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Discovering Judaism 5780

October 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 26, 2020

This is a class for adult learners that presents an overview of Judaism as well as the faith and civilization of the Jewish People. Judaism is both ancient and modern, a meshing of ideas and actions. Using both sacred and secondary sources, you will be exposed to the breadth of Jewish thought, knowledge, and wisdom.


Who can attend?

  • People who want to learn more about Judaism for general knowledge
  • People engaged or married to Jews and wishing to learn more about Jewish culture
  • People considering conversion to Judaism
  • Jews looking to amplify their knowledge of Judaism.


When do classes meet?

Sunday afternoons, August through January from 1:00pm – 3:00pm.


Is there a fee?

Yes, the class fee varies depending on membership in Temple Emanuel or not. See Registration Form for more detailed information. Payment plans are available . There are also required books that need to be purchased (although you can borrow some from our library as available). Once enrolled, you will receive the book list.

What will I learn?

  • Graduates will acquire a foundational, working knowledge of Judaism focusing on the core areas of life cycle, calendar, holidays, Torah, Israel, practice, values and Jewish history
  • Graduates will become familiar with Jewish culture
  • Graduates will be aware of and able to participate in Jewish home practices
  • Graduates will feel comfortable praying  at Temple Emanuel and other synagogues
  • Graduates will have the necessary knowledge to decide whether they wish to convert

How do I enroll?

Register Online

If you have any questions, you can call Philomena Wallace, Administrative Assistant, at 480.838.1414 x10 or email her at: [email protected]. Please note: Because this is a cumulative course, late registration will be limited.


October 13, 2019
1:00 pm
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Discovering Judaism
Phil Wallace, 480-838-1414


Temple Emanuel of Tempe
5801 S. Rural Road
Tempe, AZ 85283 United States
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(480) 838-1414