Soul Journey Classes


Intro to Judaism/Conversion

An Open Temple and Academy for Jewish Religion/LA collaboration,  Soul Journey/Intro to Judaism offers the only trans-denominational conversion class in Los Angeles.  For those interested in conversion, the class is accepted by the Sandra Caplan Beit Din.  An 18 week program with classes offered both at Open Temple House and virtually on Zoom, students take a deep dive into Judaism through the lens of its history, spirituality, text, community, law, gender, interfaith, holidays, thought and more.

Instructors:  Rabbi Lori Shapiro, Chaplain Muriel Dance, PhD, Rabbi Avivah W. Erlick, Rabbi Janet Madden, Tamar Frankiel, PhD, Rabbi Lisa Bock

Soul Journey/Intro to Judaism curriculum

Tuition:  $500

Tuition: $500

Soul Journey/Intro to Judaism is one of several Intro to Judaism classes offered in Los Angeles as a path to conversion and accepted by the Sandra Caplan Beit Din. We welcome everyone into this class, both Jews and Jew-ishly curious.  While it is a path for conversion, the class is also just a wonderful way to deepen one’s Jew-ish education.

Classes meet:

October 16, 2018

October 23, 2018

October 30, 2018

November 6, 2018

November 13, 2018

November 20, 2018

November 27, 2018

December 4, 2018

December 11, 2018

December 18, 2018

January 8, 2019

January 15, 2019

January 22, 2019

January 29, 2019

February 5, 2019

February 12, 2019

February 19, 2019

March 5, 2019

(please note: 12 of these classes will be at Open Temple House, 1422 Electric Avenue.  6 of these classes will be virtual on Zoom conference. Link will be provided upon enrollment).