Lifelong Learning

Beth Ahm hosts many lifelong learning programs which are open to the congregational membership and general community.  Throughout the year, Beth Ahm hosts formal and informal educational programs focused on Israel, Jewish culture, Jewish history, ritual practices, and much more.  Please visit the What’s Happening section of our website for more information lifelong learning opportunities.

Online Learning at Beth Ahm
Click here to view video insights from Rabbi Rubenstein or to learn with our Thumin Bet Midrash instructors.  Beth Ahm’s YouTube channel contains resources that are available to you at anytime and from anywhere.  The channel is continually updated.  Rabbi’s Torah insights and the knowledge of our instructors will enrich you.

Shabbat Morning Torah Study
Join Rabbi Rubenstein for a unique blend of learning Parashat HaShavua (Weekly Torah portion) along with The Observant Life: The Wisdom of Conservative Judaism for Contemporary Jews.  We continue to use Torah Table Talk, materials prepared by Rabbi Mark Greenspan of Oceanside Jewish Center.  Drop in once or every week.  Everyone welcome.   Study is Saturday morning from 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Drop In & Learn: Videostreamed Lifelong Learning
Wednesdays at 1 p.m. in the TV Lounge – Free and open to the community
No reservations needed, walk-ins welcome, join our friendly group for informal drop-in learning all year-round.  To view the weekly schedule and for general information, click here contact Nancy Kaplan at 248-737-1931 or

Shabbat Bet Midrash
Torah study is at the heart of what it means to grow as a Jew.  In the Bet Midrash (House of Study) we’ll study the texts of our tradition–Bible, Midrash, Talmud, Hasidism, and modern texts as well.  On select Shabbat mornings, we’ll meet in our Bet Midrash to mine our tradition for the wisdom for our lives today.  Here are some of our topics from recent sessions: The Meaning of the Shofar; The Jewish Calendar; Jewish Views on Gun Control; Voices and Visions (  For more inforomation, please contact Rabbi Rubenstein at  

Prayerbook Hebrew Reading & Comprehension
Interested in learning to read Hebrew or to improve your skills. We want to help. Please contact Rabbi Rubenstein at for more information.