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Oh My Heavens: Judaism and the Afterlife

Using teachings from the Talmud and from modern thinkers, Rabbi Avi Strausberg leads a discussion on heaven, hell, and everything in between to explore how Jewish conceptions of death can help us lead a better life.

Date:
Feb 26, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

The Crisis in Gaza: Policy Ideas for Peace

Experts from the Center for a New American Security and the Brookings Institution’s Center for Middle East Policy explore how to break the cycle of violence in Gaza.

Date:
Mar 4, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$8

Category:
Authors & Talks

Resetting the Table: Town Square on Israel

Facilitators from Resetting the Table, an organization dedicated to building productive conversation across political and religious differences, lead small-group conversations on charged issues connected to Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Date:
Mar 12, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$10

Category:
Jewish Education

Basically Jewish

Rabbi Jesse leads an experiential introduction to Judaism course designed for those looking to reconnect with Judaism, as well as non-Jews looking to discover.

Date:
Mar 14, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Purim Upside Down

Yoga teacher Alison Waldman leads an integrated Jewish meditation and gentle yoga flow to prepare your body and mind for Purim festivities. All levels of experience welcome.

Date:
Mar 17, 2019 • 11:00 am
Admission:

$18

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Take on the Talmud

Dive into the magnum opus of Jewish thought and practice with Rabbi Jesse. Discover the Talmud’s take on timeless issues like ethics, spirituality, power, love, and civil discourse.

Date:
Mar 18, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$36

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Resilience Unmasked: Purim, Protest, and Power

From Esther to Queen Vashti, Rabbi Avi Strausberg looks to women from Jewish tradition to offer insight into the contemporary struggle for justice in the age of #MeToo.

Date:
Mar 19, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$18

Category:
20s & 30s Programming

Community Israel Trip

In a community trip led by Rabbi Shira Stutman, travel to Israel and the West Bank July 1-7 for a week of study, tourism, dialogue, and experiential learning.

Date:
Jul 1, 2019 • 8:00 am
Category:
Jewish Education
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