We offer a robust range of learning opportunities for adults. Discover new ways to grow with us, whether through studying Hebrew, attending a panel discussion or a lecture, our monthly Lunch and Learn programs, or in an ongoing study group tackling Hebrew poetry.
Temple Micah’s lay-led group Hebrew poetry group will resume online in the fall. We read the poetry of Yehuda Amichai and other modern Israeli poets in Hebrew, then translate and discuss in English. We discuss how these poets’ use biblical, liturgical, and contemporary Hebrew is accessible and insightful on many levels to those with even limited Hebrew knowledge.
Contact: Hebrew Poetry
Jewish Thinkers, a lay-led study group, meets online every other Monday to read essays of 20th and 21st Century Jewish Thinkers who grapple with fundamental questions of faith and religion.
Contact: Jewish Thinkers
On the second Wednesday of each month, we gather via Zoom to share lunch and hear a presentation from a vast array of speakers. There is no cost but you must register to attend. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the meeting.
Contact: Temple Micah Office
Past Lunch & Learn presentations:
This lay-led study group explores the powerful language of the Psalms. We engage in depth with the timeless poetry that ranges through the spectrum of human emotions, inspiring literature and liturgy across millennia and still speaking to us today. Reading and discussion are in English, informed by the Hebrew. All are welcome and no preparation is required.
This lay-led group meets each Shabbat morning before services to explore the week’s Torah and Haftarah portions.
Contact: Torah Study Group
For 2020-2021, the Wednesday Morning Group book selection is Democracy in Black by Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr., one of America’s preeminent public intellectuals. In this book Dr. Glaude offers a powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society. Pl
To sign up, please contact: Jeannelle D’Isa
We regularly host a variety of experts, academics, and pundits (including staff, clergy, and community members) to discuss current events, spirituality, and more.
Sample panel discussions: