Judaism by Choice Schedule of Classes

Judaism by Choice students will learn:

  • Jewish History and Literature from Biblical, Rabbinic and Medieval periods through the Modern era.

  • Jewish Theology, Philosophy and Mysticism

  • The importance of Shabbat (the Jewish Sabbath) and Jewish Holidays

  • Jewish Values

  • Prayers, Traditions and Rituals

  • The Jewish Circle of Life: Birth, Education, Bar and Bat Mitzvah, marriage and Death.

  • The Hebrew Language.

Judaism by Choice 18-session Course Program

Classes are offered Monday and Wednesday nights, Tuesday and Thursday nights, Sunday mornings and Sunday afternoons. Classes can be taken once a week or twice a week, or at your own pace. Missed classes can be made up at a later date.

Students can attend classes at any one of the three Synagogues located conveniently throughout the Los Angeles area.

You are welcome to enroll in any class, at any time.

6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Mishkon Tephilo
206 Main Street, Venice 90291 (Entrance is in the back of the synagogue at 201 Hampton Drive/2nd Street, street parking)

September 5 – November 19, 2018
No classes on September 10, 19, 24, October 2
Download class schedule (PDF) (Revised on 09/12/2018)

November 26, 2018 – February 27, 2019
No classes on December 24, 26, 31, January 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, February 18
Download class schedule (PDF) (Revised on 10/10/2018)

6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Temple Beth Am
1039 S. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035 (Parking lot)

August 9 – October 25, 2018
No classes on September 11,18,25, October 2
Download class schedule (PDF) (Revised on 07/11/2018)

October 30, 2018 – January 31, 2019
No classes on November 22, December 20, 25, 27, January 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17
Download class schedule (PDF) (Revised on 10/10/2018)

10:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Temple of the Arts at the Saban Theater
8440 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 (Street parking)

July 29, 2018 – January 27, 2019
No classes on August 12,September 2 & 9, November 25, December 23,30, January 6, 13, 20
Download class schedule (PDF) (Revised 10/10/18)

February 3 – June 30, 2019
No classes on February 17, April 21, May 26, June 9
Download class schedule (PDF) (Revised 10/10/18)

2:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Temple Beth Am
1039 S. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035 (Parking lot)

May 6–November 18, 2018
No classes on May 20, 27, June 24, July 1, 8, 22, September 2, 9, 23, 30
Download class schedule (PDF) (Revised 6/11/18)

December 02, 2018 – May 19, 2019
No classes on December 23, 30, January 6, 13, 20, February 17, April 21
Download class schedule (PDF) (Revised 10/10/18)