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Jewish Literature Author Series

Caroline Igra:
Count to a Thousand
Nov. 21, 7:00 pm

Jessica Kirzane, translator: Diary of a Lonely Girl, or the Battle Against Free Love 
 Jan. 11, 5:30 pm

Jennifer Cody Epstein: Wunderland
Feb. 16, 1:00

Becoming Eve: My Journey from Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi to Transgender Woman
Saturday, Nov. 16, noon

Jewish FilmBal Ej: The Hidden Jews of Ethiopia with filmmaker Irene Orleansky
Saturday, Nov. 23, 4:30-7:30 pm

Wendy Pearlman
We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled
Friday, Feb. 28, 7:30 pm

Class Series

Mahloket Matters with Rabbi Weiss
Mondays, Oct & Nov, 7 pm
Thursdays, Feb & Mar, 10 am

God Wrestling: Crafting a Way to Relate to the "G" Word with Rabbi GersonSundays, Nov, 10:30 am

The Bible: Sacred Scripture with Human Origins with Rabbi Kirzane
Wednesdays, Jan & Feb, 7 pm

(Re)Introduction to Judaism with Rabbi Weiss, Rabbi Kirzane, Rabbi Gerson, & Rabbi Abraham
Sundays, Jan through May 

1619 Project: The Legacy of Racism in America with Rabbi Weiss and Rabbi Amram Abraham
Saturdays, Oct & Nov, noon

Weekly Classes

Torah Study: Weekly Torah Portion with Rabbi Daniel Kirzane
Fridays, 9-10am

Talmud Study with Rabbi Max Weiss
Saturdays, 8:30-9:30am

Torah Study: Verse by Verse
Sundays, 9:30-10:30am

STAR (Suburban Thursday Afternoon Retirees)
Thursdays, 1pm at West Suburban Temple Har Zion

Adult Hebrew at OPT

Hebrew 101: Adult Beginning Hebrew with Dick Rubin

Hebrew 102: Adult Intermediate Prayerbook Hebrew with Dick Rubin

Hebrew 201: Biblical Hebrew with Lauren Levrant

Hebrew 202: Modern Hebrew Discussion Group with Eddie Pont

Torah Cantillation with Lauren Levrant

Adult Education

Study Torah at Oak Park Temple

Oak Park Temple provides a number of opportunities for studying Torah each week:

-Fridays, 9:00-10:00 am - Torah Study with Rabbi Daniel Kirzane

-Saturdays, 8:30-9:30 am - Talmud Study with Rabbi Max Weiss

-Sundays, 9:30-10:30 am - Verse-by-verse Torah study with the OPT community

Learn Hebrew

Adult Hebrew Classes
Oak Park Temple offers Hebrew classes for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students.  For more information, contact Rabbi Kirzane at

Cantillation Classes
Want to learn how to chant Torah?  Contact Lauren Levrant at for more information.

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