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Support Jewish Literacy in Jehon Grist’s Honor

We invite you to join us in honoring Jehon Grist’s 30-plus years of service to Lehrhaus Judaica as an educator and leader with a donation to the Jehon Grist Jewish Literacy Fund. Click here to donate to the fund. Please mention the fund in the note field on the donation page. (more…)

This Is Bay Area Jewry on Display on the Peninsula

Christine Witzel (left) and Stephanie Hannaford

This Is Bay Area Jewry, a photo essay exhibition showcasing the range of diversity in our community, is on display at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills from April 14-June 17. The exhibition, presented by Lehrhaus Judaica and Building Jewish Bridges, features 23 intimate portraits of individuals and families from a variety of backgrounds and levels of religious observance — from the North and South Peninsulas, San Francisco, Oakland/Berkeley, Contra Costa, and Marin. (more…)

YourHaus: Fall 2018 Newsletter

Check out Lehrhaus’ latest newsletter — YourHaus — to get an insiders look at your home for Jewish learning.

Talmud Circles Bond Two Generations

By Debbie Rosenfeld-Caparaz, Lehrhaus Director of Communications

Jonathan (14) with his father, Frank

Jonathan Fudem engages in active memory of his father, Frank Fudem, z”l, by participating in Lehrhaus’ Talmud Circles.

When Jonathan was in elementary school, his dad joined Congregation Emanu-El’s Downtown Lunchtime Talmud class under the direction of Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan. When Peretz was hired at Lehrhaus Judaica in 2010, Frank enthusiastically continued his weekly Talmud studies under the Lehrhaus umbrella until he suddenly passed away at age 61 in 2013. (more…)

Talmud Circle Feels Like Family

Ethan Kuniyoshi, a Palo Alto resident, has been immersed in Talmud study for eight years as an original member of the Lehrhaus Talmud Circles.

Ethan was introduced to Talmud study when he spent a summer in Jerusalem at the Conservative Yeshiva. Talmud Circles, which has eight groups throughout the Bay Area, enriches Ethan’s life and helps him set a good example for his children to always make time for learning. (more…)