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Beth Torah Lecture Series

We are thrilled to be launching our 2018-19 Lecture Series in January 2019 with:

Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land

Thursday, January 17th at 7:30 PM

Every season, dozens of African American basketball players pack up their sneakers to play and live in Israel. Join us for the launch of the BTC Lecture Series with David A. Goldstein and his fascinating lecture on the intersection of Israel and sport.  


Save the Date! Pencil in the next lectures in our series:

FEBRUARY 19, 2019 
Hearts of Hate: Confessions of a Teenage Neo-Nazi with Elisa Hategan

APRIL 11, 2019 
Signs & Wonders: The Fascinating History of the Illustrated Haggadah with Adam Cohen
JUNE 13, 2019 

Rocking in The Free World: Can Judaism Survive Modernity? With Elliott Malamet


Living Jewish Wisdom Course

A multi-denominational course, ideal for those exploring a deeper connection to Judaism.
Each person’s journey towards Judaism is organic and individual. We invite you to explore Judaism and your growing relationship with it through the lenses of different Jewish denominations. This course introduces the central Jewish ideas and practices, texts and experiences that form the foundation of a Jewish life. This course will give you the tools to choose an informed, healthy and whole commitment to Jewish living and the Jewish people, whether you are already Jewish, considering conversion*, or simply curious about a Peoplehood different than your own.

“This course is wonderful. The teachers are friendly and open. Anyone with an interest in religion is well advised to take the course and gain a fascinating insight into Judaism.” – John, 2015 student

“The strength of the class is making one comfortable to question and be critical of all the information presented. The instructors were sincerely committed to my learning without proselytizing.”  – Ivan, 2015 Student

*This course is solely an educational endeavour. Enrolling does not guarantee conversion. An individual who chooses to pursue conversion will choose a mentoring rabbi/educator and will continue the process based on the rabbi/educator’s specific denominational requirements. The partners of conversion candidates are expected to participate fully in the course. If students choose to pursue conversion, there will be additional fees outlined by the mentoring rabbi/educator.

For more information on the Living Jewishly course, please visit the website or send an email.

Mon, 25 March 2019 18 Adar II 5779