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UpcomingIntroduction to Judaism

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  • Tuesdays | 6:30-8:00pm
    March 19, 2019 - July 30, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
    - Mar 19, 26 | Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | May 7, 14, 21, 28 | June 4, 11, 18, 25 | July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

  Introduction to Judaism: A Modern Take on Jewish Life Ask questions, explore multiple perspectives and discover what is meaningful to you in liberal Judaism. We’ll explore Jewish holidays and life cycle ceremonies, beliefs, values, prayer, texts, Israel and the American Jewish experience. This second half of our 18-session course is designed (more…)

UpcomingModern Jewish Philosophy in Six Sessions

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  • Tuesdays | 12:30-2:00pm
    April 9, 2019 - May 21, 2019
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    - April 9, 16, 30 | May 7, 14, 21

  Modern Jewish Philosophy in Six Sessions Baruch Spinoza’s excommunication might not have been an auspicious beginning for modern Jewish philosophy, but it has flourished nonetheless as traditional assumptions that had served Judaism well for over two thousand years began to appear far more questionable. While the Medievals were certain that the (more…)

UpcomingAbraham-Ibrahim, Moses-Musa: Two Prophets, Two Faiths

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  • Tuesdays | 6:30-8:00pm
    April 9, 2019 - May 21, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - April 9, 16, 30 | May 7, 14, 21

  Abraham-Ibrahim, Moses-Musa: Two Prophets, Two Faiths Two iconic figures in the Torah, Abraham and Moses, are depicted as prophets in the Quran. We will delve into the differences in the way these two personalities emerge in Jewish and Islamic scripture, what similarities they share and what we can learn about the (more…)

UpcomingThe Hebrew Conversation: Beginner Course

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  • Tuesdays | 6:30-8:00pm
    April 9, 2019 - May 21, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - April 9, 16, 30 | May 7, 14, 21

Faculty

  The Hebrew Conversation: Beginner Course This course will help you acquire enough Hebrew to begin speaking and understanding in a relatively short period of time — even if you have no background in the language. By the end of the sequence, you should be able to engage in basic conversation on (more…)

UpcomingArthur Miller: Jewish Writer

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  • Tuesdays | 6:30-8:00pm
    April 9, 2019 - May 21, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - April 9, 16, 30 | May 7, 14, 21

  Arthur Miller: Jewish Writer Miller’s Death of a Salesman and The Crucible, among other masterworks, established him as one of the great American playwrights of the 20th century, and no other American playwright has been as prolific in writing about the Holocaust. In this class, we will discuss four of those (more…)