Introduction to Judaism - Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia, PA

If you are an interfaith couple, considering converting to Judaism, or Jewish and looking for beginner’s education, Introduction to Judaism is perfect for you.

Taught by Rodeph Shalom clergy, Introduction to Judaism is designed to provide students with a foundation of the Jewish faith, culture, people and history, from a Reform perspective. Class sessions will be run with the intent of creating an atmosphere of sharing, learning, and growing. You are encouraged to ask questions, express feelings, and offer input into the discussions. Topics include Shabbat, The Life Cycle: Birth, B’nai Mitzvah, Conversion, Wedding, Death, Mourning, Afterlife, Jewish Holidays, Jewish History, Prayers & Blessings, and more. 

This class is planned for in person learning, but subject to change based on changing health and safety protocols. Please check with the congregation for the most up-to-date information about how classes will be offered.