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Jewishing: An On-Going Conversation about Doing and Being Jewish

This course was offered in Fall, 2013.

Join fellow travelers and guides, JCCSF Chief Jewish Officer Rachel Brodie and Rabbi Batshir Torchio, on a wandering journey through Jewish history and culture. We will be “Jewishing,” exploring Judaism not as a monolith of static concepts and practices but as a dynamic system of choices and questions. Listen and talk, read and write, sing and eat your way into questions of Jewish identity, seeing through a Jewish lens, and living among Jews in the Bay Area in the twenty-first century.

Whether you are Jewishly literate or beginning your exploration, if you're interested in learning more about your Jewish heritage, if you are coupled with or parented by someone who is Jewish, if you are thinking about conversion, or if you are just plain curious, we hope that you will consider joining us.

Schedule

# Sessions
8
Date & time

Thursdays, October 3 - November 21
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location
Tuition
$125 for the public
$100 for members
Session Time Days Location Instructors
Oct 03 11:30 AM–1:30 PM Thu JCCSF Rabbi Batshir Torchio Rachel Brodie
Oct 10 11:30 AM–1:30 PM Thu JCCSF Rabbi Batshir Torchio Rachel Brodie
Oct 17 11:30 AM–1:30 PM Thu JCCSF Rabbi Batshir Torchio Rachel Brodie
Oct 24 11:30 AM–1:30 PM Thu JCCSF Rabbi Batshir Torchio Rachel Brodie
Oct 31 11:30 AM–1:30 PM Thu JCCSF Rabbi Batshir Torchio Rachel Brodie
Nov 07 11:30 AM–1:30 PM Thu JCCSF Rabbi Batshir Torchio Rachel Brodie
Nov 14 11:30 AM–1:30 PM Thu JCCSF Rabbi Batshir Torchio Rachel Brodie
Nov 21 11:30 AM–1:30 PM Thu JCCSF Rabbi Batshir Torchio Rachel Brodie

Location

JCCSF

3200 California Street

San Francisco, CA 94118

415-292-1200

Instructors

Rachel Brodie

Rachel Brodie Rachel Brodie is the JCCSF's CJO (Chief Jewish Officer). Rachel was a cofounder and Executive Director of Jewish Milestones. She spent a year in Israel on a Melton Senior Educator’s Fellowship and holds an MA in Rabbinic Literature from The Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

Rabbi Batshir Torchio

Rabbi Batshir TorchioRabbi Batshir Torchio is a Senior Educator at the JCCSF and has taught throughout the Bay Area, Israel and Poland. She has presided over countless life-cycle events in as many locations. Rabbi Batshir delights in learning with others, asking and pondering life's big questions, and exploring new and ancient wisdom from Jewish sources that might inspire us to bring our very best selves to each day.