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December 2019

Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn, Daniel Gordis’ Book led by Rabbi Marty Lawson

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 @ 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, December 17, 2019

Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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$70 – $80

Tuesdays, October 15 – December 17, 2019 (8 Sessions; no class Nov. 5 and Nov. 26) @ 10:00am-11:30am Israel is a tiny state; Yet since its creation, it has captured the world’s attention. This eight session course will look at Israel’s history and future. Why is so much of the international community focused on a small country like Israel? Why are Israelis divided on so many issues? Why does Israel make the decisions it does? What lies in its future?…

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January 2020

Together and Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood @ Congregation Beth El

Thursday, January 9 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 6, 2020

Congregation Beth El, 8660 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Together and Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood led by Dr. Ray Fink Using the latest iEngage curriculum from the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, we’ll explore a new narrative regarding the significance of Israel for Jewish life. This narrative serves as a foundation for a new covenant between Israel and world Jewry, elevating the existing discourse from a crisis-based focus to one rooted in Jewish values and ideas. Dr. Ray Fink is a Past President of Congregation Beth El,…

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Together and Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood @ Congregation Beth El

Thursday, January 23 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 6, 2020

Congregation Beth El, 8660 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Together and Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood led by Dr. Ray Fink Using the latest iEngage curriculum from the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, we’ll explore a new narrative regarding the significance of Israel for Jewish life. This narrative serves as a foundation for a new covenant between Israel and world Jewry, elevating the existing discourse from a crisis-based focus to one rooted in Jewish values and ideas. Dr. Ray Fink is a Past President of Congregation Beth El,…

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Bagel Breakfast with Professor Shai Feldman, President of Sapir College

Wednesday, January 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Free

Topic: "The Western Negev and Gaza: Caught in the Paradoxes of the Broader Middle East" Prof. Shai Feldman is the President of Sapir Academic College in Sha’ar Hanegev (near Sderot). He was born in Jerusalem – his family dates there as far back as the mid-1850s -- but he grew up in Rehovoth. In 1997-2005, he served as Head of Tel Aviv University’s Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies (since then renamed as the Institute for National Security Studies – INSS).…

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Together and Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood @ Congregation Beth El

Thursday, January 30 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 6, 2020

Congregation Beth El, 8660 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Together and Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood led by Dr. Ray Fink Using the latest iEngage curriculum from the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, we’ll explore a new narrative regarding the significance of Israel for Jewish life. This narrative serves as a foundation for a new covenant between Israel and world Jewry, elevating the existing discourse from a crisis-based focus to one rooted in Jewish values and ideas. Dr. Ray Fink is a Past President of Congregation Beth El,…

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February 2020

Together and Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood @ Congregation Beth El

Thursday, February 6 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 6, 2020

Congregation Beth El, 8660 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Together and Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood led by Dr. Ray Fink Using the latest iEngage curriculum from the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, we’ll explore a new narrative regarding the significance of Israel for Jewish life. This narrative serves as a foundation for a new covenant between Israel and world Jewry, elevating the existing discourse from a crisis-based focus to one rooted in Jewish values and ideas. Dr. Ray Fink is a Past President of Congregation Beth El,…

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March 2020

Israel Adventure Purim 2020

Tuesday, March 3 - Monday, March 16

Did someone say Purim....in Israel?! Join us for an adventure-filled journey to Israel. Two weeks of the most fun you'll ever have, while still learning. Our thoughtfully crafted itinerary will have you off-roading in the desert, indulging in a taste of Israel's decadent food and wine, and absorbing our rich history. If you have never been to Israel, this is your trip! And if you've been planning to get back to Israel, this is your trip! If you're game to…

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April 2020

Hartman Online iEngage Course: Together & Apart – The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

Tuesday, April 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 23, 2020

CA United States
Free

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:30pm EDT (9:00-10:30am PDT) from April 21-June 23, 2020. At a time when the world is contemplating how we can remain connected while we stay apart from one another, we invite you to join a global community of learners. Rabbi Lauren Berkun will be teaching the newest iEngage series, Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood as a 10-session online course. Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood explores one of the most pressing issues…

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Hartman Online iEngage Course: Together & Apart – The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

Tuesday, April 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 23, 2020

CA United States
Free

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:30pm EDT (9:00-10:30am PDT) from April 21-June 23, 2020. At a time when the world is contemplating how we can remain connected while we stay apart from one another, we invite you to join a global community of learners. Rabbi Lauren Berkun will be teaching the newest iEngage series, Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood as a 10-session online course. Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood explores one of the most pressing issues…

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May 2020

Hartman Online iEngage Course: Together & Apart – The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

Tuesday, May 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 23, 2020

CA United States
Free

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:30pm EDT (9:00-10:30am PDT) from April 21-June 23, 2020. At a time when the world is contemplating how we can remain connected while we stay apart from one another, we invite you to join a global community of learners. Rabbi Lauren Berkun will be teaching the newest iEngage series, Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood as a 10-session online course. Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood explores one of the most pressing issues…

