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Introduction to the Jewish Experience: Israel and Texts (Online only)

This is an online-only class. If you cannot attend in-person sessions at Congregation Beth El on Wednesday evenings, join us online on Sunday afternoons from 3:30 - 5 Pacific Time (6:30 - 8pm Eastern Time.) Students will need access to a computer and the Internet. No special software is required.

The land of Israel has been central to Jewish history, both ancient and modern. This class will examine the history ancient Israel, the beginnings of rabbinic Judaism, and the modern return to the land. We will also take a look at the specter of antisemitism, both in its ancient roots and its modern expressions.

This class is part of a three-unit series. See the full series here.

Please visit the class website at http://jewishexperienceonline.com.

Please Note: You will receive the online login information 2-3 days before the start of the class.

Schedule

# Sessions
8
Date & time

Sundays, January 20 - March 10
3:30 - 5:00 pm

Location
Tuition
$200 (100%)
$160 (80%)
$120 (60%)

As a nonprofit, Lehrhaus relies on tuition to help cover the direct cost of our course offerings. We offer a tiered pricing structure to ensure that cost is not a barrier to participation. Please evaluate your own ability to pay, and select the option that makes it possible for you to participate. To inquire about pricing or scholarships, please email us at info@lehrhaus.org.

Session Time Days Location Instructors
Jan 20 3:30 PM–5:00 PM Sun Lehrhaus Rabbi Ruth Adar
Jan 27 3:30 PM–5:00 PM Sun Lehrhaus Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 03 3:30 PM–5:00 PM Sun Lehrhaus Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 10 3:30 PM–5:00 PM Sun Lehrhaus Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 17 3:30 PM–5:00 PM Sun Lehrhaus Rabbi Ruth Adar
Feb 24 3:30 PM–5:00 PM Sun Lehrhaus Rabbi Ruth Adar
Mar 03 3:30 PM–5:00 PM Sun Lehrhaus Rabbi Ruth Adar
Mar 10 3:30 PM–5:00 PM Sun Lehrhaus Rabbi Ruth Adar

Location

Lehrhaus Judaica

2736 Bancroft Way

Berkeley, CA 94704

510-845-6420

Instructors

Rabbi Ruth Adar

Rabbi Ruth AdarRabbi Ruth Adar's passion is making Judaism accessible to beginners from all backgrounds via classroom teaching and home practice. Rabbi Adar holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Tennessee, an M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Chicago, and an M.A. in Hebrew Letters from Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles. She is a member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Rabbi Adar has been a resident of the Bay Area since 1986. She blogs as the Coffee Shop Rabbi at http://CoffeeShopRabbi.com.