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Courses by date: 2018

5 courses:

April (1 course)

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Modern Hebrew Level A (spring)

L100B-BA Instructors: Morad Starting: 04/04/2018 Location: Congregation Beth Am

This class is beginning from scratch. Students will learn Hebrew words and sentences while developing vocabulary, grammar, and basic conversational skills. The instructor will show both patience and sensitivity to the needs of adult learners ...

July (2 courses)

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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 ...

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

H350-OMJ Instructors: Morrison Starting: 07/05/2018 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To many contemporary readers, the Bible often feels impenetrable and outdated, principally because of the manner in which Jewish texts have been taught in religious schools for generations.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 utilize methods for reading ...

August (1 course)

Preparing our Hearts for the New Year: A Workshop with Estelle Frankel

P300-CHL Instructors: Frankel Starting: 08/23/2018 Location: Chochmat HaLev

The Jewish New Year is a special time for healing the soul. It is a time of spiritual pregnancy, when we have the power to re-imagine and re-align our lives with our highest aspirations. In ...

October (1 course)

The Zohar Circle

PC600-PJ Instructors: Derby Starting: 10/08/2018 Location: Peninsula Jewish Community Center

Lehrhaus Zohar Circle - continues for a fourth year under the leadership of Professor Daniel C. Matt and utilizing his epic translation and annotation: The Zohar: Pritzker Edition. We will discuss selections from Volume 1 ...