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Many Ways of Being Jewish

For more information, contact Reesa Rotman, rrotman@wbtla.org, (424) 208-8932.


SALON SHABBAT

MLK Shabbat | Friday, January 12, 6 p.m., Irmas Campus

A special Shabbat honoring Dr. King with gospel music, readings and special guest, Pastor Omar Mohammed, Lead Pastor for Champions on Skid Row from Faithful Central Bible Church.

Shabbat Shira: The Sabbath of Song | Friday, January 19, 6 p.m., Irmas Campus

Come celebrate the Crossing of the Red Sea with miraculous music, mystical midrash, and a Biblical buffet.

Eventbrite - Salon Shabbat


THINKING (AND BEING) JEWISH

Dr. Leah Hochman, Director of the Louchhlem School for Judaic Studies at USC, teaches a series on great Jewish philosophers., Irmas Campus

Maimonides: The Doctor
Tuesday, January 16, 10 a.m.
Cost: $10 per class, $36 for the series

Spinoza: The Radical
Tuesday, January 23, 10 a.m.
Cost: $10 per class, $36 for the series

Freud & Buber: The Doctor & The Thinker
Tuesday, January 30, 10 a.m.
Cost: $10 per class, $36 for the series 

Heschel: The Activist (Awe, Love, and Radicalism)
Tuesday, February 6, 10 am
Cost: $10 per class, $36 for the series 

Eventbrite - Thinking (and Being) Jewish - Great Jewish Philosophers


LA RABBIS TEACH

In-Depth Study Series with Five Outstanding Los Angeles Rabbis., Irmas Campus

Faith, God, and the Problem of Evil: Rabbi Mordecai Finley (Ohr HaTorah Synagogue)
Tuesday, January 23, 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 per class, $40 for the series 

A Time to Weep and a Time to Laugh: Rabbanit Alissa Thomas-Newborn (B'nai David-Judea Congregation)
Wednesday, February 21, 7:30
Cost: $10 per class, $40 for the series

Voices from the East: Rabbi Daniel Bouskila
Tuesday, March 20, 7:30 p.m. (more info coming soon)
Cost: $10 per class, $40 for the series

Slavery, Sedition, and Seduction: The Women of Exodus with Rabbi Amy Bernstein
Tuesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m. (more info coming soon)
Cost: $10 per class, $40 for the series

A Jewish View of Suffering and Transformation with Rabbi Steve Leder (Wilshire Boulevard Temple)
Tuesday, May 15, 7:30 p.m. (more info coming soon)
Cost: $10 per class, $40 for the series 

Eventbrite - LA Rabbis Teach


JEWISH WOMEN’S THEATRE

The Accidental Activist | Sunday, January 21, 2 p.m., Irmas Campus

A moving and humorous show about people who act to right a wrong, help the helpless or bring forth a smile where there is no hope. Cost: $18

Eventbrite - Thinking (and Being) Jewish - Great Jewish Philosophers


WORDS AND WRITERS

Hitler in Los Angeles | Sunday, January 28, 4 p.m., Irmas Campus 

Join USC Professor and Author Steven J. Ross for a conversation about the chilling story of the rise of Nazism in Los Angeles, as he discusses his new best-selling book with LA Times Journalist Patt Morrison.
Cost: Free

Eventbrite - Words And Writers

We’ll Always Have Casablanca | Sunday, February 11. 4 p.m., Irmas Campus

Through extensive interviews with filmmakers, film critics, family members of the cast and crew, celebrated film historian Noah Isenberg reveals many backstory secrets about one of the most beloved films of time, including the central role that Jewish refugees from Hitler’s Europe played in its creation.
Cost for dinner: $18.00 

Eventbrite - Words And Writers

Wilshire Boulevard Temple

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