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Andrew Ramer “Torah Told Different” Book Talk

Andrew Ramer will discuss his book Torah Told Different: Stories for a Pan/Poly/Post-Denominational World Tuesday, May 23 at the San Francisco Public Library. What Dorothy discovered in Oz and Alice discovered in Wonderland you’ll discover here: a parallel reality where a third temple rose and fell in antiquity, women were ordained in the fifth century CE, and alternate sages and texts ripple in and out of the ones we know from history. Learn more

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).

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.