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Sunday Morning Adult Education
Select Sundays at 10:30 am
In-person only

Join us once a month for a wonderful morning of learning and engagement. Let us learn all the ways Judaism can help us be Better Together! With special guests and our SHM clergy, Sunday mornings are for learning for the whole family!


Scholar in Residence
Rabbi Denise Eger
June 21-23, 2024

Rabbi Denise L. Eger, a renowned Rabbi, author, and executive coach, is a trailblazer in the Reform Jewish community. Raised in Memphis, TN, she graduated with honors from the University of Southern California and obtained her Master’s Degree from Hebrew Union College.

Ordained in 1988, she served various pulpits and is the Founding Sr. Rabbi of Congregation Kol Ami in West Hollywood. 

Rabbi Eger is a respected author, editor, and a past President of prominent rabbinical organizations. Rabbi Eger is also past President of the Southern California Board of Rabbis (the first woman and openly gay person to do so) and a past President of the Pacific Association of Reform Rabbis. Come join us for an exciting scholar in residence weekend as we learn from this leader in our community.

Lifelong Learning Lunches
Chai Society Partners with the Merage JCC
For Lifelong Learning

Starting this fall, SHM’s Chai Society will be partnering with the Merage JCC in order to expand our programming and bring in wonderful new speakers and presentations throughout the year. This Lifelong Learning will offer an opportunity to connect with your SHM community, as well engage with people from across Orange County, as we discuss important topics, learn about new ideas, and, of course, gather together to have a nosh (a bite to eat)! 

Be on the lookout for our upcoming programming in the Fall of 2023, and the Winter and Spring of 2024. Past Chai Society attendees will receive a special

Save the Date in advance of our regular advertising. Please be in touch with Joni Bronfeld ( in our Temple office if you would also like to receive our Save the Date card!

*This program is partially funded by a grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Orange County.



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