Explore an ancient Israeli city through the written word, discuss and analyze the latest modern and classic books that relate to Judaism, participate in the live reading of a Jewish-themed play, attend an Introduction to Judaism class co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Council of Rabbis…these are just a few of the many educational opportunities available throughout the year.
[ all of Jody Hirsh's classes would be below ]
Back to the Sources: The Second Aliyah
Thu 9:30 AM-11:15 AM
The huge wave of immigration to Palestine between 1904 - 1914 is known as "The Second Aliyah." They built the land, founded the Kibbutz Movement, created the first Jewish Defense organizations which later became the Haganah and the Israeli Army, revived the Hebrew language, and were at the forefront of the movement to create a Jewish State.
3/18/2015 - 6/13/2015
4/15/2015 - 6/3/2015
Program User Fee:
100 of 100 seats available
Tapestry of Short Stories
Fri 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
This year we will pay homage to the stories of Grace Paley (1922-2007), poet, political activist, and a master of the short story. Text: The Collected Stories of Grace Paley, Ferrar, Straus, and Girouz, 2007. Preparation for first class (September 5): Read "The Loudest Voice".