Open Circle Jewish Learning: Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture Circles

Experience Israeli film, poetry and short stories; examine the works of Jewish authors and artists around the globe; and analyze the connections between literature and the Bible.

Open Circle Jewish Learning, a Hebrew College program sponsored by Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), also offers classes focused on Mindfulness and Mysticism, Politics and History, Texts and Traditions, and Social Action, or you can create your own Open Circle salon on any Jewish text or theme.


  • Fall classes will be posted soon. Schedule and tuition varies by site. For a list of past classes, click here. If you would like to form your own class, please contact Natan Margalit, Director of Open Circle Jewish Learning, at


Those who withdraw from the class before the first session will be given a full refund. A $50 administrative fee will be deducted from your refund if you choose to withdraw from the class after the first session.

If you have any trouble registering, please reach out to Natan Margalit, Director of Open Circle Jewish Learning, at

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