Holy Blossom Temple is as much a House of Study as a House of Worship.

See below for a complete listing of all our Life Long Learning programming, and learn how you can get involved!

Download the 2018 Adult Education Brochure

The Gerald Schwartz/Heather Reisman Centre for Jewish Learning at Holy Blossom Temple Life Long Learning Calendar

  • Contemporary Jewish Novels with Cynthia Good

    Oct
    23
    October 23 @ 10:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 23, 2018

    Presented by the Holy Blossom Centre for Contemporary Jewish Literature

  • Downtown Lunch & Learn: Jewish Business Ethics

    Oct
    23
    October 23 @ 12:15 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 12:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 25, 2019

    Bring your lunch and study Jewish ideas of business ethics with Rabbi Satz

  • Understanding Your Bereavement & Healing

    Oct
    23
    October 23 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

    Jack Kugelmass, MSW, will provide a supportive environment for congregants to find new insight into the meaning of their losses

  • Melton Core Course – Year One Rhythms and Purposes

    Oct
    23
    October 23 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 16, 2019

    This is Year One of Melton’s signature two-year learning experience - a text-based course providing sophisticated pluralistic understandings of Jewish living, memory and wisdom that invites adults to discover personal interests and meaning.

  • Sisterhood Torah Study – Crisis & Continuity with Mark Goodman

    Oct
    24
    October 24 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Eye on Israel presents: Apples from the Desert

    Oct
    24
    October 24 @ 7:00 pm

    Followed by a discussion with film professor Gillian Helfield, and our Israeli ShinShinim, Ido Levy and Lia Suleimany.

  • Eye on Israel: Film Nights

    Oct
    24
    October 24 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on November 28, 2018 at 7:30pm

    One event on February 13, 2019 at 7:30pm

    One event on April 10, 2019 at 7:30pm

    Always interesting, always controversial, great conversation, and snacks!

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Oct
    25
    October 25 @ 8:20 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:20am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

    Temple members may be interested in a new study opportunity.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Oct
    27
    October 27 @ 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

    Together we'll study the weekly Torah portion, its corresponding commentaries both ancient and modern, and discover their eternal relevance.

  • Boston’s Torah

    Oct
    27
    October 27 @ 9:00 am

    Shabbat Vayera

  • Holy Blossom Temple Welcomes Rabbi Nir Barkin

    Oct
    28
    October 28 @ 9:00 am

    Putting Israeli Judaism To The Test: The Israeli Reform Movement’s Approach to the Social and Political Reality in Israel

  • Limmud Festival 2018

    Oct
    28
    October 28 @ 9:30 am

    Limmud is an amazing festival of Jewish learning that brings people of all backgrounds to celebrate the rich diversity of Jewish heritage and contemporary thinking

  • Understanding Your Bereavement & Healing

    Oct
    30
    October 30 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

    Jack Kugelmass, MSW, will provide a supportive environment for congregants to find new insight into the meaning of their losses

  • Melton Core Course – Year One Rhythms and Purposes

    Oct
    30
    October 30 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 16, 2019

    This is Year One of Melton’s signature two-year learning experience - a text-based course providing sophisticated pluralistic understandings of Jewish living, memory and wisdom that invites adults to discover personal interests and meaning.

  • Sisterhood Presents: Yin Yoga

    Oct
    30
    October 30 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on October 16, 2018 at 7:30pm

    One event on October 30, 2018 at 7:30pm

    One event on November 13, 2018 at 7:30pm

    One event on November 20, 2018 at 7:30pm

    One event on November 27, 2018 at 7:30pm

    One event on December 11, 2018 at 7:30pm

    One event on December 18, 2018 at 7:30pm

    Don't miss the chance to learn with Yin Yoga teacher Debra Black. Spaces are limited.

  • Sisterhood Torah Study – Crisis & Continuity with Mark Goodman

    Oct
    31
    October 31 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Nov
    1
    November 1 @ 8:20 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:20am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

    Temple members may be interested in a new study opportunity.

  • Conversational Beginner’s Yiddish

    Nov
    1
    November 1 @ 7:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 29, 2018

    Join us for this unique 5-week session of Conversational Yiddish. Beginners welcome – no prior knowledge of Yiddish or ability to read alef-beys required.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Nov
    3
    November 3 @ 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

    Together we'll study the weekly Torah portion, its corresponding commentaries both ancient and modern, and discover their eternal relevance.

  • Nationalism and Democracy in Israel: The Aftermath of the Nation-State Law

    Nov
    5
    November 5 @ 7:30 pm

    What is the relationship in Israel between Jewish nationalism and democracy for all? What can it be? Join Donniel Hartman as he addresses these vital questions for Israel’s future by considering current realities and future aspirations.

For more information, please send an email to Debbie Spiegel or call (416) 789-3291, ext. 239.

Our Life Long Learning Gallery

Our Life Long Learning Stories

December 13, 2017 - Shinshinim: Where are they now?

Our Shinshinim have been an integral part of our community for the past 11 years. Read more »

March 3, 2017 - This was not your typical book-reading: 44 Hours or Strike!

By Gillian Helfield. Read more »

October 21, 2016 - Thank you! The Golden Age of Jewish Television

By Gillian Helfield Read more »

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