Shalom Maine Adult Jewish Learning
Classes with skilled educators on traditional texts, art, literature, history and current affairs.
A 6-week online course offered through YI-Jewish – A division of Yiddishkayt Initiative
Wednesdays, 7 – 8 PM
March 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5
This hands-on course emphasizes the humor and depth of the Yiddish culture and encourages course participants to personally engage in the materials, utilizing the curricula and materials developed by Columbia University professor Miriam Hoffman, under the guidance of her son, renowned actor and course instructor Avi Hoffman. We will connect the academic roots of the Yiddish language with its incredible contributions to mainstream modern culture.
Tuition: $60. A portion of the proceeds benefits the JCA when you register.
SHLICHEI TZIBUR TRAINING PROGRAM
Empowering Worship Service Leaders
With Cantor Sheila Nesis
Made possible by the Center for Small Town Jewish Life, the Messerschmidt Memorial Fund at the Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine, and the Covenant Foundation
Monthly classes on Tuesday evenings, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Starting Tuesday, May 25
This yearlong experience is designed to empower individuals to lead worship services, shiva minyans, singing circles, etc. within their own communities. Through once-monthly online classes and individual coaching sessions with Cantor Sheila Nesis, participants will build the skills they need to succeed as prayer leaders. Enrollment will be limited.
Application deadline: Friday April 23. Applicants will be notified of acceptance to the program by Friday, May 7.
Questions? Please contact Liz Snider at email@example.com.
An online study group facilitated by Ellie Miller
Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:00 AM
*Please note - there will be no sessions on March 25 and April 1
We will not be able to admit late arrivals to the meetings.
To join the study group email list and receive the Zoom link, weekly readings and schedule updates, contact Diane Newman at firstname.lastname@example.org.