Classes – Current and Upcoming

Attention KH Members and Not-Yet-Members:

The Education Committee wants YOU.

Do you like to  teach, lead classes, and impart your knowledge?
Well, we want YOU!
We are currently scheduling classes.
If you would like to participate, please email:
We will be happy to schedule your class(es) for next year.

Please ensure you sign up for the classes using the link indicated under the description for the classes.

Conversational Hebrew


Class date: Every Monday Until Further Notice

Course Description: Table of Contents

1.    Words you already know
2.    Foods-mzonot
3.    Introduction/greetings
4.    First encounters
5.    4 W’s
6.    Words to get you going
7.    Expressions
8.    Numbers and time-Missparim ve zman
9.    Family- Mishapakha
10.    Fellings0regashot
11.    Opposites
12.    Colors-Tzevaim
13.    Occupations-miktzo’ot
14.    Eating-le’ekhol
15.    The country-Ha’aretz
16.    Getting around
17.    Accommodations-lshkoon
18.    Verbs
19.    The body
20.    Countries and politics
21.    Places and locations
22.    More words

Ari Delevie Bio

Ari is a Sabra, born in Haifa. Hebrew and German are his native languages. He is a retired clinical psychologist, with a doctoral degree from Columbia U. He lived in White Plains, NY, for 45 years.

He was married to Joan for 51 years, who passed in 2011. They have three daughters and seven grandchildren.

Ari worked at mental health agencies and had a private practice. He volunteered with the IDF, treating soldiers with combat PTSD and wrote a book about it (“Coping with Demons of War”) in both in Hebrew and English.

He has been teaching courses about music (he is not a musician) at Pelican Cove, where he lives with his wife, Judie, for the last six years, and a conversational Hebrew class, for the last three years. Previously, he taught a course on the same subject at congregation Hevreh, in the

Having great interest in art, he has done oil, acrylic and water color paintings, color pencil and pen-and-ink sketches, one resulting in a book about Jerusalem. He sculpts in wood, stone, clay, steel and stained glass. He wrote three books and many short stories.

Judie and Ari create art together; stained glass and wood sculptures, cook, bake and travel.

Ari is looking forward to teaching members of KH some contemporary Israeli Hebrew.


Books and Bagels

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Who Was That Person Sitting Next to Me in Synagogue? Speaker: Judy May

Please join us at Mattison’s Restaurant on 41.

Restaurant Location:

Address: 7275 S Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34231
Phone: 941.921.3400

Judy is an east coast person through and through.  Born in New Jersey, then moved to New York, then raised her family back in New Jersey, now splitting her time, with her husband Paul, between Lenox Massachusetts and Sarasota .  She is a wife, a mother, a grandmother but that doesn’t begin to describe who she is.

She is the one who organized us to make hamentaschen for the entire congregation (pre-Covid).  She is the one who said  “let’s learn how to make challah together”.  She is the one who worked with Judie Biderman and Naomi Schwartz and the rest of the committee to create our lovely worship space.  She is an artist whether on canvas or food, table settings or gardens.  And while she was president of metro west federation she learned, she educated and she created innovative programs.  We hope she will share just some of her hard won knowledge with us and maybe, just maybe, cause us to rethink the way we do everyday things.

Please join us. You’ll be glad you did.

Exploring Judaism

We will explore different topics in Jewish text, practice and thought.

Rosh Chodesh

Rosh Chodesh will be on Tuesdays at 2:00 pm.  We will be presenting Amazing Jewish Women.

Please join us for the following dates:

October 17, 2023
November 21, 2023
December 19, 2023
January 16, 2024
February 20, 2024
March 19, 2024
April 9, 2024
May 14, 2024

Shabbat at Home


Mail: Kol HaNeshama

PO Box 21655

Sarasota, FL 34276

Phone: 941-244-2042
CLICK HERE to Email Us



South Gate Community Center

3145 Southgate Circle Sarasota, FL 34239



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