Shalom Maine Adult Jewish Learning

Classes with skilled educators on traditional texts, art, literature, history and current affairs.

Torah Study Genesis Into the Light Yoram Raanan

Torah Conversations

An online study group facilitated by Ellie Miller 

Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:00 AM 
Starting December 3, 2020 

We will not be able to admit late arrivals to the meetings. 

To join the study group email list and receive the Zoom link and schedule updates, contact Diane Newman at 

American Jewish History Star of David Flag Square


A 4-session online course with Anna Wrobel 

Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27  | 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Advanced registration required by Weds. Dec. 30th at  

Registered students will receive the Zoom class link on Monday, Jan. 4th. 

Suggested tuition: $50
This course examines American Jewish history in the last hundred years or so. Key themes are historically contextualized including, but not limited to, migration, labor, antisemitism, Israel, the Shoah, and cultural influence. 

Moses Burning Bush

Why Moses’ Experiences in Leadership are Still Relevant

A 6-session online course with Ellie Miller 

Tuesday mornings, Jan. 12, 19, 26;  Feb. 2, 9, 16
10:00-11:15 AM 

Advanced registration required by Tuesday, Jan. 5 to receive the Zoom link. 

Six student minimum will be needed to run the class.
Suggested tuition: $72 

Books Library Judaica

Digital Resources from the USM Judaica Collection  

A free online Lunch & Learn program from USM & the JCA 

Co-sponsored by Congregation Bet Ha'am, Temple Beth El, Shaarey Tphiloh and the Maine Jewish Museum

Weds. January 27th | 12 noon
*Please note the new date

Presented by Susie Bock - USM Library Coordinator of Special Collections, Director of the Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine 

Advanced registration required by Tuesday, Jan. 26