Soul Journey Classes


Soul Journey: An Introduction to Judaism

Open Temple and Academy for Jewish Religion/LA collaborate on Soul Journey: An Intro to Judaism, offering the only trans-denominational conversion class in Los Angeles. For those interested in conversion, the class is accepted by the Sandra Caplan Beit Din.  

Students take a deep dive into Judaism through the lens of its history, spirituality, text, community, law, gender, interfaith, holidays, thought and more. Open Temple offered an in person 18 week programs: October 15th at Open Temple House in Venice, CA and is currently offering a global 18-week program virtually, via Zoom.

Global (via Zoom)
January 26th – June 14th
5:00 – 7:00 pm

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

Soul Journey: An Introduction to Judaism Curriculum – Global (Zoom) Class


Want to learn Hebrew? Here’s a class for you.


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 via Zoom:

January 26, 2020

February 2, 2020

February 9, 2020

February 16, 2020

February 23, 2020

March 1, 2020

March 8, 2020

March 15, 2020

March 22, 2020

March 29, 2020

April 5, 2020

April 19, 2020

April 26, 2020

May 3, 2020

May 17, 2020

May 24, 2020

May 31, 2020

June 7, 2020

June 14, 2020