North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
Continuing Education Brochure/New Classes

Continuing Education Brochure/New Classes

Artists Beit Midrash: Of the Body, In the Body: Torah and Art
Dr. Jane Shapiro and Judith Joseph

Thursdays, 9:30–11:30 am, June 21 and 28; July 12, 19 and 26; August 2
Join Dr. Jane Shapiro and artist Judith Joseph to access Jewish wisdom as inspiration for your art. Explore contemporary and traditional art by Jews and others, as a springboard for your own creativity. Class will culminate in an exhibition by Artists Beit Midrash members. Artists in all media are welcome.
Spring Trimester: $90; $60 for NSSBE and Orot members


Experiencing Jewish Wisdom Through Yoga
Susan Wolf
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 am, July 10, 17, 24, and 31; August 7 and 14
Students will practice meditation in various formats including through wordless Jewish melody. Breathing techniques and gentle movements/poses which help to increase flexibility, strength, balance and well-being will be explored. We will introduce physical postures that embody Hebrew letters, and classes will be structured around Judaic themes. Class is designed to be gentle yoga accessible for all ages.
Spring Trimester: $90; $60 for NSSBE members