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China: A Jewish Journey to an Ancient Civilization and Contemporary Powerhouse

June 4-17, 2019 | Beijing—Tianjin—Harbin—Xian—Nanjing—Shanghai

Great Wall

Encounter some of the most breathtaking attractions on earth: the Great Wall, the imperial palaces in the Forbidden City, the shrines in the Temple of Heaven, and the ancient 8,000 Terracotta Warriors in Xian. Contemporary China is no less astounding: the world’s fastest high-speed train, busiest ports, longest bridges, and highest dams. (more…)

Hollywood and the Jews: 1930-1960

Wednesdays, July 18-25 (drop-in) | Congregation B’nai Shalom, Walnut Creek 

Participants will explore G.I. Hollywood and In the Shadow of the Cold War with Riva Gambert in the final two sessions of Hollywood and the Jews. You are invited to pay the drop-in rate for the final sessions if you didn’t sign up for the full series.

Lehrhaus Judaica Welcomes Kevah Groups to Its Learning Community

East Bay Chevrai Kevah Group

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Lehrhaus Judaica and Kevah are excited to announce that the Kevah Groups program is joining Lehrhaus’ diverse offerings of adult Jewish learning opportunities.

“We are inspired by Kevah’s work during the past 10 years, and will ensure that the depth of learning and the construction of meaningful relationships that characterizes the Kevah Groups experience continues and flourishes,” said Lehrhaus Executive Director Rabbi Jeremy Morrison. (more…)

Lehrhaus to Be Community Partner at San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Get tickets here for the festival

Lehrhaus will co-present two films as a community partner at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival which runs July 19-August 5. Join Lehrhaus for showings of 306 Hollywood and Sammy Davis Jr.: Gotta Be Me. Friends of Lehrhaus can use the code Lehrhaus38 to obtain a discount on regular-priced tickets. (more…)