Next Level: Jewish Ethics
With Rabbi Nora, explore Judaism’s approaches to different moral dilemmas, from cancel culture and effective altruism to sexual ethics.
CANCELED: Rumor Has It
Following our live recording of the popular podcast “Normal Gossip,” explore your own relationship to gossip through a Jewish lens. Using ancient sources, Rabbi Nora leads a discussion on the difference between sharing information and gossiping, why gossip is so hard to resist, and how we should talk to, and about, others.
Rabbi Aaron leads an experiential introduction to Judaism course designed for those looking to reconnect with Judaism, as well as non-Jews looking to discover.
Interfaith Couples Workshop
Rabbi Nora facilitates a guided, nonjudgmental space for Jews and their non-Jewish partners to talk, learn, and grow – together and as individuals.
Guided Tour: The Utopia Project Exhibit
Experience a guided tour of The Utopia Project: Inspiration for Creative Activism exhibit at the Anacostia Community Museum, and learn about the research-informed tactics that have most often led to measurable social change.
- Feb 12, 2023 • 2:00 pm ET
Guided Tour: $12
Guided Tour + Activism Workshop: $18
- Jewish Education
Be the Change: An Activism Workshop
This training will break down the basics of activism, including strategies for effective storytelling, lobbying, and digital media, plus tips for planning or participating in a rally. Gain concrete skills, learn from experienced activists, and connect with others who want to make positive change in our community.
Rabbi Aaron and Rabbi Nora lead an experiential introduction to Judaism course designed for those looking to reconnect with Judaism, as well as non-Jews looking to discover.
Next Level: Israel
Designed as an entry point into the conversation, this series is for those who want to learn about or engage more deeply with Israel. With Rabbi Aaron as your guide, over four weeks, you’ll gain historical and contemporary frameworks to help you better understand a variety of issues related to Israel, with each week focusing on a different topic.
With Passover just around the corner, join Rabbi Aaron for an informal text-based conversation about Nina Simone’s definition of freedom. In both pairs and as a full group, we’ll discuss a couple of texts that explore the intersection of fear and freedom, as well as share about the way fear shows up in our own lives and what steps we might take to live more courageously.
- Mar 27, 2023 • 7:00 pm ET
Single class: $18
Group Text 2023 annual pass: $108 (50% discount)
- 20s & 30s Programming
Next Level: Antisemitism
Though it’s become increasingly visible, talking about antisemitism can feel fraught and overwhelming. With Rabbi Nora, discuss how it manifests as tropes and stereotypes, dive deep into the role of politics, polarization, and power as they relate to the perception of Jews, and examine contemporary responses to antisemitism.