Sunday, November 23, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Classes offer insights into Judaism, prayer book, Torah

By
From page A7 | October 06, 2013 |

Congregation Bet Haverim of Davis, the only Jewish synagogue in Yolo County, announces three adult education classes beginning this month.

Introduction to Judaism: This class provides a broad perspective on the rich teachings and traditions of the Jewish heritage. The spiritual essence of Judaism, its history, texts and celebrations is the focus of the class, as well as those ideas and customs that make Judaism unique.

This class is perfect for anyone, Jewish or not, who is interested in deepening his or her appreciation of Judaism.

Rabbi Wolfe and Congregant Steve Cohen will lead the class, which meets twice monthly, from 10:30 a.m. to noon Sundays (beginning this Sunday) and from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Oct. 23. The class meets approximately 15 times between now and May ion the Congregation Bet Haverim library, 1715 Anderson Road. A fee will be charged.

Prayer Book Hebrew: This class explores the prayers in the Siddur or prayer book, and together the class will learn to translate the exact words of the Friday night prayers from English to Hebrew and discuss some roots and compositions of those words. Knowledge of the Hebrew Alef Bet is desirable. If time permits, the class will work on the Saturday morning service.

Galia Franco will teach this class, which meets for 10 consecutive Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m. beginning this week in the South Classroom at CBH. A fee will be charged.

Learn Torah/Haftorah Trope: Have you ever wondered why the Torah (Jewish Bible) and Haftorah (Prophets) are chanted rather than simply read? In this class, students will begin to unlock the mysteries of Torah and Haftorah texts by learning to chant the ancient melodies of the Haftorah and Torah with Ernie Biberstein.

An organizational meeting is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday; there will be approximately five additional classes. The class meets in the South Classroom at CBH. A fee will be charged.

For more information or to register for any of the classes, call the Congregation Bet Haverim office at 530-758-0842.

Comments

comments

Enterprise staff

.

News

 
Need for local foster parents grows

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1

Tactical robot decreases officer risks

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Hollywood readies its big guns for the holidays

By Derrick Bang | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Couple arrested on drug, firearm possession charges

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

 
Woman confronts suspicious follower

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

Bob Dunning: Signs, signs, everywhere a sign

By Bob Dunning | From Page: A2

 
For the record

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2

Berkeley, Santa Cruz students protest fee hikes

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Breakfast with Santa tickets are going fast

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Auction-bound student artwork stolen in downtown heist

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A3, 1 Comment | Gallery

 
UCD awarded $100M to lead program to predict, prevent pandemic threats

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

Probationers, parolees graduate from Yolo transitional program

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
Free boot camp, yoga fundraiser this week

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Enterprise observes holiday hours

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Bell-ringers still needed this holiday season

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Give blood and get a free movie ticket

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Thanksgiving feast is open to all

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Workshop will answer financial aid questions

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

At the Pond: Stop, look and listen

By Jean Jackman | From Page: A5 | Gallery

 
Round up at the registers for Davis schools

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

Yolo Food Bank invites locals to run with the flock

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

 
Museum announces holiday schedule

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

Project Linus seeks donations

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A6

 
Swing your partner!

By Wayne Tilcock | From Page: A6

Fairfield School enjoys a festive feast

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7 | Gallery

 
Right at home: gifts you can use and use up

By The Associated Press | From Page: A8

Dec. 10 jeans drive benefits STEAC

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A9

 
Davis Community Church history recounted in Sunday talk

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A10 | Gallery

Open your heart

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

 
Bob Hope interview pulled from ‘the vault’

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A12

.

Forum

There’s only one way to fix this

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

 
Students barking up the wrong tree

By Our View | From Page: A14

Rick McKee cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A14

 
Heartbroken over treatment of teacher

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A14, 1 Comment

Google, tell me. Is my son a genius?

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A14

 
Daryl Cagle cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A15

Cordial political discourse: Seven years later, the thoughts resonate

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A15

 
Easing the stress during college application season

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A15

Watch out for holiday weight gain

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A16

 
When the computer stares back

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: A16

How I want to be remembered

By Marion Franck | From Page: A16

 
.

Sports

Turnovers costly as UC Davis loses Classic, 41-30

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Aggie men finish off Furman

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

Upset-minded Lions bounce UCD from WWPA tourney

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
New, old-look helmets not enough to lift UCD footballers

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Late shot sinks Aggie women

By Spencer Ault | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
UCD roundup: Seniors play well in Aggie volleyball loss

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B3 | Gallery

With volleyball playoff berth, DHS accomplished its 2014 goal

By Evan Ream | From Page: B6 | Gallery

 
Wire briefs: Kings get past depleted T-Wolves

By The Associated Press | From Page: B6

.

Features

.

Arts

.

Business

 
Don’t pass up the parking gift downtown

By Wendy Weitzel | From Page: A13

Doby Fleeman: Give thanks for our innovation culture

By Doby Fleeman | From Page: A20

 
Honey, spreads showcased at open house

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A20

.

Obituaries

.

Comics

Comics: Sunday, November 23, 2014

By Creator | From Page: B8