Open Circle Jewish Learning

Open Circle Jewish Learning, sponsored by Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), brings together small groups of curious, engaged learners with exceptional educators to dive into an array of compelling topics and practices.

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Open Circle Jewish Learning
  • time Adults of all ages
  • location Living rooms, synagogues, and community spaces
  • duration 6 to 18 Sessions

Find meaning in Jewish sources of wisdom through approachable conversations in living rooms, synagogues, and community centers throughout the Greater Boston Area. Open Circle Jewish Learning includes:

  • Mindfulness and mysticism circles
  • Politics and history circles
  • Arts and culture circles
  • Social action circles
  • Texts and traditions circles
  • Young Adult circles

You can also bring together a group of friends and create your own salon on any topic ranging from Israel to the Torah.

Please note that while we warmly welcome inquiries from new teachers and groups, we may have to place some interested groups on a wait list for the spring due to the great interest in the Greater Boston community for our classes.

Want to learn more about Open Circle Jewish Learning?

If you need additional information or want to create your own salon, please contact Rabbi Natan Margalit, Director of Open Circle Jewish Learning, at

For questions about registration, please contact Helaine Denenberg, Administrative Coordinator of Open Circle Jewish Learning, at