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Rabbi Jeremy S. Morrison Named Lehrhaus Judaica Executive Director

Lehrhaus Judaica is delighted to announce the appointment of Rabbi Jeremy S. Morrison, Ph.D., as the new Executive Director of Lehrhaus Judaica. After an extensive national search, the Lehrhaus Board of Directors selected Rabbi Morrison for his proven abilities as an institution-builder, program officer, teacher and scholar. This August, Rabbi Morrison will succeed Fred Rosenbaum, who founded the school more than 43 years ago.
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Tour Poland This Summer With Fred Rosenbaum

Warsaw, Lodz, Krakow—August 30-September 10, 2017

Explore the rich past and discover today’s Jewish revival, bear witness to the Holocaust, dialogue with local rabbis, activists, and community leaders—all in one of the world’s most popular and inviting destinations.

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This Is Bay Area Jewry at Peninsula Temple Sholom

Exhibition on display Feb. 1 – April 20

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.

Lehrhaus March Community Partner Events

Lehrhaus is a community partner for the JFI WinterFest March 4-5 at the Alamo Drafthouse and Roxi Theater in San Francisco. Lehrhaus will be co-presenting the film Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story.  Lehrhaus is also a co-sponsor of SPARK, a new, innovative community-wide Jewish learning experience at Congregation Emanu-El March 14, 21, and 28.

Revealing Texts: How Faith Communities Interpret Abortion

Wednesday, March 22 * David Brower Center, Berkeley 

Prof. Deena Aranoff

Hear Jewish, Christian, and Islamic scholars’ interpretations of their texts to create a world view on abortion. The Revealing Texts seres looks at sociopolitical debates through the interpretations of different faith communities’ texts. Register