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Talmud, Zohar and Philosophy Circles

Around the Bay Area | Starts in October
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Talmud Circles | Zohar Circles | Philosophy Circles

Why do we study texts? Not for information or knowledge, but for an ongoing dialogue with sacred texts, and in the process, create community. Newcomers and continuing students are welcome in all community learning circles, which are taught by leading scholars from the Bay Area. Philosophy Circles will focus on the origins of modern thought this year. (more…)

Rabbi Jeremy Morrison’s Eli Talk — Newly Released

Sophisticated Literacy: Growing Readers of a Sacred Torah
So many of us today have learned the skills to read, to analyze, and to struggle with the classics of literature–yet, when we approach the texts of our tradition, our approaches to text are no more sophisticated than when we were in 7th grade. How can we cultivate both freedom and sacredness when adults read Torah?

A Special Morning With the Talmud and The Zohar

Sunday, September 16 | 10:00 am | Jewish Community Library, San Francisco | Register for this free event

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. (more…)

Fall 2018 Catalog is Online

Check out the fall catalog and discover the right learning community for you! The offerings include Talmud Circles, Zohar Circles, Philosophy Circles: Modern Jewish Thought, Kevah Groups, and MAKE Hanukkah at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Lehrhaus Judaica Welcomes Kevah Groups to Its Learning Community

East Bay Chevrai Kevah Group

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Lehrhaus Judaica and Kevah are excited to announce that the Kevah Groups program is joining Lehrhaus’ diverse offerings of adult Jewish learning opportunities.

“We are inspired by Kevah’s work during the past 10 years, and will ensure that the depth of learning and the construction of meaningful relationships that characterizes the Kevah Groups experience continues and flourishes,” said Lehrhaus Executive Director Rabbi Jeremy Morrison. (more…)