Adult Bar Mitzvah taught by Rabbi Shari Chen10:30-11:30amOct. 15, 22, Nov. 12, 19, Dec. 3, 10, 17$100If you never had a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, it’s not too late. Rabbi Chen will lead classes to prepare you for your spiritual event.
Sign Language taught by Sari Daybook and Rachel Clinkman10:30-11:30amOct. 15 – Dec. 17$40Learn beginning sign language from our experts Sari Daybook and Rachel Clinkman.
Astrology taught by Linda Clark10:30-11:30amOct. 15, 22, Nov. 12, 19, Dec. 3, 10, 17$40LINDA CLARK HAS BEEN STUDYING ASTROLOGY FOR 50 YEARS AND HAS SPOKEN ACROSS CHICAGO ON THE SUBJECT! THE TEXT BOOK BEING USED IS LLEWELLYN’S COMPLETE BOOK OF ASTROLOGY BY KRIS BRANDT RISKE, M.A.

This will be an in-depth study of Astrology using your natal chart.   The natal chart represents the “tool kit” for life, that you were given to handle your mission on earth.  We will study the personality traits of each of the 12 signs in relation to the twelve different houses they are placed in at the time of your birth.  We will also examine the planets and how they relate to your natal chart.

Hebrew Commentaries taught by Rabbi Dr. Douglas Goldhamer12-1:30pmOct. 15, 22, Nov. 12, 19, Dec. 3, 10, 17, Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 5, Mar. 4$100Rabbi Dr. Goldhamer’s class will focus on the great Hasidic master Baal Shem Tov and his grandson, Degel Machaneh Ephraim.  Reading knowledge of Hebrew required.
Painting taught by Sima Tulchinsky1:30-2:30pmOct. 15, 22, Nov. 12, 19, Dec. 3, 10, 17$40Let Sima Tulchinsky bring out the artist in you!
Drama/Theater 101 taught by Ron Raben1:30-2:30pmOct. 15, 22, Nov. 12, 19, Dec. 3, 10, 17$40Come ready to talk and participate as we take a quick journey through many aspects of theater with Ron Raben. We’ll talk and be participants as we delve into this magical and rather complex world.  How did this whole thing start?  What are the styles of theaters and stages?  What really goes into mounting a full production?  Who are the people involved?  What’s this thing called acting and some of its techniques?  And then we’ll get physical and do some improvisational work, mime, and maybe, if time permits, some scene work.
French 101 taught by Laura and Mark Schwartz2:30-3:30pmOct. 15, 22, Nov. 19, Dec. 3, 10, 17$40Have fun learning basic French while preparing café au lait, citron pressé, and sauce à la salade, and enjoying wine and cheese.
Photo Journeys taught by Allen Meyer10:30-11:30amJan. 7, 14, 21, 28$251. Did you know there are active Jews and Jewish Life throughout Cuba?

 

Join Allen Meyer as he takes you through a photo journey of his trip through Jewish Cuba.

 

2. Are you tired of getting snapshots, when you were really hoping to get a photograph?

 

Join Allen Meyer as he shares his secrets of getting an image that may last a lifetime.

 

3. Do you think you know Israel through your own eyes or that of your friends and family?

 

Join Allen Meyer as he shares his “views” of how Israel looked to him.

 

4. Watch with Allen Meyer the extraordinary HBO documentary “Ingelore“.

Ingelore Herz Honigstein was born in 1924 to Jewish parents in Kuppenheim Germany. She is deaf. Her short-lived education is interrupted by Kristalnacht. Ingelore offers a unique perspective on the Holocaust. Her amazing life is more than a biography, it is a reflection on freedom both physical and emotional.

Photography 101 taught by Lorry Charak and Myron Berger10:30-11:30amFeb. 4, 11, 18, 25$25Learn photography fundamentals with Lorry Charak and Myron Berger.

 

Please check calendar for dates, and contact our office for details on classes by calling 847.677.3330

Kabbalah – Healing Prayer and Meditation
Hebrew Classes for Adults
Rabbi Goldhamer’s Sunday morning Class on Current Events and Culture
American Sign Language and Prayer
Torah Studies
Adult B’nai Mitzvah
Meditation
Baby Sign and Communcation
American Sign Language for Young People
Jesus and Judaism
Preparation for the High Holidays