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

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. The full curriculum is covered in 30 classes, and participants are welcome to join at the beginning of any fall session.

Participants will learn about Jewish values and practices through primary text study and seminar-style classes. Highly interactive, the course explores the major value concepts of Judaism, and offers a chance to wrestle with fundamental questions while learning and interacting with others, and with the tradition’s texts and practices.

an open mind, a copy of the Hebrew Bible/Tanakh (any JPS edition or at, and a binder/notebook/device for handouts and notes.

Classes begin September 19, 2019 and meet on most 1st and 3rd Thursdays through May 21, 2020. Click here for full schedule.

Room 5, lower level, First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa, 30 Cleary Avenue in Westboro, on bus routes 11, 16 and 87. The building is wheelchair accessible, and parking is free.

OrH Full Members and Student Members: $180
Non-OrH Members or Associate Members: $360

Secure registration is available through links below:

ORH Members register here   Non-OrH members register here

For more information contact

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