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 Here

HUC Connect – Webinar Series 2023-2024

The Webinar Series Live 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. (Scroll down for monthly calendar of events with live links).

HUC Klau Library Lecture Series – Explore the Spring Series. Dive into Jewish texts and literature, history, and more. For more information and to register, click HERE

Shalom Hartman Institute – 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 a wealth of  online articles, videos and resources. 

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:

Is Anything Okay?  – In their newest popular, self-paced and FREE online course, delve into the history of Jewish comedy and its explosive development in the United States. See hundreds of unique archival objects, including vintage jokebooks, early comedy records, film, television, and radio clips, photographs, and posters, along with interviews and discussions with leading scholars and personalities from the world of Jewish comedy.

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.


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

Hartman Institute Podcasts  – The Hartman Institute offers a variety of podcasts on a range of contemporary topics. Available on the webpage or subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

ReformJudaism.org Podcasts
Enhance your learning by subscribing to Reform Jewish podcasts about Torah, storytelling, and Jewish identities. 

Tablet|Unorthodox The world’s leading Jewish podcast. Listen from the webpage or subscribe on Apple, Amazon, Spotify, or RSS.

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.

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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