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: Text and Thought

7 courses in 3 subcategories:

Biblical Interpretations (5 courses)

Add to cart

Advanced Biblical Hebrew 3: Ancient Israel's "Egyptian" Tribe: The Levites

L315-LJ Instructors: Grist Starting: 04/22/2018 Location: Lehrhaus Judaica

Blending elements from Richard Elliott Friedman's new bestseller, The Exodus and other sources, we will explore the historical, archaeological and textual evidence suggesting a special connection between Egypt and the tribe of Levi. From there, ...

Add to cart

Back to the Prophets — The Book of I KINGS: The King (SOLOMON) is Dead; Long Live the Kings?!?

T106C-CCD Instructors: Cohen Starting: 04/12/2018 Location: Contra Costa Jewish Day School

This Spring, Israel’s (and our) wonder at the United Kingdom of Israel under the Davidic Dynasty comes to an end. Solomon’s unwise policies have alienated many of the Tribes of Israel. When Solomon’s son and ...

Add to cart

How to Read the Bible: Bridging the Gap between Ourselves and Our Inherited Texts

H300-OMJ Instructors: Morrison Starting: 05/02/2018 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To many contemporary readers, the Bible often feels impenetrable and outdated, principally because of the manner in which Jewish texts have been taught in religious schools for generations.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 ...

Add to cart

Intermediate Prayerbook/Biblical Hebrew 2A

L200A-LJ Instructors: Grist Starting: 04/22/2018 Location: Lehrhaus Judaica

The third semester of the introductory sequence of Biblical Hebrew grammar, this course covers the more complex features of the language commonly found in Biblical and Siddur (prayerbook) texts. We will continue to introduce features ...

Add to cart

Intermediate/Advanced Biblical Hebrew 2D

L200D-LJ Instructors: Grist Starting: 04/22/2018 Location: Lehrhaus Judaica

We will complete our overview of the Hebrew verb system, and continue to build Biblical text translation and analysis skills, using Bibleworks software in class. We will also translate sample texts from the Hebrew Bible. ...

Classic Texts (1 course)

Add to cart

How to Read the Bible: Bridging the Gap between Ourselves and Our Inherited Texts

H300-OMJ Instructors: Morrison Starting: 05/02/2018 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 ...

Comparative Religion (1 course)

Add to cart

Advanced Biblical Hebrew 3: Ancient Israel's "Egyptian" Tribe: The Levites

L315-LJ Instructors: Grist Starting: 04/22/2018 Location: Lehrhaus Judaica

Blending elements from Richard Elliott Friedman's new bestseller, The Exodus and other sources, we will explore the historical, archaeological and textual evidence suggesting a special connection between Egypt and the tribe of Levi. From there, ...