Adult Study

“Do not say, ‘I will learn when I have leisure’; you may never have it.” – Pirke Avot 2:5

Temple Beth Sholom offers a wide array of engaging and exciting adult education. There’s always something to learn about at TBS!

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They Ain’t Your Bubbie’s Feminists

Thursdays, 7:00 pm, February 8, 15, 22

Rabbi Glickstein will introduce participants to the new Israeli feminist voices speaking their truth in classical midrashic styles. These six sessions will examine modern midrashim written by Israeli women scholars as published in the new compendium entitled Dirshuni, edited by Tamar Biala.  These unique voices illuminate our Bible in ways previously unknown, unavailable, and ignored by generations of rabbis. Join us in reimagining the Biblical personalities we thought we knew through a fresh lens.

Zoom only

How to Be a Jew in the World Today? 

Tuesdays, 5:30 pm, January 16, 23, 30 & February 6, 13, 20

Rabbi Pomerantz will explore the ethical demands of being a Jew in the world today through a curriculum created by the Shalom Hartman Institute. We will discuss questions like: To whom are we obligated? When must we take action? What are parents required to give their children? What are children required to do for their parents? We will be guided by ancient and modern texts and our own lived experiences.

In Person

Coffee Around Town

Join your Rabbis, Cantor, and other Temple Beth Sholom Staff for coffee and conversation at various locations throughout Miami Beach and Greater Miami. Check your e-mail, the website, and HaKOL for complete details.

10:00 am, Monday, November 6

In-person at a coffee shop near you. More information: Email Mark Baranek.

Yom Kippur War, 1973:  A 50 Year Retrospective

The war began on October 6, 1973, when the Arab coalition jointly launched a surprise attack against Israel on the holy day of Yom Kippur. Join Mark Baranek for this three-part series which will delve into the conflict and how it has changed the country’s landscape in the past 50 years.

Kippur, Film Screening, 7:00 pm  Monday, November 6 

Poetry that Sings the Soul of Israel

Rabbi Glickstein will lead a careful examination of poems from iconic Israeli poets whose origins and experiences help define the development of the Jewish State.

Saturday, following services (lunch will be available), ~12:15 pm, November 11, 2023; April 13, 2024

In-person only | Registration: Email Noemi

Judicial Reform in Israel: The Latest

The Temple Beth Sholom Israel Committee presents a two-part analysis of the constantly evolving status of judicial reform in Israel – how it evolved and where it stands. This powerful and impacting focus of discussion in Israel will be updated to the most current times. Mark Baranek will lead an exploration of the subject. 

7:00 pm, Monday, November 27

Zoom only | Registration and the Zoom link: email Mark