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Rabbi Jeremy Morrison Chosen for ELI Talks Speaker Fellowship

ELI Talks will be recorded the week of June 18 in Detroit, MI.

Rabbi Jeremy S. Morrison, Lehrhaus’ executive director, was one of 16 individuals chosen to ELI Talks’ spring cohort of its Speaker Fellowship. The group, selected from a competitive pool of 150 applicants, will complete 3 months of training around Jewish idea development, storytelling, and stage presence. (more…)

Historic Jewish Communities of Portugal and Catalonia: Endurance, Resilience and Identity

October 25 – November 4, 2018
Lisbon – Coimbra – Tomar – Sintra – Barcelona – Girona – Figueres – Besalú

Sinagoga Mayor de Barcelona

Join Lehrhaus and Tiyul Jewish Journeys this fall for a study tour of Portugal and the Catalonia region of Spain. Explore the Golden Age of Spain, including the poets, philosophers, and mystics. Learn about the impact of the Inquisition on Iberian Jewry and the creation of the Sephardic diaspora. (more…)

Walking in the Valley of the Shadow Series Wraps up May 31

Hyperlinked flyer to register         Series blog    

Lehrhaus, the Gamliel Institute, Sinai Memorial Chapel, and the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center will address the challenging issues surrounding death and dying this spring. Classes are still to come at Etz Chayim (May 31) on When Life Is Over: Where Is Your Soul? (more…)

Greenspan Wins Helen Diller Family Award for Excellence in Jewish Education

Congratulations to Abra Greenspan, Lehrhaus’ Talmud and Philosophy Circle Project Coordinator, on being selected the 2018 winner of the Helen Diller Family Award for Excellence in Jewish Education. Abra is also the Director of Learning at Congregation Etz Chayim in Palo Alto. (more…)