Introduction to Judaism - Temple Chai, Phoenix, AZ

INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM is an engaging multi-session course for anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of Jewish life in liberal Judaism. This class is appropriate for Jews, those interested in conversion, and anyone curious about Judaism. All people, perspectives, and questions are welcome!

This class will be facilitated by Temple Chai and taught by Phoenix-area rabbis from local Reform Jewish congregations. 

Class materials: (Not included)

Diamant, Anita, Living a Jewish Life, (Updated and Revised), HarperCollins, 2007 -LJL

Green, Arthur, Judaism’s Ten Best Ideas, Jewish Lights, 2014- TEN

Strassfed, Michael, The Jewish Holidays, HarperCollins, 1985 (HOLIDAYS)

Silberman, Shoshana, A Family Haggadah I, Kar-Ben, 2011

These books should all be widely available in paperback or kindle versions depending on your preferred reading style.


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.