Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover: Members of the temple’s Brotherhood host a breakfast Jan. 27 at 8:30 a.m. Cantor Idan Irelander leads a bar and bat mitzvah class for adults beginning Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. Participants will learn to read Hebrew, the history of music and chant the Torah trope or the musical phrase cantillation applied to sacred text during public readings. “The Lemon Tree” will be shown during the deli dinner and movie night Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. Cost is $15 and reservations must be made by Feb. 7.
Temple Emanu-El, 514 Main St., Haverhill: On Feb. 3 at 1 p.m., the temple host memorial service honoring the Jewish, Catholic and Protestant chaplains who gave their life preservers when the USS Dorchester sunk on Feb. 3, 1943. The event is sponored by the American Legion, District 8. Reception follows at the Haverhill American Legion Post 4, 1314 Main St. Haverhill native and best-selling author Larry Tye speaks on his latest book, “Superman: Who Knew he was Jewish” Feb. 3 at 9:30 a.m. Bible study class on the issues concerning Israel and the Middle East meets Feb. 9 at noon.
Trinitarian Congregational, 72 Elm St., North Andover:The Rev. Richard Knight leads a discussion on Garry Morgan’s “Understanding World Religions in 15 Minutes a Day,” Wednesdays at 7 p.m. The book costs $12.
Universalist Unitarian, 15 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill: Lectio Divina, a contemplative way to experience sacred texts in a small group setting meets tomorrow at 9:15 a.m. and the fourth Sunday of the month. The Book Group discusses “Redfield Farm” a novel by Judith Redline Coopey chronicling a Quaker family’s work on the underground railroad, Feb. 10 at 9:15 a.m.