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August 2019

Emmanuel Levinas w/Muni Schweig

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Schweig Home, 1326 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, United States
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Emmanuel Levinas: Nine readings of the Talmud by the French Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas translate Jewish thought into the language of modern times. Here Levinas applies a hermeneutic that simultaneously allows the classic Jewish texts to shed light on contemporary problems and lets modern problems illuminate the texts. Besides being quintessential illustrations of the art of reading, the essays express the deeply ethical vision of the human condition that makes Levinas one of the most important thinkers of our time.…

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Talmudic Wisdom w/R. Cohen

August 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 27, 2019

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Talmudic Wisdom: Join us for a weekly class that explores key sugyot (talmudic units) that discuss major Jewish questions of practice and thought. R. Yonatan Cohen • Fridays @ 9:00 am

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Jewish Meditation Group w/R. Ken Lipman 9:30-10:45 am

August 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until September 29, 2019

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA
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Jewish Meditation Group: A Hasidic Approach to Jewish Meditation based on the Teachings of the Maggid of Mezeritch and other Hasidic Masters, in theory (haskafah) and practice. This is not a class! It is a group to create and support a chevre of meditators in our community.  Beginners can come to learn the basics.  Those more experienced can practice a quiet meditation you already do and discover more of the wealth of our contemplative tradition. We will cover: Preparatory Practices Quieting/Settling…

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Book of Samuel w/M. Sutton

August 26 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Key Books in Tanach: Book of Samuel Following the chaotic period of the Judges, the Book of Samuel narrates the centralization of leadership in Israel. The book opens with the birth of the prophet Samuel, who unifies the nation, and crowns the first kings of Israel.  The Book of Samuel presents a gripping exploration of political personalities, palace intrigue and the role of God in the lives of kings and nations. Maharat Victoria Sutton is the Director of Education and Community…

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Emmanuel Levinas w/Muni Schweig

August 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Schweig Home, 1326 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, United States
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Emmanuel Levinas: Nine readings of the Talmud by the French Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas translate Jewish thought into the language of modern times. Here Levinas applies a hermeneutic that simultaneously allows the classic Jewish texts to shed light on contemporary problems and lets modern problems illuminate the texts. Besides being quintessential illustrations of the art of reading, the essays express the deeply ethical vision of the human condition that makes Levinas one of the most important thinkers of our time.…

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Talmudic Wisdom w/R. Cohen

August 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 27, 2019

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Talmudic Wisdom: Join us for a weekly class that explores key sugyot (talmudic units) that discuss major Jewish questions of practice and thought. R. Yonatan Cohen • Fridays @ 9:00 am

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September 2019

Jewish Meditation Group w/R. Ken Lipman 9:30-10:45 am

September 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until September 29, 2019

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA
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Jewish Meditation Group: A Hasidic Approach to Jewish Meditation based on the Teachings of the Maggid of Mezeritch and other Hasidic Masters, in theory (haskafah) and practice. This is not a class! It is a group to create and support a chevre of meditators in our community.  Beginners can come to learn the basics.  Those more experienced can practice a quiet meditation you already do and discover more of the wealth of our contemplative tradition. We will cover: Preparatory Practices Quieting/Settling…

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Book of Samuel w/M. Sutton

September 2 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Key Books in Tanach: Book of Samuel Following the chaotic period of the Judges, the Book of Samuel narrates the centralization of leadership in Israel. The book opens with the birth of the prophet Samuel, who unifies the nation, and crowns the first kings of Israel.  The Book of Samuel presents a gripping exploration of political personalities, palace intrigue and the role of God in the lives of kings and nations. Maharat Victoria Sutton is the Director of Education and Community…

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Emmanuel Levinas w/Muni Schweig

September 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Schweig Home, 1326 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, United States
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Emmanuel Levinas: Nine readings of the Talmud by the French Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas translate Jewish thought into the language of modern times. Here Levinas applies a hermeneutic that simultaneously allows the classic Jewish texts to shed light on contemporary problems and lets modern problems illuminate the texts. Besides being quintessential illustrations of the art of reading, the essays express the deeply ethical vision of the human condition that makes Levinas one of the most important thinkers of our time.…

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Talmudic Wisdom w/R. Cohen

September 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 27, 2019

Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
+ Google Map

Talmudic Wisdom: Join us for a weekly class that explores key sugyot (talmudic units) that discuss major Jewish questions of practice and thought. R. Yonatan Cohen • Fridays @ 9:00 am

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