Introduction to Judaism Class


We welcome conversion candidates, people partnered and/or raising kids with Jewish people, folks exploring Jewish ancestry, and Jews who want to fill gaps and connect more to their Judaism.  If you think you might be interested, come join our learning community!

This class is open to both TSM members and non-members.


A lively, multimedia and discussion-based exploration over 18 weeks diving into Jewish spirituality, culture, history, and traditions!  Sliding scale course fee (suggested $180-360 per person; choose an amount significant and meaningful for your circumstnace)

“This course is taught through a collaborative educational partnership with the Miller Intro to Judaism curriculum from the American Jewish University.”


Wednesday evenings 7:30-9:30pm, November 1, 2023 through March 27, 2024 (with holiday breaks).


Temple Shalom of Medford (475 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA).  Easy access to 93 and plentiful parking; transit accessible. Hybrid option as needed.


As many reasons as there are people, and then some!  If you want to discuss your spiritual path with the instructor, Rabbi Jessica Dell’Era, please get in touch at

For more information, including registration (open through October 20, 2023), click here.