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Adult Education Classes - Online Learning

As Covid-19 restrictions ease, some Adult Education classes have returned to the Centre, while other classes continue online.

If you are unsure whether the class you wish to attend is being conducted online or in person, please contact the teacher, either Rabbi Miller (, Rabbi Eddi ( or Rabbi Robuck (


Adult Education Classes with Rabbi Elhanan Miller


1. The power couple of the Mishnah: Bruria and Rabbi Meir / Monday at 7 p.m.

Bruria was one of the only women in the rabbinic tradition to stand on par with her male counterparts. Was her husband, Rabbi Meir, supportive? Click here to join. 

2. Talmud class, tractate Shabbat / Tuesdays at 7.30 p.m.

At the ACT Jewish Centre and passive attendance on Zoom. Click here to join. 

3. Learning to Pray: Kabbalat Shabbat workshop / Thursdays at 6.00 p.m.

At the ACT Jewish Centre and passive attendance on Zoom. Click here to join. 

Adult Education Classes with Rabbi Shimon Eddi

Thursdays, 7:45pm

9 July:  Astrology

16 July: Demonology

23 July: The Torah Reading Schedule

30 July: The Haftara

6 August: Beyond the Narrative: Daniel, Interpreter of Dreams and Visions

13 August: The Development of the Canon

20 August: The Politicisation of Religion

27 August: 'Normative' Halacha

3 September: Biblical Prose

10 September: What Makes Poetry Poetry? Biblical

17 September: What Makes Poetry Poetry? Post-Biblical

24 September: Missing the Forest for the Trees


Adult Education classes with Rabbi Gary Robuck


Course 1 – The PaRDeS* Study Series (4 sessions)

Shabbat Lunch and Learn (immediately following Shabbat morning service)
Lesson 4 Sat. 27 June Parent-Child Relationships (Kibud Ha’mishpacha)
Gain insight on 4 timeless topics. Discuss and debate Jewish perspectives taken from Torah, Talmud, Midrash and more. Students will receive a daf (source page) at each session. No prior experience or Hebrew ability required.
Fee: $30 for all four sessions. $10 for individual sessions
Lunch Provided (registration is appreciated for catering purposes)
*PaRDeS refers to four traditional approaches to the study of rabbinic literature

Please note the fee is for the term. Refunds will not be issued for any lessons you are unable to attend.

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Tue, 14 July 2020 22 Tammuz 5780