Wednesday, February 19, 2020


2 am
1 event

Samuel I and II

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays: September 4, 2019-June 17, 2020, 1:30-2:30 pm

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Taught by Cantor Suzanne Skloot

Explore the text of Samuel I and II. Together we will look at and compare the translations of the Jewish Publication Society and the more recent translation by UC Berkeley professor Robert Alter, and learn why Alter believes that the character of David is the finest portrayal of a human life from antiquity. Our discussions will work to understand the agendas of the original authors and their subsequent editors.

Join anytime! No regiration required.

 

8 am
1 event

Bible and Bagels 

From: Wednesdays: September 11, 2019-June 17, 2020, 8:15-9:15 am

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Join us as we continue our journey through the Torah, reading a chapter a week. We will pick up where we left off with the Book of Kings, but participation is encouraged at any time.

 

10 am
1 event

Prayer Book/Biblical Hebrew

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays, January 22 - March 18, 2020

Details:

Taught by Jewish Educator Michal Nachmany

Would you like to better read and understand Hebrew used during Shabbat or the High Holy Days? In this class, we will go over basic prayers and develop an understanding of key words in liturgy.  Members: $125; Non-Members: $175

Registration link coming soon.

 

12 pm
1 event

Weekly Torah Study with Central Clergy

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays: September 4, 2019-June 17, 2020, 12:00-1:15 pm

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Taught by Central’s Rabbi Mo Salth

This class explores the weekly Torah portion from ancient and modern perspectives.

Join anytime! No registration required.

 

5 pm
1 event

Learning with Rabbi Peter Rubinstein

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays, February 19, March 18, April 29, 2020

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Taught by Central’s Rabbi Emeritus Rabbi Peter Rubinstein

Join Rabbi Emeritus Peter Rubinstein and fellow members for engaging and challenging sessions on a variety of topics related to Jewish learning.

February 19 - The Inquisition and the Jews

March 18 - An Early History of Jews and Finance

April 29 - Financial Inequality

Members: Free; Non-Members: $15

Register here