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This fall, we are proud to offer you a wide range of classes to explore diverse elements of Judaism. Paint your way through Torah study, cook with popular Jewish chefs, watch classic American films portray Jewish life or even practice Jewish yoga. Learn Talmud with our passionate faculty as they impart the lessons of Spinoza, Nachmanides, Maimonides and even the original anti-Semite, the Apostle Paul. Gain new insights into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reignite your notions of God and spirituality all here at Skirball.

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Jews have a long history in Hollywood and in fact Louis B. Mayer of MGM fame, (Russian-born Lazar Meir), founded the Oscars in 1929.

Find out about the Golden Age of Yiddish filmmaking and the prevailing American melting pop culture of the 40’s in an interactive class with Dr. Eric Goldman, a preeminent Jewish film historian and scholar.

Then on FEBRUARY 12, meet and hear from young graduates of Jerusalem’s Ma’aleh School, the world’s only film school devoted to positive and careful representation of the Jewish condition. Three rising first-time directors will present their distinctly contemporary Jewish realities for a night of Israeli Cinema.