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Under One Tent – Spring 2017

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  1. Estelle-Frankel-Books-Inc.-Berkeley

    PASSOVER BOOK TALK: THE WISDOM OF NOT KNOWING

    Lectures & Book Talks
    “The unknown” can be a source of vitality, growth and adventure; and, at times, a source of paralyzing fear and uncertainty. In this session, psychotherapist and teacher of Jewish mysticism Estelle Frankel will explore Jewish spiritual teachings on the wisdom of “not knowing” with a focus on how this theme is expressed in the Passover story and holiday rituals.
    PASSOVER BOOK TALK: THE WISDOM OF NOT KNOWING

    Beth Chaim Congregation
    Sunday, Mar. 26 3:30pm


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    ISRAEL & THE UN: WHAT’S AT STAKE

    Lectures & Book Talks
    The passage of Security Council Resolution 2334 in January reflected the UN’s decades-old double standard towards Israel. Dr. Michael Harris of StandWithUs will explore the impact of this resolution on the peace process as well as the history of UN-Israel relations.
    ISRAEL & THE UN: WHAT’S AT STAKE

    Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    Saturday, Apr. 1 7:30pm


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    JEWISH CULTURE AND ITS PROFOUND IMPACT ON MODERN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

    Lectures & Book Talks
    Lecturer Dr. Ed Moses is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and holds seven patents in laser technology and computational physics. He will explore Judaism’s proud impact on modern science and technology for the last 150 years.
    JEWISH CULTURE AND ITS PROFOUND IMPACT ON MODERN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

    The Reutlinger Community
    Thursday, Apr. 6 1:30pm


  4. KingDavid

    BACK TO THE PROPHETS – SAMUEL II: KING DAVID UNDONE

    Classes & Multi-Week Courses
    In II Samuel, we learn that King David has been betrayed and must run for his life. This in-depth exploration uncovers the author’s religious, historic and cultural messages. We will read in English with class members expected to read a chapter each week. Instructor: Ken Cohen, MA, former President of Lehrhaus.
    BACK TO THE PROPHETS – SAMUEL II: KING DAVID UNDONE

    Contra Costa Jewish Day School
    Thursday, Apr. 20 7:30pm


  5. Gutterman

    ADOPTION IN JEWISH & INTERFAITH FAMILIES

    Classes & Multi-Week Courses
    How do parents give their adopted child a feeling of wholeness, helping them integrate their story of origin with the religion and culture they are being raised in? Join adoptive parents and adoption professional, Susan Romer, for a warm and supportive discussion. Instructors: Dawn Kepler and Rabbi Rebecca Gutterman.
    ADOPTION IN JEWISH & INTERFAITH FAMILIES

    Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    Thursday, Apr. 20 7:30pm


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    COMEDY SHOW

    Comedy
    Rabbi Bob Alper is the world’s only practicing clergyman doing stand-up comedy...intentionally. He performs internationally, from The Hollywood IMPROV to London theatres, has appeared on Comedy Central and Good Morning America. Bob is the author of three books including the award-winning cartoon book A Rabbi Confesses and Thanks, I Needed That.
    COMEDY SHOW

    Congregation B'nai Shalom
    Saturday, Apr. 22 7:30pm


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    YOM HASHOAH COMMEMORATION

    Receptions & Community Gatherings
    Join the community in remembering the Holocaust.
    YOM HASHOAH COMMEMORATION

    Beth Chaim Congregation
    Sunday, Apr. 23 3:00pm

    YOM HASHOAH COMMEMORATION

    Temple Sinai
    Tuesday, Apr. 25 7:30pm


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    LEHRHAUS GALA

    Receptions & Community Gatherings
    The 2017 Lehrhaus Gala will honor two outstanding Bay Area Jewish leaders—Susan and Moses Libitzky. The event features a performance by Hershey Felder, an internationally acclaimed virtuoso pianist, actor, playwright, composer, and director. Lehrhaus has been Northern California’s leader in adult Jewish education for more than four decades.
    LEHRHAUS GALA

    Monday, Apr. 24 6:00pm


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    BRIDGING IDENTITIES: LGBTQ, JEWISH AND PRO-ISRAEL

    Lectures & Book Talks
    How can one successfully engage progressive LGBTQ people with Israel at a time when there is so much antagonism towards Israel on the left?
    BRIDGING IDENTITIES: LGBTQ, JEWISH AND PRO-ISRAEL

    Temple Isaiah
    Tuesday, Apr. 25 7:00pm


  10. Art of Comfort

    THE ART OF COMFORT

    Lectures & Book Talks
    There is deep Jewish wisdom when visiting the sick and consoling the mourners. Sometimes it’s how to support caregivers, comfort the self, and how to do this well. Presenter: Dan Fendel, Co-founder of Temple Sinai’s Chevrah Kadisha.
    THE ART OF COMFORT

    Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    Tuesday, Apr. 25 7:30pm