Organizations and institutions across the country girl with laptopand around the world are offering a wide range of online classes, lectures and enrichment sessions that you can join from your home. We invite you to broaden your knowledge and enjoy learning. Many of the resources below are free.

Jewish Adult Education

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum– Family Resources –Explore all the educational tools and activities to prepare your families to visit the Museum. Click HereFor the current program catalogue that includes virtual presentations, click Here.

HUC Connect – Webinar Series 2023-2024

The Webinar SeriesLive conversations with social and cultural influencers on topics of Arts and Culture, Civil Society,  and Religion. Many events are online. To explore webinars by the month and to register, click HERE.

HUC Connect On-DemandHUC Connect On Demand offers faculty and guest experts illuminating the full scope of Jewish studies. Enjoy programs that will educate, inspire, delight, and awaken your Jewish spirit.

HUC College Commons PodcastA collection of passionate perspectives from Judaism’s leading thinkers presented by Hebrew Union College.

Hartman@Home  – Ideas for Today 2023-2024
Hartman scholars address the most urgent, important issues of our day through Jewish texts, history, and tradition. You’ll be inspired by our unique approach to learning and the outstanding community of passionate learners who will join you on this journey of discovery. All programming is free.

The Melton SchoolThe Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning™ is the largest adult Jewish education network in the world, with 50 Melton communities throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and South Africa, including Dallas. Melton offers a wide variety of classes, both online and in-person, based on Jewish texts and ideas relevant to modern Jewish life.

Synagogues360Synagogues360 brings you a unique visual and historical experience of synagogues across North America, Europe and Asia from small, remote villages to cosmopolitan cities presented in panoramic views.

My Jewish Learning Daily guide to Zoom events, livestreams and other online resources. Currently featuring Hebrew for the High Holidays, a three part online series. For details and to register, click HERE.

Yad VashemYad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, is the ultimate source for Holocaust education, documentation and research. Visit the Yad Vashem website for a wide range of high-quality online learning opportunities and digital resources. 

YIVO’s Shine Online Educational Series YIVO is a a research institute, an institution of higher learning, an adult education organization, a cultural organization, and a world-renowned library and archive. Classes are free and those listed below are pre-recorded:

A Seat at the Table -A Journey Into Jewish FoodAn exploration into the heart of Jewish food, with an emphasis on the Ashkenazi table; Take the class at your own pace at any time. Registration is free.

Oh Mama, I’m in Love! The Story of the Yiddish Stage Explore the world of Yiddish theatre presented through lecture and discussion videos; Registration is free.

Folksong, Demons, and the Evil Eye: Folklore of Ashkenaz – Explore the music, folktales, rituals, and superstitions of Jewish Eastern Europe. Register at any time.

Discovering Ashkenaz:  Jewish Life In Eastern Europe – In this course, you will delve into the rich history and culture of the Jews of Poland, Russia, and Lithuania from Medieval times through the Communist Era.  This course is an intensive, college-level survey, equivalent to two 2-hour sessions per week over six weeks. Work at your own pace.

YIVO’s Video Library of Past Programs – Numerous pre-recorded one-session seminars given via YouTube.

Yiddish Book Center – Yiddish & Jewish Culture: Online Lecture Series
This series includes downloadable video lectures spanning a wide variety of topics related to modern Jewish and Yiddish literature, history, and culture. These lectures are led by top scholars, authors, and cultural commentators. Classes and seminars are free for a limited time.

Senior Resources:

The Senior Source DallasSince 1961, The Senior Source has served greater Dallas as the go-to nonprofit for aging services. The online Resource Center provides a range of online videos and printed materials for download.

SenectusSenior Care and Senior Service Professionals share their expertise to provide support to retirees and those preparing for retirement to make the best choices.

The Conversation Project The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes and prepare for end-of-life care.

Rabbi Richard Address: Jewish Sacred AgingSeeking meaning in a spiritual approach to aging – A video lecture presented by College Commons of Hebrew Union College

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