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Feast of Jewish Learning Co-Presented by Lehrhaus

Saturday, January 20 | Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills

Feed your mind and spirit at The Feast of Jewish Learning, the community-wide smorgasbord of all things Jewish. Select from a wide range of workshops and study sessions on Jewish music, tradition, movement, ethics and more, led by the best teachers and artists in the Bay Area.  This year’s theme is True Grit: Jewish Resilience in Times of Adversity. Admission is free; RSVP is encouraged but not required here. (more…)

Religious Activism: Heschel and Social Justice

Winter session begins in early January

The second semester of the Philosophy Circle: Heschel and Social Justice course focuses on Abraham Joshua Heschel as a religious activist. Register in San Francisco, Palo Alto, San RafaelBerkeley, Walnut Creek, or Santa Rosa.

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Israel at 70 Celebration: Achievements, Challenges, and Ancient Treasures

April 9-20, 2018; Petra, Eilat Extension, April 20-25

Whether your first visit or 10th, this adventure offers you exciting new locations, fresh insights and over 3000 years of discovery, past and present. And you’ll be there to commemorate Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom HaAtzmaut (Israel’s 70th birthday). (more…)

Crossroads of Four Cultures: Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Slovenia

Dubrovnik Synagogue

August 17-29, 2018, optional pre-tour extension to Vienna, August 15-17

Immerse yourself in the compelling history and scenic beauty of the Western Balkans — where Jews co-existed with Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, and Muslims for almost half a millennium. Departing from Vienna, we will visit such enthralling cities as Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Ljubljana, Mostar, and Zagreb, and natural wonders such as Lake Bled and the Plitvice Lakes and Waterfalls. (more…)

Your Haus: Fearless Jewish Learning

Check out Lehrhaus’ new newsletter –YourHaus (PDF) – to get an insiders look at your home for Jewish learning.
Inside this issue:
A Welcome Letter From Our New Executive Director
Why We Need Heschel Now More Than Ever 
Poland: A New Chapter in Jewish Life
The American South
Lehrhaus by the Numbers

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