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Classes - Wednesdays

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  • Wednesdays | 12:30-2pm
    April 26, 2017 - June 7, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    - April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7

SPRING SEMESTER 2017     Can a life of faith remain relevant in the modern world? Can different faith communities enter into genuine dialogue? Is it even possible to fully understand Jewish philosophy? We’ll debate these and other questions as we (more…)

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  • Wednesdays | 6:30-8pm
    April 26, 2017 - June 7, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    - April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7

SPRING SEMESTER 2017     THE ROLLICKING LIFE OF A JEWISH SPORTSWRITER AT THE NEW YORK TIMES This course takes you to the intersection of sportswriting and Jewishness, where Eskenazi spent several storied decades. Emphasis on storied. You’ll hear about (more…)

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  • Wednesdays | 6:30-8pm
    April 26, 2017 - June 7, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    - April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7

SPRING SEMESTER 2017     Reform reinvented Judaism for the modern world. Inspired by emancipation and 19th-century philosophies of the unity of all humanity, reformers developed a means of remaining fully Jewish while embracing, participating in and indeed creating the (more…)

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  • Wednesdays | 6:30-8pm
    April 26, 2017 - June 7, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    - April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7

SPRING SEMESTER 2017     Will the new American president revive Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy? If so, is a new diplomatic formula needed? In this class, we’ll analyze the prolonged diplomatic stalemate that has prompted a quest for new approaches to the (more…)

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  • Wednesdays | 6:30-8pm
    April 26, 2017 - June 7, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    - April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7

SPRING SEMESTER 2017     No other metropolis has ever been so totally transformed by its Jewish community. And it’s through this lens that we’ll study New York, where 90 percent of Jewish arrivals have stayed; where most national Jewish (more…)