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The Gandel Institute for Adult Jewish Learning, established by the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School, a project of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, offers study groups in Israel where adults can learn about Jewish culture. The Institute operates adult weekly group learning sessions all around Israel with an innovative sequential curriculum.
Updated: Nov. 04, 2009
The Florence Melton Adult Mini-School is a world pioneer in the field of adult Jewish education. With its international headquarters at the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School Institute of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, it forms an international network of community-based schools offering adults the opportunity to acquire Jewish literacy in an open, trans-denominational, intellectually stimulating learning environment.
Updated: Nov. 04, 2009
The application period for the 2010/2011 one-year Jewish Studies Program at Paideia - the European Institute for Jewish Studies in Stockholm, Sweden is now open. Qualified candidates will receive tuition free studies as well as a stipend meant to free them from work while attending the program.
Updated: Oct. 21, 2009
On the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Jewish Autonomous Region, Limmud FSU gathered three hundred Jews in Birobidzhan to celebrate and learn about Jewish heritage, history, culture and community, and to move forward as stronger and more engaged Jews. The two-day conference included dozens of seminars, lectures and workshops, covering a wide range of topics designed to illuminate issues and educate Russian Jews in this region on their history, current affairs, the Jewish homeland, and Judaism.
Updated: Oct. 11, 2009
Hebrew Ulpan Classes are opening throughout the New York metropolitan area during Fall, 2009. The classes use the Israeli Ulpan method and materials for teaching and improving Hebrew language skills, including conversation, comprehension, reading, and writing. Courses are taught at all levels in small, interactive classes by experienced Israeli teachers. A 30% discount is offered to those making Aliyah.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2009
More than 400 young Russian-speaking Jewish Americans gathered in force at The Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach, NY on Aug. 9, 2009 for 'A Taste of Limmud: 150 Years of Shalom Aleichem', a unique day of education, community-building, networking and entertainment designed to enhance and strengthen Jewish identity, involvement and community leadership.
Updated: Aug. 25, 2009
Chabad's Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) is operating in over 300 communities throughout the globe, and focuses on the essentials of Jewish literacy in a series of six or eight week courses. Every course is accompanied by a student textbook and enhanced by engaging audio-visual presentations. JLI's environment is open and interactive for novices and learned students alike.
Updated: Aug. 24, 2009
The National Yiddish Book Center is offering an online Yiddish language course this fall through the University of Massachusetts' award-winning online education program. The course is for students who wish to explore the language and culture of Ashkenazic Jewry. There are no prerequisites, and no knowledge of any Jewish language or the Jewish alphabet is expected. Over the course of the semester, students will learn to read, write, and converse in Yiddish and will be introduced to a number of Yiddish songs, poems, and folktales.
Updated: Aug. 05, 2009
The International Council of Jewish Women is launching a new and interactive Bible Study Program for women all over the world, written by Dr. Bonna Devora Haberman for Bar Ilan University’s Rappaport Center for Assimilation Research and Strengthening Jewish Vitality. The program is entitled 'The Five Books of Moses: Contemporary Issues and Classic Perspectives.'
Updated: Jun. 08, 2009
Edmon J. Rodman urges his adult readers to 'hold on to the Tree of Life' by joining those who chant the Torah with its traditional melody. He shares the experiences of many new Torah readers who have declared that it was a life-changing experience for them. He also shares tried methods of initiating new readers into the community of Torah chanters from online learning resources to face to face study group tutorials.
Updated: Jun. 04, 2009