ADULT EDUCATION

Hebrew-in-a-Day Marathon with Rabbi Martha - One Congregation One Book - Introduction to Judaism

The United Jewish Congregation of Hong Kong (UJC) was founded in 1988 "to advocate the cause of Reform, Liberal, Conservative, and other non-Orthodox Jews in Hong Kong" and to encourage their participation in Jewish life to the fullest. We are a warm, welcoming, vibrant congregation, with adults and children actively engaged in all aspects of the community

"Talmud Torah Ki Neged Kulam: The study of Torah is equal to all of the commandments for it leads to all of them!"

Please find below a listing of course offerings:





For a listing of all current UJC functions, classes and services, please bookmark our continuously updated Weekly Events page or our Shabbat Shalom page.

 


Hebrew-in-a-Day Marathon with Rabbi Martha

Sunday, 1st September 2019
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
at the JCC




Ever wanted to learn to read Hebrew, but not sure you have the time? Did you ever learn to read Hebrew - or begin to learn it - and now feel you're really rusty?

The Hebrew-in-a-Day Marathon is the perfect way to kick-start your Hebrew!

No previous experience needed! By the end of the day you will have learned the Hebrew Alef Bet and vowels, be able to read 180 important Hebrew words, and be able to sound out many more.

The fee for the class is HK$400 for members/HK$600 for non members. It will cover materials, breakfast, snacks, and lunch on 1st September. Questions? Please email Rabbi Martha. Interested in taking part? Please sign up with The UJC office.











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UJC ACADEMY OF ADULT LEARNING 5780

One Congregation/One Book 5780



One Congregation/One Book returns in October. This year we will be reading Deborah Lipstadt's newest book, Antisemitism: Here and Now, a critically important and timely analysis of contemporary antisemitism in all its many forms. The New York Times praised Antisemitism: Here and Now as "a book that combines erudition, clarity, accessibility, and passion at a moment when they could not be needed more." Get your copy today to be a part of One Congregation/One Book's community of learners. Antisemitism: Here and Now is available in hardcover, paperback, and as an e-book (iBooks and Kindle). Click here to order the book from Amazon.


A reading schedule for One Congregation/One Book and a schedule of check-in sessions will be published in the fall. In the meantime, order your book and enjoy the summer. Watch Shabbat Shalom for details of what is sure to be a very exciting year of learning together.
 
 



   
   



 


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INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM




















Introduction to Judaism Cycle I - The Jewish Year
A course for those new to Jewish life and a great refresher for those who want to study the basics at a sophisticated level.

Stay tuned for details of the next class.


**Participants should obtain the following books:
"The Jewish Holidays A Guide and Commentaryewish Living" by Michael Strassfeld,
"Jewish Living" by Mark Washofsky, and
"These Are The Words"
by Arthur Green

(The books are available at Amazon.com.)




















Introduction to Judaism Cycle II - The Jewish Life Cycle
This is the continuation of the Introduction to Judaism series. A course for those new to Jewish life and a great refresher for those who want to study the basics at a sophisticated level.

Stay tuned for details of the next class.

**Participants should obtain the following books:
"Jewish Living" by Mark Washofsky, and
"These Are The Words"
by Arthur Green

(The books are available at Amazon.com.)




   
Course Fee (for all classes) :
UJC Members - No Charge
Non-UJC Members - HK$150 per session

To Register or for more information, please contact Nancy or Charlene at The UJC office.



 



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For a listing of all current UJC functions, classes and services, please bookmark our continuously updated Shabbat Shalom page.





 









 



 


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