Category archives: Classes

  • With its international headquarters at the Florence Melton Institute of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Melton School forms an international network of community-based schools offering adults the opportunity to acquire Jewish literacy in an open, trans-denominational, intellectually stimulating learning environment. TBI is proud to be the Melbourne home of the Florence Melton School of Jewish Learning and offers both the Core C[...]
  • Each month the women of our congregation are invited to come together and rejoice in the new month with sacred learning and in-depth conversation over coffee and a nosh. All Rosh Chodesh events are held in private homes. Please contact the TBI office for more details. Or, if you would like to host a Rosh Chodesh meeting, please let us know. Why is Rosh Chodesh significant for Women? The Talmud (Megillah 22b) teaches us that women are forbidd[...]
  • ‘Aleph isn’t Tough’ (Beginner level)Wednesdays 7 – 8.30pmCommences 12 February The aim of this course is to learn and recognise all letters, and have a basic understanding of Hebrew word structures and an elementary vocabulary of key prayer terms. For additional information please contact 9510 1488The course cost is $240 each (includes textbook). ‘Aleph isn’t Enough’ (Intermediate level)Course dates TBC This course assumes you have an understan[...]
  • "Rabbi Tarfon and the elders were once reclining in the upper story of Nithza's house in Lydda, when this question was raised before them: Is study greater, or practice? Rabbi Tarfon answered saying: Practice is greater. Rabbi Akiva answered saying: Study is greater, for it leads to practice. Then they all answered and said: Study is greater because it leads to action" (Babylonian Talmud: Tractate Kiddushin 40b). Is study gr[...]