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UpcomingA History of the Talmud

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  • Mondays | 6:30-8:00pm
    April 8, 2019 - May 20, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    - Apr 8, 15, 29 | May 6, 13, 20

  A History of the Talmud: The Story of Judaism’s Most Influential Book When the Talmud was completed in 6th-century Iraq, no one could have imagined that it would become the most influential Jewish book ever written. From the Islamic world to the Christian one, from North Africa to North America and (more…)

UpcomingMoving Images of Hate

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  • Mondays | 6:30-9:15pm
    April 8, 2019 - May 20, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
    - Apr 8, 15, 29 | May 6, 13, 20

  Moving Images of Hate: How Hollywood Tackles Anti-Semitism Since World War II, Hollywood filmmakers have repeatedly, often reluctantly, explored the hate that will not die, in the American context. But how have those explorations changed over time? To discover the answer, we will begin by watching movies from the immediate postwar (more…)

UpcomingThe Heart of Kabbalah

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  • Mondays | 6:30-8:00pm
    April 8, 2019 - May 20, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - Apr 8, 15, 29 | May 6, 13, 20

Faculty

  The Heart of Kabbalah: A (continued) Introduction to the Book of Zohar The textual wellspring of Kabbalah, the Zohar, has long influenced Jewish and Christian scholars, mystics, teachers and laypeople. The wisdom that pours from its pages has been described as written by someone who “experienced the common fears of Mankind (more…)

UpcomingArtists’ Beit Midrash

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  • Mondays | 7:00-9:00pm
    April 8, 2019 - May 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    - Apr 8, 15, 29 | May 6, 13, 20

  Artists’ Beit Midrash: Biblical Stories Through a Modern Lens The binding of Isaac can be considered one of the most challenging stories in all of biblical literature. Since Jewish tradition does not shy away from controversy, we will wrestle with the story to bring our individual understanding of the world to (more…)