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Daniel Matt: Exploring the Zohar in English or the Original Aramaic (Virtual on Zoom)

A partnership program of New Lehrhaus Read and study the Zohar, the masterpiece of Kabbalah. You may enroll in either of two sections—one reading the Zohar in English and the other working with the original Aramaic. Both are live on...

Rabbi Sheldon Lewis—The Ground on Which We Stand: Jewish Values Summoning Us to Care for Our Only Home (on Zoom)

In partnership with Congregation Kol Emeth and Congregation Beth Am Explicitly and implicitly, Torah texts point to the idea that we are stewards of a planet to which we never gain title. Surprisingly visionary obligations follow to treat this earth...

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Multiple Presenters: Community Learning in Memory of Rachel Brodie (In Person Only)

Urban Adamah 1151 Sixth Street, Berkeley, CA, United States

In partnership with Urban Adamah (along with Jewish Studio Project and JewishLearningWorks) Join us as we honor the remarkable life and enduring impact of Rachel Brodie, z"l, in the season of her second yartzeit. Called a master Jewish educator, a...

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April 17
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7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Urban Adamah
1151 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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John Erlich—By the Waters of Babylon: Jews and Music in Iraq (In person or on Zoom)

Netivot Shalom 1316 University Ave, Berkeley, United States
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In partnership with Congregation Netivot Shalom, Berkeley and KlezCalifornia In 1947, Baghdad's Jewish community of 90,000 comprised about 25% of the city's population, and Iraq's 130,000 Jews comprised almost 3% of the total population (higher than the Jewish population in...

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Jehon Grist—Reading the Bible: The Biblical Facts of Life (Zoom only)

The Hebrew Bible is surprisingly candid about the good and the bad of sexual relationships. Marriage may be the Bible's procreative ideal, but variations on the theme are frequently woven into the narrative and poetic texts. Our class will begin...

Jehon Grist—Reading the Bible: The Biblical Facts of Life (Zoom only)

The Hebrew Bible is surprisingly candid about the good and the bad of sexual relationships. Marriage may be the Bible's procreative ideal, but variations on the theme are frequently woven into the narrative and poetic texts. Our class will begin...

Prof. Erich S. Gruen: Scriptural Tales Retold (Zoom only)

Biblical narratives retain a powerful hold on the Jewish imagination, yet many Jewish (and some non-Jewish) writers in the Greco-Roman era rewrote many of these stories despite their ostensible sacredness. What did the authors of these versions have in mind...

Multiple Presenters: Walking in the Valley of the Shadow

JCC of the East Bay 1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley, CA, United States +2 more

In partnership with Sinai Memorial Chapel and Bay Area synagogues Jewish ways in death and dying: traditional and contemporary concepts and practices, the approach of death, dying and burial, grief and comforting the bereaved. We understand you may not be...

1414 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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Base Bay Area is on the Berkeley-Oakland border in Rockridge. Exact location will be provided upon registration. CA United States + Google Map
1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610 United States
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No one will be turned away for lack of funds email programs@newlehrhaus.org to request an accommodation.
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