Summer 2021 Community Education Classes

Study with us!

This summer, Hebrew College is offering several Community Learning online courses for teens and adults of all ages. Once you register for a course, you will receive the Zoom login information. Please note that you cannot use American Express cards to register. We hope you enjoy your learning journey with us.

Ulpan | Me’ah Select | Open Circle Jewish LearningParenting | Teen Beit Midrash


Hebrew Language Ulpan

Visit the Ulpan web page for more information. If you have questions, please contact Iris Schor.

Course NameInstructorLocationTimeCostregistration link
Ulpan level 1AShlomi Zanonline via zoomMonday and Wednesday 9:30-11:00am, June 7-July 19$450class is full
Ulpan level 1ATBDonline via zoomTuesday and Thursday 6:30-8:00pm, June 8-July 15$450class is full
Ulpan Level 1BMaya Dalzellonline via zoomTuesday and Thursday 11:30am-1:00pm, June 8-July 15$450Register
Ulpan Level 1BMaya Dalzellonline via zoomTuesday and Thursday 6:45-8:15pm, June 8-July 15$450Register
Ulpan Level 2AMaya Dalzellonline via zoomMonday and Wednesday 5:00-6:30pm, June 7-July 19$450class is full
Ulpan Level 2BShlomi Zanonline via zoomSunday and Thursday, 6:30-8:00 p.m., June 6 - July 18$450class is full
Ulpan Level 2BMaya Dalzellonline via zoomMonday and Wednesday, 9:30-11:00 a.m, June 7-July 19$450Register
Ulpan Level 2CShlomi Zanonline via zoomMonday and Wednesday 6:30-8:00 p.m., June 7-July 19$450Register
Ulpan Level 3AOsnat Hazanonline via zoomTuesday and Thursday, 9:30-11:00 a.m., June 8-July 15$450Register
Ulpan Level 4AOsnat Hazanonline via zoomWednesday and Friday, 9:30-11:00 a.m., June 8 -July 16$450Register
Ulpan Level 4BMaya Dalzellonline via zoomMonday and Wednesday 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., June 7-July 19$450Register
Ulpan Level 6Maya Dalzellonline via zoomTuesday and Thursday 5:00-6:30pm, June 8-July 15$450Register
Ulpan Level 8TBDonline via zoomMonday and Wednesday, 6:45-8:15pm, June 7-July 19$450Register
Ulpan Level 9Alliza Broshonline via zoomMonday and Friday, 8:30-9:30 a.m., June 7-July 19$350Register
Ulpan Level 10Aliza Broshonline via zoomWednesday and Friday 10:00-11:00am, June 2-July 9$350Register


Me’ah Select


Visit the Me’ah Select page for more information. If you have questions, please contact Marilyn Stern.

ProgramCourse titleClass BeginsTimeLocation/Dates# SessionsTuition feeInstructorCourse DescriptionRegister
Me'ah SelectWhere the Bible HappenedJune 15-July 17Tuesdays, 9:30 -11:30 amOnline, June 15, 22, 29, July 6, 135$165Rabbi Neal GoldRead nowClass is Full
Me'ah SelectJewish storytelling from Rebbe Nachman to the Coen BrothersJune 21-July 19Mondays, 10:00am -12:00 pmOnline, June 21, 28, July 5, 12, 195$165Rabbi Leonard Gordon Read nowClass is Full



Me'ah SelectTradition on The Screen II: Challenges and Joys of Traditional Jewish Life in FilmJune 23-July 21Wednesdays 7:00-9:00 pmOnline, June 23, 30, July 7, 14, 215$165Dr. Jacob Meskin Read nowRegister



Me'ah SelectSilence is Golden, Words are Precious, Talk is Cheap, but is Speech Free? Silence and Statement in Jewish Law and Thought June 17-July 15Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 amOnline, June 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15 5$165Rabbi Benjamin Samuels Read nowRegister






Open Circle Jewish Learning

Visit the Open Circle Jewish Learning page for more information. If you have questions, please contact Linna Ettinger.

OPEN CIRCLE 20s & 30s

ProgramTitleInstructorTimeDateDescriptionCostRegister
OCJL 20s and 30s Sabores de Sepharad: Exploring the Sephardic Jewish Community through its Kitchen. (4 sessions) Sara GardnerWednesday evenings, 7:00-8:30 pmJune 9, 16, 23, 30, 2021Read now$60Register

OCJL 20s and 30s Mystical Connections: Kabbalistic teachings on intimacy and relationships (6 sessions) Rabbi Getzel Davis Thursdays, 8:00-9:30 pm EDT June 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 2021 Read now$90Register






OPEN CIRCLE ARTS & CULTURE

ProgramTitleInstructorTimeDateDescriptionCostRegister 
OCJL Classic, Arts and CultureRitual Hebrew Calligraphy -Summer (6 Sessions)Rachel JacksonTuesdays 6-7:30pm Eastern TimeJune 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 2021Read Now $162 and Course Materials Kit: www.binahdesign.com/opencircle (order by May 11 to receive materials by start of first class)Register


OPEN CIRCLE MINDFULNESS

ProgramTitleInstructorTimeDateDescriptionCostRegister
OCJL Classic, Mindfulness  Being a Better Person – A Close Reading with Martin Buber (6 sessions) Rabbi Eric Gurvis Wednesday evenings, 7:15-8:45 pmJune 16, 23, 30; July 21, 28, August 4Read Now



$162Register

OPEN CIRCLE SOCIAL ACTION

ProgramTitleInstructorTimeDateDescriptionCostRegister
OCJL Social ActionActivist ZivugRabbi Getzel DavisWednesdays, 8-9:30 pmJune 2, 9, 16, 23, June 30, July 7, 14, 2021 Read now


$126CANCELLED

OPEN CIRCLE TEXTS & TRADITIONS

ProgramTitleInstructorTimeDateDescriptionCostRegister
OCJL Classic, Text and TraditionsDaf Yomi Layah LipskerMondays and Thursdays 9-9:45am Eastern TimeMay 10, 13, 20, 24, 27; June 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 2021Read Now




$135Register


OCJL Classic, Text and TraditionsDaf Yomi - Session II Layah LipskerMondays and Thursdays 9-9:45am Eastern TimeJune 21, 24, 28; July 1, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, 2021Read Now$148Register



OCJL Classic, Text and TraditionsElul and the High Holidays: Rethink, Renew, RejoiceRabbi Getzel DavisThursdays, 8-9:30 pmAugust 12, 19, 26; September 2, 2021Read Now
$75Register




Parenting & Grandparenting Through a Jewish Lens

Visit the Parenting & Grandparenting Through a Jewish Lens page for more information. If you have questions, please contact Ahava Rosenthal.

Course TitleInstructorCourse DescriptionTimeDateCostRegister
Father, Abba, Tatti CircleRabbi Getzel Davis Read nowSundays, 8:00-9:30 pmJuly 11, August 12, September 8, October 10, November 14, December 12$80Register
Grandparenting Through a Jewish Lens (5 sessions)Leann Shamash Read nowWednesdays, 7:00-8:30 pmJune 9, 16, 23, 30, July 14$80Register

Teen Beit Midrash

Visit the Teen Beit Midrash page for more information about our summer course, our May 23 Virtual Open House, or fall registration. If you have questions, please contact teenbeitmidrash@gmail.com.

Course NameDateTimeRegisterWant to learn more?
Makhloket Matters: Navigating Societal Discord Through Jewish TextsJuly 19-22, 26-29 1-3 pm ESTRegisterRegister for the Teen Beit Midrash Open House on May 23