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Learning Opportunities

Congregation Ariel is proud to offer many classes that provide Jewish learning for any skill level.  Below is a schedule of our shul’s recurring classes.  We look forward to learning with you.

Shabbat Classes

Parsha/Torah Skill Building I - 7:30-8:15am with Rabbi Michoel Friedman

Join us as we explore the first Aliya (division) of that week’s Parsha (Torah Portion).  A guided tour of in-depth questioning of the wording and the content yields some profound and fascinating depth!  Develop key skills of word root analysis, critical thinking and a deeper understanding of the Torah as you work your way towards independent study.


Parsha/Torah Skill Building II - 8:15-9:00am with Rabbi Michoel Friedman

Join us as we explore the second Aliya (division) of that week’s Parsha (Torah Portion).  A guided tour of in-depth questioning of the wording and the content yields some profound and fascinating depth!  Develop key skills of word root analysis, critical thinking and a deeper understanding of the Torah as you work your way towards independent study.


Women’s Burst of Inspiration - 11:30am with Rabbi Michoel Friedman

A short, but potent and profound burst of inspiration meant to stir the thought process and stretch the mind.  Topics very from a Parsha thought to contemporary issues and challenges of a 21st century Jew.  Presented every Shabbos morning after the Rabbi’s sermon (unless there is a Simcha in shul that week).


Hear The Prophets - One Hour Before Mincha with Rabbi Binyomin Friedman

For Men.  Discover the Books of the Prophets and meet the great figures of Jewish history.  The stories are fascinating and the lesson invaluable.


Women’s Class at Morah Dena’s

Shabbos afternoon aproximately 6 pm (check Shabbos bulletin for exact time).  Led by a variety of local and guest speakers who always have something thought provoking to share.


Legends of the Talmud - 30 Minutes Before Maariv with Rabbi Binyomin Friedman

Open to All.  Sage advice and insights on politics, human nature and being a Jew taken from the Talmud.  We always leave with something to elevate the coming week.

 

Weekday Classes

Sunday-Thursday:

Rabbi Binyomin Friedman

An Amud of Talmud 9:00 pm: Open to all.  Get a feel for the Talmudic process.  Our goal is to cover one half page a day.  This 45 minute class gets your mind in gear for the day ahead.


Every Weekday:

Rabbi Binyomin Friedman

A Mishna a Day 6:30 am: Open to all.  15 minute class before morning services.  Texts in Hebrew and English.  Our goal is to learn a Mishna a day.

An Amud of Talmud 7:45 am: Open to all.  Get a feel for the Talmudic process.  Our goal is to cover one half page a day. This 45 minute class gets your mind in gear for the day ahead.


Monday: On Break Until After Pesach

Rabbi Binyomin Friedman

Chumash for Experts 8:00 pm: You know the weekly parsha – now take it to a new level.


Tuesday:

Partners in Torah 7:30 pm: Open to all.  Participants are paired with a partner.  The two then analyze a text of their choosing.  This program is a great way discuss the areas that most interest you.

 

Master the Daf - Rabbi Binyomin Friedman

Tempting Torah Thoughts - Rabbi Daniel Freitag

Practical Insights in the Weekly Parsha - Rabbi Netanel Friedman

What's Bothering Rashi? - Harold Schroeder

Sun, May 20 2018 6 Sivan 5778