TEC Adult Education ... classes designed with you in mind …

Offering a wide array of learning opportunities, TEC Adult Education programming aims to enrich and expand your Jewish horizons and appeal to a wide range of learning styles, areas of interest, and varied schedules. Below is an overview of ongoing classes:


Overview Classes:

  • Tuesdays with Rabbi Spiegel - Tuesdays, from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. in the Cohen Library (currently on Zoom). Make Tuesday mornings your quality time. Join Rabbi Spiegel in weekly group study of traditional texts and discussion of their relevance to modern life.  New participants are welcome anytime in this informal, discussion based class.

  • Adult B’nai Mitzvah (Rabbi Averbach) - Sunday mornings from 9:45 A.M. to 11:15 A.M. Studies included in this class: Hebrew reading, Prayer Skills, Torah Reading, Holidays & Festivals, Jewish Music and more. The TEC Adult B’nai Mitzvah class will celebrate their beautiful B’nai Mitzvah ceremony. More information about the next class will be coming soon. If you have any questions, please contact Lindsey at lindsey@templeetzchaim.org

  • TEC Book Club - Generally, the book club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 P.M. in the Scherr Conference Room or as published. Since its inception in 2001, TEC Book Club is still going strong with avid readers and lively discussion. TEC Book Club is the place to be if your niche is reading and discussing some of the best-selling and best written books … primarily by Jewish authors or about Jewish themes. See our Temple Etz Chaim Book Club page for details.

  • Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning: Core and Graduate Classes- University level curriculum courses, with no homework, no tests and no prep, created especially for adult learners from all backgrounds by the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. TEC is proud to host CORE classes and graduates of the two-year CORE program, Melton Scholars Courses. Melton classes are open to the community! For more information on the Melton School of Adult Jewish learning, please contact the Temple office at 805-497-6891. To learn more about the CORE classes Melton offers, visit their website at www.meltonwestvalley.org.


Upcoming Events

Mah Jongg for Beginners

This is your chance to finally learn how to play!

  • Learn the Rules and Tactics

  • Understand the various hands

  • Learn how to read the tiles and match the hand to your card while playing the game


Contacting Us:

To receive further information about TEC Adult Education programming, contact us at adult-ed@templeetzchaim.org or call the Temple office at 805-497-6891.

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