Adult Education

Learning never stops. Taught by our Rabbi, lay members and special guests, Congregation Emanuel offers an extensive program of Jewish learning. From Hebrew trope to conversational Hebrew the classes attract members and non-members alike.

Adult Education Classes

Conversion Course & Private Conversion Tutorials

Available by request, Rabbi Romer conducts a Judaism study group and Conversion Course and also offers private tutorials.

Contact the Rabbi in her study, 845-338-4271 x 102 for details.


Hebrew Trope

Held most Wednesdays, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, September through June.


Adult B’nai Mitzvah Course

For information and to set up an appointment, call the Rabbi in her study, 845-338-4271 x 102.


Conversational Hebrew

Taught by Rabbi Yael Romer, this class is open to all who are eager to learn conversational Hebrew and can make a regular weekly commitment to the course. The textbook is used in universities and the class will move at a serious pace. Students who want to participate must purchase the course materials before the class begins. Held on Wednesdays during the school year, from 5 to 6:30PM, registration required.


Pirke Avot

The Sayings of Our Fathers. Taught by Rabbi Yael Romer
Held on select second and fourth Thursdays of the month beginning September 8.