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Refugee Supply Drive

July 21 - August 11
Congregation Beth Israel, 1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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During the Three Weeks, July 21-August 11, we will be collecting items for welcome kits to be given to refugees through JFCS (Jewish Family and Community Services). On Tisha b'Av, August 11, 2:30-4 pm at CBI, we will assemble welcome kits and write welcome notes. Families welcome, babysitting available. Ways you can help: Drop off […]

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8:00 pm

Emmanuel Levinas w/Muni Schweig

August 7 @ 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 […]

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