15727 NE 4th Street • Bellevue, WA 98008 • (425) 603-9677

Jewish Learning is a lifetime endeavor!

At Temple B’nai Torah, we offer a variety of opportunities to engage with the community through guest speakers, classes, trips, movies, and books. In addition, we co-sponsor Endless Opportunities. Endless Opportunities is a community based program offering a variety of activities tailored for Jewish adults ages 60+ which take place throughout the Seattle area. We look forward to seeing you at our ongoing adult education events.

Upcoming Adult Education Events

TBT Movie Night: The Artist

TBT Movie Night: The Artist
Thursday, November 7
6:45 Snack & Schmooze
7 PM Movie

The Artist is a heartfelt and entertaining valentine to classic American cinema set in Hollywood during the twilight of it’s silent era. Love, friendship and an exquisite story make it one of the most original films of our time. Winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director.

Cybersecurity Presentation

Tuesday, November 19
7:30 PM

This presentation will include an overview of global cyber threats and best practices. David Aucsmith has been a representative to numerous international, government and academic organizations. He is co-chair of the FBI’s Information and Technology Study Group, a member of the President’s Task Force on National Defense and Computer Technology and a member of the Dept of Defense’s Global Information Grid Senior Industry Review Group.

Shabbat with Hadassah National President

Friday, November 22
6:30 PM

Don’t miss this special Shabbat with guest speaker, Ellen Hershkin, the national president of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. Ellen Hershkin will speak on Anti-Semiistism and Zionism today. She is a passionate speaker on how American Jews can connect with the people of Israel, even when we have mixed feelings about the government. Hadassah is also sponsoring the oneg that night, which is sure to be filled with delicious homemade treats. 

Hebrew & Jewish Identity

Sunday, November 24
10:45 AM

Join Hebrew teacher, Rona Frank for a fascinating series of talks on Jewish heritage. These classes are part of an ongoing series on Sunday mornings. Each talk will cover a different topic and will not rely on material from previous discussions – you are welcome to come to just one, or attend all of them! The next talk will be on December 8 and the topic will be Bereshit: Diving into the Opening of the Torah.

Endless Opportunities

AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities: Meet Seattle’s Program Coordinators

Thursday, November 7
10:30 AM – 12 PM
Temple De Hirsch Sinai, Seattle (1441 16th Ave, Seattle)

Age Friendly Seattle is committed to making our city more livable through city supported infrastructure including transportation, housing, outdoor spaces, health services and programs to promote social and civic participation, respect, and social inclusion. Come learn from Lenny Orlov and Sarah Demas about this initiative and how you might become involved.

Walk the Winding Path of Psalm 121 with Rabbi Avi Fine

Tuesday, November 12
10:30 AM – 12 PM  
Temple De Hirsch Sinai, Bellevue (3850 156th Avenue SE, Bellevue)

How can the imagery and themes of a Psalm guide us in living our lives? We will spend time exploring one Psalm in depth to see how we apply Jewish Tradition’s teaching that looking up to see the mountains can help us with feeling lonely or possibly abate some of our fears before setting out on a journey? This is also a great opportunity to get to know TDHS’s newest rabbi.

Experience Ethiopia through Eric Radman’s Photo Journey 

Tuesday, November 19
10:30 AM – 12 PM  
Congregation Herzl-Ner Tamid (3700 E Mercer Way, Mercer Island)

Local photographer, Eric Radman has been documenting the world with his camera for over 20 years. In this fast-paced multi-media slideshow on ancient African Tribes, we will go inside Ethiopia to learn about their culture, customs and way of life.