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Adult Learning Classes

Darchei Noam is committed to the mitzvah of Talmud Torah at every age and adult education opportunities will be a weekly staple of our community. Classes will be taught by our clergy, as well as visiting scholars and educators. Darchei Noam members will also be encouraged to share their gifts with the community by having the opportunity to teach or lead workshops.  All of our courses are free to members.  Non-members contact

New this year: One registration link for all classes:  REGISTRATION LINK

ZOOM LINKS are visable to Logged In Members at the bottom of this page


Beginner Biblical & Prayerbook Hebrew with Rabbi Danielle

Thursdays | 12:00 - 12:45 PM | on Zoom
Dates: Weekly, beginning again in the fall

Come unlock the mysteries of the Prayerbook and Torah by delving into Hebrew grammar and syntax.  Gain an appreciation for the poetic nature of Hebrew and see for yourself why it is called a holy language.  Work towards writing your own translations of favorite prayers and Torah passages! 

Required Textbook Prayerbook Hebrew The Easy Way.  Prerequisite: Ability to read Hebrew letters. 


Intermediate Biblical & Prayerbook Hebrew with Rabbi Danielle

Thursdays | 1:00 - 2:00 PM | on Zoom
Dates: Weekly,beginning again in the fall

We will explore intermediate Hebrew grammar and syntax, learn multiple binyanim, and practice translation of favorite prayers and Torah passages. 

PrerequisiteCompletion of Beginner Biblical & Prayerbook Hebrew Class or 
prior exposure to Hebrew verb conjucation (past, present, future, command, infinitive) and to basic grammatical forms such as word pairs and possessive endings.

Torah Reading Basics: A beginning Skills Course for Budding Torah Readers  with Hazzan Arlyne Unger

 This class is open to adults and teens.

This course is for you if:
*You have never read Torah, but have always wanted to learn
*You have read Torah, but do not remember the Trope or are unsure of your skills
*If you have an upcoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah in your family
*If you want to do an important Mitzvah for your congregation
*If you want to connect to a very old spiritual practice that goes back thousands of years
*Or maybe you just want to challenge yourself!
The only requirements are that you can read basic Hebrew and are willing to learn.
I promise you that I am very patient and kind and there will be no judgment of any kind!
This 6-week, one-hour course will begin in mid-July and the schedule will be determined by the group that signs up.  All sessions will be on Zoom.
​​​If you want to have a voice in the scheduling process please contact me by June 20.
Please contact me directly at if you are interested or have questions. 

Monthly Torah Study with Rabbi Danielle

8 Fridays | 11 AM - 12 PM | on Zoom
Dates: Beginning again in the fall

Join Rabbi Danielle for a deep dive into the weekly Torah portion and unlock the wisdom of our tradition for spiritual truths relevant to us today.  No prior knowledge necessary. Texts will given in both Hebrew and English. 

Mon, October 2 2023 17 Tishrei 5784