Our Adult Education programs are designed to further enhance understanding of Jewish practice, culture and philosophy.  We aim to provide everyone, regardless of background or knowledge level, opportunities to learn, grow and mingle with other Jews from Hudson County and beyond.

Torah, Talmud, Mishnah, Hebrew, and other aspects of Judaism are studied with a view towards application to modern life.  If you embrace Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, Reconstructionist Judaism, or if you simply wish to learn about Judaism, we are a place of learning for you.  

Classes are held both in the evenings and daytime to accommodate people’s varied schedules. If there is a topic you would be interested in studying, please reach out to Rabbi Aaron.


Five Week Hebrew Crash Course at CBJ.  Tuesday evenings starting on Tuesday December 18, 2018.

Congregation B’nai Jacob and Temple Emanuel will host the 21st annual Read Hebrew America and Canada, the most extensive campaign ever for Hebrew literacy. This is a nation-wide Hebrew reading and learning crash course for Jews with little or no basic Hebrew alphabet and reading skills.

Classes will meet at Congregation B’nai Jacob of Jersey City for this five week course on Tuesday evenings starting on December 18, 2018.

This is a FREE PROGRAM! It was established in 1987 in 41 countries! Last year’s sessions were widely received locally by affiliated and unaffiliated Jews and those of other faiths.

Time: 6:30pm
Dates: Five Tuesdays beginning on Tuesday December 18, 2018
Location: Congregation B’nai Jacob, 176 West Side Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07305
Parking is free in Congregation B’nai Jacob’s parking lot.

For more information call:
Jane Canter from Congregation B’nai Jacob at 201-435-1172
Temple Emanuel at 201-456-4499
Rabbi Jacob Benzaquen at 917-725-1064


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