Congregation Bnai Israel

347 Wagner Avenue, PO Box 635, Fleischmanns, NY 12430
Phone: (845) 254-9945 | Email:

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Adult Education

During our summer season, classes are offered on Sunday mornings, based on members’ interests. Offerings in recent years have included:

  • Discussions of the weekly Torah reading;
  • Synagogue skills;
  • Understanding the prayerbook;
  • Essentials of Judaism;
  • Hebrew language;
  • Hebrew and Yiddish song;
  • Israel “today and yesterday”;
  • Israeli folk dancing;
  • Adult bar/bat mitzvah;
  • Chanting haftorah;
  • And many more.

Summer 2023 Classes with Hazzan Shai

  • Torah discussion group from 9:30-10:30 on Sunday mornings, in person and on Zoom.
  • Individual meetings with Hazzan Shai can be arranged to discuss personal or religious matters or to study rituals, Torah, Hebrew reading, or other service-related skills.
  • For more information, email