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Lehrhaus to Co-Present at San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Lehrhaus will co-present Rabin in His Own Words and The Origin of Violence at the 2016 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. The festival runs July 21-Aug. 7. For ticket information, please contact the box office at 415.621.0523 or visit the festival online at sfjff.org.


Taste of Talmud & Shedding Light on the Zohar

Lehrhaus’ Bay Area Community Talmud Circle and Philosophy Circle return for another exciting year this fall. Evaluate whether the programs are for you by registering for Taste of Talmud or Shedding Light on the Zohar in locations around the Bay Area beginning in August.

This Is Bay Area Jewry Opens July 20 at Congregation Emanu-El

Nzinga Kone-Miller’s profile here

Dr. Jonathan Strober & Francisco Caravayo-Strober profile here.

An African-American woman named after a 17th century Angolan queen. A German-American gay man whose roots lie in the country’s breadbasket–the farms of Indiana. (more…)

Book of Life Celebration for Legacy Donors

Lehrhaus’ Fred Rosenbaum was the featured speaker at the Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay’s Book of Life Celebration on June 5 at Temple Isaiah. Fred spoke about the History of East Bay Jews. This community-wide event honored members of the East Bay Jewish Legacy Society — those who have planned a legacy gift to the community. Watch: Lehrhaus video