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MJCCA's Lisa F. Brill Institute for Jewish Learning Off-Site Classes

Jewish Learning and Education in Atlanta

In addition to our variety of classes at the MJCCA, the Lisa F. Brill Institute for Jewish Learning also offers classes Temple Emanu-El, The Temple, Young Israel of Toco Hills, Congregation Beth Shalom, Congregation Etz Chaim, The Atlanta Jewish Academy, The Davis Academy, Temple Sinai, Congregation B’nai Torah, Metro Atlanta Community Mikvah, and Congregation Shearith Israel.

To register for any classes below, call 678.812.3723 or email laurie.rose@atlantajcc.org.

• Metro Atlanta Community Mikvah (MACoM) 

THE TRADITION LIVES ON: MIKVAH IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Instructor: Rabbi Judi Beiner
October 19 – November 9
Thursdays, 9:00 – 10:00 am

• Temple Emanu-El
Temple Members Only

THE STAR AND THE CRESCENT:
THE LONG RELATIONSHIP OF JUDAISM AND ISLAM
Instructor: Dr. Edward Queen
September 10 – November 19
Sundays, 9:30 – 11:00 am

CROSSROADS OF JEWISH HISTORY (PART 1)
Instructor: Rabbi Judi Beiner
January 21 – March 25
Sundays, 9:30 – 11:00 am

• The Temple
Temple Members Only

CROSSROADS OF JEWISH HISTORY (PART 2)
Instructor: Dr. Shelley Buxbaum
September 11 – December 18
Mondays, 10:00 – 11:30 am

A HIDDEN WORLD DISCOVERED- THE CAIRO GENIZA
Instructor: Dr. Shelley Buxbaum
January 8 – April 16
Mondays 10:00 – 11:30 am

MELTON YEAR 1 (TWO-PART COURSE)
October 9 – May 21

Rhythms of Jewish Living
Instructor: Rabbi Steven Rau
Mondays, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Purposes of Jewish Living
Instructor: Rabbi Adam Starr
Mondays, 8:05 – 9:00 pm

JEWISH DENOMINATIONS:
ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF MODERNITY
Instructors: Rabbi Peter Berg, Rabbi Ari Kaiman,
Rabbi Adam Starr
Mondays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm

The Temple: October 2, 9, 16; December 4
Congregation Shearith Israel: October 23, 30; November 6
Young Israel of Toco Hills: November 13, 20, 27

• Young Israel of Toco Hills
Congregation Members Receive Discounted Price

MELTON YEAR 1 (TWO-PART COURSE)
October 16 – June 18

Rhythms of Jewish Living
Instructor: Talya Gorsetman
Mondays, 9:30 – 10:30 am

Purposes of Jewish Living
Instructor: Rabbi Adam Starr
Mondays, 10:45 – 11:45 am

JEWISH DENOMINATIONS:
ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF MODERNITY
Instructors: Rabbi Peter Berg, Rabbi Ari Kaiman, Rabbi Adam Starr
Mondays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm

The Temple: October 2, 9, 16; December 4
Congregation Shearith Israel: October 23, 30; November 6
Young Israel of Toco Hills: November 13, 20, 27

• Congregation Beth Shalom

JEWISH DENOMINATIONS:
ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF MODERNITY
Instructor: Rabbi Mark Zimmerman
October 23 – January 8
Mondays 7:00 – 8:30 pm

JEWS IN AMERICA: INSIDERS AND OUTSIDERS
Instructor: Rabbi Mark Zimmerman
March 5 – June 25
Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

FOUNDATIONS OF JEWISH FAMILY LIVING
Instructor: Kendra Fabry
September 11 – December 11
Mondays, 8:00 – 9:00 pm

• Congregation Etz Chaim

FOUNDATIONS OF JEWISH FAMILY LIVING
Instructors: Rabbi Dan Dorsch, Debbie Deutsch, Heather Blake
August 28 – April 23
Mondays, 9:30 – 11:00 am

• Atlanta Jewish Academy

FOUNDATIONS OF JEWISH FAMILY LIVING
Instructor: Liora Krug
September 5-November 28
Tuesdays, 8:00 – 9:00 am

THE BOOK OF JOB: A NEW PERSPECTIVE
Instructor: Rabbi Hayyim Kassorla
August 22-December 19
Tuesdays, 8:00 – 9:00 am

SEFAT EMET
Instructor: Rachel Anisfeld
August 23 – December 20
Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00 am

MELTON YEAR 2: CROSSROADS OF JEWISH HISTORY
Instructor: Talya Gorsetman
August 24 – May 10
Thursdays, 8:00 – 9:00 am

• The Davis Academy

MELTON YEAR 1:
RHYTHMS OF JEWISH LIVING (PART 2)
Instructor: Devorah Lowenstein
August 22 – December 5
Tuesdays, 8:15 – 9:15 am

MELTON YEAR 1:
PURPOSES OF JEWISH LIVING (PART 1)
Instructor: Devorah Lowenstein
January 9 – April 24
Tuesdays, 8:15 – 9:15 am 

MELTON YEAR 1:
RHYTHMS OF JEWISH LIVING (PART 1 & PART 2)
Instructor: Dr. Simcha Pearl
August 23 – April 25
Wednesdays, 8:00 – 9:00 am

• Temple Sinai
Temple Members Only

THE LOWER EAST SIDE:
A WINDOW INTO AMERICAN JEWISH IMMIGRANT CULTURE
Instructor: Dr. Eric Goldstein
October 10 – December 12
Tuesdays, 10:00 – 11:30 am 

THE STAR AND THE CRESCENT:
THE LONG RELATIONSHIP OF JUDAISM AND ISLAM
Instructor: Dr. Shelley Buxbaum
January 9 – March 13
Tuesdays, 10:00 – 11:30 am 

We are currently not processing registrations for Temple Sinai classes. Temple Sinai will be processing their own registrations.

• Congregation B’nai Torah

THE STAR AND THE CRESCENT:
THE LONG RELATIONSHIP OF JUDAISM AND ISLAM
Instructor: Rabbi Joshua Heller
November 7 – February 6
Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm

MELTON YEAR 1: PURPOSES OF JEWISH LIVING
Instructor: Devorah Lowenstein
August 23 – May 16
Wednesdays, 9:30 – 11:00 am

• Congregation Shearith Israel
Congregation Members Only

JEWISH DENOMINATIONS:
ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF MODERNITY
Instructors: Rabbi Peter Berg, Rabbi Ari Kaiman, Rabbi Adam Starr
Mondays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm

The Temple: October 2, 9, 16; December 4
Congregation Shearith Israel: October 23, 30; November 6
Young Israel of Toco Hills: November 13, 20, 27

About the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

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