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Introduction to the Jewish Experience: Israel and Texts

The land of Israel has been central to Jewish history, both ancient and modern. This class will examine the history ancient Israel, the beginnings of rabbinic Judaism, and the modern return to the land. We will also take a look at the specter of antisemitism, both in its ancient roots and its modern expressions.

This class is part of a three-unit series. See the full series here.

Please visit the class website at http://jewishexperienceonline.com.

Schedule

# Sessions
8
Date & time

Wednesdays, January 17 - March 7
7:30 - 9:00 pm

Location
Tuition
$105 for the public
$90 for members
Session Time Days Location Instructors
Jan 17 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Jan 24 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Jan 31 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 07 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 14 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 21 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 28 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar
Mar 07 7:30 PM–9:00 PM Wed Temple Sinai Rabbi Ruth Adar

Location

Temple Sinai

2808 Summit Street

Oakland, CA 94609

510-451-3263

Instructors

Rabbi Ruth Adar

Rabbi Ruth AdarRabbi Ruth Adar's passion is making Judaism accessible to beginners from all backgrounds via classroom teaching and home practice. Rabbi Adar holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Tennessee, an M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Chicago, and an M.A. in Hebrew Letters from Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles. She is a member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Rabbi Adar has been a resident of the Bay Area since 1986. She blogs as the Coffee Shop Rabbi at http://CoffeeShopRabbi.com.