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We offer a variety of adult
experiences & learning opportunities.
From lunch-and-learn classes to one-time events, there is something for everyone.

Join Us for These Upcoming
Adult Learnings & Experiences

πŸ“œ Tish πŸ“œ

Each week we study a verse or two of Torah, enjoy some bagels and a nosh, get some time discussing, debating and learning with our rabbis, and share in the camaraderie and joy of Shabbat time with others in our community. For those in person, our nosh begins at 9:00 AM. Our discussion begins at 9:30 AM. To register, please call the Temple office (248.737.8700) or email Rabbi Mike ( or Rabbi Daniel (

Saturdays β€’ 9:30 AM β€’  Shir Shalom & Zoom β€’ Free

πŸ«– Tea, Talk and Torah β˜•οΈ

Gather with the rabbis for tea, treats and a brief study of the day’s Torah text. Each session stands alone. Registration here.

Wed, Sep 27 β€’ 2 PM β€’  Shir Shalom
Free for members β€’ $10/session for non-members

πŸ‚ Sukkah Decorating for Young Adults πŸ‚

Join with other Temple young adults 21 to 35 years old for a social evening with a purpose. Enjoy a nosh and some drinks as we help decorate the indoor sukkah at Temple. Registration here.

Wed, Sep 27 β€’ 7 PM β€’  Shir Shalom

To get on the Young Adult Mailing List for updates on this and other Young Adult Group events, complete the form here.

πŸ’™ Brotherhood πŸ’™

The Brotherhood is all about supporting the Temple as well as the surrounding community in many ways. They raise money through dues and Tree sales for Israel and use the funds raised to support special Temple projects and give to various charity groups in the community. Brotherhood has provided scholarships for our students Temple education and trips. Brotherhood also has interesting special events throughout the year.

 Broterhood events are caterered by Platinum Dish, which offers a great meal for a small cost.

First Meeting for the Year: Thu, Sep 28 β€’ Dinner at 6:30 PM β€’ Meeting at 7 PM

To be directed to Brotherhood for any questions and to register, contact the Temple office at 248.737.8700.

πŸ“– Book Club πŸ“–

Enjoy reads from a mixture of genres and take part in lively discussions. This coming season Book Club will have several shared kits from the West Bloomfield and Northville Libraries. The upcoming book list will be distributed at our two upcoming meetings. For more information on how to join our book club, email We’d love to hear from you. β€” Barb & Carol

Tue, Oct 3 β€’ 7 PM β€’ Shir Shalom

Book for October: "The Lost Apothecary " by Sarah Penner

Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives.

πŸ₯ƒ Spirits Under the Sukkah πŸ₯ƒ

Gather underneath the Shir Shalom Sukkah while enjoying seasonal, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages with our rabbi. Registration is not required, but it is requested here. This event is sponsored by the Ed & Judie Narens Memorial Fund.

Wed, Oct 4 β€’ 5:30 PM β€’ Shir Shalom

🏠 Life Remodeled 🏠

Join Shir Shalom's Social Action Committee as we partner with Life Remodeled for their Six Day Project, which is mobilizing thousands of volunteers in six days to beautify Detroit’s Cooley community! Volunteers must be at least 14 years old. Learn more & register here.

Sat, Oct 7 β€’ 12 - 4 PM β€’ Cooley Community

πŸ’‘ L’chaim: A Jewish View of Living and Doing πŸ’‘

Join Rabbi Mike for this lunch-and-learn series where participants will explore Jewish philosophy and how it guides us in our daily lives. Participate in person at Shir Shalom or online via Zoom. Newcomers are welcome! Registration here.

Mon, Oct 9, 16, 23 and 30 β€’ 12 PM β€’ Shir Shalom & Zoom
Free for members β€’ $18/series for non-members

πŸ’™ Women of Shir Shalom πŸ’™

Focusing on camaraderie, community and cause, the Women of Shir Shalom is rebooting their social gatherings, shared meals and a variety of other exciting activities beginning with a kickoff dinner! Registration here.

Wed, Oct 11 β€’ 6:30 PM β€’ Shir Shalom
$20 for dinner only OR $36 for Women of Shir Shalom membership + first dinner

🚲 Bike Club πŸš²

Grab your bicycle and join your co-hosts Anita Fishman & Sara Frank for a fun ride through Island Lake Recreation Area with an optional lunch to follow at New Hudson Inn. Learn more here.

Sun, Oct 15 β€’ 11 AM β€’ Island Lake Recreation Area

 βœ‘️ Introduction to Judaism ✑️

 This class provides an overview of history, holidays, festivals, lifecycle events, prayer and day-to-day traditions. It's taught by our Rabbis and Cantor, who infuse the class with their unique wisdom and humor. A great beginner's guide to Judaism! Register here.

Oct 18, 2023 β€“ Mar 6, 2024*
$150/person + books β€’ $225/couple + books
*The visit to the Zekelman Holocaust Center and Passover Seder will be after the conclusion of class.

🍽️ Taste of Talmud 🍽️

Explore the wisdom of our sages as we read and discuss highlighted texts from the Talmud. Each session stands alone and new students are always welcome as we read and discover ancient texts, which can provide insight and meaning into our modern lives. Registration here.

Thu, Oct 19 β€’ 12 PM β€’ Shir Shalom β€’ Free

Wed, September 27 2023 12 Tishrei 5784