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Lehrhaus and The Marsh Present Feisty Old Jew Feb. 28

Rabbi Peretz’s days as a Camp Swig storyteller

Charlie Varon as Bernie

Lehrhaus is proud to partner with The Marsh Arts Center in Berkeley for the Feb. 28 show of Feisty Old Jew. Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan will open for Charlie Varon with a pre-Purim spiel. Varon will deliver a fictional comic monologue about a 20th-century man (Bernie) living in a 21st-century city. Go here for more details, including a $5 off code.

Jewish Life in an Era of Extremism in Palo Alto

Sunday, April 12 – Oshman Family JCC
This symposium will confront vexing issues concerning new threats to Jewish life with full, candid, and far-ranging discussions from a wide variety of viewpoints. University professors and leading eductors will be featured. Free, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged 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


Mi Polin / From Poland Coming to PJCC in April

The artwork of the Warsaw-based duo of Helena Czernek and Aleksander Prugar will be showcased in Mi Polin / From Poland April 1-June 25 at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center in Foster City. Each piece tells the story of Poland, Jewish tradition, and spirituality. Mi Polin is a sign of the revival of Jewish life in Poland. Register here for the free opening talk with the artists on April 13.