4 2024

Intro To Judaism (BIC, CSS, TBE)

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Multiple Locations (see description)
Madison, WI

Contact Sean Graham
(608) 257-2944

Starting in January, join Madison rabbis and educators will co-teach our bi-annual, cross-denominational Introduction to Judaism course. We will cover a wide range of topics concerning the fundamentals of Jewish thought, history, and practice over the 16 sessions we will spend together. This course is open to anyone who is interested in learning about the basics of Judaism. It's perfect for those thinking about converting to Judaism, interfaith couples, or individuals who would like to broaden their knowledge.

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Schedule & Location
Class begins on Thursday evening, January 11, and runs until May 9. It meets from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. We will meet at Temple Beth El (2702 Arbor Drive) for the first eight sessions and Beth Israel Center (1406 Mound Street) for the second eight sessions. There will be a remote Zoom option for this class, but we encourage everyone to come in person. Zoom information will be sent to registered participants. We will not meet on March 28 (spring break) or April 25 (Passover).


  • Members of a Madison synagogue: $100 per person, $175 per couple
  • Non-members: $150 per person, $250 per couple
  • Undergraduate or Graduate students: $50 per person, $100 per couple

*We have a twelve-student minimum for the class to take place. Scholarships are available. Tuition does not include the cost of books.

Sponsored by Beth Israel Center, Congregation Shaarei Shamayim, and Temple Beth El

Please see the course website for more information.