Jewish Learning & Israel

Harvard Hillel staff are here to teach and to learn from you. From weekly Torah classes to current conversations on Israel, and from Cooking Jewish to our Hebrew Table, opportunities to connect are plentiful. Here is what our week looks like right now:

Day Class Description
Monday 15 Minutes of Inspiration

Looking for an inspiring way to start your week Each Monday, a beloved Hillel staff member will share a small teaching to chew on, express a prayer of gratitude, and send us off with a positive intention for the week. All in 15 minutes!

  Gems of Torah Join Amitai & Rebecca Thrope for a weekly gathering to introduce the Jewish tradition of interpreting text in community. Our community of interpreters is open to folks of all Jewish identities. We especially welcome people who have little or no background in formal Jewish text study. The only requisites are weekly participation and willingness to rejoice in shared learning and self-discovery.
  Spill the Tea with Avital Hear about all the gossip from the Torah, even from our esteemed ancestors *gasp!*
Tuesday Hot Take Tuesdays Perspectives on Jewish tradition, ritual, and values that they didn't teach in Hebrew school.
  Israel Update A look beyond the headlines with Mikhael.
Wednesday Weekly Parsha Class with Rabbi Dani Dive into the weekly Torah portion with Rav Dani. Wrestle with provoking questions and commentaries in a community of curious minds. All levels welcome. 
Thursday Cooking Jewish with Rabbi Jenn Zoom into Rabbi Jenn's kitchen and learn how to cook up a scrumptious Jewish dish. We will also explore food as an important ingredient of diverse Jewish identities.
  Shulhan Ivrit (Hebrew Table) Like the dining hall, but in Hebrew and via Zoom!

Want in? Email us* and we'll send you the links!