Learn with Mekom Torah (pronounced McComb Toe-RAH!)
Getting started? Going deeper?
Bringing up Jewish kids? Finding your own way in? Just curious?
Join our adult study groups, listed below.
They're happening online, so you can join in from anywhere.
Learning is not just preparation for Jewish life, it is Jewish life.
Starting Soon - Sign Up Now
Introduction to Prayer Book Hebrew: If you are new to Hebrew and want to participate fluently in Jewish services, following along in the prayer book with growing understanding, this class is for you. Begins October 2022. MORE...
Exploring the High Holidays: September's two sessions of Exploring Judaism are designed to make your participation in Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur more meaningful. Try out this vibrant discussion group and decide if you want to learn with us more regularly! Everyone is welcome. MORE...
Ongoing Groups - Join Anytime
Exploring Judaism: In each session, Rabbi Helen Plotkin leads an exploration of a topic in Jewish text and thought. Meets two Thursdays of each month at 2:00 pm eastern time, via Zoom, September to May. Everyone is welcome. MORE...
Reading the Tradition in Hebrew: If you already know some Hebrew, please join us any Monday evening as we read, translate, analyze, comment, and discuss a variety of texts from Torah, liturgy, and commentary. MORE...
BHFE Alumni Reading Group: This group is for graduates of Biblical Hebrew for Everyone. The great reward for the hard work of learning the language is Torah for its own sake. Keep going forever, with our group or with your own study partner!
In Progress - Get Ready for the Next Round
How to Read Hebrew: Learn the Hebrew alphabet and the basics of the vowel system, so you can follow along and sound out Hebrew as it is printed in the Jewish prayer book and the Hebrew Bible. Get ready for Introduction to Prayer Book Hebrew. MORE...
Biblical Hebrew for Everyone: Learn to read the Hebrew Bible in the original, with deep understanding. We start at the beginning, assuming no vocabulary or grammar, but this class tends to work best for people who've had some contact with Hebrew already. A good next step after Introduction to Prayer Book Hebrew MORE...
(To Learn and to Teach - Art Credit)
Mekom Torah is a collaborative project with Reconstructing Judaism,
Conservative Congregation Ohev Shalom of Wallingford, PA., and Reconstructionist Congregation Beth Israel of Media, PA.
Ohev Shalom: 2 Chester Road, Wallingford, PA 19086
Beth Israel: 542 S. New Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063