Current Adult Classes

Adult Learning Opportunities at Temple Sinai

Steve Weintraub, our Director of Youth and Adult Education would like to hear from you! What kind of Adult Learning would you like to see us offer?   Call him with ideas at 941-922-9322 or via email at  Call the office weekly to be sure there are no last minute scheduling changes. Stuff Happens!

Most Courses Will Begin Again Towards The End Of The Summer.



Chazzan’s Groups

The Sounds of our Sanctuary: Wednesdays, 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m, in the Chapel.

This class examines the evolution of synagogue music and provides a deeper personal understanding of what synagogue music is and will be in years to come.

Members, suggested donation of $18 to cover materials.  Guests, $36 for the series.

More to consider:

Hebrew for Adults

Fall – Adult Hebrew Class – Sunday’s 12:15 to 1:30 with Yael Belcher

Winter – Understanding common words of the prayer book

Spring – Conversational Hebrew

$36 per congregant per season, $72 guests

Registration for classes is through the Religious School office.  941-922-9322

Checks payable to Temple Sinai.

The weekly edition of Sinai News will have additional offerings.

Torah Chanters

At the High Holy Days, Festival Services and Shabbat throughout the year, our lay people often take the lead in  chanting Torah and Haftarah.  If you are able to chant or are interested in studying the ancient art of Torah cantillation, please contact Chazzan Cliff Abramson at

Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah:

We are always interested in starting adults on this path of learning.  Contact Chazzan Abramson at

Beginning and Intermediate Hebrew

For those interested in learning to read prayer book Hebrew and what the prayers mean, two levels are offered throughout the year.  Check with the Main Office to see when the next class starts.
Private Hebrew reading tutoring is also available.

Rosh Chodesh Women’s Study Group

Rosh Chodesh is the celebration of the New Moon: our gatherings are planned by women for the women of our congregation.

Programs focus on Jewish learning and on Jewish issues of interest to women.

Programming is educational, informative, and exhilarating, forging an intimate camaraderie in a warm, friendly, caring atmosphere.

We have embraced and encouraged women’s voices; celebrated holidays and celebrated each other!

Come and learn with us! Come and be inspired! Fridays, closest to the actual monthly Rosh Chodesh date at 11:00AM in the temple. Contact Ronni Freed:

 Rosh Chodesh Schedule 2019-2020

ElulFriday, September 6, 2019 

CheshvanFriday, October 25, 2019

Kislev- Friday, November 22, 2019

Tevet-Friday, December 27, 2019

 Sh’vat – Friday, January 24, 2020

 Adar – Friday, February 28, 2020

  Nisan –Friday, March 27, 2020

  Iyar – Friday, April 24, 2020

  Sivan – Friday May 22, 2020



Also check our Upcoming Events for more offerings!