Classes

Offering something for everyone, JET has classes on most weekdays, special series classes around the holidays and services and shiurs for Shabbos. Whether you’re new to Judaism or have been studying for years, all are welcome and encouraged to join. JET, helping build Jewish Unity in our community and the world, one class at a time.

Alta Vista Classes

Each month Rabbi Hoffman covers a Jewish topic that relates to meaning, to self-improvement, or to the upcoming Jewish holiday.  Please join us monthly for this class. Upcoming dates: Sunday, Sep. 18th at 7:30 PM at the home of the Shoustermans. TOPIC: Binding of Isaac. Sunday, Nov. 27th at 7:30 PM (tetative) Sunday, Dec. 18th …

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Archived Classes

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Class with Rabbi Hoffman

Rabbi Hoffman’s Class Thursdays, from May 5th to June 16th at 10:30 a.m. Leading up to the holiday, please join Rabbi Hoffman in discussing Shavuot and the Book of Ruth!    

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Derech HaShem

Derech Hashem – The Way of G-d. One of the great books of Kabbalah. Come learn the secrets of the universe! Join Rabbi Hoffman at Beit Tikvah on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Rabbi Hoffman, or call him at 613-261-9098.  

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Qualicum Classes

Each month Rabbi Hoffman covers a Jewish topic that relates to meaning, to self-improvement, or to the upcoming Jewish holiday.  Please join us monthly for this class. All classes take place Sunday nights at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Stan and Cathy Levine at 43 Okanagan Drive, in Qualicum. January 10th March 13th April …

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Rabbi Hoffman @ Beit Tikvah

Starting September, Rabbi Tuvia Hoffman will be offering three new classes unique to JET! Join the rabbi at Beit Tikvah for any, or all, of his inspiring classes! Click the links below for more information about class contents and dates.

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Downtown Lunch and Learn

Get inspired over lunch with Rabbi Hoffman Each month, Rabbi Hoffman covers a Jewish topic that relates to meaning, the upcoming Jewish holiday, or self-improvement. $15 includes your choice of sandwiches from Babi’s:  Tuna Sandwich (tuna salad with cucumber). Egg Sandwich (egg salad with lettuce). Roasted Veggies Sandwich (garlic mayo, eggplant, zucchini, red pepper, and spinach) Tahini Sandwich …

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Journey through Torah – The Book of Shmos

Take a text-based journey through the fundamentals of Jewish thought and philosophy with Rabbi Zischa Shaps. Using classical commentaries, Rabbi Shaps elucidates the insights and practical life lessons from the Torah. For more information contact Rabbi Zischa Shaps. rabbiz@jetottawa.com 613-291-3465  Location: SJCC Wednesday evenings: 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.      

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Bible Basics

  Experience Torah learning in a whole new light. Discover Judaism’s answers to life’s most puzzling questions. Delve into Torah text and classic commentaries with Lauren Shaps. For more information contact Lauren Shaps lauren@jetottawa.com 613- 866-4437       Location: SJCC Thursday mornings: 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. starting January 12th, 2017. Class dates:  Jan 12 – …

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Talmud for Men

Tuesday and Thursday mornings: Talmud for Men with Rabbi Zuckerbrod at the SJCC Co-sponsored by the Kollel of Ottawa, these twice-weekly classes are open to men of all study levels. This class is currently studying Tractate Sotah.  Sotah covers a whole array of topics including elucidation of several Bibical episodes as well as a large focus …

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Talmud – Sunday Morning

Learn Talmud Sunday mornings with Rabbi Shaps. Currently studying Tractate Sanhedrin. Location: Congregation Machzikei Hadas, 2310 Virginia Drive Time: 9:20am  

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