Adult Education

For information about how to connect on Zoom for these sessions, please contact the Temple Beth El office. 

High Holy Day Study with Rabbi Singer

Entering the Month of Elul: Thursdays, 7:00 PM

September 3: Creation

September 10: Humility and Awe

September 17: Women


The Days Between: 

September 23 @ 7:00 PM: What Sodom and Gomorrah have to teach us about the Binding of Isaac.

Taught by Rabbi Singer.


 September 24 @ 7:00 PM: Mussar.

Taught by Jason Winston.


September 28 @ 3:00 PM: Revisioning Jonah.

Taught by Rabbi Singer.


Special Lecture: September 9 @ 12:00 PM

“One Woman, One Vote. The History of Women’s Suffrage 1848-1920”

Joan Donahue, President, League of Women Voters, Riverside: Hosted by the Senior Chavurah. All congregants welcome! Join us in celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.


Guest Presentation with Dr. Douglass Moss 

Jewish Language and Culture in the Diaspora: Thursdays, 7:00 PM

October 22: People, movement and language oy vey!! Yiddish and Judeo European Languages

October 29: Walk with good people and become one of them: The Sephardic Diaspora

November 5: The entire world rests on the tip of the tongue: Language and culture in new contexts


Torah Study with Rabbi Singer

Saturdays, 10:00 AM

October 17, 31; November 14, 21; December 12, 19.

Learning about the Election
Tuesday, October 6, 7:00 PM:

Focus on Proposition 15, which addresses one of California’s greatest problems: the lack of funding for schools and local communities. The online forum will discuss this problem and whether assessing commercial property tax at market level – as prop 15 calls for – is the right solution. Register here:

Thursday, October 15, 7:00 PM:

Join League of Women Voters Joan Donahue to understand various propositions, particularly Proposition 20, which would reverse the significant gains of recent reforms by repealing key aspects of Public Safety Realignment, Proposition 47, and Proposition 57, two initiatives that RAC-CA strongly supported.