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Life Long Learning

Modern/Conversational Hebrew
Mondays, Starting November 2  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM through the duration of the school year.

$180 for members, $360 for non-members  
This class is designed to help you improve your Hebrew-speaking skills. Knowledge of the Alef Bet is required.
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Beginning Adult Hebrew Class 

Wednesday Evenings, 7:30 – 8:30 PM

Come learn Hebrew starting with the Alef Bet. This 10-month course is designed to help you acquire or strengthen your Hebrew decoding skills. The focus is primarily on liturgical Hebrew and taught through an exploration of service prayers.

This course is required for those who are intending to participate in TBO’s 2022 adult B’nai Mitzvah Program.

Tuition is $180 ($360 for non-members)

Adult B’Nai Mitzvah Class

Adult B’nai Mitzvah is a modern ritual for those who did not become Bar/Bat Mitzvah at age 13.The Adult B’nai Mitzvah program is a 2-year group study experience that focuses on Hebrew, liturgy, basic Jewish knowledge and creating their own D’var Torah. The program culminates with a Shabbat service that includes Torah readings.

The class of 2022 commences with the Beginning Adult Hebrew class starting 11/11/20. TBO membership is required for participation in the adult b'nei mitzvah but not in the Beginning Adult Hebrew course. 

Ask the Rabbi

Occasionally, 9:30 – 10:30 AM

Please join Rabbi Leah Citrin for a conversation focused on topics relevant to parents of Religious School-aged children. You can join the discussion, or just sit, listen and learn. Coffee and breakfast noshes will be served. No registration is required and all are welcome.

Gateways to Judaism

Wednesday evenings, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m

This 10-week class is a designed to follow Introduction to Judaism and focusing on more in-depth subjects such as:

  • Jewish Theology
  • Mitzvah & Halakhah (commandments and Jewish law)
  • Midrash & Talmud (commentary)
  • American Judaism
  • Contemporary Israel

Taught by Rabbis Citrin, Dinner, and Solomon

$120 for members of any area synagogue ($180 for all others)

Introduction to Judaism

Wednesday evenings, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

This 10-week class offers an overview of Judaism, Jewish holidays and life cycle events. This class is appropriate for those considering conversion, interfaith couples and those wishing to refresh their childhood Religious School education.

Taught by Rabbis Citrin, Dinner, and Solomon

$120 for members of any area synagogue ($180 for all others)

Rosh Chodesh

Various Dates throughout the year

Our Rosh Chodesh program gives women (13 and older) the opportunity to welcome the new moon and the new month; make new friends; and discuss topics relevant to women. Bring yourself and maybe a friend, mother or daughter. No registration is necessary.

Senior University

TBO’s annual Senior University is a day of learning, fun, and fellowship for all area Jewish seniors. There is always an all-star lineup of dynamic speakers. Past speakers include actor and television host David Hartman, People’s Pharmacy hosts Joe and Terry Graedon, NC Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin, as well as other esteemed speakers from the arts, education, sciences, government, healthcare, and the financial sector.

Third Thursday Evening Series

Thursday Evenings, 7:30 – 9:00 PM 

The Adult Education Committee develops this monthly education series. Each month features a different topic. No registration is necessary and everyone is welcome.

Torah Study

Saturday Mornings, 9:00 – 10:15 AM

Join us for TBO’s Shabbat morning Parashat Hashavua (weekly Torah portion) discussion. Enjoy exploring the beauty, mysteries and meanings of the Torah text, with enlightening discussions with fellow Torah Study students. Enlighten and expand your understanding of our Jewish history and our potential for an even more meaningful Jewish future. No registration is necessary and everyone is welcome.

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