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Learning, Arts & Culture

TBH offers a variety of formal and informal learning opportunities for adults. From discussions at services to Shabbat morning study groups, to Hebrew classes and topic-based learning, Jewish learning is an active part of TBH. Rabbi Seth is also available for individual guided learning. Check our calendar or weekly newsletter for current offerings.

TBH has also hosted arts and cultural events including musical performances and a film series, as well as guest speakers on a variety of topics. The Arts & Culture group plans seasonal events.

A monthly Book Group meets on the third Tuesday of the month from September through June to discuss works of Jewish fiction and non-fiction. Download a PDF list of the books we will be reading in 2022-2023.

The Senior Schmooze meets on the first Tuesday of every month at noon. All seniors (self-defined!) join together to share in lunch and conversation with each other and Rabbi Seth Goldstein. Occasional programs are offered as well. Dessert is provided! Lunch is bring-your-own.

Advancing in Hebrew, led by Rabbi Seth, meets on the 4th Thursday of the month. This seminar-type gathering works on advancing Hebrew knowledge, including grammar and roots.  See our weekly newsletter for Zoom information.

Adult Beginning Hebrew is currently open for enrollment! This class taught by Rabbi Seth will teach you how to decode Hebrew as well as basic grammar and vocabulary as found in the prayerbook and the Torah. Class will meet for 10 weeks on Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. with the following schedule: October 9, 16, 23, 30; November 6, 13, 27; December 4, 11, 18. No experience necessary, we will start with the aleph bet!

Introduction to Judaism, taught by the Washington Coallition of Rabbis, is open for enrollment! Are you Jewish and want to learn more about Jewish traditions and practices? Are you interested in exploring Judaism (and possible conversion) and are looking for a class of basic knowledge? Are you an ally and want to understand more about Judaism? The Washington Coalition of Rabbis, an organization of rabbis across the (non-Orthodox) denominations serving Washington State, will once again be offering a comprehensive, online Introduction to Judaism class beginning October, 2022. Taught by Rabbi Seth and other WA State rabbis.

Tue, October 4 2022 9 Tishrei 5783