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Current courses by topic: The Arts

4 courses in 4 subcategories:

Cooking (1 course)

Passover Bootcamp

H300-CBT Instructors: Morrison Starting: 03/25/2018 Location: Congregation B'nai Tikvah

Join Lehrhaus with the CCJCC and Contra Costa synagogues to present PASSOVER BOOTCAMP on Sunday, March 25, 3-5:30pm. Presenters and Topics: Rabbi Goldblatt Creating a Meaningful Family Seder Rabbi Gutterman and Cantor Chabon, TBD Rabbi ...

Film (1 course)

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Hollywood and the Jews: 1930 - 1960

H300-CBS Instructors: Gambert Starting: 07/11/2018 Location: Congregation B'nai Shalom

In this course we will look at three themes relating to Hollywood and the Jews between 1930 and 1960. The Disappearing Jew How Jewish characters and issues disappeared from the silver screen making American Jewry ...

Music (1 course)

Once/Memory/Night: Paul Celan

A200-NVM Instructors: Starting: 04/15/2018 Location: Noe Valley Ministry

Ensemble for These Times (formerly the Jewish Music & Poetry Project), performs “Once/Memory/Night: Paul Celan" a program of music inspired by the life and works of seminal 20th century writer and survivor Paul Celan. THREE ...

Theater (1 course)

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From “The Melting Pot” to Angels in America: Romance, Jewish History, and Americanization

A300-BJ Instructors: Seidman Starting: 05/15/2018 Location: JCC East Bay

This presentation will trace the development of conceptions of Jewish identity in the United States from Israel Zangwill’s hugely influential 1908 play “The Melting-Pot” to Tony Kushner’s 1991 “Angels in America.” In particular, we will ...