Adult Jewish Learning 
&
Adult Secular B'Mitzvah Program

Are you curious about secular approaches to Jewish life, history, and texts? Would you like to expand on your learning and find your own inspiration into what Jewishness means to you? Join Toronto’s Secular Jewish community as we explore Jewishness from a social justice, decolonial perspective! 

The Winchevsky Learning course tackles Jewish histories and ideas from a non-religious perspective, from biblical times to contemporary diasporas. Featuring readings and discussions through the lens of solidarity and social justice, the course will start with ancestory – biblical narratives that continue to shape our secular Jewish lives and will move through the cycles of the Jewish year. Stopping in different historical and cultural moments of our diverse Jewish histories, we will weave traditions such as Shabbat, Jewish Holidays, and household objects, hoping to inspire participants to find their own, unique paths towards meaningful Jewish learning and practice.  For more info: info@ujpo.org or 416-789-5502.

Tuition: 

$315.00 for Adult Secular Jewish Learning (9 classes)

$250 for Adult Secular B'Mitzvah (5 classes)

Educational subsidies are a bedrock of MWS values.  

Subsidies are considered on a case by case basis. 

Please reach out directly to Shayle Kilroy

by email at info@ujpo.org

Where: 

Centre for Social Innovation, Annex

720 Bathurst Street,

(just south of Bloor)

 

When:

Sundays 1:00pm-3:00pm 

 

Adult Jewish Learning Dates:

November 6, 2022

   November 20, 2022 

December 4, 2022

December 18, 2022 

January 8, 2023 

January 22, 2023 

February 5, 2023 

February 26, 2023 

March 12, 2023

Adult Secular B'Mitzvah Program Dates:

January 15, 2023

 February 12, 2023

March 19, 2023

 April 16, 2023

May 28, 2023

The Morris Winchevsky School is one of Toronto’s oldest Jewish institutions. We run a secular part-time Jewish School (preschool to B’Mitzvah), focused on social justice. Our curriculum explores Jewishness as a civilization with a rich history, culture, practice, and a  dedication to ethics. 

Adult Education Course Facilitator:
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Sharoni Sibony is an experienced and enthusiastic educator across multiple disciplines. After completing her BA and MA at the University of Toronto, she pursued a PhD in English Literature at Indiana University. She worked and volunteered for nearly a decade in Jewish educational programming and event management at the Jewish Community Centres of Toronto, Ashkenaz Festival, Limmud Toronto, and the Ontario Jewish Archives: Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre. She has been a lecturer, tour guide, pottery instructor,
and book club facilitator in various venues across the Toronto community. She is excited to share her passions for Jewish life, history, arts, and culture with the MWS community.