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Germans, Jews, and the Power of Art

Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16 * JCC East Bay, Berkeley or Online

Join Rene’e Powell in person or online to examine how art has been used to influence social and political ideology, focusing on Weimar Germany beginning 1918 and culminating in the present post-holocaust era. Register

Spring Festival of Learning May 14 at Urban Adamah

Festival Flyer

Lehrhaus and Urban Adamah present a day of learning and celebration on the farm with keynote speaker David Ingber and a musical performance by Kugelplex. Workshops and classes will be offered by local leaders and teachers, and there will be food and fun farm activities for all ages. Register

Mussar for Modern Life May 13 at Temple Sinai

Mussar is a centuries-old Jewish system of character development that has regained popularity as a spiritual practice in our modern age. This class taught by Marla Kolman Antebi will explore core middot (virtues like patience, forgiveness, etc.) and provide tools to help us deal more effectively with challenging situations. Register for the 3-part series or individual sessions.

Spring/Summer 2017 Catalog Online

Check out the wide selection of offerings next semester. This includes Gershom Scholem on Kabbalah, Zohar and Talmud Circle previews, and German, Jews and the Power of Art (available online, too).