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Featured Events

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

Feb. 12, 2017 * Oshman Family JCC, Palo Alto Register here             Event Flyer           j. story      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 […]

The Refugee: Fleeing Oppression From the Exodus to Modern Times

Sun, Nov 13, 2016 * 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. conference flyer         exhibition flyer     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 […]

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.

Yitzhak Rabin: Life, Death and Legacy

Join Lehrhaus in Palo Alto on November 9 for a symposium with leading professors and scholars marking the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. The event is free, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Palo Alto Flyer

Yom HaShoah: Resilience Through Creativity April 19, 2015

Join us on Sunday, April 19 at the JCCSF as we honor the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and commemorating the art, music and poetry created during the Holocaust. The program begins at 1:30 pm, with the observance scheduled for 5 pm. Cantor Roslyn Barak and a quartet will perform music […]

Jewish Life in an Era of Extremism Symposium in Palo Alto

Flyer Sunday, April 12, 2015 – Kehillah Jewish High School (new location) This symposium will confront vexing issues concerning new threats to Jewish life with full, candid, and far-ranging discussions from a wide variety of viewpoints. University professors and leading educators will be featured. Free, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged here.

Alive! A la vie! on Display Through March 15, 2015

Photo exhibition & lecture series U.S. debut at San Francisco Public Library  70th anniversary of the liberation of Buchenwald camp is April 11, 2015 Lehrhaus Judaica and the San Francisco Public Library present Alive! A la vie! – a photo exhibition of the saved children of Buchenwald. The exhibition will be featured at the San Francisco Public […]

Celebrating Lehrhaus Around the Bay:
The Transformative Power of Dialogue

Lehrhaus will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2014. To mark this milestone, we have programmed a special traveling Lehrhaus 360 conference featuring top local and national scholars taking place February 26-March 6 around the Bay Area. All events are free and open to the general public; pre-registration is required. Also, save Oct. 26 for our 40th anniversary dinner […]