Do you find yourself each year saying "oh, is it Passover ALREADY?" Is this your first year celebrating any part of the 8 day festival? Are you curious about the preparations needed on personal and communal levels to get ready for the celebration of spring and liberation?

Register for Preparing for Passover here.

This 3-week class will offer two tracks at the same time:

Aleph, for learners looking for a 101 introduction and space to explore themes of Passover for the first time
Bet, for learners looking for in depth discussion of a few elements of Passover and room to engage with primary texts

All students are invited to bring a copy of the Passover haggadah to every session.

Classes will be at Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N Charles Street, in Charles Village.

Homewood Friends is wheelchair accessible. Please indicate any childcare needs below and we will do our best to support you and your family.

The cost for the three classes is $50 for members, $100 for non-members.

Click here to learn more about becoming a member. With questions or concerns about class tuition, please be in touch with Rabbi Ariana. To sponsor a scholarship, please be in touch.

Contact Rabbi Ariana with any questions.

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Diving Into Judaism

Offered again in Fall 2019. Contact Rabbi Ariana to find out when registration opens!

A 15 week introductory course taught by Rabbi Ariana for curious Jews, non-Jewish family members, those considering adult b'nei mitzvah or conversion, and anyone looking to learn.

Students will engage with the year cycle, the life cycle, and Jewish texts, history, and values. We will rely on text study, personal practice, group reflection and discussion, art making and other expressive modalities, and class field trips to area congregations and communal sites.

Classes will be Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm on October 18, 25, November 1, 8, 29, December 6, 13, 20, January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14.

Classes will be at Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N Charles Street, in Charles Village. Students are expected at all classes, within reason!

Register now, here!

 

The Details

Class materials list will be sent out at the beginning of October. Homewood Friends is wheelchair accessible. Please indicate any childcare needs below and we will do our best to support you and your family.

The cost for the class is $180 for members, $360 for non-members. Click here to learn more about becoming a member. With questions or concerns about class tuition, please be in touch with Rabbi Ariana. To sponsor a scholarship, please be in touch.

Contact Rabbi Ariana with any questions.

 
Shabbat Morning

Shabbat Morning Torah Study

Beginning in October, join Hinenu for Shabbat morning Torah study of the weekly portion. All levels of experience are welcomed and celebrated!

The Details

Bring a Humash (copy of the Torah) if you have one, we'll also have copies to share. No RSVP required.

From 10-11 am Rabbi Ariana and Rebbetzin Ever will lead Tot Shabbat for little ones ages 0-6. Everyone is invited to come together for a potluck oneg from 11-12 pm, Torah study students coming early and Tot Shabbat families staying late. All ages are welcome to continue to Torah Study at 12 pm.