At Temple Beth Shalom, our Adult Education-Jewish Studies Program seeks to enhance Jewish education, culture, and identity in a warm, welcoming setting. We provide mental stimulation and socialization, by presenting topics of interest pertaining to Jewish life using lectures, films, music, and humor.

Some of our recent programs have included such varied topics as: Memories That Won’t Go Away—A Tribute to the Children of the Kindertransport — Michelle Gold, a concert by world acclaimed American Yiddish singer—Naomi Miller entitled Yiddish is in My Genes, Stiller and Meara by Ira Epstein, On the Wings of an Eagle (the dramatic rescue of the Yemenite Jews and the pivotal role played by Alaska Airlines) just to name a few.

For the last several years, we have been proud to be able to host the Israel Scouts (Tzofim).

Every year we seek to add new and varied programs. On behalf of our committee, we invite you to not only attend our events, but we welcome new additions to our Adult Education-Jewish Studies committee.

Adult Education – Jewish Studies Committee is comprised of the following members: Marion Fisher, Michael Hamerman (Chairperson), Nora Hamerman, Phyllis Kinsler, Beverly Kornfeld, Gloria Leisner, Bob Schaier, Lila Schaier, Arlene Siegel, Ettie Singman, Sheldon Strauss, Harriet Strumeier, Hy Wasserman, and Yvonne Weinreb.

Please contact Michael Hamerman for more information via

Jewish Studies Calendar 2017-2018

 *October 8th, 2017 at 10:00am – Movie (TBA) Presented by Jerusalem U

*November 5th, 2017 at 10:00am – “Israel, as the start-up nation in technology” Presented by Myrna Goldberger

*December 3rd, 2017 at 10:00am – JT’s Speaker Presenter to be announced

*January 7th, 2018 at 10:30am – “Yiddish is in my genes 2” (sequel) Presented by Naomi Miller at 10:30am

*February 4th, 2018 at 10:00am – “Alan King” Presented by Dr. Ira Epstein

*March 4th, 2018 at 10:00am – “Jewish Heritage Show” (Oriental Dance and Magic) Presented by Yonina & Miriam

*April 8th, 2018 at 10:00am – Movie “Dough” Presented by Michael Hamerman

*May 6th, 2018 at 10:00am – “Understanding the rise of Anti-Sematism in the USA” Presented by Anti-Defamation League

*June 10th, 2018 at 10:00am – “Israel Scout Show” Presented by The Israeli Scouts

Keep a look out for upcoming changes and information about the adult education opportunities here at Temple Beth Shalom!


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Affiliated with the Conservative Movement, Temple Beth Shalom is a warm, welcoming and egalitarian congregation. We are a congregation committed to Jewish Learning, Prayer, Spiritual Growth, Personal Kindness and Community. Wherever you are in your Jewish Journey we are certain that Temple Beth Shalom will touch your heart, mind and soul.

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