Back to the original date! This Introduction to Judaism class will be taught by Rabbi Mills by Zoom, or in person at CBJ. Classes will meet on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm, from February 2nd to July 6th. There will be no class on March 23rd or 30th, April 13th, and May 18 and 25th. The last class is currently scheduled for today.
Introduction to Judaism Class Syllabus
|Who are the Jews? What is Judaism? God, Torah, and Israel
|Mitzvot, Torah, Tanach
|The Books of the Jews: Talmud and Beyond
|History: The Biblical and Rabbinic Periods
|History: The Middle Ages and Early Modern Period
|Modern European Jewish History and the Holocaust
|Zionism and the Modern State of Israel
|America and the Jews
|Life Cycle; Birth to Marriage
|Life Cycle: Divorce to Death
|Prayer and Ritual
|Sin, Atonement, Afterlife
|Views on Contemporary Issues
|Views on Contemporary Issues & Wrapping things up (New Date)
Please note that this schedule is subject to change, as certain topics may require more or less time than originally planned.
The class is for those who want to explore the history, beliefs and rituals of Judaism. It is intended both for those studying for conversion as well as for those raised Jewish who want a comprehensive overview of Judaism. CBJ members are encouraged to drop in on these classes. The Zoom link can be found in the Weekly Update along with the topic that will be discussed.
Please contact Rabbi Mills at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or if you wish to attend in person.