92Y Derekh Torah is an introduction to Judaism for adults which provides a framework to explore Jewish values, beliefs, culture and traditions.

Derekh Torah offers:

  • An 18-week course (no prior knowledge of Jewish culture traditions required)
  • Course topics on ethics, Shabbat and holidays, prayer, dietary laws, life-cycle events (weddings, mourning rituals and birth ceremonies), the Jewish people and Israel
  • A spiritual journey for interfaith couples and those interested in learning more about Judaism and conversion

Price: $700 singles, $1,200 couples.

Classes meet from 7:30–9:30 pm. New classes form monthly.

An informal interview is required. To apply or to learn more about the program, please email Jewish Learning or call 212.415.5526.

Join guest Derekh Torah instructor Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie for our February Class

Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie is the founding spiritual leader of Lab/Shul NYC and the founding director of Storahtelling, Inc. An Israeli-born Jewish educator, writer, and performance artist, he received his rabbinical ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in 2016. Rabbi Amichai has been hailed as “an iconoclastic mystic” by Time Out New York, a “rock star” by the New York Times. He was a Jerusalem Fellow at the Mandel Leadership Institute in Israel (2008-2009), served on the advisory committee of Faith House Manhattan, is a consultant to the Reboot Network, and a member of the URJ Faculty Team.


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