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Gates U

We offer multiple opportunities for spiritual and personal growth and welcome all our members and extended community to discover paths for participation and learning, including

Judaism 101

This course, offered annually, is perfect for those interested in conversion or anyone who seeks a refresher on the fundamentals of Jewish tradition including, Jewish sacred texts, prayer and worship, history, lifecycles, and holidays.

Adult Hebrew

Taught by Temple Educator Phillip Gaethe, this course is designed for those interested in an adult B'nai Mitzvah, anyone who did not attend Hebrew school or seeks a refresher on the Hebrew alphabet. Download text HERE

Lunch & Learn

Bring your lunch and plan to join us in person or via Zoom as we explore Jewish topics of interest. Past topics have included Women in the Bible and the book “A Bride for One Night.” There are two series annually, one in the fall and one in the spring.

Evening Adult Education

Join us Wednesday evenings at 7PM for intimate learning experiences with our rabbis. We offer new courses every fall and spring designed to deepen your relationship with Judaism. Past topics have included Mussar, the study and practice of Jewish character refinement, and Jewish theology.

Landau Lecture Series

Every year Congregation Gates of Prayer brings in a renowned speaker or educator for a weekend of learning. The Landau Lecture series attracts some of the brightest and most innovative Jewish educators to spend a Shabbaton with our congregation.

Chayei Sarah

Every fall during the weekend of parsha Chayei Sarah, we feature a prominent Jewish scholar, artist, or thinker who has achieved prestige in her field.

Congregation Connect

All are welcome for casual conversation with Rabbi Gerber, Rabbi Erdheim, Board President Darrah Caplan, and one another.

Gates to Geaux

Check out our takeout menu! Every year, our clergy and educators put together a menu of classes that you can host in your home! You’ll choose your class and educator from our menu and tell us the time and place when you place your order. Invite your friends and neighbors for an incredible learning experience. 

And more!

Wed, May 31 2023 11 Sivan 5783