Lifelong Learning

LifeLong Learning strives to provide meaningful Jewish learning and a variety of enriching experiences that help to develop bonds and connections for the adult members of Temple B’nai Or.
~Rabbi Ellie Miller and Joan Sturm, co-chairs

Contact Joan Sturm at if you want to get involved with any of these initiatives, programs, or subcommittees.

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2017-2018 Events and Programs

Keepers of Jewish Excellence Speakers Series
Sunday, September 17 at 2:15pm – Yvette Manessis Corporon “Something Beautiful Happened”
Monday, October 16 at 7:00pm – Peter Eisner “MacArthur’s Spies”
Sunday, November 19 at 2:15pm – Eddy Portnoy “Bad Rabbi
Monday, December 4 at 7:00pm – Peter Gethers “My Mother’s Kitchen”
Monday, January 8 at 7:00pm – David G. Dalin “Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court, from Brandeis to Kagan”
Details and registration coming soon! Non Member Fee: $18

B’nai Or at the Movies: Discussions with authors, screenwriters, and directors
Monday, October 30 – “The Zookeeper’s Wife” (2017 released in theaters)
Movie begins at 7:00pm
Details and registration coming soon! Non Member Fee: $18

Learning with Rabbi Miller
Monday, November 6 or 27 – Making Meaning of Ancient Rituals and Customs
Class begin at 7pm
Details and registration coming soon? Non Member Fee: $18

Beginning Bridge Classes
Monday, September 11 at 7:00pm Demystifying Bridge: “Is it for Me?” Complimentary Intro class
Email Charlotte Abberman to register
Bridge 8 week Tuesday night series
October 3, 10, 17, and 24
November 7, 14, and 28
December 5
Maximum 24 people, $50 for TBO Members / $60 for Non-Members
Click here  to register

Cooking Class at Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Fall Harvest — Farm to table October 25, 2017
Classes start at 6pm Maximum 24 people, $36 for TBO Members; $40 for non-TBO Members
Contact Joan Sturm at to register

Other speaker/panel opportunities are under consideration.
If you have suggestions or want to help, please let us know.