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The Executive Order on Immigration: A Community Forum

Tuesday, Feb 21 – 7 pm – JCCSF

The recent executive order on immigration has dominated the news. Who is affected? How will it be enforced? Is it legal? What is the reaction domestically and globally? And what can we do to help ensure the safety and dignity of victims of violence and persecution around the world? Join us for a community forum during which legal and immigration experts provide information and answer your questions. Advanced reservations are required for this free event. (more…)

Revealing Texts: How Faith Communities Interpret Abortion

Wednesday, March 22 * David Brower Center, Berkeley 

Prof. Deena Aranoff

Hear Jewish, Christian, and Islamic scholars’ interpretations of their texts to create a world view on abortion. The Revealing Texts seres looks at sociopolitical debates through the interpretations of different faith communities’ texts. Register

 

Lehrhaus Gala – Monday, April 24

Sponsorship Opportunities

Lehrhaus will honor Moses and Susan Libitzky at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco.  The gala features a musical performance by Hershey Felder. More info: Julie Bernstein Klein, julie@lehrhaus.org or 510.845.6420 ext. 15

This Is Bay Area Jewry at Peninsula Temple Sholom

Exhibition on display Feb. 1 – April 20

Register for March 5 panel discussion

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.

Lehrhaus March Community Partner Events

Lehrhaus is a community partner for the JFI WinterFest March 4-5 at the Alamo Drafthouse and Roxi Theater in San Francisco. Lehrhaus will be co-presenting the film Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story.  Lehrhaus is also a co-sponsor of SPARK, a new, innovative community-wide Jewish learning experience at Congregation Emanu-El March 14, 21, and 28.