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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?

Fall 2018 Catalog is Online

Check out the fall catalog and discover the right learning community for you! The offerings include Talmud Circles, Zohar Circles, Philosophy Circles: Modern Jewish Thought, Kevah Groups, and MAKE Hanukkah at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Global Day of Jewish Learning

Lehrhaus Talmud Circles: On the Road With Elijah

Led by Dr. Deena Aronoff, Rabbi Jennifer Clayman, Rabbi Dorothy Richman, and Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan, Lehrhaus Talmud Circles will be participating live for the Global Day of Jewish Learning Sunday, November 11 at 9 am. Tune in for free here. (more…)

Fred Rosenbaum Bay Area Talks

Historian Fred Rosenbaum, Lehrhaus’ Founding Director, is giving three free talks in three different locations in November.

The Fabulous Fillmore and San Francisco’s East European Jews November 9 in San Francisco
Floodtide: Europe and Its Jews Amidst the Refugee Crisis November 10 in Walnut Creek
The Day the Holocaust Began November 11 in Pleasanton. (more…)