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This writing workshop explores personal narrative as a means to express, memorialize, question, and uncover our experience and identity in their diverse, often contradictory manifestations. People drawn to writing memoir, fiction, or personal essays are welcome.Find out more »
In this preview session, we will read from the growing body of poems that bring our ancestors’ worlds closer—looking at one mine and one of another’s. This is a free session that will give you a taste for one of our upcoming courses: Poetry and Writing our Jewish Lineage.Find out more »
In each session, we will read contemporary Jewish poems along these lines. Open-ended writing prompts will invite you to imagine (or invent) the worlds of your ancestors. Writing will happen during class sessions (no homework assigned) and there will be chances to share your work if you choose.Find out more »
The Eurovision song contest — the single most-watched live TV event in the world — offers a unique lens through which to…Find out more »
Israeli rock & roll offers a surprising venue for religious and spiritual exploration and expression. In this series, we will delve into the works of several leading Israeli rock and folk stars, whose songs form a new corpus of contemporary Jewish prayer and or provide innovative commentary on traditional Jewish sources.