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May 2021

Gems of the Talmud: 4-Part Master Class

Thursday, May 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 27, 2021

Zoom CA United States
$180

The Talmud is full of rich aggadic stories that offer not only a window into the lives and times of the rabbis but narratives meant to teach us about our own lives. In this 4-part series, we'll touch on some of the lesser known Talmudic stories and mine them for their literary richness. From spurned dinner guests to miraculous ovens, from powerful leaders and the women who outsmart them, these stories are sure to delight, surprise, and perhaps even challenge…

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A Rabbi in the Vatican Online Tour: Jewish Influences on the Sistine Chapel

Sunday, May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
$180

The  Vatican in Rome is the center of Catholicism and the Sistine Chapel is its crowning glory. The chapel’s world famous ceiling was painted by the great Michelangelo Buonarroti five centuries ago. Less well known is that the chapel was modeled on the holy heart of the ancient Temple in Jerusalem built by King Solomon, that its biblical frescoes reflect Jewish influences on Michelangelo’s education, and that the ornate flooring has kabbalistic overtones. This virtual tour is a unique opportunity…

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“Introduction to Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah: The World is a Gateway” led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., April 27, May 4, 11, 25, and June 1, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am The study of Jewish mysticism or Kabbalah is marked by a unique challenge.  On one level, the material is easy to grasp.  This is due to the fact that the insights which Kabbalah introduces are spiritual in nature.  Each of us has the capacity to know the world in a spiritual way. Yet, on another level, the wisdom of Kabbalah is extraordinarily elusive. Kabbalah addresses some…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, May 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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JEWISH LONDON: A Three-Part Virtual Adventure

Wednesday, May 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

Engaging, knowledgeable and entertaining Rachel Kolsky is a popular prize-winning London Blue Badge Tourist Guide. Focusing on the 'human stories behind the buildings' Rachel's talks are known to be fun and informative filled with anecdotes past and present. From off-the-beaten track London and famous personalities to cinemas and shopping, memories of all aspects of London's rich and varied social history come flooding back. Before embarking on her career as Guide and Lecturer Rachel, a qualified librarian, worked as an information professional in…

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Gems of the Talmud: 4-Part Master Class

Thursday, May 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 27, 2021

Zoom CA United States
$180

The Talmud is full of rich aggadic stories that offer not only a window into the lives and times of the rabbis but narratives meant to teach us about our own lives. In this 4-part series, we'll touch on some of the lesser known Talmudic stories and mine them for their literary richness. From spurned dinner guests to miraculous ovens, from powerful leaders and the women who outsmart them, these stories are sure to delight, surprise, and perhaps even challenge…

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The Last Million: How a Million Refugees Became Postwar Pawns of the Allies

Sunday, May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

"The violence of World War II did not end with the signing of ceasefires, truces, or peace treaties," writes David Nasaw in his new book - THE LAST MILLION: EUROPE'S DISPLACED PERSONS FROM WORLD WAR TO COLD WAR. Millions of concentration camp survivors, POWs, slave laborers, political prisoners, and Nazi collaborators in flight overwhelmed a ruined Germany. After exhaustive efforts to repatriate the malnourished and desperate refugees, there remained more than a million displaced persons left behind in Germany: Jews, Poles, Ukrainians,…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, May 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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JEWISH LONDON: A Three-Part Virtual Adventure

Wednesday, May 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

Engaging, knowledgeable and entertaining Rachel Kolsky is a popular prize-winning London Blue Badge Tourist Guide. Focusing on the 'human stories behind the buildings' Rachel's talks are known to be fun and informative filled with anecdotes past and present. From off-the-beaten track London and famous personalities to cinemas and shopping, memories of all aspects of London's rich and varied social history come flooding back. Before embarking on her career as Guide and Lecturer Rachel, a qualified librarian, worked as an information professional in…

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Gems of the Talmud: 4-Part Master Class

Thursday, May 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 27, 2021

Zoom CA United States
$180

The Talmud is full of rich aggadic stories that offer not only a window into the lives and times of the rabbis but narratives meant to teach us about our own lives. In this 4-part series, we'll touch on some of the lesser known Talmudic stories and mine them for their literary richness. From spurned dinner guests to miraculous ovens, from powerful leaders and the women who outsmart them, these stories are sure to delight, surprise, and perhaps even challenge…

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Virtual Walking Tour Kaunas (Kovno), Kedainiai (Keidan) & Kalvarija

Sunday, May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join us on Sunday May 23, 2021 for a virtual walking tour of three important Jewish towns in Lithuania led by CSP's favorite Lithuanian guide - Daniel Gurevich. Starting in Kaunas (Kovno), which was 60% Jewish at the end of the nineteenth century, we will visit the city center, Jewish Quarter, 9th Fort, Sugihara House, and many other important sights. We then take a virtual jump 50 kilometers north to Kedainiai (Keidan), one of the oldest cities in Lithuania. Situated on the banks of…

