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Philosophy Circle Mini-Course: Readings From HaLevi, Maimonides, Buber, and Heschel

Wednesdays, March 1 – 29 * Temple Sinai, Oakland

On four very different nights UC Berkeley’s Yosef Rosen will dip into the wellspring of the Jewish philosophical library in this mini-survey course for Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle. Register (more…)

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…)

Cosmopolitans: The History of Jewish San Francisco

Join historian Fred Rosenbaum February 16 at 7:30 pm at the Hewlett Teaching Center at Stanford University to explore how the Jewish experience in the Bay Area has been different from the rest of the United States. Learn more

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

Jewish Community Forum March 19 in San Francisco

Lehrhaus offered a half-day symposium titled The Refugee: Fleeing Oppression From the Exodus to Modern Times November 13, 2016. The symposium took place a few days after the election and since then the refugee issue has become even more urgent and salient. Lehrhaus supports JCRC’s statement released Jan. 31 in response to recent executive orders targeting refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations. Lehrhaus is a community partner for the Jewish Community Forum on March 19 at the Jewish Community High School of the Bay. (more…)