Open Circle Jewish Learning

Open Circle Jewish Learning brings together groups of curious, engaged learners with exceptional educators to dive into an array of compelling topics and practices.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all Hebrew College Community Learning classes, including Open Circle Jewish Learning, are currently being offered online, including Fall 2020 and Winter/Spring 2021 classes.

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Open Circle Jewish Learning
  • time Adults of all ages
  • location Virtual living rooms, synagogues, and community spaces
  • duration No more than 8 Sessions, 1.5 hours each
Read winter/spring 2021 course descriptions

As a teacher, [Open Circle] gave me a chance to present essential ideas and experiences. For the students, who were all working during the day, it gave them a chance to have a taste of Torah without having to stay for a full meal. To switch metaphors, it was like lighting a fire! My hope was that this short series of classes would provide just the right spark to create a sense of wonder and excitement in the students.

– Dov Y. Bard

Want to learn more about Open Circle Jewish Learning?

If you need additional information or want to create your own course, please email Linna Ettinger, Director of Open Circle Jewish Learning, at Linna can also be reached at 617.559.8813.