Jewish conversion course begins Aug. 20
The Rabbinical Association of Greater Kansas will offer a “Judaism for Conversion Candidates” course this fall.
The 36-week course will be taught on a rotating basis by rabbis from the Reform, Conservative and Orthodox movements. Each student is required to secure a congregational rabbinic sponsor by Nov. 1 and meet the conversion requirements developed by their rabbinic sponsor.
The class provides a comfortable forum for students to learn about Jewish holidays, home celebrations, life-cycle observances, rituals and Jewish prayer, Torah, Judaism’s view of God, and about the religion’s movements. Each class will include a 30-minute Hebrew component.
Classes will take place 7-9 p.m. Thursdays and the locations will rotate among the synagogues. An orientation session will be 7:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 20, The first class session will be Aug. 27. For additional information, fees or to register, contact email@example.com or 913-327-4622.
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