The Rutland Jewish Center is a community that makes Jewish learning for all age groups its priority.
event, program, class, tutorial, meeting, meal or prayer service
the RJC holds
or sponsors is seen as presenting holy opportunities for
growth, teaching and learning. We thus agree with the sages
antiquity, who in turn followed Rabbi Akiva's wisdom, which
we paraphrase into our own language:
"Study is the most important thing, for it leads to Godly action and deed."
—Babylonian Talmud tractate Kiddushin 40b
Please see our Calendar for current events.
Ongoing educational programs include:
Parashat HaShavuah: The Weekly Torah Portion
Most Shabbat mornings at 9:15 a.m., we spend a very casual and informal thirty minutes schmoozing over parts of the reading for that day. We have a small but steady group. No prior knowledge or experience is needed other than a desire to spend some high-quality time together performing the most pleasant mitzvah we have, that of Torah learning.