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A Taste of Talmud Coming in August and September

Curious about Lehrhaus’ Talmud Circle program? See if it’s right for you by taking the 2-session Taste of Talmud course in August or September. The teaser class is being offered in Palo AltoSan RafaelBerkeley, and San Francisco.

Shedding Light on The Zohar

Sun, Sept 17 | Jewish Community Library, San Francisco

Newsweek on Matt’s work

Register for this free introductory session with Prof. Daniel Matt to prepare to join a Philosophy Circle cohort. Matt’s epic translation and annotation of the first nine volumes of The Zohar: Pritzker Edition offers windows into this mystical teaching.

This Is Bay Area Jewry at Osher Marin JCC

Exhibition on display June 12 – Sept. 8

An African-American woman named after a 17th century Angolan queen. A German-American gay man whose roots lie in the country’s breadbasket–the farms of Indiana.

Mussar for Modern Life

Sat, July 8 * Temple Sinai, Oakland

Mussar is a centuries-old Jewish system of character development that has regained popularity as a spiritual practice in our modern age. This class will provide tools and frameworks to help us deal more effectively with challenging situations we face in our every day lives. Newcomers are welcome. Register

Six Day War 50th Anniversary: A Storytelling Event

Friday, June 9 

Every second Friday of the month, join us starting at 3:30 pm for a special Shabbat celebration to kick off the weekend. Enjoy special guests, noshes, Shabbat blessings and more. Join us for an afternoon of community storytelling commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War.  Israelis and Americans share their memories of the war and reflect on its aftermath.