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Adult Education

Temple Emeth’s Adult Education program provides an abundance of opportunities to give our hearts to learning.

There is no charge for Temple Emeth members to participate in any of our programs (except those that provide meals, or are trips). Some courses may require books and/or other materials, for which there may be a charge. There is a fee for non-members of Temple Emeth, based on the specific program, plus book or material costs.

Our 2019-20 Adult Education schedule has been published! Click here to download this year's program. For more information, contact or the Temple office at 201-833-1322.

Viewpoints & Education Committees Israeli Film Festival

• February 23, 2020Torn — a film about a Polish priest who discovers that he was born Jewish. His journey to return to Israel under the Law of Return is documented in the film.

• March 15, 2020Dimona Twist — a film about the experiences of the Arab Jews who settled in Israel after its founding.

• May 31, 2020The Golden Boys — a film about a group of senior gay men who meet at an Israeli community center.


Ongoing Programs

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Sirbu. Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., beginning September 11, 2019.

Text: Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary by Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

Join us for a weekly compelling discussion. Pierkei Avot were the first recorded manefesto of social justice in Western civilization. This book, published by CCAR Press, explores the text through a lens of contemporary social justice and moral philosophy, engaging both classical commentators and modern thinkers. Every six weeks or so, we set our books aside and discuss a topic of discuss current events.

Shabbat Morning Torah Study. Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

On Shabbat mornings, join Rabbi Sirbu in an informal and lively study of Torah. Study begins at 9:00 am and concludes in time for our Shabbat morning service at 10:30 am. Coffee and bagels are served. Learn more

Sat, September 26 2020 8 Tishrei 5781