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Courses by location: Congregation Sherith Israel

Congregation Sherith Israel

2266 California Street

San Francisco, CA 94115


Fighting Back: Jewish Resistance in the Holocaust

H500-SG Instructors: Rosenbaum Starting: 04/12/2018 Location: Congregation Sherith Israel

Join us for three presentations by Fred Rosenbaum, Founding Director of Lehrhaus Judaica, marking the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. 28 Days: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising What is the meaning for our own ...

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Mourning And Grief: After The Death

G500-SI Instructors: Raphael Starting: 03/06/2018 Location: Congregation Sherith Israel

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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The Art of Comfort

G400-SI Instructors: Kukla Starting: 02/27/2018 Location: Congregation Sherith Israel

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-SI Instructors: Wolf-Prusan Starting: 03/13/2018 Location: Congregation Sherith Israel

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: ...