Once a month, join Sinai Akiba Academy's School Rabbi, Andy Feig, for some morning learning. The class will focus on topics including the holidays, the weekly parsha, as well as topics suggested by you!
Sinai Temple Members - Free of Charge | Non-Members $25 / class
From A Talmudic Perspective: A Woman's Role in Our Tradition with Rabbi Nicole Guzik, examining what the Talmud says about women.
Thursday mornings, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.2015: February 5, February 12, February 19, February 26
Sinai Temple Members - Free | Non-Members - $100 for 4 sessions
Join Ralph Resnick, Ritual Director, for a 45 minute class following Daily Minyan. Each week, the class will focus on an in-depth look at a daily prayer, its history and meaning.
Sinai Temple Members: Free of Charge | Non-Members: $250 for the year | Non-Members: $25 per class (drop in rate)
*This event is currently full. Please call Rebeka Small at (310) 481-3243 to be put on the waitlist.
Join Danielle Horwich, LCSW, M.A.Ed. to explore these questions and more in a dynamic 5-session parenting workshop.Appropriate for parents of children ages 7-12.
Guilty Oneg: Exploring The Pleasures of the Here & Now with Rabbi Jason Fruithandler, discussing what the Jewish tradition says about achieving an ideal life balance. The class will take place on Thursday evenings from 7:00pm-9:00pm, beginning on October 30, 2014 and ending on November 20, 2014.
Sinai Temple Members - Free of Charge | Non-Members - $100 for 4 sessions
Ethical Wills with Norman Pell. The class will take place on November 12, 2014 from 7:00pm-9:00pm.
Sinai Temple Members - Free of Charge | Non-Members - $50
Meet up with Rabbi Erez Sherman at the Coffee Bean (Westwood Blvd. & Ohio Ave.) for a cup of coffee (on him!) and some casual learning. Drop in for as short or as long as you can and get a dose of Jewish insight with your morning caffeine. This class is for Sinai Temple Members only.
The 2014 Abner & Roslyn Goldstine Scholar In Residence Lecture Series with Noah Feldman, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Harvard University.
This original show explores the Persian Jewish woman’s experiences as: a child fleeing Iran, an immigrant adapting to a new home, a college student wishing to move to a dorm but defying her traditional father, a writer making it in America, and an immigrant celebrating Thanksgiving. The show features works by Persian powerhouse writers: Gina Nahai, Angella Nazarian, Farideh Golden, Esther Amini and Dora Levy Mossanen.
What are the various biblical, Talmudic and cultural perspectives surrounding the mikveh? Learn about these perspectives, as well as the meaning of the mikveh at various stages in our lives. The class will culminate with a tour of the mikveh at the American Jewish University on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. This class is co-sponsored by Sinai Temple's Sisterhood.
Members: Free of Charge | Non Members: $100
You've heard from our clergy team individually in their classes and sermons, but what about in dialogue with each other? Join us throughout the year as our clergy "faces off" with each other on hot topics relating to our religion and stay for some conversation after!
Did you know that the Japanese art of origami can enhance your experience of Judaism? With origami, you can observe the Jewish value of hiddur mitzvah ("beautification of a mitzvah") by creating beautiful decorations for your Shabbat and holiday tables. Origami can also be used to enhance the quality of Jewish family life. For example, parent and child can fold an origami house together while discussing what makes a home Jewish. Join Joel Stern, origami artist and author of the award-winning Jewish Holiday Origami, for a fun series of workshops, and discover lots of ways to use origami to enrich your Jewish home.
Members: *$10 | Non Members: $110
(both members and non members will incur a $10 materials cost)
Intro to Mishna with Ralph Resnick, exploring how the laws of the Torah became a code of conduct and behavior for all of us to follow. The 7-session class will take place on Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm-9:00pm, beginning on February 4, 2015 and ending on March 25, 2015.
Sinai Temple Members - Free of Charge | Non-Members - $175 for 7 sessions
The Persian Jewish community in Los Angeles is thriving and dynamic, steeped in history and tradition. Join Rabbi David Wolpe, along with Saba Soomekh and Gina Nahai, as they dive deeper into a conversation surrounding Persian life, culture, and stereotypes.