Adult Education 2022-2023

East End Temple’s Adult Education offerings this year will focus on “Jewish Great Books.” All are welcome! Sessions will take place in person at EET on Tuesdays from 6:15-7:30pm. *Please note that proof of vaccination is required for everyone ages 6 months and older for all in-person events.*

January: 24, 31 (Rashi’s Daughters)

February: 7, 14, 28 (The Torah of Social Justice. Among the texts that will inform our discussion will be To Heal A Fractured World by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

March: 21, 28 (Maimonides – Guide to the Perplexed)

May: 9, 16 (Tales of the Chasidim by Martin Buber)

Introduction to Judaism

~ East End Temple’s Intro to Judaism class is now full. If you are still looking for a class, please email and we can recommend an alternate class. ~

This class, taught by Rabbi Josh Stanton, welcomes all who are interested in learning more about Jewish tradition and wisdom. In 30 sessions, it will provide the basis for further learning or a Jewish life. Sessions will take place online from 12:00-1:00pm on Tuesdays: Oct. 11, 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Dec. 6, 13; Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28; Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16. Interfaith couples, people of all faiths exploring Judaism or conversion to Judaism, and those seeking a deeper connection to Judaism are all welcome. ALL SESSIONS OF THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD ONLINE, VIA ZOOM.

Discover what could be meaningful to you in liberal Judaism. Explore a modern take on Jewish life. Engage with Jewish values, celebrations, spirituality, and community in an Introduction to Judaism class.

Everyone is welcome. The class is perfect for interfaith couples, those raising Jewish children, spiritual seekers, individuals considering conversion, and Jews who want a meaningful adult Jewish learning experience. Ask your questions, engage with multiple perspectives, and explore Jewish life through a Reform lens.

East End Temple Intro to Judaism Registration Form

The cost is $360 per person ($720 per couple) for non-members. Please email with any questions.
The class is free for members of East End Temple — please email for the member registration link.

Business Ethics Lunch and Learn (BELL)

Join us for a lunch time conversation with Rabbi Josh about ethical dilemmas in business and life and the ways in which Jewish tradition and ethics guide our choices. Please RSVP to Rabbi Josh ( for in-person meeting location.