INFORMATION
Director

Judy CallahanJudy Callahan
Judy directed B’nai Simcha Preschool for 36 years before retiring in 2018. She has been associated with PJTC since 1976 and is a past president. She is a strong believer in adult learning and is excited to be bringing Melton Adult Learning to the synagogue

Assistant Director

Cantor Ruth Berman Harris Cantor Ruth Berman Harris
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Cantor Berman Harris received her cantorial education at the Rabbinical Seminary of Latin America. In 1987, she had the distinct honor of becoming the first woman cantor in Argentina, carving a new and exciting path through the Argentine Jewish Community. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible and Talmud from Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel. Cantor Berman Harris led services at Lamroth Hakol and Temple Emanuel, in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Bet Daniel in Tel Aviv, Kehillat Yozma in Modiin and Kehillat Mevaseret Zion in the outskirts of Jerusalem. From 2001 to 2005 she served as the cantor of Congregation Sinai in Fox Point, Milwaukee, WI, followed by five years in Phoenix, Arizona. Currently, she is the cantor of Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center in Pasadena California. Cantor Ruth, as she likes to be called, is married to Laurence Harris and they have three kids. Ariel 21, Talia 19 and Adam 18.


Sponsoring Agency

Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center

Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center
1434 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena, California
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Contact Details

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REGISTRATION

Members of the Tribe

Day: Thursdays beginning on October 8, 2020 - November 19, 2020

Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Faculty: Rabbi John Carrier

Location: via Zoom

OMG, Can You Believe?

Day: Thursdays beginning on December 3, 2020 - January 21, 2021 (no class 12/24, 12/31)

Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Faculty: Benzy Kogen

Location: Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center, 1434 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena, CA or via Zoom, tbd

Soul's Cycles: A Ride Through the Chapters of Life
 Day: Thursdays beginning on January 28, 2021 - March 11, 2021 (no class 2/25)

Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Faculty: Benzy Kogen

Location: Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center, 1434 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena, CA or via Zoom, tbd

Vayikra (Leviticus): A Call to Holiness
 Day: Tuesdays beginning on March 23, 2021 - May 25, 2021 (10 weeks)

Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Faculty: Rabbi Shana Chandler

Location: Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center, 1434 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena, CA or via Zoom, tbd

 

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