Tuesday, December 3, 2019


Melton Year 2: Collective Memory and Ethics

Location: Community House

From: Tuesdays, September 10, 2019 – May 12, 2020, (AM and PM classes available)

Details:

Mornings:Tuesdays 9:30 – 11:45 am, HUC-JIR Rabbi Darcie Crystal and Central’s Rabbi Dan Ross

Evenings: Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:45 pm, Jewish Educators Joe Septimus and Harman Grossman

The second year of the Melton core program explores moments in Jewish history as they relate to our collective identity and delves into modern issues in Jewish ethics. Members: $600; Non-Members: $750

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6 pm
1 event

Reports from the Frontlines: Anti-Semitism and White Supremacy

Location: Lindenbaum Pavilion

From: December 3, 6:30 pm

Details:

Led by Columbia Professor and founding partner of Kaplan, Hecker & Fink, Roberta Kaplan, and Eric Ward, Executive Director of the Western States Center

Roberta Kaplan is leading the legal fight against the hate groups behind the violent alt-right confrontations in Charlottesville, partnering with nonprofit Integrity First for America on its landmark suit; Eric Ward is a national expert in the relationship between anti-Semitism and white supremacy. Together they will join in conversation about their work and the challenges they face in their fight against bigotry. Cost: Free

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7 pm
1 event

Melton: Jews in America - Insiders and Outsiders

Location: Community House

From: Tuesdays, September 10 - December 17, 2019, 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Details:

Taught by Lisa Lisser

This course provides students with the opportunity to consider the challenges of Jewish acculturation to American life, and the sacrifices, as well as the contributions, that have been made over the past 200 years. We will explore education, the Three Generation Hypothesis, anti-Semitism and the Holocaust, Zionism and the State of Israel, the Civil Rights Movement, and other issues that address American and Jewish culture and identity.Members: $125; Non-Members: $175

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