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Courses by date: May 2018

8 courses.

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Moral Outrage, War, and Economics: Heschel and Social Justice (Contra Costa)

PC650C-CBT Instructors: Rosen Starting: 05/17/2018 Location: Congregation B'nai Tikvah

When I marched in Selma, I felt like my legs were praying. —Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel Spiritual Leader. Scholar. Philosopher. Social Activist. 80 years ago, a young Abraham Joshua Heschel was appointed by Martin Buber ...

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Dying/Death/Burial: What Jews Do

G300-PSC Instructors: Wolf-Prusan Starting: 05/10/2018 Location: Peninsula Sinai Congregation

There are so many things we were not able to learn as children, and here is an opportunity to become confident and comfortable with: Vidui (the Jewish way of last words), Jewish laws, customs and ...

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Mourning And Grief: After The Death

G500-ECH Instructors: Wolf-Prusan Starting: 05/01/2018 Location: Congregation Etz Chayim

In this essential session we will address Kaddish basics, what the Jewish tradition says about mourning and grief and memory, and how to gather community support. We will create a safe place to share special ...

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Mourning And Grief: After The Death

G500-PSC Instructors: Eilberg Starting: 05/24/2018 Location: Peninsula Sinai Congregation

In this essential session we will address Kaddish basics, what the Jewish tradition says about mourning and grief and memory, and how to gather community support. We will create a safe place to share special ...

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Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History

H350-JCL Instructors: Zipperstein Starting: 05/31/2018 Location: Jewish Community Library

Kishinev's 1903 riot seized the imagination of the international public and became the prototype for what would now become known as a pogrom. It would provide a crucial impetus to developments as far flung as ...

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The Art of Comfort: Deeper Listening as a Form of Comfort

G400-PSC Instructors: Sommer Starting: 05/17/2018 Location: Peninsula Sinai Congregation

There is deep Jewish wisdom when visiting the sick (“What do I say?”) and consoling the the mourners (“What do I do during shiva?") Sometimes it’s not just family, but also supporting caregivers, comforting the ...

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When Life is Over: Where is Your Soul? Jewish Perspectives on the Afterlife

G200-PSC Instructors: Wolf-Prusan Starting: 05/31/2018 Location: Peninsula Sinai Congregation

In this conversation we will survey the diverse range of Jewish conceptions of the soul, the afterlife, resurrection, and reincarnation. We will also reflect on some of the big questions at the end of life: ...

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When Life is Over: Where is Your Soul? Jewish Perspectives on the Afterlife

G200-ECH Instructors: Seid-Valencia Starting: 05/31/2018 Location: Congregation Etz Chayim

In this conversation we will survey the diverse range of Jewish conceptions of the soul, the afterlife, resurrection, and reincarnation. We will also reflect on some of the big questions at the end of life: ...