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Jewish Life in an Era of Extremism

Sunday, January 24
Join us for a symposium at the Osher Marin JCC in San Rafael where we will hear from local scholars and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joby Warrick — author of Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS. The event is free, but pre-registration is encouraged as space is limited.

After the Play: Disgraced Dec. 3 at Temple Sinai

Professor Senzai will respond to themes in the Berkeley Rep’s “Disgraced”, as well as putting the play into a broader context of life for American Muslims. He will reflect on some of the realities and statistics of the American Muslim community and issues of assimilation, discrimination and Islamophobia. Register here.

Intro to Mussar, Mindfulness and Positive Psycholgy

Saturday, December 12 at Temple Sinai

The ancient Jewish practice of Tikkun middot or character refinement, is a highly articulated form of “mentsh training” shared by Jewish mystics and Mussar masters alike. In this introductory session we will explore how tikkun middot can become a force for positive transformation and healing in our lives. Register here.