ADULT EDUCATION

We teach a number of different adult education classes every week.

COVID-19 lockdown update: until further notice, courses take place on Zoom only. Due to the rise in infections, the Talmud class and Shabbat Morning Service are temporarily suspended until further notice.

Please browse our calendar to book your place.

Fridays: Judaism For Dummies

9:30-10:00

This engaging class will give you a better understanding of Jewish practice and traditions. The classes are accessible to anyone regardless of their knowledge about the Jewish faith and will answer questions about Jewish practice you were always wondering about.

This class takes place every Friday morning. Browse our calendar to RSVP for the date you're interested in.

Saturdays: Morning Talmud Class

10:30-11:30

Temporarily suspended due to COVID-19

Every Saturday morning we begin the Shabbat morning service with a Talmud Class to gain an understanding of its intricate legal analyses and legal derivations, shedding light into the mystery of Shabbat and its source in Biblical passages.

The class is followed by prayers and lechaim.

Sundays: Read It In Hebrew

Next course:

Sundays 24 Jan - 21 Feb, 10:300-11:30

£30 (textbook included)

Read It In Hebrew is a new, cutting-edge five-week Hebrew reading crash course. In your spare time you will be able to practice with a specially-designed app. We will run this course several times a year.

Wednesdays: JLI Courses

The Art of Marriage: How To Add Meaning to Your Love

 

20 January - 24 February 2021

6 Wednesday evenings

19:30-21:00

Location: Zoom

Price: £50 / £30 Supporters Club members

Course Overview

 

Judaism views a loving marriage as a spiritual as well as a human ideal. 

“The Art of Marriage” is a six session course that will show participants how to attain that for themselves and their spouses, with timeless lessons from both modern and ancient Jewish texts such as the Talmud and Zohar.

This course will benefit everyone from newlyweds to couples happily married for fifty years, to those contemplating tying the knot.

Married individuals will learn how to enhance their relationship and heighten their intimacy and those looking to marry will discover the building blocks of a healthy relationship.

Lesson Details

 

Lesson 1

The Case for Marriage

Is there still a need for marriage in today’s world? What purpose does it serve, psychologically and spiritually?

 

Lesson 2

Jewish Bedroom Secrets

Judaism has much to say about the physical side of marriage. This lesson draws upon the wisdom of the Kabbalah and shares practical tools to increase spousal intimacy of heart, mind, body, and soul.

Lesson 3

Will My Spouse Ever Change?

What if only one partner is committed to improving the marriage? This lesson examines the ideal of an expectation-free relationship, and how to value your partner for who they are.

Lesson 4

Becoming a Better Half

Marriage can bring out the best and worst in people. This lesson focuses on the individual character traits that influence marriage. We also explore how marriage can be a tool for self improvement. 

 

Lesson 5

Danger Ahead

How does one defend a marriage from the threats of boredom from within and temptation from without? This lesson shows ways to form and fortify an exclusive and powerful relationship.  

 

Lesson 6

Make Up or Break Up?

How far should you go to make a marriage work? This lesson explores Jewish insights on divorce that provide powerful instruction on how to stay married when the going gets tough.

 

JLI: Reserve your place

Please reserve your place below and we will be in touch with you shortly.

CONTACT​

info@jewishislington.co.uk

020 7700 6974

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