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Current courses by topic: Jewish Culture

9 courses.

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A Jewish Democratic State: Creating Shared Space for All People in Israel

P500-CBE Instructors: Ron Starting: 11/14/2017 Location: Congregation Beth El

Every fifth citizen in Israel belongs to the Arab minority. This group's integration in Israeli society constitutes a difficult challenge, given that their fellow Arabs in the Middle East are in a state of war ...

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A Jewish Democratic State: Creating Shared Space for All People in Israel

P500-OMJ Instructors: Ron Starting: 11/16/2017 Location: Osher Marin JCC

Every fifth citizen in Israel belongs to the Arab minority. This group's integration in Israeli society constitutes a difficult challenge, given that their fellow Arabs in the Middle East are in a state of war ...

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A Jewish Democratic State: Creating Shared Space for All People in Israel

P500-BA Instructors: Ron Starting: 11/18/2017 Location: Congregation Beth Am

Every fifth citizen in Israel belongs to the Arab minority. This group's integration in Israeli society constitutes a difficult challenge, given that their fellow Arabs in the Middle East are in a state of war ...

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A Jewish Democratic State: Creating Shared Space for All People in Israel

P500-SFF Instructors: Ron Starting: 11/20/2017 Location: Jewish Community Federation

Every fifth citizen in Israel belongs to the Arab minority. This group's integration in Israeli society constitutes a difficult challenge, given that their fellow Arabs in the Middle East are in a state of war ...

Gallery Chat: Jewish law and representation with Professor Rachel Gross

A300-CJM Instructors: Gross Starting: 10/06/2017 Location: The Contemporary Jewish Museum

Professor Rachel Gross, the John & Marcia Goldman Professor of American Jewish Studies at San Francisco State University, discusses the misunderstanding around Jewish law and representation. This gallery chat is presented in conjunction with the ...

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Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit

A200-TS Instructors: Chester Starting: 11/16/2017 Location: Temple Sinai

Join us this fall for Berkeley Rep’s new play by Daniel Handler, AKA Lemony Snicket, that “celebrates ordinary people trying to make sense out of life in the midst of endless, comedic chaos.” The play ...

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Jews of Color: Taking Charge of Your Jewish Identity

P200-TBA Instructors: Carter Martinez Starting: 12/17/2017 Location: Temple Beth Abraham

It is not unusual for a Jew of color to be asked, “How did you get to be Jewish?” Quite simply the question stems from their appearance, “You don’t look Jewish.” There are a number ...

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The Jews of Italy: A Journey of 2,000 Years

H600-CC Instructors: Grist Starting: 10/01/2017 Location: Lehrhaus Judaica

This web-based course offers six hours of interactive information about the history and culture of Italian Jewry over two millennia. Whether you're planning a trip to Italy or simply interested in exploring the topic digitally, ...

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Yiddish Culture in American Jewish Life
Yiddishania: The Gantzeh Cholent

P500-BJ Instructors: Blady Starting: 10/19/2017 Location: JCC East Bay

In this four-session course produced by KlezCalifornia, we will explore different facets of Yiddish Culture in American Jewish Life. We'll cover a basic introduction of Yiddish language and history, look at family, food, holiday practices, ...