Welcoming unaffiliated Jews, those from other faith traditions, interfaith couples and anyone curious about Judaism. All are welcome, Jewish or not! Do you have friends who have asked you questions about Judaism? Do you know any unaffiliated Jews or interfaith families who might want an easy-access and open-minded introduction to Jewish beliefs and Jewish life? Tell […]
FROM SINAI TO SEINFELD: JEWS AND THEIR JOKES A treasure of irresistible jokes provides the organizing principle for a presentation of 10 major themes in Jewish history– from the Israelite relationship with God to the growing divide between cultural and religious Judaism in the early 21st century. The course demonstrates that the most resonant Jewish […]
Maggie Anton is a Talmud scholar and award-winning author of historical fiction trilogy Rashi’s Daughters and new series Rav Hisda’s Daughter. Her latest novel Enchantress focuses on the rabbis and sorceresses who populate the Talmud and the surprising importance of Jewish magic in 4th-century Babylonia. The first volume, Apprentice, was a National Jewish Book Award finalist. A Los Angeles native, Maggie worked for 33 years […]
OPT is excited to offer the Wise Aging program, a groundbreaking series of 8 workshops designed for congregants age 50+.
Sundays 12:15 – 1:15 pm starting in October, 2017. Do you know how to read the words but want to go further? Would you like to learn the vocabulary and structure of the Hebrew language so you can engage more fully with the prayerbook and your Jewish studies? Spend an informal hour each week with a small […]