Adult Education

Contact: [email protected] or 216-831-6555

Poland, The Holocaust and Israel: The State of Polish Jewry Today
with Jonathan Ornstein, Executive Director, JCC Kraków
Shabbat, May 19 • 9 am

jonathan_ornstein.jpgWe are pleased to welcome back Mr. Ornstein, who will speak during Shabbat morning services about the current state of Jewish life in Poland after the implementation of the recent “Holocaust Law.” He will also share updates about the amazing renewal of Jewish life taking place at JCC Kraków.






Marcus Leadership Guest Scholar Weekend with
Rabbi sid Schwarz

Friday & Saturday, May 4 - 5, 2018


Join us as we celebrate the graduation of our 2016-2018 Marcus Fellows Cohort with a special guest scholar weekend featuring Rabbi Sid Schwarz.  View flier.

This program is presented through the generosity of the Edna and Nat Marcus Leadership Institute.





Most Tuesdays from 10:30- 11:30 am in the Dennis Children's Library. Open to all. Join seasoned educator Susan Wyner for a close reading of the Torah featuring both English and Hebrew. Ability to read Hebrew helpful, but not required. Call the synagogue office (216-831-6555) to confirm for the week.


Every Saturday from 9:00 - 9:45 am in Gottlieb Auditorium. Engage in stimulating conversation, gain fresh insights into the Torah, and study with great teachers!

At The Crossroads:  Jewish Law for Our Time

Thursdays • 12:10 - 1 pm
Weekly Lunch & Learn
Commerce Park IV (corner of Chagrin and Green) Room 130

Bring a brown bag lunch and join Rabbi Weiss or Rabbi Rudin-Luria for a lively study of Talmud and Responsa (Jewish Law) examining what Judaism has to say about contemporary issues. Topics covered include personal, business, legal and medical ethics as well as areas of Jewish belief and ritual. Each session is complete in itself. To be on the group’s mailing list, please contact the synagogue office.


Weingold Guest Scholar and Fall forum


Our annual Weingold Guest Scholar weekend brings bible scholars to the synagogue for a weekend of learning.  All lectures are free and open to the community.  Click here to view the list of past guest scholars.  This event is usually held in the Fall.

Our annual Weingold Fall Forum brings talented clergy and educators from our area for a mini-semester of Jewish learning on Thursday evenings; nominal fee.  Click here to view the 2017 list.

Both of these programs, as well as several other periodic adult education opportunities, are presented through the generosity of the Weingold Family.