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Ilan Vitemberg: Between Shtisel and Fauda: Images of Israeli Men in Israeli TV Series (Virtual on Zoom)

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We will examine how Israeli men are portrayed in such popular Israeli TV series as Fauda, Shtisel, and When Heroes Fly, and explore how these portrayals could serve as a lens through which we explore Israeli society and the Zionist...

Free
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Jehon Grist: The Middle East Crisis… 1180 BCE (Virtual on Zoom)

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Drought, famine, established powers on the edge of collapse, mass migrations from failed states to other countries: you may be thinking of the Middle East in 2022. Try 1180 BCE!  In this richly illustrated course, you’ll travel back to discover...

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Date:
February 15
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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David Waksberg: Drop-In Book Club: Dara Horn’s “People Love Dead Jews” (Virtual on Zoom)

Drop-In Book Club: People Love Dead Jews by Dara Horn (VIRTUAL) In partnership with the Jewish Community Library Dara ​Horn’s ​award-winning recent ​collection of essays ​unflinchingly portrays and ​challenges the ways in which ​Jews and Jewish history are understood. David...

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Date:
March 2
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Lavey Derby: Not Your Grandparents’ Judaism: Exploring Personal Jewish Spiritual Growth in Today’s World (Virtual on Zoom)

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From its very beginning, Judaism has been an evolving spiritual tradition shaped, in part, by contact with other cultures and belief systems, and designed to meet the spiritual needs of the Jewish communities of the time. While some Jews find...

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Ron Reissberg: Care to Make It Interesting? Seinfeld, Jewish Culture, and the Talmud (Virtual on Zoom)

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In partnership wit Cong. Chevra Thilim, San Francisco Many episodes of Seinfeld touch upon Jewish subjects, for example, "The Bris" and “Jewish Dating Night.”  This course will attempt to uncover a more general characteristic of Seinfeld's humor, namely the tendency...

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Kim Carter Martinez: Jews of Color: Taking Charge of Your Jewish Identity (Virtual on Zoom)

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It is not unusual for a Jew of color to be asked, “How did you get to be Jewish?” Quite simply the question stems from their appearance - “You don’t look Jewish.” There are a number of ways that an...

Free
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Ariel Mayse: Where Heaven and Earth Kiss: Exploring New Perspectives in Jewish Environmental Ethics

The April 10 session will not meet at Urban Adamah. Please email emayse@gmail.com for the new location. CA

In partnership with Urban Adamah We will examine the relationship between theology, Jewish law, and aggadah with an eye to how Jewish teachings inform present-day environmental issues. Focusing on a range of issues--from pollution, zoning, and resource management, to distributive justice,...

Free
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Cosponsored Program: David Grossman Film and Lecture

East Bay Jewish Film Festival presents (in partnership with New Lehrhaus) presents: David Grossman: Documentary Film and Discussion Dr. Vered Weiss (New Lehrhaus teacher in Spring 22) will discuss the film and Grossman’s literary works with viewers of the documentary...

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Tikva Farber: Modern Hebrew, 5 Levels

Learn modern conversational Hebrew in a fun, inspiring, and unique online program. Practice speaking Hebrew in a warm and supportive environment with the opportunity to further reinforce weekly lesson material outside of class. Online group classes are offered for beginner...

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Date:
March 21
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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https://www.hebrewwithtikva.com

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Hebrew Writers: Film Biographies and Text Reading (Virtual on Zoom)

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Hebrew Writers: Film Biographies and Text Reading (Virtual on Zoom) A 2-part series of 2-session mini-courses that introduce students to some of the great canonical Hebrew writers and some who broke the very molds of the literary canon. The class...

Free
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Ariel Mayse: Where Heaven and Earth Kiss: Exploring New Perspectives in Jewish Environmental Ethics

The April 10 session will not meet at Urban Adamah. Please email emayse@gmail.com for the new location. CA

In partnership with Urban Adamah We will examine the relationship between theology, Jewish law, and aggadah with an eye to how Jewish teachings inform present-day environmental issues. Focusing on a range of issues--from pollution, zoning, and resource management, to distributive justice,...

Free