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Hartman Online iEngage Course: Together & Apart – The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

Tuesday, May 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 23, 2020

CA United States
Free

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:30pm EDT (9:00-10:30am PDT) from April 21-June 23, 2020. At a time when the world is contemplating how we can remain connected while we stay apart from one another, we invite you to join a global community of learners. Rabbi Lauren Berkun will be teaching the newest iEngage series, Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood as a 10-session online course. Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood explores one of the most pressing issues…

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Hartman Online iEngage Course: Together & Apart – The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

Tuesday, May 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 23, 2020

CA United States
Free

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:30pm EDT (9:00-10:30am PDT) from April 21-June 23, 2020. At a time when the world is contemplating how we can remain connected while we stay apart from one another, we invite you to join a global community of learners. Rabbi Lauren Berkun will be teaching the newest iEngage series, Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood as a 10-session online course. Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood explores one of the most pressing issues…

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Hartman Online iEngage Course: Together & Apart – The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

Tuesday, May 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 23, 2020

CA United States
Free

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:30pm EDT (9:00-10:30am PDT) from April 21-June 23, 2020. At a time when the world is contemplating how we can remain connected while we stay apart from one another, we invite you to join a global community of learners. Rabbi Lauren Berkun will be teaching the newest iEngage series, Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood as a 10-session online course. Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood explores one of the most pressing issues…

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June 2020

Hartman Online iEngage Course: Together & Apart – The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

Tuesday, June 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 23, 2020

CA United States
Free

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:30pm EDT (9:00-10:30am PDT) from April 21-June 23, 2020. At a time when the world is contemplating how we can remain connected while we stay apart from one another, we invite you to join a global community of learners. Rabbi Lauren Berkun will be teaching the newest iEngage series, Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood as a 10-session online course. Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood explores one of the most pressing issues…

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Hartman Online iEngage Course: Together & Apart – The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

Tuesday, June 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 23, 2020

CA United States
Free

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:30pm EDT (9:00-10:30am PDT) from April 21-June 23, 2020. At a time when the world is contemplating how we can remain connected while we stay apart from one another, we invite you to join a global community of learners. Rabbi Lauren Berkun will be teaching the newest iEngage series, Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood as a 10-session online course. Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood explores one of the most pressing issues…

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Hartman Online iEngage Course: Together & Apart – The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

Tuesday, June 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 23, 2020

CA United States
Free

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:30pm EDT (9:00-10:30am PDT) from April 21-June 23, 2020. At a time when the world is contemplating how we can remain connected while we stay apart from one another, we invite you to join a global community of learners. Rabbi Lauren Berkun will be teaching the newest iEngage series, Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood as a 10-session online course. Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood explores one of the most pressing issues…

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Hartman Online iEngage Course: Together & Apart – The Future of Jewish Peoplehood

Tuesday, June 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, June 23, 2020

CA United States
Free

Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:30pm EDT (9:00-10:30am PDT) from April 21-June 23, 2020. At a time when the world is contemplating how we can remain connected while we stay apart from one another, we invite you to join a global community of learners. Rabbi Lauren Berkun will be teaching the newest iEngage series, Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood as a 10-session online course. Together & Apart: The Future of Jewish Peoplehood explores one of the most pressing issues…

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July 2020

Virtual Tour of Ben Gurion’s House in Tel Aviv

Wednesday, July 22 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

David Ben Gurion was the primary national founder of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel. The tour guide will lead us through the rooms of his house, telling the story of Ben-Gurion's life, work, roles and worldview.  The guide will also tell us about Ben Gurion’s wife, Paula, and their family.  We will see his impressive library, which holds more than 20.000 books.  Join us as we take a peek into Israeli history and the famous man who played…

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Loneliness: The COVID-19 Toll on the Elderly

Monday, July 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Join Issi Doron, Ph.D., Head of the Center for Research and Study of Aging at the University of Haifa and Dilip V. Jeste, M.D., Director of the Stein Institute for Research on Aging at UC San Diego, as they lead a talk on how the elderly are particularly vulnerable under the current conditions of the pandemic. Together, they will discuss solutions and the recently MGSDII funded COVID-19 research collaboration. The program will include vulnerable elderly populations, including Holocaust survivors, in…

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August 2020

Will COVID Change the Middle East as We Know It? An Evening with Ambassador Dennis Ross and David Makovsky

Tuesday, August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zoom CA United States
Free

Covid-19 is affecting all Middle Eastern states. Already devastated by maximum economic pressure, Covid has hit Iran very hard, and yet it continues its aggressive policies in the region, even as it has reduced its break out time on its nuclear program. How do we explain it? The Gulf States—Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Kuwait—have always bailed out Egypt and Jordan when they were in economic distress, but they are now stressed themselves. What can we expect? Israel, while more successful…

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