The educational mission of Temple Beth Sholom is to make the synagogue a center of Jewish learning through an array of rich and diverse educational and experiential opportunities.


The synagogue will serve as a hub of learning and personal enrichment, connecting synagogue, community, and individuals.

  • Advance educational opportunities for people of all ages and all levels of Judaic backgrounds
  • Create a bridge between Jewish tradition and current concerns
  • Promote a forum for participants to express their individual ideas and their relationship to Judaism
  • Provide formats and settings that will include diverse classes, lectures, panels, programs, conversations, and online materials

Continuous Programming

  • Intermediate/Advance Hebrew- Chug Ivri
  • Nosh N' Learn
  • Distinguished Speaker Series
  • Leyen Kreis Yiddish Reading Circle
  • Shabbat Shmooze

Library Programs

The Idelson Library has two very successful programs which are well-attended.

  • Book Reviews
    Each month, November – February, we have a review and discussion of selected book of Jewish interest. Light refreshments are provided. Copies are available for check out. 
  • Film Matinee Series
    Each month, November – February, we show an acclaimed film of Jewish interest, followed by a Question and Answer session. Light refreshments, including popcorn, are provided. 

Please come in and see what a treasure we have at Temple Beth Sholom!