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Adult Learning 2018-19

Below are a list of learning opportunities for OrH members and non-members. Watch this space for further updates in programming, or subscribe to the OrH Newsletter. 

Stimulating discussions and presentations on a wide range of topics by members of our congregation. Following Friday Kabbalat Shabbat services and pot-luck. Come for the service, or just for the talk. All are welcome. For more information and complete list of talks, visit the JED Talks page or contact: learning@orh.ca.



Chanting & Chocolate is a monthly gathering to engage in sacred Jewish chant, followed by delicious chocolate treats! Voluntary donations go to support orphans from the Abayudaya Jewish community in Uganda. Visit the Chanting and Chocolate page for more information.

A Course for Inquisitive Jews, their Significant Others, Those Considering Adult B’nei Mitzvah or Conversion, and Seekers of Knowledge of Jewish Life

Taught by Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton

This 15-week course is designed for those hoping to deepen their understanding of their Jewish heritage, for those exploring Judaism as a spiritual and religious tradition, as well as for those considering conversion to Judaism.

For more information visit the Exploring Judaism page or contact: learning@orh.ca

ORH member Tana Saler leads a monthly class that explores the connections between body and mind.

First Wednesday of the month, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Room 5, Unitarians.

For more information visit the Guf Va'Nafesh page.

A learning activity with the guidance of Rabbi Liz Bolton.

Open to all who want to explore, learn, grow and share a mindfulness experience with a Jewish perspective. Offered the second Thursday of each month, beginning September 2018 through June 2019, 7:15-9:15 pm, 30 Cleary Ave, Room 6, lower level. No RSVP or registration fees required. Come to one or all sessions. 

For more information visit the Mindfulness Meditation page or contact: mindfulness@orh.ca

Our 2018-2019 booklist includes: The Wisdom of Not Knowing by Estelle Frankel (Nov 4/18 and Dec 2/18); From Enemy to Friend: Jewish Wisdom and the Pursuit of Peace by Rabbi Amy Eilberg (Feb 3/19 and March 3/19); and The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish (May 5/19 and June 2/19). For more information visit the Roots and Reflections page.

Mon, April 22 2019 17 Nisan 5779