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Discover Israel at 70 Celebration

This course was offered in Winter/Spring, 2019.

This six session web-based course offers the panorama of the Jewish experience in the Holy Land from ancient Israel to the modern state. It also includes "Virtual Visits" informative introductions to 120 sites in Israel easily referenced so you can build your own Israel tour itinerary. With hundreds of illustrations, maps, informative video clips and recommended readings as PDF files, you'll visit Israel knowing more than most tour guides. Content will be available to registered students February 1 to July 1 — you can learn on your own time, at your own pace. So jump onboard and travel with us!


# Sessions
Date & time

Web-based course content will be available to registered students February 1 - July 1

Session Time Days Location Instructors
Feb 01 12:00 PM–8:00 PM Fri Lehrhaus Jehon Grist
Jul 01 12:00 PM–8:00 PM Mon Lehrhaus Jehon Grist


Lehrhaus Judaica

2736 Bancroft Way

Berkeley, CA 94704



Jehon Grist

Jehon GristJehon Grist, Ph.D., is a Senior Educator for Lehrhaus Judaica. He earned his doctorate in Near Eastern Studies from UC Berkeley, where he was a Regents' Fellow. He has conducted field research in Israel, the Gaza Strip, and the Valley of the Queens in southern Egypt.