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UpcomingTwo Faiths, Two Scriptures, One God: The Torah and the Quran

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  • Tuesdays | 6:30-8pm
    November 6, 2018 - December 11, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 | Dec 4, 11

  Muslims and Jews have a long history of interaction both in Europe and the Middle East — and that interaction hasn’t always been hostile. After all, like the Torah, the Muslim holy book, the Quran, tells the stories of Adam and Eve, Abraham, Joseph, Moses and Noah, and contains many parallel (more…)

UpcomingBeginning Hebrew

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  • Tuesdays | 6:30-8pm
    November 6, 2018 - December 11, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 | Dec 4, 11

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  Have you always wanted to pick up some conversational Hebrew for social situations or an upcoming trip to Israel? Through fun exercises, you’ll learn to introduce yourself, ask for directions, order your favorite foods, chat about current events and even master some basic reading and grammar. Working in groups, you will (more…)

UpcomingNew York Jewish History

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  • Tuesdays | 6:30-8pm
    November 6, 2018 - December 11, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 | Dec 4, 11

  Explore the “Jerusalem of America”: New York. This class will examine the extraordinary Jewish contributions to the city’s popular culture and the equally impressive communal infrastructure Jews built in our “promised city.” Throughout, we will look at the convergence of age-old Jewish traditions and modern urbanism in forming the culture of (more…)

UpcomingZionism and the Challenge to American Jewry

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  • Tuesdays | 6:30-8pm
    November 6, 2018 - December 11, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 | Dec 4, 11

  The creation of the State of Israel not only transformed how Jews across the world saw themselves; it provoked a crucial new question: Would Israel be a state like any other or become a laboratory for Jewish renewal for both its citizens and Diaspora Jews? This class will explore how American (more…)