament narrative presents the ideas, belief systems, trends, and rituals of the “Judaisms” during the late Second Temple period. The narrative also provides details about the development of Rabbinic Judaism, the democratization of Jewish sects, Jewish life under Roman authority, and meaningful Jewish rituals that we continue to observe today. By studying the New Testament, learners will gain greater insight into the origins of first-century “Judaisms” Therefore, the New Testament can expose and help contemporary Jews understand Judaism as practiced today more deeply. For example, New Testament Literature introduces the ritual of giving a boy his name during his circumcision: “Now the time came for Elizabeth to give birth, and she bore a son. Her neighbors and relatives heard that God had shown great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her. On the eighth day, they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to name him Zechariah after his father. But his mother said, ‘No, he is to be called John’” (Lk. 1:57-59). Moreover, the New Testament also introduces the ritual of passing around the Kiddish Cup for Shabbat and other Hagim meals: “Then he took a cup, after giving thanks […]

Intro to Judaism

Temple Beth-El 2179 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, AL, United States

Interested in conversion to Judaism? Went to Hebrew School but don't remember a lot? Taught through a collaborative educational partnership with the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program of American Jewish University, this class is designed or all who are seeking to learn or connect with Judaism, whether you born Jewish, want to become Jewish, or just want to understand Judaism better. Please contact Rabbi Steven Henkin at rabbihenkin@templebeth-el.net for more information.

$54

Lunchtime Torah Study via Zoom

Zoom

Led by Monika Singletary, this Torah study meets weekly via Zoom and will cover that week's Torah portion. We enhance our study with readings from the Talmud, Mussar, various rabbinical commentaries, and Drash. All are welcome to join us to explore the text!

Free
Event Series Torah on Tap

Torah on Tap

Temple Beth-El 2179 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, AL, United States

Join us for a new round of Torah on Tap! Each month, we'll meet at a different local brewery for socializing and learning with Rabbi Steven Henkin of Temple Beth-El. First round is on us! Please contact Rabbi Henkin at rabbihenkin@templebeth-el.net for specifics about each month's topic.

Free