Archive: March 2020

Beyond the Big Three: The Rich, Diverse World of Jewish Sects

Posted on March 11, 2020

March 11th, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – The major denominations of Judaism are well-known enough—Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, and so on. But Judaism is also a sprawling  civilization with many far-reaching subtribes, not just cultural or geographic but religious as well. In this series, we’ll introduce you to three groups that some Jews may find exotic or improbable—and yet all of which have […]

Two Quick Looks at the Israeli Elections

Posted on March 11, 2020

March 11th, 2020 @ 8:15 pm – March 11 with Paul Scham March 25 with Michael Brenner Israel’s third general election in less than 11 months will take place on March 2, held because the previous two were deadlocked and unable to produce a government. The third time has to be the charm, as politicians and citizens alike are sick of the […]

Beyond the Big Three: The Rich, Diverse World of Jewish Sects

Posted on March 18, 2020

March 18th, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – The major denominations of Judaism are well-known enough—Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, and so on. But Judaism is also a sprawling  civilization with many far-reaching subtribes, not just cultural or geographic but religious as well. In this series, we’ll introduce you to three groups that some Jews may find exotic or improbable—and yet all of which have […]

The JSC Book Club Examines the Promised Land

Posted on March 25, 2020

March 25th, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – Facilitator: Marilyn Cooper For the winter meeting of the JSC book club, please join us for a lively discussion about journalist Avi Shavit’s award-winning book, My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel. This gripping narrative history which is based on hundreds of interviews with Israelis–both Jews and Arabs–tackles some of the most challenging […]

Two Quick Looks at the Israeli Elections

Posted on March 25, 2020

March 25th, 2020 @ 8:15 pm – March 11 with Paul Scham March 25 with Michael Brenner Israel’s third general election in less than 11 months will take place on March 2, held because the previous two were deadlocked and unable to produce a government. The third time has to be the charm, as politicians and citizens alike are sick of the […]