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Lehrhaus 360

Cast Out: Taboo, Tyranny, and Tolerance From Spinoza to Modern Times

Feb. 12 * Oshman Family JCC, Palo Alto
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The Lehrhaus 360 symposium will begin with a dedication and reflection on refugees today and throughout history in support of National Day of Jewish Action for Refugees. Prof. David Biale, Jay Michaelson, and Yair Dalal are among the esteemed guests.

The Refugee: Fleeing Oppression From the Exodus to Modern Times

Sun, Nov 13 * Jewish Community Library, SF
Join us for a symposium featuring historians, activists, journalists, and refugees examining today’s worldwide refugee crisis. Admission is free, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged here. Learn how you can help refugees here.

Growing Up Interfaith – May 22, 2016 at Temple Sinai

Admission is free, but pre-registration is encouraged here.
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Since the advent of the term “interfaith” the Jewish focus has been on the intermarried couple. Research has not explored the experiences of the children of these couples. Panelist Marty Ross discusses his experiences here. Complementing the conference is: This Is Bay Area Jewry, a photo essay exhibition. (more…)

Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day May 1, 2016

Out of the Shadows: Remembering Artists, Musicians, and Poets

Join us for this free community-wide day of learning and observance at the JCCSF in San Francisco. The day begins with a screening of a documentary on poet Hannah Senesh and continues with the Reading of the Names, workshops, and the memorial service. Go here to view the full program and to register.

Jewish Life in an Era of Extremism Sunday, January 24, 2016

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.