Community Education

All Adult Education will be going Virtual with Zoom due to COVID-19

The LJCC endeavors to provide a full range of educational activities for children and adults. We run a weekly religious school and various family and adult education programs throughout the year. Our programs are open to the entire Lawrence Jewish Community.

Adult Education: Adult education focuses on what Judaism has to say about current issues and events, our religious texts, and the history of our culture and literature. We are pleased to offer monthly classes led by Scholar-in-Residence, Rabbi Mark Levin, beginning in September and continuing through the academic year. This program is made possible in part through the LJCC’s Melvin Landsberg Endowment for Jewish Adult Education.  Please see the newsletter or calendar page to find more information.  

Adult Education for the Fall of 2019 is focused on Midot, Jewish ethical values.  Rabbi Mark Levin has provided these materials for the November 21st session:  Mark Levin’s Nov 21 Adult Ed; Midot LJCC saving life to prepare for the November session, which will take place on Thursday, November 21 at 7:00pm.  Contact the office with any questions.

The December session of Adult Education will take place on Thursday, December 5 at 7:00pm.

The LJCC co-sponsors lectures and events with other groups including KU’s Jewish Studies program, KU Hillel,  Temple Beth Sholom in Topeka, and other Lawrence and Kansas City organizations.

Family Education: No education for a child is as powerful as the opportunity to learn alongside his or her parents. Around the country, many congregations are offering more family education, since the family can talk about important religious issues together and grow religiously as a unit. The LJCC  offer monthly opportunities for families to study together. These are fun, interactive learning times for everyone. Family Education is made possible with a grant through the Flo Harris Foundation.