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Boniuk-Tanzman Memorial Lecture Will Focus on Identifying Depression

Dr. David Pelcovitz will deliver the Boniuk-Tanzman Memorial Lecture on Jewish Medical Ethics with a talk on “Identifying Depression: Jewish and Psychological Perspectives” on Sunday, April 7. The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis and the Center for Jewish Learning are sponsoring the talk. Pelcovitz is the…

Spring starts with a wide range of Sh’ma: Listen! speakers

Spring will be filled with opportunities to expand your mind as the Sh’ma: Listen! Speaker Series ramps up with a host of Center for Jewish Learning events from March 18 through April 11. You can enjoy a motivational and inspirational weekend with Rabbi Sid Schwarz, learn about anti-BDS legislation in Jefferson City and Washington, learn…

Prof. Dan Ben-David will discuss misconceptions about education in Israel

The Center for Jewish Learning will present “Telling It Like It Is: Education and Its Impact in Israel” with Professor Dan Ben-David, founder of the Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research and a senior faculty member at Tel-Aviv University. The January 23 talk will highlight aspects of education’s economic impact and focus on a number of…

Center for Jewish Learning Announces New Classes in History, Arts & Culture, Yiddish

The Center for Jewish Learning (CJL) invites everyone to discover the richness of Jewish learning with our fall Adult Education Classes. CJL, a division of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, offers a wide selection of courses for adults with varied interests and backgrounds. All classes are taught by experienced teachers who welcome and value…

Sh’ma Listen! Speaker Series Welcomes Dr. Avivah Zornberg

Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Sh’ma Listen! Speaker Series and partners are bringing Dr. Avivah Zornberg to the community May 8-9, 2018. Dr. Zornberg will present two different programs. On Tuesday, May 8 at 7:00 pm, Dr. Zornberg will present “Moses Veiled and Unveiled: The Golden Calf.” The narrative of revelation at Mount Sinai is…

Center for Jewish Learning Presents Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi David Jaffe

Center for Jewish Learning and Sh’ma: Listen! Speaker Series present Community Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi David Jaffe for a series of events September 8-10, 2017. Rabbi David Jaffe is the Founder and Principal of Kirva Consulting, which helps individuals and organizations access Jewish wisdom to build sustainable, healthy relationships and communities. His book, Changing the World from…

Sh’ma: Listen! Speaker Series Shares Important Events on April 26 and 27

Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School, in partnership with Sh’ma: Listen! Speaker Series, presents Same Difference: Understanding Jewish Identity. Same Difference is a celebration of our Jewish identities – our mosaic of perspectives, ritual practices, cultures and beliefs. It is an opportunity to engage across differences and to appreciate that we are bound together by a…