Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning

Adult Programs Newsletter 

Lifelong Learning (and More!)

Learn more about about the world around you through the pursuit of knowledge. Improve your quality of life by learning a new skill in our adult art or dance classes, play Mah Jongg or write your memoirs. Or learn more about politics, religion, social issues. 

Class Listings



NEW Arts & Crafts Classes

Reconnect with your creative side and explore the exciting world of arts & crafts at our FREE classes for adults.

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Book Club

Join us monthly for friendly and thought-provoking discussions on books of Jewish content or by Jewish authors. All book selections can be found at the Houston Public Library. Learn More  

Great Books Discussion  
Tuesday, March 18 | 10:00 AM
Great Books discussion groups are lively, friendly, sometimes contentious - and a good deal of fun. Participants challenge their own and others’ beliefs and opinions in the light of a rich, thought-provoking text.

Lifelong Learning Classes at the J

We also offer monthly opportunities to hear from a variety of top thinkers and innovators in intimate conversations that connect, enrich, and inspire. Topics include History of Opera, Sperm Uncovered, Jews of Elephantine, Apollo: Missions to the Moon & more. 

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Bus Trips

Enjoy cultural experiences in Houston without the hassle and expense of driving, traffic and parking. Reservations are required for all bus trips. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Esther Bethke at 713.595.8186 or

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Loaves of Love

Wednesday, Apr 29 | 12:00 PM
Join the Torah Day School students for an afternoon of challah baking. You will take home a challah and one challah will be sent to the homes of our Kosher Meals on Wheels clients. RSVP is required to Morgan at 713.595.8170. Lunch will be served at noon and challah baking will begin at 12:45.

Bridge at the J

Tues & Wed | 11:00 AM-2:00 PM | at the Weingarten Building 5601 S. Braeswood
Do you enjoy bridge? If so, please join us for weekly bridge games every Tuesday and Wednesday. For more information, please contact Walter Arnold at 281.497.3208, 281.380.0568 or


For more information, please contact Esther Bethke at or 713.595.8186.