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A Historic Progressive Conservative Congregation in Valley Village, CA
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A Historic Progressive Conservative Congregation in Valley Village, CA

Adult Education


Committed to ensuring that our members can access the deep wisdom of our tradition, Adat Ari El provides many, varied learning opportunities for adults in our community to grow their souls.  We offer a wide range of opportunities weekly, monthly, and seasonally. We invite you to become a life long learner! We hope you join us. 

Summer Reading Club with Lisa Silverman

Are you excited to do some reading this summer and do you enjoy discussing the books you're reading?  Well then, this club is for you! Join us for our Summer Reading Club with our very own Lisa Silverman! We will be reading 3 popular books this summer with sessions to discuss each book at the end of each month.

Here are the books for each month:

June - Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland - Meeting date: Wed, June 30 at 7:30pm

July - Anxious People by Fredrik Backman - Meeting date: Wed, July 28 at 7:30pm

August - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro - Meeting date: Wed, Sept 1 at 7:30pm

You can sign up for one, two or all three books!  We are asking for a small fee to participate in the Summer Reading Club.  Each session is $10 or you can sign up for all 3 for $25. 

Zoom links will be sent as the dates get closer.

Click here to sign-up!

Adult Education

CURRENT CLASSES                                                         

Song Session with Cantor Aranoff- 4:30pm
Taught by Cantor Aranoff
Join Cantor Aranoff on  the first Monday of each month at 4:30pm for a fun mix of classic and contemporary Hebrew & English music. 
Class will resume on Monday, December 7.
 Click here to join


Meditation Minyan- 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Taught by Diego Gesualdi
Diego Gesualdi will lead us in weekly sessions on Wednesday evenings. Sessions will include a brief introduction, a discussion regarding a topic of the day, meditation, and conclude with an opportunity for questions and comments.

Every Wednesday. Click here to join, and enter password 183403 if/when prompted. 

Tue, August 3 2021 25 Av 5781