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Prophets with Rabbi Dan Shevitz

Monday Evenings at 7:30 p.m.

Rabbi Dan is teaching five sessions on Prophets, on Monday evenings from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The course runs from May 11 to June 8.

The focus of the sessions will be Amos: The First Prophet. A close reading of the Book of Amos. Please bring a copy of the JPS translation. Alternatively, you can use this online version (with a split screen):
Remember: We are neither prophets nor the children of prophets, but we are a not-for-profit organization. Therefore, donations will be appreciated here.

Please direct any questions directly to Rabbi Dan at

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Torah Tuesdays with Rabbi Botnick

Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m.

Join Rabbi Botnick every Tuesday for an hour of Torah study. We’ll look at the weekly Parshah in this interactive Zoom meeting, so you can participate and discuss with others.

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Talmud and Tea

with Rabbi Dan Shevitz

Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. (Last class May 13)

Join Rabbi Dan for a virtual reprisal of the original Talmud and Tea, now titled: Talmud and Whatever You’re Drinking!

Join us on Zoom on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon. Each week, we’ll take on a different Talmudic discussion. Please reply by email (, and Rabbi Dan will send you the Zoom meeting address. Zoom is free. Click on the link that Rabbi Dan provided, and it will take you to the class. The password is Mishkon.

Adult Hebrew Classes

Thursdays through June 4

7:00 p.m. Beginners; 8:00 p.m. Intermediate

Mishkon devotee Shai Avital is leading a six-week session of adult Hebrew via Zoom. There is no charge for the class, but please RSVP to Shai. Email Shai at with any questions. 

Shai is a native Hebrew speaker and fluent in English. He is passionate about Jewish values and teaching Hebrew. Shai's goal is to make learning Hebrew as accessible and meaningful as possible.  He was born and raised in Jerusalem and moved to Los Angeles with his wife, Julie, and their two dogs, Tony and Lola, in 2016.

Before moving to the U.S., Shai served in the Israel Defense Forces until he got injured and was discharged. After recovering from his injury, he earned a Bachelor of Law degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He practiced tax law for four years with FBC&CO, one of Israel's leading law firms. Since 2016, Shai has worked in the financial services and financial technology industries. In his free time, he loves to travel, hike, and cook.

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Realize Paradise with Rachel Kann

Saturdays, Once a Month at 10:00 a.m.

Gather together with Rachel Kann for an uplifting departure from a traditional Shabbat service. Realize Paradise Shabbat Soul Journey is taking flight!

Life is changing quickly and we are riding the waves of change as they roll in. Rachel has never brought a Shabbat service online before, but new realities call for new approaches. And this experience affords some unique blessings, such as some of her favorite shining stars from around the world!

We want to make sure the Mishkon community doesn’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime incredible convergence. We hope you’ll join us for this one of a kind Soul Journey.

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For more information about Rachel, please visit her website here: 

Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival

Introducing a new way to participate in LAJFF...


COVID-19 is keeping many of us home. To help during this time of crisis, LAJFF is offering links to award-winning online content while you are socially distancing.

Please enjoy these films and feel free to share!

There's more!

In addition to the above classes, we also offer Barbara's Book Club, Jewish Songs with Jeffrey Prince, Realize Paradise Zumba with Rachel Kann, Yoga with Stephanie Avedon, Scholars in Residence (Rabbi David E.S. Stein and Rabbi Tsvi Bar-David and more), and a Yiddish Collage.

Visit our calendar for the complete range of Services and Adult Education classes we offer. Our weekly Messenger newsletter is also a good resource for staying up to date.



Fri, May 29 2020 6 Sivan 5780