Weekly Classes

College is the time for pushing the boundaries of your knowledge forward. It is a time to prepare for the great challenges of life that life ahead. Being a knowledgeable Jew is being an empowered Jew.

Chabad offers classes all levels for Jews of all backgrounds. If you don’t see something of interest in the list below  please  contact us to set up a one on one study session on a topic of your choice.

All classes are held at the Chabad Center unless otherwise noted.

Pizza and Parsha 
Rabbi Yossi Brackman 
A review of the weekly Torah portion with in-depth insights and discussion while eating the best slice in town! 
No previous experience in Jewish studies necessary. 
Thursdays, 6:30 PM 
To join,
  sign up here or just show up

Introductory Talmud 
Rabbi Yossi Brackman 
Have you always wanted to explore the Talmud but weren't sure where to begin? Join us as we acquire the skills and proficiency to delve into this fundamental work .
Day and time to be decided by interested participants.
Click here to join. 


Hebrew Reading Crash Course
Instructor: Baila Brackman

Have you always wanted to learn how to read Hebrew? Now you can, with our acclaimed Hebrew Reading Crash Course! 
Day and time to be determined by interested participants. 
Click here to join. 


Study with Chabad Jewish Learning Intern Matthew Katz

Matthew is our Jewish Learning Intern and is eager to study with or set up a learning opportunity at your apt with your friends. Check out his impressive bio here. 

Contact Matthew at katzm@uchicago.edu or just drop by at these times.

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Pre Shabbat Learning
With Rabbi Yossi Brackman 
Before we gather for Shabbat kiddush and dinner, enjoy a round table discussion on a Jewish topic of relevance and interest. No previous experience in Jewish studies necessary. 
Fridays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM
To join
 just show up.