Adult Education

Greetings from the TBS Adult Education committee!
Based on the July 2020 survey, the committee has been engaged in developing programs that meet the interests of adult membership. In addition to the Brotherhood, Sisterhood, Social Justice and offerings by the Cantor, the committee will support and supplement all programs, some of which you have seen advertised the past two months. Please look at the offerings through postings on the TBS website calendar, Shav’on and monthly Newsletter.

Our Temple is a place where you can discover and explore Judaism in an atmosphere of support and sharing. Whether you come from a traditional background or are new to synagogue life, here you will find a spiritual home. Temple Beth Sholom is a place where Judaism and community are celebrated. Our Temple is a place where Jewish life and Jewish learning happen! Whether you enjoy services, learning, activities, or social action, there is something for you to experience at Temple Beth Sholom.

If you signed up and have not receive a confirmation response or email, please contact the TBS Office at 714-628-4600

Upcoming Classes

The Poetry of Mishkan Hanefesh (Our High Holy Day Machzor)
with Rabbi Sharon Sobel
We’ll study the beautiful prayers, readings and poetry in our High Holy Day machzor to help us prepare emotionally and spiritually for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. (Each session stands on its own, so you may choose to attend all three sessions or any one of the three)
August 11: The Call of the Shofar: What does the shofar mean for us in 2022?
August 18th: U’netaneh Tokef: Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? Do we really believe this theology?
August 25th: Yizkor: The role of memory in shaping our lives and actions
Learn more / register


If there is something you’re interested in learning or exploring please let us know! Contact Ruth Irving

Past Classes

Judaism 101: The 10 Most Important Ideas Judaism Brings to the World More Details
Sundays on October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 November 14, 21
Watch the sessions:
Judaism 101: Creation and God (Session 1, October 3, 2021)
Judaism 101: Revelation (Session 3, October 17, 2021)
Judaism 101: Redemption (Session 4, October 24, 2021)
Judaism 101: Peoplehood (Session 5, October 31, 2021)
Judaism 101: Pharasaic Revolution (Session 6, November 14, 2021)
Judaism 101: Life After Death (Session 7, November 21, 2021)

Sacred Texts of Jewish Time
Mondays on December 6, 13, 20 and January 10, 24
More Details
Watch: Session 1: Maccabees
Watch: Session 2: Esther
Watch: Session 3: Song of Songs
Watch: Session 4: The Book of Ruth
Watch: Session 5: The Book of Lamentations
Watch: Session 6: Koheleth