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Congregational Learning at Temple B’nai Abraham for September

Credits: Tina Greenberg, Temple B'nai Abraham

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Congregational Learning at Temple B’nai Abraham provides opportunities for learners of all ages to explore their identities as Jews. Through spiritual, academic and social programs and courses, opportunities for learning bring people together, helping to create a special sense of family and community. Most classes are free and open to the community, unless otherwise indicated. Registration is requested.  Register online or call 973.994.2290. Alyce Sands Miller & Steve Delman, Adult Learning Committee Co-Chairs. For additional information, please contact Director of Jewish Learning, Melissa Weiner,, 973-994-3950.

  • Thursday, September 4, 7:30 PM, TBA Book Group with Rabbi Kulwin. Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart will be discussed. RSVP 973-994-2290 or register online at
  • Sunday, September 14, 9:30-10:30 AM, Shofar Blowing Workshop with Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz and TBA member David Wien. Learn to blow the shofar. Bring your own shofar or shofar are available for purchase in the TBA Sisterhood Judaica shop.  All ages invited to attend. RSVP 973-994-2290 or register online at
  • Sunday, September 14, 10:30 AM-3:30 PM, Hebrew  In One Day, get ready for the New Year; learn to read Hebrew with Rabbi Dantowitz. Give yourself the gift of a day to learn or relearn the Hebrew letters decode Hebrew words and jumpstart your preparation for the New Year. Pre—registration and book purchase required “Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew” by Ethelyn Simon RSVP 973-994-2290 or register online at
  • Wednesday, September 17,  7:00-8:30 PM , A Spiritual Marathon—Preparing for The Days of Awe...The Shofar’s Call to Justice With Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz during Elul, the last month before Rosh Hashanah, it is customary to prepare the heart and mind for the New Year. Explore major themes of the Holy Days and start your holiday “training” for a successful spiritual marathon this year. RSVP 973-994-2290 or register online at


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