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“Introduction to Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah: The World is a Gateway” led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, May 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., April 27, May 4, 11, 25, and June 1, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am The study of Jewish mysticism or Kabbalah is marked by a unique challenge.  On one level, the material is easy to grasp.  This is due to the fact that the insights which Kabbalah introduces are spiritual in nature.  Each of us has the capacity to know the world in a spiritual way. Yet, on another level, the wisdom of Kabbalah is extraordinarily elusive. Kabbalah addresses some…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, May 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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JEWISH LONDON: A Three-Part Virtual Adventure

Wednesday, May 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Zoom CA United States
Free

Engaging, knowledgeable and entertaining Rachel Kolsky is a popular prize-winning London Blue Badge Tourist Guide. Focusing on the 'human stories behind the buildings' Rachel's talks are known to be fun and informative filled with anecdotes past and present. From off-the-beaten track London and famous personalities to cinemas and shopping, memories of all aspects of London's rich and varied social history come flooding back. Before embarking on her career as Guide and Lecturer Rachel, a qualified librarian, worked as an information professional in…

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Gems of the Talmud: 4-Part Master Class

Thursday, May 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 27, 2021

Zoom CA United States
$180

The Talmud is full of rich aggadic stories that offer not only a window into the lives and times of the rabbis but narratives meant to teach us about our own lives. In this 4-part series, we'll touch on some of the lesser known Talmudic stories and mine them for their literary richness. From spurned dinner guests to miraculous ovens, from powerful leaders and the women who outsmart them, these stories are sure to delight, surprise, and perhaps even challenge…

Find out more »

Adult Evening Book Club

Thursday, May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Zoom CA United States
Free

Monthly, usually on the 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. on Zoom. No fee. See below for the scheduled meeting dates and books being read. New members are always welcome, and no reservation is required. Most book club selections are available in libraries or through online booksellers used or in paperback. September 17, 2020: Racing Against History - with author Rick Richman attending and facilitated by Arnie Gass. October 15, 2020: Perfidy by Ben Hecht- facilitated by Catherine Hand. November…

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June 2021

“Introduction to Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah: The World is a Gateway” led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, June 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., April 27, May 4, 11, 25, and June 1, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am The study of Jewish mysticism or Kabbalah is marked by a unique challenge.  On one level, the material is easy to grasp.  This is due to the fact that the insights which Kabbalah introduces are spiritual in nature.  Each of us has the capacity to know the world in a spiritual way. Yet, on another level, the wisdom of Kabbalah is extraordinarily elusive. Kabbalah addresses some…

Find out more »

Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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“Mysteries of Jewish Identity” led by Rabbi Philip Graubart

Tuesday, June 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am What does it mean to feel Jewish? Is Jewish identity primarily an ethnic, tribal identity? Or a set of religious obligations? Or a collection of ethical ideas? A combination of all three? What makes an organization Jewish? Can non-Jews acquire, or feel a Jewish identity? What role does Israel and Zionism play in forming today’s American Jewish identity? In this class, we’ll examine the building blocks of Jewish identity using…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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“Mysteries of Jewish Identity” led by Rabbi Philip Graubart

Tuesday, June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am What does it mean to feel Jewish? Is Jewish identity primarily an ethnic, tribal identity? Or a set of religious obligations? Or a collection of ethical ideas? A combination of all three? What makes an organization Jewish? Can non-Jews acquire, or feel a Jewish identity? What role does Israel and Zionism play in forming today’s American Jewish identity? In this class, we’ll examine the building blocks of Jewish identity using…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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“Mysteries of Jewish Identity” led by Rabbi Philip Graubart

Tuesday, June 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am What does it mean to feel Jewish? Is Jewish identity primarily an ethnic, tribal identity? Or a set of religious obligations? Or a collection of ethical ideas? A combination of all three? What makes an organization Jewish? Can non-Jews acquire, or feel a Jewish identity? What role does Israel and Zionism play in forming today’s American Jewish identity? In this class, we’ll examine the building blocks of Jewish identity using…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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“Mysteries of Jewish Identity” led by Rabbi Philip Graubart

Tuesday, June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Zoom CA United States

Dates: Tues., June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021 @ 10:00am-11:30am What does it mean to feel Jewish? Is Jewish identity primarily an ethnic, tribal identity? Or a set of religious obligations? Or a collection of ethical ideas? A combination of all three? What makes an organization Jewish? Can non-Jews acquire, or feel a Jewish identity? What role does Israel and Zionism play in forming today’s American Jewish identity? In this class, we’ll examine the building blocks of Jewish identity using…

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Morning Mindfulness with Julie Potiker

Wednesday, June 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 30, 2021

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Zoom CA United States
Free

Wednesdays mornings from 10:00-10:45 am   Give yourself the gift of calm. Join Julie Potiker for this grounding way to start the day and move from a place of fear to a place of calm. In these forty-five-minute mindfulness sessions, you will experience bringing your attention to the present moment without judgment. For past sessions, visit: https://blubrry.com/balancedmind/ About Julie: Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Through her…

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