Adult Education Programs

Temple Beth Abraham’s Adult Education Committee creates a rich array of classes and events for adult learners. Events include an ongoing Book Club, weekly Torah study with Rabbi Holtz, and a Women’s Circle program. For more information about TBA’s Adult Education Programming or to join the Adult Education Committee, please e-mail:

The chair of the Adult Education Committee is Bernice Rogowitz.


TORAH STUDY with Rabbi David Holtz

discussion groupWednesdays, 10:00am-11:00am
There will be no Torah study on September 20 (Erev Rosh Hashanah)

Saturdays during Conservative Services, 9:00am

The class goes at its own pace through the Five Books of Moses in English. You do not need to have previous knowledge of Torah, and you may join in at any point in the cycle.
There is no fee to attend.


mah jongg tile pile

Mondays at 1:00pm.
A friendly, non-competitive Mah Jongg game
Email to ensure there are enough players for a game.
The Monday, September 4 game will move to another day that week due to the Labor Day Holiday
$2.00/session for guests; free for TBA members



August 30, September 6 & 27, Oct. 18 & 25, 7:00pm-10:00pm
Israeli dance is a wonderful way to experience Israeli culture, and is great exercise for your mind, body and soul. No prior experience required. Just come join us for an enjoyable evening of dance, light refreshments and fun.

Beginners 7:00-8:00pm; Open Dance and instruction 8:00-10:00pm

  • $10 for Temple Beth Abraham Members
  • $15 for visitors and guests
  • $5 for Junior High, High School and University Students

Leng is a vibrant and exciting teacher of Israeli dancing, who studied for 18 years with the legendary Moshe Eskayo. For more info on Leng:
RSVP Required:


Watercolor painting, Drawing, Paper Cutting, etc.
September 6, 4:00-6:00pm

Join fellow congregants to create art in a relaxed, supportive environment.  Whether you’re a seasoned artist or haven’t done an art project since elementary school, you are welcome.

No admission charge.  Just drop in.  To register, send an email to Laurie Forman at, or call the office.



September 8, 5:45pm

Celebrate, study and explore subjects of interest to today’s Jewish Women.   You do not have to read or prepare anything in advance. Life experience is the only tool you’ll need.  Members and Guests welcome.

There is no charge to attend. We welcome donations for a light snack (Oneg) after the gathering and before the 7:30pm Reform Kabbalat Shabbat service when we meet on Friday.

Please call the office or email to RSVP.


Select Saturdays throughout the year at 7:00pm

2017-2018 Schedule pending

Movies are free to members, $5/guest to offset the cost of refreshments


Friday, September 15 at 10:00am

All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan

Banned from Israeli classrooms by the Ministry of Education, this controversial book is a story about a love affair between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man.The couple meet one afternoon in Greenwich Village while studying in the United States. Liat is an aspiring translation student. Hilmi is a talented young artist. Liat must decide whether she is willing to risk alienating her family and friends for the love of this man.


Moderator: Linda Gerstman
Light refreshments served
Guests: $2.00; free to TBA members