Introduction to Judaism - Congregation Sherith Israel, San Francisco, CA

This survey course covers a wide range of topics including an introduction to Jewish texts, history, ritual and thought. It is perfect for anyone looking for adult-level basics, whether you never set foot in the Jewish classroom or just have hazy memories of Sunday school.

In addition to the classroom sessions there are several outside class experiences. Home rituals are taught with a Shabbat Dinner and Passover Prep. Students are also asked to attend two of our Saturday morning Torah study groups. The overall combined class time is about 30 hours.

This course is designed to prepare you for other classes or independent study.

Class fee is $180 per person. Free for CSI members. Couples are encouraged to attend together. Scholarships available. No one turned away for financial reasons.