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Here is a list of some on-line adult learning sites which offer courses, programmes, lectures, webinars and more. Click on a web address to be taken to the site.

The Adult Centre for Adult Jewish Learning. On this website you will find Project Open book which is an online digital learning resource project which you can register for. In addition the website has other interesting features such as book reviews, weekly parasha and more.

Center for Online Judaic Studies.  This website provides a wealth of materials and explanatory articles which can be used for individual learning or used by teachers when designing their own curriculum. Included are primary and secondary sources as well images, maps, links to other materials and electronic resources. The periods and subjects covered include: The Dead Sea Scrolls, Bible, Archaeology, Jerusalem, Jewish mysticism, Jews and Judaism in the Greco-Roman period, Jews of the Medieval Western Christendom, Jews in Early Modern period, Return and Redemption of the promised land.

Laura and Alvin Siegal College of Judaic Studies
The college offers distance learning degrees in Jewish Studies and Jewish Education

Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS)
Lectures, classes and Torah commentary which can be downloaded.

JTS – The Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education

Distance learning courses.

Union for Reform Judaism
Hosts webinars and has a long list of archived webinars which can be dowloaded. In addition, the Learning site contains Torah study and adult learning pages. Also to be found are recommended books, weekly Torah portion and much more.

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.
Videos of lectures which can be downloaded. Distance learning may also be available in the future.