Adult Education

Kehillat Beth Israel is proud to offer a full slate of learning opportunities for our diverse and engaged community. Topics run the gamut from Torah study, to issues of local interest, to developments affecting Israel and the wider world. We are proud to welcome speakers of national and international renown, and to provide unique and dynamic programs open to the entire Jewish community of Ottawa. Rabbi Kenter, Rabbi Zuker, and Cantor Green regularly run classes and provide opportunities for personal study and ritual learning. Please check our calendar for upcoming offerings: click here.

Led By Rabbi Deborah Zuker & Rabbi Eytan Kenter
Debates—philosophical, spiritual, ethical, and cultural—are at the heart of Judaism and Jewish life. Join us for this unique opportunity to explore how these debates have been manifested over the course of Jewish history, and to discuss their continued resonance for contemporary Jewish life. Tuesday evenings in-person for 4 weeks May 17 to June 7. For more information and to register:

Israel Affairs Discussion Group
Click Here to watch the recording of our conversation with Lyn Julius, author of the book “Uprooted: How 3000 Years of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight”.

Click Here to watch the recording of our conversation with Yossi Klein Halevi, author, journalist, and Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute.