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Courses by date: 2016

23 courses:

September (7 courses)

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The Building Blocks of Judaism

I105-BA

This course is for those who wish to learn (or re-learn) Judaism. All are welcome: non-Jews, Jews, interfaith couples, those considering conversion, and anyone who is interested in learning more about Judaism. Students will learn ...

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Interfaith Homes, Jewish Choices

P200-BE

Join Dawn Kepler, director of Building Jewish Bridges, for a series of five workshops on interfaith homes, Jewish holidays, and family.

Beginning Hebrew

L100-BE Instructors: Milder Starting: 09/11/2016 Location: Congregation Beth Emek

Want to feel more comfortable at services? Would you like to participate more fully in your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah? Do you need a refresher course in reading Hebrew? This class will take you step by ...

Books Beyond Borders at the Osher Marin JCC

T300-OMJ Instructors: Siegel Starting: 09/27/2016 Location: Osher Marin JCC

American Jewish World Service is partnering with the Osher Marin JCC to launch Books Beyond Borders in Marin! Five times a year, we will meet to discuss fiction and non-fiction works that relate to AJWS’s ...

Exploring Judaism

I100-TI Instructors: Postrel Starting: 09/25/2016 Location: Contra Costa Jewish Day School

This course is a year-long exploration of the history, beliefs, traditions, and practices of the Jewish people. “Exploring Judaism” will be interesting and meaningful whether you are becoming an adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah, you are just ...

Judaism 101

I100-KS Instructors: Leider Starting: 09/18/2016 Location: Congregation Kol Shofar

This 18-week course is for those who would like to learn about Judaism from the ground up, or to fill in gaps from what they learned (or didn’t learn) as a child. The class also ...

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Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle: The Zohar in Aramaic

T600-CBE Instructors: Matt Starting: 09/21/2016 Location: Congregation Beth El

This special section of the Zohar program is led by Prof. Daniel Matt and is for students with the ability to follow the Zohar in the original (facility in either Hebrew or Aramaic). The Aramaic ...

October (6 courses)

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Introduction to the Jewish Experience (Online only)

I120-OL

This is an online-only class. If you cannot attend in-person sessions at Temple Sinai on Wednesday evenings, join us online on Sunday afternoons from 3:30 - 5 Pacific Time (6:30 - 8pm Eastern Time.) Students ...

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Introduction to the Jewish Experience

I125-CBE

Introduction to the Jewish Experience is a three-part series of classes to introduce students to Jewish culture and practice. Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds: Jews who did not receive a Jewish education, ...

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Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle: Buber (Berkeley)

T650-BJ Instructors: Rosen Starting: 10/27/2016 Location: JCC East Bay

We celebrate the life of the renowned Jewish philosopher and educator after his 50th yahrzeit with readings and discussions from Hasidism and Modern Man. First published in 1958, this collection of essays examines the life ...

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The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle - Marin

TC850-OMJ Instructors: Aranoff Starting: 10/30/2016 Location: Osher Marin JCC

The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle is a growing, dynamic, and welcoming community of adult students engaged in modern Talmud study and active conversation. This unique project is a collaboration of Lehrhaus Judaica and The ...

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The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle - Palo Alto

TC850-OFJ Instructors: Wolf-Prusan Starting: 10/30/2016 Location: Oshman Family JCC

The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle is a growing, dynamic, and welcoming community of adult students engaged in modern Talmud study and active conversation. This unique project is a collaboration of Lehrhaus Judaica and The ...

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iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict — A Project of the Shalom Hartman Institute

H500-TS Instructors: Mates-Muchin Starting: 10/09/2016 Location: Temple Sinai

Through the study of Jewish narratives about Israel and the unpacking of the complex meanings of peace in Jewish tradition, participants will explore the ideas and values that animate different attitudes toward the conflict and ...

November (10 courses)

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Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle: Buber (Lunchtime Downtown San Francisco)

T650-MI Instructors: Rosen Starting: 11/28/2016 Location: Mechanics' Institute Library

We celebrate the life of the renowned Jewish philosopher and educator after his 50th yahrzeit with readings and discussions from Hasidism and Modern Man. First published in 1958, this collection of essays examines the life ...

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Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle: Buber (Palo Alto)

T650-ECH Instructors: Clayman Starting: 11/03/2016 Location: Congregation Etz Chayim

We celebrate the life of the renowned Jewish philosopher and educator after his 50th yahrzeit with readings and discussions from Hasidism and Modern Man. First published in 1958, this collection of essays examines the life ...

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Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle: Buber (San Francisco)

T650-SJ Instructors: Wolf-Prusan Starting: 11/07/2016 Location: JCCSF

We celebrate the life of the renowned Jewish philosopher and educator after his 50th yahrzeit with readings and discussions from Hasidism and Modern Man. First published in 1958, this collection of essays examines the life ...

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Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle: The Zohar (Berkeley)

T600-BJC Instructors: Matt Starting: 11/01/2016 Location: JCC East Bay

Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle - The Zohar continues for a second year under the leadership of Professor Daniel C. Matt and utilizing his epic translation and annotation of The Zohar: Pritzker Edition. We will discuss selections ...

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Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle: The Zohar (Peninsula)

T600-PJ Instructors: Derby Starting: 11/07/2016 Location: Peninsula Jewish Community Center

Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle - The Zohar continues for a second year under the leadership of Professor Daniel C. Matt and utilizing his epic translation and annotation of The Zohar: Pritzker Edition. We will discuss selections ...

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Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle: The Zohar (San Francisco)

T600-SJ Instructors: Glazer Starting: 11/01/2016 Location: JCCSF

Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle - The Zohar continues for a second year under the leadership of Professor Daniel C. Matt and utilizing his epic translation and annotation of The Zohar: Pritzker Edition. We will discuss selections ...

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The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle - Berkeley

TC850-LJ Instructors: Richman Starting: 11/06/2016 Location: Lehrhaus Judaica

The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle is a growing, dynamic, and welcoming community of adult students engaged in modern Talmud study and active conversation. This unique project is a collaboration of Lehrhaus Judaica and The ...

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The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle - Los Gatos

TC850-APJ Instructors: Clayman Starting: 11/06/2016 Location: Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center

The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle is a growing, dynamic, and welcoming community of adult students engaged in modern Talmud study and active conversation. This unique project is a collaboration of Lehrhaus Judaica and The ...

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The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle - Lunchtime Downtown San Francisco

TC850-RJO Instructors: Wolf-Prusan Starting: 11/02/2016 Location: Rogers Joseph O'Donnell

The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle is a growing, dynamic, and welcoming community of adult students engaged in modern Talmud study and active conversation. This unique project is a collaboration of Lehrhaus Judaica and The ...

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The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle - San Francisco

TC850-SJ Instructors: Wolf-Prusan Starting: 11/06/2016 Location: JCCSF

The Bay Area Community Talmud Circle is a growing, dynamic, and welcoming community of adult students engaged in modern Talmud study and active conversation. This unique project is a collaboration of Lehrhaus Judaica and The ...