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Adult Education

EBJC offers a full range of adult courses designed for all interests and at various days and times. If you want to learn something that is not currently offered, let us know!


ADULT TORAH/HAFTORAH CLASSES - NOW is the time to learn! It's painless and so rewarding. Contact Rabbi Pivo for more information.


SHABBAT MORNING CLASS - Join us for Rabbi Pivo's Saturday morning class at 9 am, where we study the weekly parshah prior to Shabbat services. Reflecting on the Chumash and ancient and modern commentaries, we discuss the roots of our ancient culture and the timeless values of the Jewish people.

HADEISH YAMEINU: TORAH, TIME AND TEFILLAH (The Rabbi's mini learning series) - Thursdays at 8:15 pm in the rug wing.

Handouts for Rabbi Pivo's class can be found by clicking here.


GENESIS-SCIENCE CLASS - This class combines a rigorous textual analysis of the biblical verses with knowledge from external sources, including history, science, linguistics and archeology. We meet every Monday evening at 8:30 pm for about one hour in the library at EBJC. After more than 12 years, having started from the beginning of Genesis, we are currently in the middle of Deuteronomy. The plan is to proceed in order through the other books of the Hebrew Bible.


LUNCH AND LEARN - Every Wednesday, 12 pm - 1:30 pm with Rabbi Pivo. NOW HELD IN ROOM 9.


MONROE LUNCH AND LEARN - Once a month we meet with Rabbi Pivo in the homes of various congregants. These sessions have been very interesting and well attended. Please call Howard Jacobs at 732-402-2273 or at for details on upcoming dates, to get on our Monroe mailing list, with questions and to reserve your spot.


TALMUD CLASS - This class brings to life the voices, discussions and debates of our sages as they formulated Jewish Law based on the traditions and foundational texts received from ancient times. We meet every Wednesday evening at 8:30 pm for about one hour in the EBJC library. Currently we are studying tractate Kiddushin which concerns the laws of marriage.


HEBREW SIDUR READING CLASS - Ora Rotblum - Thursdays 7 pm. Focus is on parsha and biblical understanding . A small donation of $10.00 for four sessions is requested. For additional information about the class, please contact Ora Rotblum at or 732-390-0314.


ISRAELI DANCE - Mondays 7:15pm for beginners; 8 pm for intermediate/ advanced. Come and stay for as long as you can! $10.00 per session fee.


MA JONG GAMES - Mondays 7 pm in Room 9. Come and join us for friendly Mah Jong games! All levels, including experienced as well as beginners, who will be eagerly taught, are welcome. We look forward to seeing you!

Wed, October 21 2020 3 Cheshvan 5781