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!

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Schwartz/Reisman Adult Education Program Calendar

  • Contemporary Jewish Fiction

    Oct
    22
    October 22 @ 10:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 12, 2019

    Join us as we study two juicy novels on some similar themes, set in very different countries and times and treated in very different ways.

  • Bereavement Discussion Group at Holy Blossom

    Oct
    22
    October 22 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

  • Sisterhood Torah Study: Crisis & Continuity with Mark Goodman

    Oct
    23
    October 23 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Discussing the development of Judaism from a local sect to a strong organization with members found throughout the known world

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Oct
    24
    October 24 @ 8:20 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Texts including a modern English translation are provided. All are welcome.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Oct
    26
    October 26 @ 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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.

  • Contemporary Jewish Fiction

    Oct
    29
    October 29 @ 10:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 12, 2019

    Join us as we study two juicy novels on some similar themes, set in very different countries and times and treated in very different ways.

  • Downtown Lunch & Learn: How to Argue Jewishly

    Oct
    29
    October 29 @ 12:15 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on November 19, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    One event on December 17, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    One event on January 28, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    One event on February 25, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    One event on March 24, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    One event on April 28, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    One event on May 26, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    One event on June 23, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    Bring your lunch and study Jewish ideas of business ethics with Rabbi Yael Splansky, Rabbi Jordan Helfman, & Rabbi Zachary Goodman.

  • Bereavement Discussion Group at Holy Blossom

    Oct
    29
    October 29 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm 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 Year 1: Rhythms & Purposes

    Oct
    29
    October 29 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

    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.

  • Melton Core Curriculum: Year 2 Crossroads and Ethics

    Oct
    29
    October 29 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

    This is Year Two 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
    30
    October 30 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Discussing the development of Judaism from a local sect to a strong organization with members found throughout the known world

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Oct
    31
    October 31 @ 8:20 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Texts including a modern English translation are provided. All are welcome.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Nov
    2
    November 2 @ 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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.

  • Contemporary Jewish Fiction

    Nov
    5
    November 5 @ 10:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 12, 2019

    Join us as we study two juicy novels on some similar themes, set in very different countries and times and treated in very different ways.

  • Bereavement Discussion Group at Holy Blossom

    Nov
    5
    November 5 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm 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 Curriculum: Year 2 Crossroads and Ethics

    Nov
    5
    November 5 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

    This is Year Two 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.

  • Melton Year 1: Rhythms & Purposes

    Nov
    5
    November 5 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

    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

    Nov
    6
    November 6 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Discussing the development of Judaism from a local sect to a strong organization with members found throughout the known world

  • Conversational Beginner’s Yiddish

    Nov
    7
    November 7 @ 8:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 5, 2019

    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.

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Nov
    7
    November 7 @ 8:20 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Texts including a modern English translation are provided. All are welcome.

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 19, 2018 - York U @ HBT

We are proud to announce our second annual York University at Holy Blossom Temple ([email protected]) series Read more »

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 »

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