Beth El LifeLong Learning

The Beth El Lifelong Learning Committee is made up of Beth El members committed to bringing a variety of Jewish learning classes and programs to the Beth El and greater Triangle Jewish Communities.


Our Lifelong Learning Committee offers classes, lectures, & discussion groups covering diverse topics, including courses such as Prayerbook Hebrew, Mindfulness Meditation, Jewish Holidays Torah and Haftorah studies, Psalms, Megillot, and much more.

Classes mostly take place Sunday mornings at Beth El, or in the evenings in Durham or Chapel Hill.

Most Saturday mornings at 8:45a.m., people meet in the Beth El Freedman Center to study Mishnah before Shabbat Services. There is also a text study on most Wednesday mornings (for approx. 20 minutes) following Wednesday morning minyan. Both of these study groups are open everyone whether you can come every week or only once in a while.

Beth El also runs a special Shabbaton Weekend at Emerald Isle in December of every year.

Our Adult B'nei Mitzvah Program is an opportunity for adults to reconnect and recommit themselves to Judaism, studying together, learning to read Hebrew together, Torah trope, studying together, culminating in a special ceremony during Shavuot.