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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.

 

• Temple Emanu-El
Temple Members Only

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

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

• 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

• Congregation Beth Shalom

JEWS IN AMERICA: INSIDERS AND OUTSIDERS
Instructor: Rabbi Mark Zimmerman
April 9, 16,23,30, May 7, 14, 21, Jun 11, 18, 25
Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

This course provides students with the opportunity to consider the challenges of Jewish acculturation to American life, and the sacrifices as well as the contributions that have been made over the past 200 years. Lessons will explore education, the Three Generation Hypothesis, Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust, Zionism and the State of Israel, the Civil Rights Movement, and other issues that address American and Jewish culture and identity.

Beth Shalom members only.

• Congregation Bet Haverim

BERESHIT (GENESIS) 1: PART I - FROM ADAM TO ABRAHAM: THE FIRST 20 GENERATIONS
Instructor: Rabbi Joshua Lesser
April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10
Thursdays, 6:30-9:00pm 

The stories take us from the universal tales of the creation of the world, the flood, and the Tower of Babel to the foundational tales of Abraham and Sarah, and the beginnings of the Jewish people. The themes of family and faith, honor and dishonor, passion and power provide a rich exploration of our people and ourselves.

Congregation Bet Haverim Members only.

• 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
January 10 – March 14
Wednesdays, 8:00 – 9:00 am

MYTHS OF JUDAISM
Instructor: Rabbi Hayyim Kassorla
January 9 – May 1
Tuesdays, 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:
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: Rabbi Micah Lapidus
September 5 – April 24
Tuesdays, 8:00 – 9:00 am

• Temple Sinai
Temple Members Only

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

• The Weber School

MELTON SEVENTY FACES OF WISDOM: B'REISHIT (GENISIS)
Instructor: Rabbi Judith R. Beiner
January 10 – May 21
Wednesdays, 8:15 – 9:45 am

MELTON YEAR 1: RHYTHMS OF JEWISH LIVING
Instructor: Judy Stolovitz
January 11 – May 3
Thursdays, 8:15 – 9:45 am

MELTON MINI-CLASS: MODERN LIVING, MAINTAINING BALANCE
Instructor: Rabbi Micah Lapidus
January 24, 31 & Feb 7, 14
Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

About the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

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