--> Courses by topic – Contemporary Issues – Lehrhaus Judaica
Dismiss

Please upgrade to a newer browser.

The Lehrhaus website works best in modern browsers like Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 4, Google Chrome 10, Safari 3 and newer. If you are not using one of these, you may encounter visual glitches or other problems.

Current courses by topic: Contemporary Issues

13 courses in 6 subcategories:

Interfaith (1 course)

Add to cart

What Makes a Home “Jewish”?

P100-CBI Instructors: Kepler Starting: 11/04/2018 Location: Congregation B'nai Israel

A Jew may ask their spouse to agree to have a “Jewish” home. But what does that mean? To a non-Jewish loved one it may mean simply that some of the people in the house ...

Israel Education (1 course)

Add to cart

Discover Israel at 70 Celebration

H610-CC Instructors: Grist Starting: 10/01/2018 Location: Lehrhaus Judaica

This six session web-based course offers the panorama of the Jewish experience in the Holy Land from ancient Israel to the modern state. It also includes "Virtual Visits" informative introductions to 120 sites in Israel ...

Jewish Culture (2 courses)

Add to cart

Discover Israel at 70 Celebration

H610-CC Instructors: Grist Starting: 10/01/2018 Location: Lehrhaus Judaica

This six session web-based course offers the panorama of the Jewish experience in the Holy Land from ancient Israel to the modern state. It also includes "Virtual Visits" informative introductions to 120 sites in Israel ...

Add to cart

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

H605-CC Instructors: Grist Starting: 10/01/2018 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, ...

Mussar & Ethics (1 course)

Add to cart

The Art of Mussar: A Practice Group Blending Mussar and Expressive Arts

P500-LJ Instructors: Frankel Starting: 12/04/2018 Location: Lehrhaus Judaica

The study and practice of Mussar offers a powerful tool for personal growth and transformation. Its focus on tikkun middot, the refinement of character, enables us to ground our spiritual aspirations and live a life ...

Practice (5 courses)

Add to cart

Introduction to the Jewish Experience: Lifecycles and Holidays

I120A-CBE Instructors: Adar Starting: 10/10/2018 Location: Congregation Beth El

Communal and individual Jewish life dances to the rhythm of two different cycles: Jewish lifecycle events and the cycle of the Jewish year. This class covers a basic introduction to the Jewish lifecycle (weddings, birth, ...

Add to cart

Introduction to the Jewish Experience: Lifecycles and Holidays (Online only)

I100A-OL Instructors: Adar Starting: 10/21/2018 Location: Lehrhaus Judaica

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

MAKE Hanukkah

X500-CJM Instructors: Aranoff Starting: 11/18/2018 Location: The Contemporary Jewish Museum

Experience the thrill of unexpected discoveries, the focused energy from working with a chevrutah (study/creation partner), and the joy of learning while preparing for Hanukkah in personal, tangible ways. Choose a maker session designed by ...

Add to cart

The Origins of the Bible and How to Read It: Genesis and Exodus

H300-CE Instructors: Morrison Starting: 10/16/2018 Location: Congregation Emanu-El

To many contemporary readers, the Bible often feels impenetrable and outdated, principally because of the manner in which Jewish texts have been taught in religious schools for generations. This course will explore methods for reading ...

Add to cart

The Origins of the Bible and How to Read It: Genesis and Exodus

H300-OMJ Instructors: Morrison Starting: 10/25/2018 Location: Osher Marin JCC

To many contemporary readers, the Bible often feels impenetrable and outdated, principally because of the manner in which Jewish texts have been taught in religious schools for generations. This course will explore methods for reading ...

Spirituality (3 courses)

MAKE Hanukkah

X500-CJM Instructors: Aranoff Starting: 11/18/2018 Location: The Contemporary Jewish Museum

Experience the thrill of unexpected discoveries, the focused energy from working with a chevrutah (study/creation partner), and the joy of learning while preparing for Hanukkah in personal, tangible ways. Choose a maker session designed by ...

Add to cart

The Origins of the Bible and How to Read It: Genesis and Exodus

H300-CE Instructors: Morrison Starting: 10/16/2018 Location: Congregation Emanu-El

To many contemporary readers, the Bible often feels impenetrable and outdated, principally because of the manner in which Jewish texts have been taught in religious schools for generations. This course will explore methods for reading ...

Add to cart

The Origins of the Bible and How to Read It: Genesis and Exodus

H300-OMJ Instructors: Morrison Starting: 10/25/2018 Location: Osher Marin JCC

To many contemporary readers, the Bible often feels impenetrable and outdated, principally because of the manner in which Jewish texts have been taught in religious schools for generations. This course will explore methods for reading ...