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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, 10/20 and ongoing

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, 10/20 and ongoing

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.


Journey Through the Siddur with Hazzan Arlyne Unger

7 Thursdays | 7:00 - 7:45 PM | on Zoom
Dates: 11/3, 12/15, 1/19, 2/9, 3/9, 4/20, 5/11

Join Hazzan Arlyne Unger on a journey through the Siddur.  We will explore the structure of the Shabbat morning service and learn its secrets.  By studying and discussing various prayers and their meanings, we will make connections to the prayers and discover ways to make the service more meaningful.  

It is strongly encouraged that you bring a copy of Siddur Lev Shalem to each session.  If you don't all ready have one, please order it now through Darchei Noam's Prayerbook ordering drive. No prior knowledge of the prayerbook or Hebrew is required. This class is appropriate for novices and veteran daveners as well!


Monthly Torah Study with Rabbi Danielle

8 Fridays | 11 AM - 12 PM | on Zoom
Dates: 11/4, 12/2, 1/6, 2/3, 3/3, 4/21, 5/5, 6/2

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. 


Tallit Making with Carol Lyon

5 Wednesdays | 10:00 - 11:30 AM | in person 
Dates: March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & (Tuesday) April 4

Carol Lyon invites you to join her for a class in designing and creating your own personal Tallit.  We will learn together how to tie Ashkenazi knots for the Tzityyot and frame the shawl with your own personal design. We are hoping that this will be an enjoyable, as well as, an enlightening experience.

A materials fee of $54 for the fabric kit is required by Feb. 8th to allow enough ordering time.   To hold your place, please reply to Carol at: . You will be sent details upon Registration.


Israel 75 Years Ago with Rebecca Van Wagner

Sunday | 7:00 - 8:00 PM | on Zoom
April 23

Rebecca Van Wagner invites you to join her for a look back at pre-state Israel and the people, events, and cultural influences before and at the time of the founding of the State of Israel.

Fri, March 31 2023 9 Nisan 5783