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Ken Blady: Yiddish II – Lernen Yiddish (Virtual on Zoom)

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In partnership with KlezCalifornia This is a course for those who are serious about lernen Yidish and have mastered some of the more elementary words and phrases. For those who want to converse with bube in zayde (grandma and grandpa)...

Free
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Jody Hirsh: Bible, Midrash, Art: The Richness of Bible Narratives

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Jody Hirsh: Bible, Midrash, Art: The Richness of Bible Narratives (Virtual on Zoom) So many Bible stories have captured our imaginations and have fascinated humanity throughout all the generations: Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Jacob's Ladder, Joseph in Egypt,...

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Date:
May 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Ron Reissberg: People of the Book, but What Book? The Confrontation Between Torah and Talmud

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3 sessions Apparently uncomfortable with various portions of the Torah, the rabbis provide interpretations that tend to neutralize the troubling aspects of those texts.  In this class, we will engage in close readings of texts from the Torah and corresponding...

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Michael Krasny: Jewish American Fiction (Virtual on Zoom)

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We will explore, via lecture and discussion, stories written by major Jewish American authors of the post-World War II period.  What does their fiction reveal to us about major motifs of Jewish identity and Jewish values and why is their...

Free
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Yosef Rosen: The Tree of Life: Making Kabbalistic Diagrams (Virtual on Zoom)

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Learn about the aesthetic-theology of kabbalistic diagrams—full of trees, circles, spirals, lines, and letters—and use these as models to map your own relation to that which is essential but intangible (what might be called spirit, soul, or the divine). Our...

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Eleanor Shapiro: Jewish Music Matters

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Eleanor Shapiro: Jewish Music Matters Music offers a unique means of engaging emotion and spirituality, social solidarity, and cultural affirmation. It also demonstrates the mutual influences experienced by cultures living in proximity to one another over time. Spread throughout the world over two...

Free
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Beginning Prayerbook/Biblical Hebrew B (Virtual on Zoom)

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This course covers additional features of Hebrew commonly found in Biblical and Siddur (prayerbook) texts, using the text Prayerbook Hebrew the Easy Way. We will introduce more of the verbal system and new grammatical components, including the present and past...

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Intermediate Biblical/Prayerbook Hebrew, Level E

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We will complete our overview of the Hebrew verb system, and continue to build Biblical text translation and analysis skills, using Bibleworks software in class. We will also translate sample texts from the Hebrew Bible. Students who complete this course...

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Dan Alter: Diaspora and Homecoming in Jewish Poetry: A Reading and Writing Class

Netivot Shalom 1316 University Ave, Berkeley

Since our beginnings, the ache of exile and longing to come home have run through Jewish life and writings: our poetry is rich with them. We will read Biblical, Golden Age Spain, Modernist and contemporary texts, and write our own...

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Date:
May 22
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Netivot Shalom
1316 University Ave
Berkeley, 94702 United States
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Reading Biblical Hebrew: Abimelech–Biblical Bad Boy (Virtual on Zoom)

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Abimelech in the Book of Judges is a true (if illegitimate) son of the legendary Gideon: clever, murderous, and vengeful. Although he ultimately lacks his father’s good luck, he packs more back-stabbing punch in his brief career than most any...

Free
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Ken Blady: Yiddish from Scratch (Virtual on Zoom)

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In partnership with KlezCalifornia Learn this rich and colorful language in a relaxed, irreverent and heimishe atmosphere. Emphasis will be placed on interactive conversation among students (almost) entirely in Yiddish in order to develop the ability to form sentences for...

Free
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Ken Blady: Yiddish II – Lernen Yiddish (Virtual on Zoom)

Virtual Program Virtual Program

In partnership with KlezCalifornia This is a course for those who are serious about lernen Yidish and have mastered some of the more elementary words and phrases. For those who want to converse with bube in zayde (grandma and grandpa)...

Free