The Alan & Linda Cohen Center for Jewish Learning & Living
A rich adult and family education program provides courses in Hebrew and in various aspects of Jewish personal and family life. Courses are taught by the Rabbis, Cantor and guest instructors.
Hebrew I: More than Alef
Sundays, October 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 22; December 6 and 13 at 10:00 a.m.
This class with Rabbi Dennis Sasso and special guests is for anyone wanting a refresher course on Judaism and for those considering conversion.
October 18: What Is a Jew? The Many Faces of Jewish Identity; Great Ages and Ideas of Judaism I (The Biblical period)
October 25: Great Ages and Ideas of Judaism II (The Rabbinic and Medieval Periods)
November 1: Great Ages and Ideas of Judaism III (The Modern Period)
November 8: The Way We Pray
November 15: The Ordinary and the Holy
November 22: Jewish Time Tables
December 6: Rhythms of Our Lives
December 13: Issues in the Contemporary Jewish Life and Community
With conversation, humor, and spirits hosted by Rabbi Dennis Sasso, Cocktail Judaism meets the first Monday of the month at an area restaurant (virtually during the pandemic). There is a new topic and guest speakers for each meeting. For information, contact Jacqui Goldstein at (317) 253-3441 or email@example.com.
"The 2020 Elections: Moving Forward"
Monday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/96415122645
A thought-provoking panel discussion hosted by Rabbi Dennis Sasso and moderated by David Sklar, Assistant Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council. Panelists are Naomi Farahan, Advocacy Coordinator for Women4Change Indiana; Aaron Welcher, Program and Communications Coordinator at JCRC; and Rachel Birenbaum, legal secretary at Ice Miller LLP. Join us for a bipartisan conversation.
Torah on Tap
For those in their 20s and 30s
Rabbi Jenni Greenspan hosts events with this group. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved!
Join Rabbi Jenni Greenspan select Shabbat mornings at 9:00 a.m. in the Alpert-Solotken Library (9:30 a.m. via Facebook Live during the pandemic) to engage with our people's most sacred text. All are welcome and drop-ins are encouraged. Check the calendar to confirm Shabbatot when Torah Talk will meet.
Feigenbaum Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah
Contact Cantor Melissa Cohen at (317) 253-3441 or email@example.com if you are interested in becoming a Bar/Bat Mitzvah as an adult. Must be a Beth-El Zedeck member to participate.
First Steps: Interfaith and Conversion Outreach
First Steps is a program of study and conversations with our Rabbis and Cantor for interfaith couples, for non-Jews, for anyone interested in a better understanding of Jewish culture and faith, and for those considering conversion to Judaism. For more information, contact Sharon Hein in the rabbis' office at (317) 253-3441 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our BEZ book club meets monthly to discuss books of interest. Please contact Bonnie Craig, at (317) 253-3441 or email@example.com for book titles, meeting times, and locations.