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Jews in the Modern Crucible of Europe: 1700-1950

Tuesdays, Feb. 10-March 17
Meets in Berkeley, online option available 

Between the 16th to 20th centuries, Jewish life in Eastern and Western Europe underwent profound transformations that would trigger deep and abiding crises and remake Jewish life and culture.  Learn more and register here.

Alive! A la vie! on Display Through March 15

Photo exhibition & lecture series U.S. debut at San Francisco Public Library 

70th anniversary of the liberation of Buchenwald camp is April 11, 2015

Lehrhaus Judaica and the San Francisco Public Library present Alive! A la vie! – a photo exhibition of the saved children of Buchenwald. The exhibition will be featured at the San Francisco Public Library’s Skylight Gallery (100 Larkin Street, open daily) January 10-March 15. A series of free programs are scheduled at the library in support of the exhibition. Click here for programs.

Flyer       Chronicle story        j. story      Baumgarten lecture


Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle – 6 Locations Around the Bay

Sessions begin in January, February, and March; JCC East Bay up first Jan. 22

We will continue our exploration of Maimonides this winter in the Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle. Five locations will focus on The Guide for The Perplexed – Berkeley, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, San Rafael, and Palo Alto. Congregation Shomrei Torah in Santa Rosa will take on The Eight ChaptersRegister for one of 6 circles around the Bay hereSign-up early for a discount.

2015 Winter-Spring Catalog Online

Check out the winter-spring catalog here. We look forward to seeing you at Lehrhaus classes and events in 2015.