Adult Education

Kehillah offers a variety of ways to learn and evolve.

From text study to cultural programs, lectures with leading scholars to lessons on ritual leadership, Kehillah presents many opportunities for learning and connection. Have an idea for a program? Email Rabbi Solomon at rabbisolomon@kehillahsynagogue.org

Upcoming programs:

Havdalah, followed by Guest Speaker, Professor Shai Ginsburg – Saturday, February 24 at 7:00 pm

Professor Shai Ginsburg, chair of the Middle Eastern and Asian Studies department at Duke, will share observations from a recent trip to Israel, and insights into Israel today that emerge from his work as a historian. Shai has presented at Kehillah many times over the years, and formerly curated a documentary film series for our community. We will leave ample time for Q&A and conversation.

History of Antisemitism with PhD Candidate Oskar Czendze– Sunday, March 3 at 11:30 am

This lecture takes a broad look at the history of antisemitism from antiquity to modern times and our contemporary world. During the talk, the audience will hear about different aspects of this persistent form of hatred, get introduced into key concepts from the scholarship on antisemitism, and learn about the differences between pre-modern and modern forms of antisemitism. Oskar Czendze is a PhD Candidate in the History Department at UNC Chapel Hill and a TEP Fellow at the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies. 

Book Club (SAVE THE DATE and GET THE BOOK) – Thursday, March 7 at 7:00 pm 

Next meeting: Thursday, March 7, 7:00 pm (in-person and on zoom). Book: The Wondering Jew: Israel and the Search for Jewish Identity (2020) by Micah Goodman. Discussion leader: Amy Entwistle