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Current courses by topic: Contemporary Issues

8 courses in 5 subcategories:

Israel Education (1 course)

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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)

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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 ...

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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)

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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 (3 courses)

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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, ...

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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: A Pre-Hanukkah Maker Summit

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 havruta (study/creation partner), and the joy of learning while preparing for Hanukkah in personal, tangible ways. Adult-centered, but open to all ages. ...

Spirituality (1 course)

MAKE Hanukkah: A Pre-Hanukkah Maker Summit

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 havruta (study/creation partner), and the joy of learning while preparing for Hanukkah in personal, tangible ways. Adult-centered, but open to all ages. ...