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August 2019

A Morning of Talmud & Zohar — Fall 2019

Sunday, August 25, 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Educator: Peretz Wolf-Prusan
Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94115 United States
Free

Explore why the Talmud and the Zohar are relevant today with Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan, Lehrhaus’ Chief Program Officer, and Professor Daniel Matt, the world-renowned authority on the Zohar.  Newcomers to the Talmud and the Zohar are encouraged to attend, as Rabbi Wolf-Prusan and Professor Matt will make the texts accessible to all. Both Rabbi Wolf-Prusan and Professor Matt will continue to demystify these intriguing texts in the Lehrhaus Talmud Circles and Zohar Circles that are offered around the Bay Area…

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September 2019

Beginning Hebrew — Fall 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 thru Wednesday, November 6, 2019
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Topics: Hebrew, Languages
Educator: Ilan Vitemberg
JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
$144 – $240

In this class, we will focus on the four major second language acquisition skills—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—by immersing students in everything from classical and Modern Hebrew texts to Israeli music. Required text: *Hebrew From Scratch*. Please purchase the book at (http://www.afikomen.com/) before the first session. Afikomen is a community partner and plays a substantial role in contributing to the vibrant, diverse and engaged Bay Area Jewish community. We encourage you to purchase your course materials from them.

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Introduction to the Jewish Experience – Fall 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 thru Wednesday, November 6, 2019
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit St
Oakland, CA 94609 United States
$144 – $240

Taught by HAMAQOM | The Place staff, this three-part series, which can be taken in any order, introduces students to Jewish culture, history, and practice. Communal and individual Jewish life dances to the rhythm of two different cycles: Jewish lifecycle events and the cycle of the Jewish year. This Fall's course topic is Jewish Practice & Lifecycle, Part One (Part Two will commence in Spring 2020; the topic for Winter 2020 will be History & Texts).

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Continuing Hebrew — Fall 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 thru Wednesday, November 6, 2019
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Topics: Hebrew, Languages
Educator: Ilan Vitemberg
JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
$144 – $240

In this class, we will focus on the four major second language acquisition skills—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—by immersing students in everything from classical and Modern Hebrew texts to Israeli music. This class is a continuation from the Beginning Hebrew class. Required text: Hebrew From Scratch. Please purchase the book at Afikomen Judaica before the first session. Afikomen is a community partner and plays a substantial role in contributing to the vibrant, diverse and engaged Bay Area Jewish community. We encourage you to…

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Introduction to the Jewish Experience — Online – Fall 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019 thru Sunday, November 10, 2019
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Educator: Ruth Adar
$144 – $240

This is the online-only version of the three-part series Introduction to the Jewish Experience. The online course follows the topics of the main course, and takes place on Sundays. Introduction to the Jewish Experience, which can be taken in any order, introduces students to Jewish culture, history, and practice. Communal and individual Jewish life dances to the rhythm of two different cycles: Jewish lifecycle events and the cycle of the Jewish year. This Fall's course topic is Jewish Practice &…

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