Jewish Education Upcoming Events

From Tevye to Tevye, There's No One Like Tevye: Jewish History and Memory from Shtetl to Stage

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 | 10:30-11:30 am
Coronado Public Library
640 Orange Avenue, Coronado

This lecture raises the roof on the Broadway smash hit about a shtetl called Anitevka, exploring the source material, the journey to the stage, and the particular Jewish, as well as the larger, universal appeal of Tevye and his family.

Price: Free

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Crypto-Jews: The Inquisition and Jewish Identity from Spain to the New World

Mondays, January 13, 20, 27, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Senior Activity Room
Lawrence Family JCC

What’s in a name? Sephardim, Marranos, Crypto-Jews, New Christians are all terms used to describe iterations of Sephardic identity in medieval Spain.This seminar, led by Dr. Joellyn Zollman, unpacks these terms through an examination of the history of Sephardic Jews and the Inquisition in medieval Spain and the New World.

Price: $55 | JCC Members: $50

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Jewish Medical Ethics: A 21st Century Discussion

Tuesdays, January 14-March 31, 2020 | 7:00-8:30 pm
Shel Peller Executive Board Room
Lawrence Family JCC

This new curriculum written by Rabbi Elliot Dorff, PhD and taught by Rabbi Ralph Dalin, Jewish Medical Ethics explores Jewish approaches to a number of 21st century ethical issues, including human cloning, surrogate motherhood, genetic identity, assisted suicide, and genetic manipulation.

Price: $250 | JCC Members: $200*
Textbooks: $45

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Fused Glass Mezuzah Workshop

Monday, January 27, 2020 | 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Gotthelf Art Gallery
Lawrence Family JCC

Dive into the magnificent world of colors and shapes while creating a one of a kind fused glass mezuzah cover. World renowned glass artist Ilanit Shalev will bring her talent and experience to share with you in this hands-on workshop. Each participant will create their own mezuzah cover.

Price: $55 | JCC Members:$50

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