Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
Organization:
Gershman Y
Cost:
cost: $20 for one session or $30 for both sessions

Location

401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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The Place for Jewish Arts and Culture. Located in Center City, Philadelphia.

Mini Course on Israel

February 10, 2013 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

2 Sundays - February 10 & 17

Instructor: Ronit Bar

This two-session course is for anyone looking for a deeper connection to the State of Israel. Participants will examine and discuss contemporary issues in Israeli society through the prism of the struggle between tradition and change. Along the way, we’ll explore music, texts, and images that bring Israel to life in some of its complexities.

Session One: Introductory workshop about Israeli symbols and a discussion about secularism and religion in Israel.

Session Two: Voices, stereotypes and political-social disputes in Israel and the role of women in Israeli society.

More Events from Gershman Y

Thu. Sep 18
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Siona Benjamin, a painter originally from Bombay, India, who now lives in the United States, combines her Jewish heritage with experiences growing up in a predominantly Hindu and Muslim India.
Tue. Sep 23
6:00 PM
The book club concept goes viral! Watch a YouTube lecture and then meet at the Gershman Y for Brain Café to discuss the topic. This fall’s overarching theme is JEWISH SECULARISM.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
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Jewish Learning Venture
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