Summer 2020 Community Learning Opportunities

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This summer, Hebrew College is offering several Community Learning online courses for teens and adults of all ages. Once you register for a course, you will receive the Zoom login information. Please note that you cannot use American Express cards to register. We hope you enjoy your learning journey with us.


Courses for Teens

PROGRAMCOURSE TITLEINSTRUCTORDATESTIMECOSTREGISTER
Hebrew College: ProzdorJewish Teens Talking To Jewish TeensRabbi David EhrenkranzThursdays, June 25 – July 237:30-8:30 PM EDT$150Register
Hebrew College: Teen Beit MidrashSo One May Live: A Case Study of Cojoined TwinsRabba Claudia MarbachTuesdays, June 23-July 284-6 PM EDT$360Register

Hebrew at the Center: Course for Adults

PROGRAMCOURSE TITLEINSTRUCTORDATESTIMECOST (per person)REGISTER
Hebrew at the CenterVisual Literacy in Teaching Hebrew Language and CultureMira AngristOctober 19- November 23Mondays, 8-9:30 pm$00

$360 for Prizmah members
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Parenting, Me’ah, and Open Circle Courses for Adults

PROGRAMCOURSE TITLEINSTRUCTORDATESTIMECOST (per person)REGISTER
PARENTING & GRANDPARENTING
Parenting Through a Jewish Lens Series ARabbi Getzel DavisJuly 12, 19, 26, and August 2,9,16Sundays, 8:30-10:00 pm$95Register
Parenting Through a Jewish Lens Grandparenting Through a Jewish LensLeann Shamash & Ruth NemzoffJuly 21, 28; August 4, 11Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm$80Register
OPEN CIRCLE
Open Circle Jewish Learning: Text/TraditionsDaf YomiLayah LipskerJuly 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30; August 3, 6, 10, 13M/Th from 9-9:45 am$150Register
Open Circle Jewish Learning: Arts & CulturePoetry as a Spiritual ExerciseRoslyn WeinerJuly 15, 22, 29; August 5, 12, 19Wednesdays, 12:30-2 pm$150Class canceled
Open Circle Jewish Learning: Arts & CultureYetzirah ChavurahJackson MercerJuly 14, 28; August 11, 25; September 8; October 6Tuesdays, 8-9:30 pm$150Register
Open Circle Jewish Learning: MindfulnessThe Mussar BridgeRabbi Eric GurvisJuly 14, 21, 28; August 4, 11, 18Tuesdays, 7:15-8:45 pm$150Register
Open Circle Jewish Learning: MindfulnessMussar For EveryoneMerry ArnoldJuly 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13 Thursdays, 7:15-8:45 pm$150Register
OPEN CIRCLE YOUNG ADULT
Open Circle Jewish Learning: Young AdultJewish Myth BustersElisha GechterJuly 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 17Mondays, 7:30-9:00 pm$72Register
Open Circle Jewish Learning: Young AdultZivug: From Finding Love to Transitioning to MarriageRabbi Getzel DavisJuly 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13 Thursdays, 8:00-9:30 pm$72Register
Open Circle Jewish Learning: Young AdultMystical Underpinnings of TeshuvaRabbi Getzel Davis & Rabbi David CurielAugust 20, 27; September 3, 10, 17, 24Thursdays, 8-9:30 pm$72Register
OPEN CIRCLE SOCIAL ACTION
Open Circle Jewish Learning: Social ActionJewish Approaches to Economic Justice in the Time of Covid-19Tyler DratchJuly 6, 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10 Mondays, 7:30-9:00 pm$96Register
Open Circle Jewish Learning: Social ActionLiving Sanctuaries: Immigration and Jewish TraditionRyan LesznerJuly 7, 14, 21, 28; August 4, 11Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm$96Class canceled
Open Circle Jewish Learning: Social ActionRitual Hebrew Calligraphy: Bringing Change Through Traditional CraftRachel JacksonAugust 4, 11, 18, 25; September 1, 8Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 pm $111 (include a $15 materials fee)Register

Recommended reading
Open Circle Jewish Learning: Social ActionSpiraling Through Time: Radically Rethinking Our Relationship to LandRabbi Getzel Davis & Leora MallachJuly 14, 21, 28; August 4, 11, 18Tuesdays, 8:00-9:30 pm $96Register
Open Circle Jewish Learning: Social ActionWitness as Activist: The Lessons of Elie Wiesel

(co-sponsored by the Witness Institute)
Rabbi Ariel BurgerJuly 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 24Mondays, 12:00-1:30pm$96Register
ME'AH SELECT
Me'ahThe History of Now: What American Jewish History Teaches Us About Contemporary Jewish IssueRabbi Dan JudsonJune 26-July 24Fridays, 7:30-8:45 AM$150FULL
Me'ahJewish short stories on Rupture & RepairDr. Jacob Meskin July 21, July 28, August 4, 11 and 18Tuesdays, 7-9 PM$150Register
Me'ahJudaism and Contemporary Political Thought. Rabbi Leonard Gordon July 12, 19, 26,, August 2 and 9 Sundays 5-7 PM$150FULL
Me'ah“O People of the Book”: The Relationship Between Islam and Judaism as seen Through Classical SourcesDr. Shari LowinJuly 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.$150Register
Me'ahProfiles in Leadership and Resilience: Exploring Biblical, Rabbinic & Jewish Historical Personalities.Rabbi Benjamin SamuelsJuly 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12. Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.$150FULL
Me'ahSages & Dreamers: The Lives of the Rabbis of the TalmudRabbi Neal GoldJuly 6,13, 20, 27, and August 3 Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m.$150FULL

Hebrew Language Ulpan

Because Hebrew Language Ulpan summer courses are full and already in session registration is closed. If you are interested in a fall Ulpan course, please contact Iris Schor.