CAA Community Offerings: Learning and Living

We are proud to offer a wide array of regular opportunities to meet, process, sing, and learn — for our entire community.  These moments are to help us be inspired, laugh, think, and connect.

Check out our schedule of various classes and community offerings below. See something that interests you? Click on the button to enter a Zoom meeting for said offering. Meetings will begin at the scheduled time.

L’chaim! L’abriyut! (To Life! To Your Health!)

Looking to join us for services on weekdays or Shabbat? Check out our Service Page.

For questions, please email cameron.nudleman@caa-austin.org or jennifer.rubin@caa-austin.org.

Mondays

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.Ask the Rabbis Anything — Join us for a lively conversation about what’s on your heart and mind.

ASK THE RABBIS ANYTHING

Tuesdays

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Talmud on Tuesdays — Talmud on Tuesdays returns!  We will study from the tractate, Baba Metzia (a discussion of possession, ownership, and what constitutes evidence) — all backgrounds are welcome!

*TALMUD ON TUESDAYS*

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. — Cordial Conversations: The Art of Sustaining Community — Join Rabbi Neil Blumofe and special guests every week for wide-ranging conversations.  Dr. Dan Joslyn-Siemiatkoski, Professor of Church History at the Seminary of the Southwest will be our first guest.  We will speak about current Jewish-Christian relations.

Cordial Conversations: The Art of Sustaining Community

Wednesdays

(Starting 6/10): 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. — Modern Hebrew Advanced Bet — Students in this class will continue their intermediate study of Modern Hebrew. Class will expand Hebrew literacy and conversation skills in a fun, dynamic way. Registration required by clicking here. Cost is $72 plus books. 

Text must be purchased separately. Text can be purchased by clicking here.

Thursdays

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Story Time with Rabbi Swedroe and Friends — Fun for families — tune in and hear a great story read by Rabbi Swedroe and sometimes, special guests.

STORY TIME WITH RABBI SWEDROE

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.Weekly Torah Study with the Wise  — Join Rabbi Swedroe for study of the weekly Torah portion with some of the greatest minds of our tradition.  All backgrounds cheerfully welcome.

WEEKLY TORAH STUDY WITH THE WISE

(Starting 6/11): 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. — Unlocking the Siddur — This 8-session course is a more advanced version of the “Decoding Siddur” class offered this past spring. In this course, students will have opportunity to delve deeper into exploring the Jewish prayer service. Registration required by clicking here.

(Starting 6/11): 4:30 – 5:50 p.m. — Mindful Movement — Join Bobbie Nehman in a creative and personalized exploration of gentle body movement that engages the mind and prepares one to enter the Shabbat Oasis of Peace. Registration required by clicking here.

Sundays

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.Joyful Community Singing — Our entire community is invited to join together to celebrate our new week in song!  Featuring Rabbi Neil Blumofe, Adra Lustig & Ben Saffer.

JOYFUL COMMUNITY SINGING

(Starting 6/7): 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. — Bet Midrash at CAA — Learners are welcome to join a wide-ranging exploration of Talmud as we pick the highlights of Daf Yomi pattern of Talmud learning. Registration required by clicking here.


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