Hod veHadar Adult Education

English classes

Weekly Torah Portion

Friday mornings at 9:30. Led by instructors from the community.
The weekly Torah portion from varied perspectives, with observations about how it relates to today’s world.


  • 3/12 Miketz: Naomi Leitner
  • 10/12 Vayigash: Naomi Leitner (at 9:15)
  • 17/12 Vayechi: Ilan Israel
  • 24/12 Shemot: Moshe Brody
  • 31/12 Va’eira: Mark Okrent

On Zoom, please contact the office for the link. 

Signposts in Time
1st & 3rd Mondays at 19:30
 Next class:
  6.12.21  Hannukah: Olives and Etrogs

Location details to be announced
Subject to change; check the Hod veHadar e-mail announcements
or website for updates, and details
Classes in English, led by Shoshana Michael Zucker

Classes in Hebrew

Talmud class

Babylonian Talmud Tractate Baba Batra: Sundays at 19:45
with Rabbi Lionel Levy. In the library

Bible class on Second Samuel

with Rabbi Tzvika Graetz. The class will resume after the holidays. Check here for details.
The lessons will be designed that so both ‎Hebrew and English speakers can participate.‎ Wednesdays at 17:00 on Zoom. For the link, please contact Rabbi Graetz by e-mail, or WhatsApp 052-409-2211.
‎Please make sure your camera, speakers and microphone are connected.
Previous classes may be viewed on YouTube.‎

Vatican II: Changes in the Theological Position of Christianity towards Judaism
Yisca Harani Lecturer, advisor, researcher, and guide in the field of Christian history

Friday, December 10, 2021
at 10:30 (in Hebrew) NIS 40 for guests

Additional details on Hebrew lectures as part of the Forum for Israeli Jewish Thought may be found on the Hebrew site

Shabbat class with Rabbi Graetz

Classes related to Shmitta, the Sabbatical year are planned for December 25, 2021 and January 22, 2022. Details will follow.