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

INTERACTIVE ONLINE CLASSES FOR CONVERSION TO JUDAISM NOW AVAILABLE


Zoom classes spring cycle

Here’s the new revised (as of May 20th) Judaism By Choice schedule starting on April 11th 2021:

YOU CAN JOIN OUR PROGRAM AT ANY TIME!

If you have any questions, call 888-539-2924, leave a message and Rabbi Neal Weinberg will return your call.
The classes will take place from 7-9:00PM on Sundays and Wednesdays.

ZOOM CYCLE – April 11th, 2021 – September 1st, 2021

All classes taught by Rabbi Neal Weinberg

  1. APRIL 11 & 14        Introduction: Who is a Jew? Who are the Jews? What is Judaism?
  2. APRIL 18 & 21        Shabbat I
  3. APRIL 25 & 28        Shabbat II and Kosher
  4. MAY 2 & 5               BiblicalPeriod I (History and Torah)
  5. MAY 9 & 12             BiblicalPeriod II (Prophets and Writings)
    (No classes May 16-18 because of Shavuot)
  6. MAY 19 & 20           Biblical Ideas
    (Wednesday and Thursday classes)
  7. MAY 23 & 26           Chanukah, Tu B’Shevat, Purim
    (No classes May 30 & 31st because of Memorial day)
  8. JUNE 1 & 2             Rabbinic Period (History and Literature)
    (Tuesday instead of Sunday)
  9. JUNE 6 & 7            Judaism and Christianity
    (Monday instead of Wednesday)

SUMMER BREAK

  1. JUNE 27 & 30         High Holidays
  2. JULY 5 & 7            Jewish Holidays
    (Monday instead of Sunday because of the 4th of July)
  1. JULY 11 & 14          Passover
    (No class July 18 because of Tisha B’av)
  2. JULY 19 & 21          Medieval Period
    (Monday instead of Sunday because of Tisha B’av)
    14. JULY 25 & 28         Jewish Mysticism and Birth I
    15. AUGUST 1 & 4         Birth II and Marriage
    16. AUGUST 8 & 11       Death and Jewish Parenting
    17. AUGUST 15 & 18    Modern Era and Holocaust
    18.AUGUST 22 & 25     Zionism and Israel
    19. AUGUST 29 & SEPT 1        American Judaism

PDF of the schedule

Zoom classes fall cycle

Here’s the new revised (as of May 2021) Judaism By Choice schedule starting on August 22nd, 2021:

YOU CAN JOIN OUR PROGRAM AT ANY TIME!

If you have any questions, call 888-539-2924, leave a message and Rabbi Neal Weinberg will return your call.
The classes will take place from 7-9:00PM on Sundays and Wednesdays.

ZOOM CYCLE – September 12th, 2021 – February 23rd, 2022

All classes taught by Rabbi Neal Weinberg

  1. SEPTEMBER 12 & 14                     Introduction: Who is a Jew? Who are the Jews? What is Judaism?
    (Tuesday instead of Wednesday because of Yom Kippur)
    2. SEPTEMBER 19 & 23                     Shabbat I
    (Thursday instead of Wednesday because of Sukkot)
    3. SEPTEMBER 26 & 30                     Shabbat II/Keeping Kosher
    (Thursday instead of Wednesday because of Simchat Torah) 
    4. OCTOBER 3 & 6                            Biblical Period I (History and Torah)
    5. OCTOBER 10 & 13                        Biblical Period II (Prophets and Writings)
    6. OCTOBER 17 & 20                        Biblical Ideas
    7. OCTOBER 24 & 27                        Chanukah, Tu B’Shevat & Purim
    8. OCTOBER 31 NOVEMBER 3        Rabbinic Period (History and Literature)
    9. NOVEMBER 7 & 10                       Judaism and Christianity
    10. NOVEMBER 14 & 17                   High Holidays
    11. NOVEMBER 21 & 22                   Jewish Holidays
    (Monday instead of Wednesday because of Thanksgiving)
    12. NOVEMBER 29 & DEC 1            Passover
    (Monday instead of Sunday because of Thanksgiving and Chanukah)
    13. DECEMBER 5 & 8                       Medieval Period
    14. DECEMBER 12 & 15                   Jewish Mysticism and Birth I

Winter break, classes resume in 2022

  1. JANUARY 23 & 26                       Birth II and Marriage
    16. JANUARY 30 & FEB 2                 Death and Jewish Parenting
    17. FEBRUARY 6 & 9                        Modern Era and Holocaust
    18. FEBRUARY 13 & 16                    Zionism and Israel
    19. FEBRUARY 22 & 23                     American Judaism
    (Tuesday instead of Monday because of President’s Day Weekend)

PDF of the schedule