HAMAQOM | The Place partners with numerous other institutions around the Bay Area to create high-quality public programs that speak to core Jewish values.
THE STORIES WE TELL
Immerse yourself in a Jewish learning experience. Jewbilee is an annual day of Jewish learning featuring classes, workshops, and performances happening simultaneously with hundreds of participants, and dozens of teachers, artists, educators, speakers, and performers involved. Buy your tickets here >>
Featuring HAMAQOM educators Peretz Wolf-Prusan and Jason Harris
Los Gatos JCC
January 26, 2020 | 1–6:30pm
GANDHI, BUBER, AND KRISTALLNACHT: THE MAHATMA CONFRONTS THE PHILOSOPHER
HAMAQOM’s Board President, Howard Simon, will be presenting a lecture this month exploring the correspondence between Gandhi, Greenberg, and Buber concerning the two great questions facing Jews posed by Greenberg in 1938—how to respond to Nazi aggression in Germany and how to resolve the British Mandate in Palestine and the Zionist quest. For more information, click here >>
January 28, 2020 | 7:00pm
Congregation Ner Tamid, San Francisco
Howard will also be offering another lecture, “Bob Dylan: The Artist as Reluctant Jew with Howard Simon,” on Sunday, January 26th from 1:30–3:00pm at the Jewish Community Library.
WALKING IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW … AND HAVING NO FEAR
“Walking in the Valley of the Shadow … and Not Being Afraid,” is a series of discussions about the challenging issues surrounding death and dying. Six separate sessions focus on advance directives and final wishes; Jewish laws, customs, and traditions concerning the body and burial; the art of comforting the sick and the bereaved; mourning and grieving; and Jewish perspectives on the afterlife.
Participants can register for any class at any location, and can pick and choose any number of sessions. Locations are JCC East Bay, Osher Marin JCC, JCCSF from February to June. Sessions are $10 each.
Featuring HAMAQOM educator, Peretz Wolf-Prusan
For more information and to register, click here >>
GALA 2020 – HONORING RABBI PERETZ WOLF-PRUSAN
On March 15, 2020, the community of HAMAQOM | The Place will gather to celebrate our Chief Programming Officer, Senior Educator, and community leader, Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan, for his inspiring contributions to the HAMAQOM | The Place (formerly Lehrhaus Judaica) community and to the Bay Area Jewish community at large.
SF War Memorial and Performing Arts Center
Sunday, March 15, 2020 – 6pm
Tickets are on sale for our 2020 Gala. Click here >>