Please upgrade to a newer browser.

The Lehrhaus website works best in modern browsers like Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 4, Google Chrome 10, Safari 3 and newer. If you are not using one of these, you may encounter visual glitches or other problems.


Philosophy Circles: Origins of Modern Thought

Starts Monday, November 5 | Congregation Etz Chayim, Palo Alto | Register here

Join Rabbi Serena Eisenberg as we reveal the thinkers and ideas influencing Jewish racial identity, the emerging Jewish State, post-Holocaust theology, feminism, new forms of worship, neo-Hasidism, and Judaism for the 21st century. Check out the Philosophy Circles program preview video!


Rabbi Jeremy Morrison’s Eli Talk — Newly Released

Sophisticated Literacy: Growing Readers of a Sacred Torah
So many of us today have learned the skills to read, to analyze, and to struggle with the classics of literature–yet, when we approach the texts of our tradition, our approaches to text are no more sophisticated than when we were in 7th grade. How can we cultivate both freedom and sacredness when adults read Torah?

Modern Hebrew and Yiddish in Berkeley

Choose from three levels of Modern Hebrew with Ilan Vitemberg starting the week of October 1 and two levels of Yiddish with Ken Blady starting the week of September 24 at the JCC East Bay.


Black Power, Jewish Politics: Marc Dollinger and Ilana Kaufman In Conversation

Thursday, October 4 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm | Temple Sinai, Oakland | Register

In his recent book Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing the Alliance in the 1960s, Marc Dollinger charts the transformation of American Jewish political culture from the Cold War liberal consensus of the early postwar years to the rise and influence of Black Power–inspired ethnic nationalism. (more…)

Lehrhaus Judaica Welcomes Kevah Groups to Its Learning Community

East Bay Chevrai Kevah Group

 j. story     eJewish Philanthropy story
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…)

YourHaus: Spring 2018 Newsletter

Check out Lehrhaus’ latest newsletter — YourHaus (PDF) — to get an insiders look at your home for Jewish learning. (more…)